ICS Australia is thrilled to announce that ReachOut and Department of Health and Aged Care proudly sponsors the 2024 National Closing the Gap Indigenous Health and Chronic Diseases Conference on July 22-24, 2024 at the Hilton Gold Coast Australia.

GOLD COAST, Australia - AussieJournal -- ICS Australia's partnerships with ReachOut and Department of Health underscores its unwavering commitment to improving the mental and physical health of young Indigenous Australians. By joining forces with the Department of Health and Ageing and ReachOut, ICS Australia aims to support meaningful dialogue and action towards reducing health disparities faced by Indigenous communities.

Featuring a diverse lineup of speakers and workshops that will address critical health issues from mental health initiatives to chronic disease prevention and management, women and child health reflecting the diverse and pressing health needs of Indigenous populations and showcasing the positive work that are taking place in communities dedicated to closing the gap, the 2024 National Closing the Gap Indigenous Health, Public Health Research on Chronic Diseases Conferences promise to be an impactful event providing opportunities for delegates to participate in events which are devoted to the sharing of knowledge, culture, empowerment, education and networking. Some of the featured international keynote speakers are Matthew Tafoya, Director at Navajo Technical University Innovation Centre USA, Indigenous development specialists Dr. Joseph B. Stone, USA and world-renown Maori health psychologist, Dr. Amber Logan NZ. On the national front, featured guest speakers from various states and territories of Australia includes the following experts namely: Chris Forbes, CEO Kidney Health Australia; Larisha Jerome,  Manager Women's Economic Empowerment and Business Education First Nations Foundation; Sharon Finnan-White, Founder and CEO, First Nations Academy of Excellence; Mark Roberston, Founder & CEO MPOWER & One Vision Productions; Emma-Jane Davies, Nurse Manager Aboriginal Health Northern NSW LHD; Michael Foster‑Greenwood, Chairman Queensland ASA Chairman and Sonographer I-Med Radiology; Joanne O'Malley, Manager Strategic Projects TAFE NSW; Uncle Ara Harathunian, Managing Director; Misha Coleman, Director Government Relations and Communications Australian Centre for the Prevention of Cervical Cancer; Michell Forster, First Nations Implementation and Cultural Consultant Triple P International Pty Ltd and Professor David Thomas, Director Centre for Molecular Oncology UNSW & Garvan Institute of Medical Research, amongst others.

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With just less than 3 weeks to go, registrations are filling fast. It has been proven time and time again that events such as this empower and re-invigorate workers with new ideas, enthusiasm and with a greater feeling of support from new contacts that may be utilised for the betterment of their own local community. REGISTER NOW! (

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