Public health and disasters regional course

Event Details

  • The City of Bunbury and Shire of Augusta-Margaret River, on behalf of the Public Health and Clinical Services Division, WA Department of Health, are hosting a Public health course focusing on disaster preparedness.

    The course is aimed at increasing participant’s awareness of the considerations for preventing, preparing, responding and recovering from a disaster that may compromise public health.

    Guest speakers with extensive experience cover issues such as:
    *roles and responsibilities of response agencies, including local government
    *water and sanitation
    *vector control
    *mass gatherings
    *communicable diseases
    *re-establishing basic infrastructure.

    The course is targeted at Public Health practitioners, including community health staff, environmental health officers, public health staff and infection control staff. Others who may be involved in the emergency response to public health events are also encouraged to attend.

    Course details:

    For more information please contact:
    Sarah Upton
    City of Bunbury
    Ph: (08) 9792 7100


    Kim Nolan
    Shire of Augusta/Margaret River
    Ph: (08) 9780 5219

    To register please contact:
    Lindsay Gillam
    WA Department of Health
    Ph: (08) 9388 4961
  • 27/03/14 at 9:00 AM -
    28/03/14 at 5:00 PM
  • Where
    Council Offices (Mainbreak Meeting Room), Augusta Margaret River Shire Administration building 41, Wallcliffe Road, Map
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