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Healing words
Tue, 10 Jul 2018
Jacki Mein’s determination to improve health literacy began the day, as a young doctor in Darwin, she discovered an Aboriginal patient’s prescribed tablets, abandoned and scattered outside the entrance to her clinic.

Stepping up to save lives in Syria
Thu, 5 Jul 2018
When James Cook University Adjunct Professor of Traumatology, Dr Herwig Drobetz, decided to work in a gutted hospital in war-riven Syria, his task was monumental, but straightforward – to stem the flow of blood.

James Cook University’s Zambian class of 2018
Fri, 8 Jun 2018
Low rainfall is not a commonly accepted excuse for late assignments – unless you are a Zambian pharmacist tackling a Master’s degree online with James Cook University.

Healthy prospects for education and research
Fri, 27 Apr 2018
Training opportunities, new facilities, research, and health workforce were just a few of the topics discussed during a James Cook University (JCU) meeting in the Torres Strait recently.

JCU Pharmacy helping create herd immunity
Tue, 24 Apr 2018
A low uptake of vaccinations is an ongoing global issue and in 2013 there were record numbers of influenza cases in Australia. One way some countries have helped combat this issue is by  pharmacists providing vaccinations within their communities to increase accessibility.

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GP training on Palm Island

Dr Nuttall on training on Palm Island