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http://thelowitjainstitute.createsend1.com/t/ViewEmail/j/F4565183E9B33E8B/9E344A1EC0A32A552540EF23F30FEDED[12/11/2012 3:29:50 PM] December Nominees for the 25th Human Rights Awards announced The Australian Human Rights Commission has announced the nominees for the 25th Human Rights Awards. The awards honour the inspiring contributions each nominee has made to the protection and promotion of human rights. We are delighted that Pat Anderson, the Chairperson of the Lowitja Institute Board, has been nominated for Community Award (individual). Speech by Lowitja Institute leadership Speeches by the Lowitja Institute leadership are available from our website, including How respecting rights, respecting the evidence and respecting each other can make change happen by Pat Anderson, Chairperson of the Lowitja Board, 25 October 2012 (address to the 1st Biennial Australian Implementation Conference held in Melbourne, 2526 October). Research at the Lowitja Institute Anaemia in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and mothers Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children suffer from nutritional anaemia at approximately 30 times the rate of non-Indigenous children, with potential implications for growth, cognitive development and the risk of developing chronic conditions later in life. In August and October this year, the Lowitja Institute hosted two quality assurance workshops to enable diverse stakeholders to meet and discuss a research proposalto be submitted to the NHMRC aiming to address current knowledge and service delivery gaps in the aetiology of anaemia in remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, and to develop appropriate prevention and intervention strategies. Through these workshops, the research team had the opportunity to *improve the quality of the proposal and its chances of success * receive feedback from qualified researchers and end-users in designing and refining the project *maximise the projects likelihood of having an impact on maternal and child health care, and * connect to a network of people and organisations working in similar http://thelowitjainstitute.createsend1.com/t/j-l-ykvxt-klojyit-yd/ http://thelowitjainstitute.createsend1.com/t/j-l-ykvxt-klojyit-yh/ http://thelowitjainstitute.createsend1.com/t/j-l-ykvxt-klojyit-yk/

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