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Step up to End TB and Save Lives

Mar 09, 2022

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the global tuberculosis mortality rate grew to 1.5 million in 2020, up from 1.4 million the previous year. The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic was among the primary contributors of the rise in cases...

Join the March Charge & Save Lives

Feb 16, 2022

Two in five Australians will be diagnosed with some form of cancer by the age of 85, and it is estimated that one in six males and one in seven females will die of the disease. According to research, the leading cause of cancer death in the country...

Wear a Teal Ribbon and Fight the Battle Against Ovarian Cancer

Feb 09, 2022

Take part in Teal Ribbon Day 2022 to help increase the survival rate of women with ovarian cancer, which is the eighth most common cause of cancer deaths among Australian women, according to Cancer Council Australia, and the deadliest form of cancer...

International CHD Awareness Month 2022: Strengthen the Hearts of Children

Jan 19, 2022

Heart disease in childhood is very common. Some types of childhood heart disease (CHD) are more common than others, but many children who have it were either born with a heart defect or developed one shortly after they were born. International Childhood...

Celebrate Unity Amidst Diversity on International Human Solidarity Day

Dec 06, 2021

International Human Solidarity Day happens to be the global day of charity that is held on 20 December each year. It was established by the United Nations General Assembly, which identified solidarity as a universal value in 2005, to help increase...

UnitingCare Australia's Christmas Appeal: Give Hope to Disadvantaged Australians

Nov 26, 2021

Operation Santa is back for Target Australia and UnitingCare Australia! Participate in the UnitingCare Australia Christmas Appeal from 10 to 23 December to make Christmas special for thousands of people living in poverty and experiencing disadvantage.

Developing a Sustainable Healthcare System

Mar 17, 2021

A sustainable healthcare system ensures high quality care without depleting natural resources, draining people's life savings and leaving behind large carbon footprints. It's what every individual, organisation and country aspires for. Healthcare professionals, policymakers, businesses...

Volunteering as an Acupuncturist

Mar 10, 2021

Qi, the vital force which permeates everything, also links us with our surroundings and other people. What better way to enhance the flow of qi than by volunteering your time and skills as an acupuncture practitioner?  What is Volunteering? In its...

Calling All Massage Therapists for Volunteer Work

Sep 09, 2011

Have you considered using your skills as a massage therapist to volunteer for a cause? Can Too a non profit dedicated to matching fitness with charitable causes, can help to facilitate this. As a volunteer, you will be providing much needed relief...

Indigenous Health Concerns: What You Need to Know

May 19, 2011

"To us, health is about so much more than simply not being sick. It's about getting a balance between physical, mental, emotional, cultural and spiritual health. Health and healing are interwoven, which means that one can't be separated from the other."...

Types of Volunteer Work

Apr 08, 2011

Stepping up for volunteer programs can be a great way to help others and yourself at the same time. While it can be tremendously rewarding for everyone involved, volunteering does require commitment and responsibility. Before you jump in at the deep...

Volunteering in Natural Therapies

Apr 04, 2011

Volunteering in natural therapies can be a fantastic way to serve your community, practice and perfect your skills and spread the word about the health benefits of natural therapies. If you are a recent graduate of a natural therapies school or college, you...

How Do I Start Volunteer Work?

Apr 01, 2011

There are many reasons why you might want to do volunteer work. You may undertake it because you are passionate about a cause or because you want to make a positive contribution to your community. If you are a young graduate, you may want to explore...

Volunteering As a Life Coach

Mar 25, 2011

Life coaches know only too well the value of setting goals and achieving them. If you want to share the benefits of your profession with as many people as possible, then taking on volunteer opportunities in disadvantaged communities might not only...

Volunteering as a Personal Trainer

Mar 21, 2011

Ever thought you would like to spread your love of health and fitness to a wider group of people, perhaps to disadvantaged communities? Did you know that not-for-profit organisations often require personal trainers as volunteers? Offering individual...

Volunteering in Traditional Chinese Medicine

Mar 18, 2011

There are many ways you can make a difference in people’s lives, and as a natural therapies practitioner you will know how satisfying it feels to contribute to people’s health and wellbeing. Many practitioners are drawn to natural therapies modalities...

Bringing Traditional Healthcare To Rural India

Mar 11, 2011

Traditional Healthcare is an Australian-based not-for-profit charitable organisation committed to the development of sustainable healthcare facilities for underprivileged communities.  It is currently engaged in a project located in rural India, where...

Volunteering as a Nutritionist

Mar 09, 2011

There is a Spanish quote that says "The belly rules the mind", and as a nutritionist you will know that the food we eat can have a huge influence not only on our physical wellbeing but also on our mental wellbeing. If you are interested in bringing...

Volunteering as a Massage Therapist

Mar 01, 2011

Feel like lending a helping hand? By volunteering, you could use your skills in any form of massage to improve the quality of life for many people and bring about social change. Sometimes we think of getting a massage as a whim or treat. However, as...

Volunteering as a Naturopath

Feb 26, 2011

As a naturopath it's great to be able to lead people on the path towards optimal health so that they can find their innate sense of wellbeing. If you are interested in sharing your knowledge with as many people as possible and are keen to give back...

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