During the Australian national ‘Women’s Health Week’ held in September, a number of seminars on women’s health issues were organised by Sathya Sai International Organisation of Australia & PNG (SSIO) as a service to its members and the general community.
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The Sai Medical Unit in conjunction with NSW Region East of the SSIO is running a workshop in June providing information and advice on healthy ageing for people aged 50 and over and carers for the elderly. This community-focused workshop has been conducted successfully at a number of venues around Australia and is an opportunity for all those within the targeted group to gain an insight into a number of health-related issues affecting the elderly. All people, especially those within the target audience are welcome to attend.
The Sai Medical Unit has recently conducted voluntary workshops on Self-Care for staff at IRT Kangara Waters in the ACT. The workshop addressed a need for staff in handling difficult situations that may arise between staff and residents, equipping staff with strategies to avoid or defuse situations before they develop or escalate.
The Sathya Sai Medical Units of Australia and Fiji carried out their twelfth annual Medical Camp in Fiji from 12 – 18, August 2018. A large team of professional and supporting volunteers administered to the needs of a considerable number of people seeking medical assistance. Supplementary to the camp were conferences and a workshop organised for the benefit of Fiji medical and dental professionals and students.
The Sathya Sai International Organisation of Australia & PNG’s (SSIO) NSW Region East in collaboration with the Sai Medical Unit conducted a workshop on Healthy Ageing for the community on Saturday, 1 September. The workshop was aimed at providing an understanding of health-related issues that may be progressively experienced for people over 50 years and carers for such people..
The Sai Medical Unit of the Sathya Sai International Organisation of Australia & PNG combined with its Fijian counterpart to conduct a free medical camp for those in need in Fiji during August 2017. They also conducted Medical and Dental conferences for local professionals as additional services. These are on-going service activities that have been carried out over the last 11 years. 1754 patients were treated over the period, with some receiving major surgical treatment, a further 349 people were attended to by the dental unit.
The ACT Region of the Sathya Sai International Organisation of Australia & PNG, together with the Sai Medical Unit and other participating health professionals are conducting a workshop focused on health changes as we age and resources available within the community.
The workshop will be conducted on Sunday, 2 April at the Senior Citizens’ Centre, Turner ACT.
The workshop is suitable for people aged 55 years and older, or for carers of elderly people. All within the preceding mentioned group are welcome. Registration is required.
Healthy ageing is about enhancing opportunities for good health, so that older people can take an active part in society and enjoy an independent and high quality of life. Canberra doctors along with the Sai Medical Unit of Australia will conduct a healthy ageing workshop on 2nd of April.