Throughout the presentations, attendees learned about the alarming statistics of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in the South Pacific, how lifestyle medicine can change one’s life and how someone’s spirituality can impact their mental wellbeing.
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“The best health intervention is lifestyle,” said SPD president Pastor Glen Townend while opening the Hope Clinic in Suva (Fiji) last Friday, May 6, on his first trip outside Australia in the last two years.
The influence of his father and an advertisement for a scholarship encouraged Urijah Liligeto to begin his journey as a healthcare professional who is now helping his country make choices to improve quality of life.
Pastor Marty Thomson sees lifestyle medicine as an essential skill for his ministry in Kempsey (NSW).
The newest course at Avondale adds a four-unit research emphasis to the existing Graduate Diploma in Lifestyle Medicine.
The third ELIA Wellness summit featured a team of researchers and clinicians from Australia, New Zealand, America and the Pacific Islands who shared their expertise, presenting a range of cutting-edge lifestyle medicine topics.
The ELIA Wellness Summit is designed for anyone who wants to learn more about lifestyle medicine, is passionate about health and helping the community.
The developer of the only postgraduate course in lifestyle medicine in Australia and New Zealand is now recognised by his peers as a “change-maker.”
“HEAL” (Heal in Every Aspect of Life) will roll-out across Fiji, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, Kiribati and Tonga on November 23.