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Friday, April 3, 2020

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Latest update on COVID-19 cases worldwide

updated: 1 April 2020, 10.00 pm AEDTSource: https://ncov2019.live/ Australia has now recorded a total of 4,862 positive cases of COVID-19 including Filipino-Australians who tested positive. The death toll has increased to 21. NSW has the...

One-stop-shop online directory for all Australian COVID-19 and Telehealth clinics

Australians now have access to a single, one-stop-shop directory website to find all relevant information relating to nationwide COVID-19 clinics, pop up health services, Telehealth practices, and specialty providers during the coronavirus pandemic.

It’s Hearing Awareness Week

This Hearing Awareness Week (3-9 March), Australian Hearing is encouraging local residents around Melbourne to embrace their hearing health as an extension of their fitness regime. Research shows today’s older Australians are generally healthier...

Dementia Awareness in the Community 2018

In Victoria, there will be Film Showing and Talk about Dementia on Sept 26 and 27 at AFCS Venues in Boronia and Doveton respectively. To book, pls call (03) 9701 3421.

Gadaoni Family runs for a good cause

The Gadaoni family, couple Rom and Thess with their daughter Thadine, joined the annual Herald Sun/City Link Run for the Kids 2018 held on 18 March. The fun run is a community event and is conducted to raise funds...

FASTCO launches program to help new Filipino students in Victoria

MELBOURNE, Australia – Are you an incoming Filipino student to the state of Victoria? Are you worried about settling in to a new country? The Filipino-Australian Student Council of Victoria (FASTCO) is here to help you! FASTCO, an Australia registered...

TELL TEN about checking diabetes risk

Celebrating its 10th anniversary, the Life! program is launching a new campaign. The TELL TEN campaign is encouraging every Victorian to tell ten people about the free online risk test, AUSDRISK, to find out if they are at risk of developing type 2...

Strong link between diabetes and depression

Every April 7, the World Health Day is celebrated since 1948 when the World Health Organisation was established. This year’s World Health Day focuses on depression. Globally, around 350 million people of all ages and from all walks of life...

Unproven stem cell “therapy” blinds 3 patients in U.S.

SAN FRANCISCO, March 20 (PNA/Xinhua) -- An ophthalmologist in the United States calls for increased patient education and regulation after three patients were blinded following a treatment marketed as a stem cell clinical trial. A recent paper documenting the cases...

Philippine ambassador visits ACFE

The Philippine Ambassador to Australia, Her Excellency Minda Calaguian-Cruz visited the Australian Centre of Further Education (ACFE) as part of her first official State Visit to Victoria. The ambassador addressed a group of ACFE nursing bridging program students, nurse educators,...
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Latest update on COVID-19 cases worldwide

updated: 1 April 2020, 10.00 pm AEDTSource: https://ncov2019.live/ Australia has now recorded a total of...
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Visa tips during the Coronavirus crisis

The travel restriction pertaining to banning non-citizens and non-residents from entering Australia (implemented by the Australian government from the 20th of March...

Latest visa updates affecting travellers to and from Australia amid COVID-19 pandemic

To all our kababayans confused about who and what to follow amidst this ongoing pandemic we are all experiencing, please see below...

One-stop-shop online directory for all Australian COVID-19 and Telehealth clinics

Australians now have access to a single, one-stop-shop directory website to find all relevant information relating to nationwide COVID-19 clinics, pop up...

The resourceful Pinoy

Almost everyone can use a bit of extra money, especially when the time to pay quarterly bills comes along. Luckily, Filipinos have...