Around the Precinct: 5 December 2019

A new Access and Inclusion Plan for The Alfred, World AIDS Day and the latest in endurance sport – this week at the Alfred Research Alliance.

Baker Institute's Team to Beat event November 2019

Baker Institute’s Team to Beat event looked at nutrition and training, race recovery and the importance of sleep.

Alfred Health

Footy player upskills physio training at The Alfred
AFLW player and La Trobe University physiotherapy student Libby Birch has gained new skills and experience during her placement at The Alfred, while keeping up with her training commitments with the Melbourne Demons.
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Supporting Alex’s return to work
We are improving the way we provide healthcare services to people with disabilities and their families. Alfred Health is launching its Access and Inclusion Plan for People with Disabilities 2019-22.
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Ending the stigma this World AIDS Day
Alfred Health Infectious Diseases Physician, Edwina Wright, says HIV-related stigma is a leading reason why people don’t get tested for HIV and don’t access healthcare.
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Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute

Sleep, recovery and fuel for success
More than 70 people, including many endurance athletes, attended a Team to Beat event at the Baker Institute in late November that looked at nutrition and training, the latest in race recovery, and the importance of sleep to help improve your training and race day performance.
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Burnet Institute

Fenner Award to Dr Paul Gilson
2019 Fenner Award winner Dr Paul Gilson has cast himself as ‘the conductor’ and thanked his students for their contribution to his laboratory’s research.
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Strengthening midwifery education in Timor-Leste and Nepal
Burnet partners with UNFPA Asia Pacific to improve midwifery care and reduce maternal deaths.
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Vale Jimmy Dorabjee
It’s with deep sadness that Burnet Institute acknowledges the passing of former senior staff member and passionate advocate for harm reduction, Jimmy Dorabjee.
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Every Journey Counts: World AIDS Day 2019
Victorian State Launch highlights need to end stigma and address HIV among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander populations.
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Paul Ramsay Foundation funding to tackle disadvantage
Burnet research into recidivism will benefit from Paul Ramsay Foundation funding as part of a unique program.
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