MCWH goes to Mt Eliza

Last Saturday, MCWH had the opportunity to take part in a community education program for immigrant and refugee women run by AMES (the largest provider of humanitarian settlement, education, training and employment services for refugees and newly arrived migrants). As…

Show us the data

At a recent forum a public health researcher was asked whether her large population study had included any groups from non-English speaking backgrounds. The researcher responded that there was ‘no single population group big enough in Australia that would be…

Risky business

For want of a better metaphor (or is it a simile?), health promotion is a bit like being a bookmaker, in terms of helping people weigh up the odds. Sometimes the decisions we make in relation to our own health…