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Lifestyle Medicine Summit, 7-9 Sept 2018

03 Aug 2018

The Lifestyle Medicine Summit to be held on 7-9 September at the Sydney Adventist Hospital: I would like to particularly draw your attention to the fact that the early bird rate of $275 is available until 7 August, and we have a special student rate of $99.  Registration includes lunch and dinner, and the program extends from 4:30pm Friday (registration) to 1:00pm Sunday. It…

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Debut Lifestyle Medicine Summit 2018 | Book Now!

13 Jun 2018

Published 13 June 2018 We would like to invite you to our debut Lifestyle Medicine Summit for the South Pacific Division to be held at the Sydney Adventist Hospital Clinical Education Centre from 7-9 September 2018. Our aim is to share the Comprehensive Health Strategy and inspire, equip and empower our Church Leaders, Pastors, Health Professionals and Members to…

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Commentary: Regulating’ Cannabis

23 Apr 2018

COMMENTARY | Regulating’ Cannabis:              The legalisation of yet another psychotropic toxin – Really? “Permission empowered models of drug policy interpretation are driving demand for drug use – NOT prohibition models. The ‘law’ is not what ruins lives, it’s those who tear down that protective fence to simply ‘get wasted’,…

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Cognitive Health Seminar Recordings

28 Feb 2018

PURCHASE RECORDING of Seminar COGNITIVE HEALTH—the critical role of diet & lifestyle Recorded at Sydney Adventist Hospital, 15 November 2017 Dr Catherine Itsiopoulos: Mediterranean diet and a healthy brain. The traditional Mediterranean diet has been linked to protection from cardiovascular diseases, type 2 diabetes, some cancers and more recently neurodegenerative diseases. In this talk Dr…

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SPD Live More Initiative Launched

13 Jul 2017

The South Pacific Division is launching an exciting new wellness initiative, called the Live More Project. We are inviting Adventist Church members to enrol in this FREE Advance screening at www.livemore.info before 31 July 2017. The Live More Project featuring Dr Darren Morton will start in late September 2017 for a 10-week duration.  The weekly 35-minute entertaining video incorporates…

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Greater Sydney Conference Appoints Youth Health Ambassador

20 Apr 2017

Kristin Biag (pronounced “Bee – ag”), member of Hoxton Park Adventist Church and third year nursing student, has been appointed as the first Youth Health Ambassador for the Greater Sydney Conference office.   When asked why she had applied for the ambassador position, Kristin said, “I have a growing passion for holistic health and healing God’s way.…

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ADRA & City 2 Surf

11 Aug 2016

ADRA Director Malcolm Rea will be participating in the City 2 Surf run in benefit of ADRA. “It will help us build trust so we can find out why families are hungry. Once an underlying problem is identified, our counsellors can begin helping people figure out what they can do to help themselves,” says Rea. To…

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Call for GSC Youth Health Ambassador

10 Aug 2016

The Health Department of the Greater Sydney Conference has launched a new initiative designed to provide mentored health experience for a highly motivated youth. The initiative will take place during the 2017 year.  Young people between 18-30, who meet the criteria below are encouraged to apply: passionate about good health, have an interest in pursuing health as a career,…

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Greater Sydney Conference Recipe Club

03 Mar 2016

The launch of our GSC Recipe Club on February 1 provided the large group of attendees with a wide range of delicious healthy morsels. Marilene Stevenson, featured below/above gets down to table level to ensure that her method of producing communion bread has delivered perfectly flat bread ready for the baking process. The Recipe Club…

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Community Health Educators Program Food Demonstration

20 Aug 2015

Picture caption: Mildred Villason, cooking demonstration This year 17 students have been participating in the Community Health Education Program (CHEP) conducted by Sibilla Johnson, Victorian Health Director. The Certificate IV Course, developed and delivered by Sibilla, is an external course offered by Avondale. Mildred Villason, Blacktown Adventist Church, has been involved in community vegetarian cooking classes…

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