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3 REMINDER: NATIONAL CLOSE THE GAP DAY is on Thusday 22 March. Campaigning for Indigenous health equality Power through partnership events information at <http://www.oxfam.org.au/nctgd>. **************************************************************** CONFERENCES & CALLS FOR ABSTRACTS A list of 2012 conferences is at <http://www.lowitja.org.au/conferences-2012>. ========== Chronic Diseases Network Conference 2012 Promoting Healthy Childhood Preventing Chronic Conditions, 2021 September, Darwin, Northern Territory The conference program will explore the range of factors during the early years that contribute to chronic diseases later in life. Chronic diseases can be the result of influences during pregnancy, childhood, or adolescence. Influences on chronic conditions later in life include, but are not limited to, whether a mother smokes in pregnancy, a childs diet and level of physical activity, exposure to domestic violence, parenting, and social determinants of health such as level of schooling, and the socioeconomic status of the family. Conference website is at <www.cdnconference.com.au/>. ========== 13th International Mental Health Conference Positive Change; Investing in Mental Health, 68 August 2012, Gold Coast, Queensland The conference website is at <www.anzmh.asn.au/conference>. Call for papers closes on 13 April: <www.anzmh.asn.au/conference> =========== 2012 Primary Health Care Research Conference Inform, influence, implement: Research improving policy & practice, in Canberra, 1820 July 2012 Conference website is at <www.phcris.org.au/conference/2012/index.php>. Registrations are open, call for abstracts closes on 2 March. ========== The Seventh World Conference on the Promotion of Mental Health and Prevention of Mental and Behavioural Disorders (Incorporating Our Mob, Our Minds, Our Spirit Conference), Perth, Western Australia, 1719 October 2012 Confrence website is at <www.perth2012.org>. Call for papers closes on 31 March. =========== The International Network of Indigenous Health Knowledge and Development Conference, 2428 September 2012, University of Queensland, St Lucia Campus, Brisbane The conference will provide the opportunity for knowledge translation through activities designed to build capacity, stimulate research, and strengthen and expand the international knowledge translation system. The aim is to translate new knowledge from the research setting to real-world applications in order to provide more effective health services and strengthen health care systems, thereby improving the health of Indigenous people. Contact: Dr Mick Adams, Conference Organiser, Australian Steering Committee, E: <m2.adams@qut.edu.au>. ****************************************************************