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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…

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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…

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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…

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