Health Industry News

NSANZ secures charity status and appoints new President

VIVA! Communications is delighted to be teaming with the Neuromodulation Society of Australia and New Zealand (NSANZ) today (Tuesday, July 30, 2019) to announce their approved charity status, and appointment of their new President. The peak professional body for the practice of neuromodulation has been recognised for its invaluable role in striving to uphold the…

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Dermatologists issuing urgent community plea to safeguard young Aussie lives

Given melanoma is our nation’s leading cancer affecting women (aged 20-to-24) and men (aged 35-to-50),1 the Australasian College of Dermatologists is today calling for early detection of skin cancer to save young Australian lives. The College’s plea is coinciding with an article just published in MJA Insight, in which the two co-authors, leading Queensland-based skin…

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Healthcare professionals recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours

Of the 1,214 Queen’s Birthday Honours awards announced yesterday, it was fantastic to see more than 130 of these were in medicine. Among a number of GPs recognised on the honours list, influenza specialist, A/Prof John Litt, Adelaide was made a member of the Order of Australia for his contribution to preventative medicine. VIVA! Communications has had…

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Call for patients’ voice in PBS discussions

Patient advocacy is in VIVA’s DNA. Helping to improving the health outcomes of everyday Australians is at the heart of everything we do, and a core passion for us as health communication strategists. A fundamental component of healthcare advocacy is access – to the best treatments, services and healthcare professionals. As such, we welcome and…

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