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Horizon House Dianella caregivers with one of the first babies accommodated by the service

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  • Healthy Men, Healthy Minds winners

    Congratulations to Bendigo local, Esther McRae whose heart-warming photo of her husband, Sam and daughter, Billie was awarded first place in this year’s Healthy Men, Healthy Minds photo competition.

    Date: 25.06.15
  • Raising awareness of dads' depression

    Photo competition aims to improve awareness of depression affecting dads.

    Date: 12.06.15
  • John's story

    Geelong local, John is in his early-twenties and already has some impressive accomplishments under his belt which become truly remarkable when you consider that just three years ago, John was homeless.

    Date: 09.06.15
  • A decade of service

    Ballarat local, Jim Brown, has been volunteering for St John of God (SJG) International Health for 10 years and made multiple trips to Timor-Leste and Papua New Guinea (PNG) to support our capacity building work in the regions.

    Date: 05.06.15
  • First babies born in PNG

    The first babies have been born at in the new birthing suite at the remote Walamu health centre in Papua New Guinea, supported by St John of God Health Care (SJGHC) caregivers.

    Date: 04.06.15
  • Raphael Services Blacktown Conference

    St John of God Raphael Services in Blacktown's second annual Perinatal and Infant Mental Health (PIMH) Conference, held in May was a resounding success.

    Date: 04.06.15
  • Quiet time study

    Can you help our Raphael Services in WA researching positive influences on mums and babies during pregnancy?

    Date: 29.05.15
  • St John of God International Health says farewell to a dear friend

    St John of God Social Outreach recently farewelled a very dear friend, Paul Maguire.

    Date: 26.05.15
  • Palliative care nurse advocates right to die with dignity

    A St John of God Murdoch Hospital nurse spent three months in India using and sharing her experience to care for those without access to quality health care.

    Date: 15.05.15
  • Dedicated to making a difference

    Nothing brings our International Health work to life like hearing from our caregivers who have based themselves in Timor-Leste long-term.

    Date: 30.04.15
  • Training in Timor-Leste

    This year’s wound management training at Timor-Leste’s national hospital, the HNGV, has been a resounding success with 64 per cent of relevant Timorese staff attending - that’s up 27 per cent from 2014 participation.

    Date: 29.04.15
  • Welcome Kate Birrell

    Kate Birrell may have retired from her role as SJGHC Group Director of Nursing but she isn’t slowing down just yet. On 23 March 2015, Kate joined the Social Outreach International Health team as Nursing Development Program Advisor.

    Date: 22.04.15
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