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  • Girl eating apple

    Healthier and happier

    Western Australians are encouraged to say no to unhealthy food options by participating in the Heart Foundation’s No Junk November.
  • Western tiger snake

    Warmer weather brings snake risks

    Western Australians urged to be vigilent against snakes during warmer weather.

  • Senior woman gardening

    Grants promote independent living, falls prevention

    Eligible organisations and community groups can apply for grants to help older Western Australians improve home safety and prevent falls.

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    Sustainable Health Review reminder

    A series of public forums have been held across metropolitan and regional locations with the final forums in Joondalup and Mandurah this week. Public submissions from members and organisations of the community are also sought and close this Friday 27 October.

  • Two uni students walking next to each other wearing backpacks and holding files

    Have your say on youth health

    The Child and Youth Health Network invites everyone interested in youth health to participate in the consultation on the draft WA Youth Health Policy 2018–2023.

  • Aboriginal people

    Remote communities to receive free meningococcal vaccinations

    The Department of Health announced it will provide vaccinations against meningococcal disease to people living in certain remote communities, in response to an outbreak of serogroup W (MenW) meningococcal disease in central Australia.

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    Sustainable Health Review public forums

    A series of public forums are being held across metropolitan and regional locations. All members of the public are invited to participate in the forums and share their ideas on how to improve and sustain our health system for the future.

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    Strengthen your bones – avoid osteoporosis

    Osteoporosis is a very common medical condition that affects the strength and quality of your bones.

  • Text: Get the Facts, Laugh and Learn. Image: 3 high school students in uniform

    Get the facts – Laugh and learn videos

    A fun new series of videos is available to help teenagers learn about growing up, sexual health and staying safe in relationships.

  • Young people

    Teenagers can now access meningococcal vaccine at GPs

    Western Australian teenagers aged 15 to 19 can now receive the free meningococcal ACWY vaccine at their local GP clinic – making it more convenient and readily accessible.