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Four health care workers with Rwandan children

Bendigo staff member awarded military honours

Twenty-five years after she served in Rwanda with the Australian Defence Force with Operation Tamar in 1995, Dr Jo Harding found an unexpected connection in Bendigo. One of the medical students she teaches said her mother had also been there. Dr

Rural Health 21 February, 2020

Regional Open Days answer questions about medicine & other health professions

Secondary school students in rural and regional Victoria thinking about a career in medicine or other health professions will have the chance to find out about studying at Monash University in March and April.

Rural Health 31 January, 2020
Buildings in haze of smoke

Bushfire smoke, air quality and the risk to your health

Melbourne is again blanketed in smoke from bushfires, but the health implications from it may not be known for years.

Research 15 January, 2020

Awards encourage rural medical talent

Three junior doctors and one senior clinical at Bendigo Health have been recognised for their commitment to rural health and excellence in

Rural Health 9 January, 2020
Three educators with donated supplies

Out-of-date clinical supplies to aid injured animals

The team at the Monash Rural Health Clinical Skills and Simulation Centre in Bendigo have collected medical

Rural Health 7 January, 2020

Podcast challenges perceptions of rural medical practice

Deciding where to pursue a medical career is one of many important decisions for a student and junior doctor, but many don't even consider studying and working in rural communities as an option. A new podcast series sets out to change that.

Rural Health 1 November, 2019
Robyn Langham and Ernan Hession cut a ribbon

New Swan Hill teaching space to help fix rural doctor shortage

A new teaching space opened this week in Swan Hill will help alleviate a shortage of doctors in rural Australia by giving medical students an extended taste of rural practice.

Rural Health 25 October, 2019

Preventing generational trauma

Two Monash researchers have been recognised for a lifetime trying to prevent generational trauma.

Rural Health 23 September, 2019