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11March 2013 Continued from Page 10 Continued on Page 12 MHSU advice and undertakes training with remote midwives around effective father inclusion in maternity services with a view to ensuring that there is improved engagement of fathers in maternity services. G EN D ER H EA LTH Frank Wallner and Carl Stephens (Unions NT CHIP project) at the Movember BBQ on site at the new Ichthys project (Inpex) workers accommodation Linkages are created between the work of Remote Health through the Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) process and more coordinated planning for improved service delivery to men by remote clinics. Progress is made on the development of a specialist mens health training course. A submission is prepared for improving male health for the new National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Plan. A number of Mens Health week activities were undertaken including publicity to promote the Healthy EnvironMENts theme. Movember is actively promoted throughout the Department with staff at the Royal Darwin Hospital banding together to raise both money and awareness of mens health issues. Contacts: Frank Wallner - 08 8985 8170 / frank.wallner@nt.gov.au Jason Bonson - 08 8985 8172 / jason.bonson@nt.gov.au Engaging men national training seminar March 14-15 Crown Plaza, Newcastle The Mens Health Forum NSW Inc. invites you to join them at engaging men, the fi rst national training seminar for people working to improve male health in Australia. They are offering an exciting program of 26 training sessions by leading experts in the mens health, wellbeing and relationships fi elds. Health care, allied health, human services and industry workers are encouraged to attend. As the mens health fi eld has grown in Australia they have seen expansion in policy and research but as they gain knowledge and direction they need a highly trained workforce to engage more effectively with men and boys to produce better outcomes. engaging men is an important fi rst step in bringing together expert educators and workers in the fi eld to provide training, discuss current issues and share successful strategies for improving male health and wellbeing over a wide range of cur-rent areas of concern. More information on the engaging men program is available at http://menshealthforumnsw. org.au/engaging-men/ All enquires to info@menshealthforumnsw. org.au or ring 0417 772 390. Mens Health Week Community Grants Planning an event to promote Mens Health? Foundation 49: Mens Health - is excited to offer non-recurrent grants up to $2000 (including GST) for mens health awareness events or activities in Australian communities to coincide with International Mens Health Week 10-16 June 2013. The Foundation 49: Mens Health Community Grants Program began in 2007, and has provided funding for 60 mens health promotion activities in urban and rural areas around Australia to community based organisations including local councils, community health and resource services, housing services, rural progress and recreation associations, primary schools and workplaces.

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