Cancer Council Victoria and the Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (VACCHO) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding in a move to improve outcomes for Aboriginal Victorians with cancer.
SunSmart is delighted to announce that ABC Learning Centres across Victoria are leading the way in UV protection with 100% of centres now fully registered members of the SunSmart program.
Show goers can expect a breath of fresh this year with news the Royal Melbourne Show is well on its way to becoming a smokefree event.
Coinciding with today's United Nations meeting on non-communicable diseases, the Alcohol Policy Coalition has released a paper challenging the commonly-held belief that red wine is beneficial for preventing cardiovascular disease.
Thursday 15 September 2011
Girls in Year 8 who started the three-dose human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine in Year 7 have only until the end of this year to complete the course free-of-charge.
Victoria University graphic design students have created anti-tobacco designs that could be used in public health campaigns to educate the community on the health effects of smoking.
Cancer Council Victoria has opened applications for two new cancer research positions that will each be eligible for up to $1.5 million in funding over five years.
Research released today by the Obesity Policy Coalition (OPC) reveals Australian grocery buyers are overwhelmingly (87%) in favour of clearer nutrition labels on packaged food in the form of traffic light ratings.
Quit is urging all Victorian dads who smoke to use Father's Day this weekend as an incentive to kick the habit for their loved ones.
Smoking rates in Victoria have dropped by more than a quarter since 1998, according to new research that shows only 15.3% of Victorians are regular smokers, compared to 21.2% in 1998.