Archive for month: October, 2014

Inaugural Red Week raises HIV awareness and $4200 for Fijians

H4H’s Red Week finished with the annual Red Party in conjunction with Bond University’s M.A.D. at Cocktails, where $4200 was raised for the Fiji Network for People Living with HIV (FJN+), a fantastic effort by all. Thank you once again to everyone who came along to these events, and to the International Health Portfolio and Subcommittee, whose time, effort and enthusiasm helped make the week such a success.

Congratulations to our outgoing International Coordinators - Nimanthi, Flynn and Sanj for all their work throughout the year!

Click here to view photos from the event on our facebook page.

Jazz Dinner Dance 2014 Photos

Thank you to all those supporters who turned out for a night of entertainment, food and wine whilst fundraising for Healthy Start - our very own refugee preventative health education program. Thank you especially to our regular supporters Queensland Rural Medical Eduation (QRME), Griffith University and Bruce Lynton BMW.

Visit our facebook page here to view all the photos from the night

H4H final year dentistry & medical students visit PNG

H4H members in the press

"Kiunga, in Western Province, Papua New Guinea is the destination this week for four trainee dentists from Griffith University looking to bring their skills to disadvantaged communities. Now in their fifth and final year of the Bachelor of Oral Health (Dental Science) and Graduate Diploma in Dentistry, Emad Ahangari, Benjamin Greenlees, Philip Ho and Mengzhu Wang (pictured below) have organised a two week program which will see them providing dental care to a very low resourced community."

Continue reading the full story here

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The students are continuing to advance H4H's efforts in the Western Province as part of a multidisciplinary effort to improve the extremely remote community. They join the 2nd group of final year medical students who are also there on elective at Kiunga Hospital, we wish them the very best from their incredible experience!

 

 

Left: Laura Renger (former exec) holding newborn 'Laura' after helping with the delivery

Below: David Malhoek (former exec) with Siddhartha Reddy visiting a nearby village to perform vaccinations and general check ups

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