August 28th, 2017

Annual Report 2017

Haemochromatosis Australia has published its annual report for the year ending 30 June 2017. The report includes information on: • President’s annual report • Finance and membership • Our support activities for people with haemochromatosis • Our resources for health professionals • Our activities raising awareness in the community • Professional engagement and research We […]

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Illawarra / Wollongong – we need your help! We will be setting up haemochromatosis information displays at Coledale Markets Sunday 25th June, and Bunnings Wollongong Sunday 6th and Saturday 12th One of our experienced volunteers, Tony Marshall would like some help to run the displays. This would be a great opportunity to meet others with […]

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Spotlighting the Highs and Lows of Dietary Iron 1 – 7 May – World Iron Awareness Week Haemochromatosis Australia and the Dietitians Association of Australia are urging Australians to have their iron levels checked before starting supplementation, as symptoms of iron overload are similar to those experienced when iron levels are too low. The call out comes […]

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Haemochromatosis Australia is delighted to have been consulted during the preparation of the 2016 edition of ‘Guidelines for preventative practice in general practice, 9th edition ’ (commonly referred to as ‘The GP Red Book’) , and to be acknowledged as a contributor. The GP Red Book is a primary source of information for general practitioners. […]

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Helping with Haemochromatosis Report Our recent “Helping with Haemochromatosis” project has come to an end. We’d like to thank everyone who has participated in this project during the last few months. Selka Beyerle, a social work student at the University of Tasmania conducted a review of the information and support available through Haemochromatosis Australia and […]

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This year during Haemochromatosis Awareness Week in August we worked with the Pharmacy Guild and Pharmaceutical Society Australia to raise awareness among pharmacy staff of haemochromatosis and the potential for iron overload from this common genetic condition. The momentum has been maintained in September with the publication of articles about haemochromatosis in the two leading […]

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There are lots of ways to raise awareness of haemochromatosis. in your local community. This is a fun way to do that while having a great time with friends, family and neighbours. Ellen Hubble, a Wonthaggi local, is organising a ‘Community Contradance’ to help raise awareness of haemochromatosis in the local community – and have a lot […]

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We are very fortunate to have a team of dedicated volunteers and talented artists in Tasmania willing to help raise awareness of haemochromatosis through their art. Once again there will be two fabulous art exhibitions running through Haemochromatosis Awareness Week (8 – 14 August) and beyond. Many of the works have an OVERLOAD theme, telling […]

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