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Welcoming our newest team member, Amanda!

VIVA! Communications is thrilled to announce its newest team member, Amanda! With a growing business, comes an expanding team. We are looking forward to a great 2020! Here are some Q&A’s with our newest team member. Q: Tell us a bit about your background and what you do you bring to the VIVA! team. I have come to VIVA! from a…

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Community spirit shining light on Australians affected by bushfire crisis

Imagine waking up each morning with a tight chest, burning throat and a smoke-choked city cloaking the sun, with air quality levels measuring ‘extremely hazardous’. This is the situation we are currently facing in Australia, and those of us fortunate enough to live in metropolitan areas, are the lucky ones. Although not yet half-way through…

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Over half of the population experience symptoms of insomnia, report reveals

A recent survey by the Australian Sleep Foundation (AFA) comprising of more than 2,044 Australians, revealed that 59% of the population experience at least one insomnia symptom three or more days a week.   Insomnia refers to having trouble when trying to sleep and affects how well you sleep and how much you sleep. There…

Solution to the increasing demand for hospital beds

Solution to the increasing demand for hospital beds

An aging population, proliferation of chronic disease and the rise of the informed patient are some of the key factors propelling a substantial increase in healthcare spending and demand for hospital beds across the developed world. Australia has more than 1,300 public and private hospitals, which collectively provide an estimated 30 million days of admitted…

Decline in vaccine preventable diseases

Decline in vaccine preventable diseases

The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) has recently released a report detailing results from the Burden of Vaccine Preventable Diseases in Australia study. The study revealed that between 2005 and 2015 the overall rate of vaccine preventable disease (VPD) burden decreased by 31%, demonstrating the value of vaccines. Results from the AIHW study…

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Movember: Let’s have a look at Men’s Health

Throughout November, you have probably noticed more men than usual flaunting a little bit of hair above their upper lip. It’s no coincidence that every second person looks like Charlie Chaplin, nor is it by chance that many NSW State Transit buses have a prominent black moustache on their fronts. This month is Movember, a…

VIVA! clinches Australia’s best Health & Community Relations campaigns at annual PRIA Golden Target Awards

VIVA! clinches Australia’s best Health & Community Relations campaigns at annual PRIA Golden Target Awards

VIVA! Communications’ Principal, Kirsten Bruce and Managing Director, Paul Jans had the pleasure of attending the Public Relations Institute of Australia’s (PRIA) annual conference in Melbourne yesterday before topping the day off with a fabulous night at the National Public Relations Institute of Australia (PRIA) Golden Target Awards 2019, where VIVA! scooped three gongs! With…

World Diabetes Day 2019

World Diabetes Day 2019

Today (November 14) is World Diabetes Day (WDD), the world’s largest diabetes awareness campaign reaching a global audience of over 1 billion people in more than 160 countries. Diabetes is a chronic disease that occurs when the pancreas is no longer able to make insulin, or when the body cannot make sufficient use of the…

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Joining VIVA! for a week of health + wellness work experience

This week Sacha, 15, Sydney, is undertaking work experience at VIVA! Communications. Tell us a little bit about yourself (what school do you go to, any elective subjects, hobbies etc.)? I’m in year 10 at Queenwood School for Girls in Mosman. The subjects I will be studying next year, for the HSC, include Geography, Personal…

World Pneumonia Day 2019

World Pneumonia Day 2019

Today (November 12, 2019), marks the 10th anniversary of World Pneumonia Day. A day which champions the fight against pneumonia, the world’s leading cause of infectious deaths in children under the age of five years. Pneumonia is a broad term used to describe inflammatory lung infections that can be caused by bacteria, viruses or fungi.…

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