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PhD Scholar’s Success With New Online Pregnancy and Perinatal Programs

Pregnant women and new mothers may soon have access to new online programs to help treat their depression and anxiety. Australian Rotary Health and David Henning Memorial Foundation PhD Scholar Siobhan Loughnan is currently disseminating [...]

Perinatal Depression and Anxiety Awareness Week: A Reminder That Mums Are Doing a Great Job

Perinatal Depression and Anxiety Awareness Week (November 11-17) is about encouraging parents to seek help early if they are not coping, rather than waiting until 'crisis-point'. Australian Rotary Health PhD Scholarship recipient Siobhan Loughnan is one of [...]

Honouring PP Rob Henry With a Named PhD Scholarship

Australian Rotary Health (ARH) is currently advertising the Rob Henry Memorial PhD Scholarship, named in honour of the late PP Rob Henry of Rotary District 9810. For nearly thirty years, Rob was the key organiser [...]

Rotary Youth Exchange Tasmanian Students Support Mental Health Research

Eleven inbound Rotary Youth Exchange students raised almost $600 for Australian Rotary Health recently from the sales of a cook book they designed together. Each of the students contributed their favourite recipe from their country [...]

Great Ambitions for Prevention and Treatment for Maternal Mental Illness

If left untreated, mental illness during and after pregnancy can have devastating consequences for children and families. This is why Australian Rotary Health Postdoctoral Fellowship recipient, Dr Nicole Reilly is working on an important research [...]

Drinking in Pregnancy and Infant Development: New Findings from Large Australian Cohort

An Australian Rotary Health and NHMRC funded study published recently has reported that there was no harmful effect of low-level alcohol use by mothers during pregnancy on infants’ cognitive ability at 12-months of age. The [...]

Australian Rotary Health Announces 2018 Mental Health Research Funding

Australian Rotary Health is pleased to announce they will dedicate $1,598,008 towards research in a wide variety of mental health areas in 2018. This includes 11 new Mental Health Research Grant projects, 10 continuing Mental [...]

Funding Success for Long-Term Adolescent Drinking Study

Previous funding from Australian Rotary Health has paved the way for further research in an important longitudinal cohort study, focussing on young people and drinking. Professor Richard Mattick from the National Drug and Alcohol Research [...]

Patients Know More Today About Colorectal Cancer Risk Factors

A new Australian Rotary Health funded study suggests an improvement in knowledge of Colorectal Cancer risk factors over the last five years. Funding Partner PhD Scholarship recipient Natalie Dodd has recently published her research findings [...]