Our regular blog posts below bring you Polio Australia’s latest news.
Please also be sure to visit our calendar page for details of upcoming events and professional development opportunities, including clinical practice workshops and conferences.
The Autumn / March 2015 Edition of Polio Oz News is now available for downloading.
As always, we have packed it full of post-polio related information and articles of interest to both polio survivors and health professionals.Read More ▷
Polio Australia’s two clinical practice resources “The Late Effects of Polio: Introduction to Clinical Practice” and “The Late Effects of Polio: Managing Muscles and Mobility” can now be securely purchased online in both hard copy and electronic versions. There is also a handy currency converter to assist with international orders.Read More ▷
Post-Polio Health International created a survey asking polio survivors about their post-polio medical care. The survey, Post-Polio Medical Care: Post-Polio Specialists and Primary Care Physicians, was posted online and a version was also published in Post-Polio Health (Volume 30, Number 2). Data was gathered from 632 people.Read More ▷
The first ever Australasia-Pacific Post-Polio Conference – Polio: Life Stage Matters” – is being held by Polio Australia in Sydney from 20 to 22 September 2016. The Conference will facilitate better care and build international connections by bringing together health care providers, researchers, polio survivors, their caregivers and patient organisation representatives not only from the Australasia-Pacific region, but worldwide.Read More ▷
Polio Australia will once again be facilitating its 4 day / 3 night Polio Health and Wellness Retreat for polio survivors and their partners, this time from Thursday 30 April to Sunday 3 May 2015 at the delightful
Wyndham Resort Torquay
100 The Esplanade, Torquay, Victoria, 3228
Phone: 03 5261 1500
Introduction to the Late Effects of Polio
30 March 2015 – 9:30 am to 12:00 noon
Cooroy Library, 9 Maple Street, Cooroy QLD 4563
Expand your clinical knowledge and professional skills in chronic disease management at this interactive, locally-based workshop “The Late Effects of Polio: Chapter 2 in the Polio Story”.Read More ▷