COPD or Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease is a long term disease of the lungs which causes shortness of breath and a repetitive cough. It is one of the leading causes of death and disease, and can be caused from cigarette smoking, passive smoking and air pollutants.
Having a good idea is one thing, but implementing it and succeeding is another. However, a strategy started more than a decade ago aimed at improving the lives of Aboriginal people in Far West New South Wales has had the winning combination of a good idea and the right people to bring about positive change.
Wednesday August 9th marks International Day of the Worlds Indigenous Peoples and Maari Ma Health Aboriginal Corporation will be celebrating the event.
Maari Ma Health Aboriginal Corporation hosted a White Ribbon Movie Night this month to heighten social awareness of the movement which aims to end men’s violence against women.
Maari Ma Aboriginal Health Corporation has congratulated the new Chair of the Murdi Paaki Regional Assembly (MPRA), Des Jones.
Maari Ma Health Aboriginal Corporation has welcomed the NSW Government’s announcement that it is one of only seven organisations in the state to receive funding for new approaches to break the cycle of domestic and family violence.
Maari Ma Health Aboriginal Corporation is one of a number of organisations supporting a Broken Hill police officer who will be walking from Wilcannia to Broken Hill to raise awareness of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, mental health and suicide prevention.
Maari Ma Health Aboriginal Corporation will be marking National Close the Gap Day tomorrow ( Thursday 16th March ) by bringing attention to the problem of low life expectancy among Indigenous people and raising awareness of programs aiming to close the gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous communities.
Tomorrow marks an auspicious day for Aboriginal people across the entire western NSW region with a new service established to link Aboriginal people who have a chronic disease with the care they need.
The theme for this year is on Article 17 from the United Nations Convention of the Rights of the Child - "Children have the right to reliable information from the media”.