Health forum comes in August

Prof Sabina Knight says 25 exhibitors will be at the Expo.

Prof Sabina Knight says 25 exhibitors will be at the Expo.

JCU and health service providers are working together to ensure those attending the 2017 Mount Isa Health Expo can access the services they need, says Prof Sabina Knight, director, Mount Isa Centre for Rural and Remote Health

“We have 25 individual exhibitors and 30 exhibits locked in, ranging from health funds and disability services to clinicians, physiotherapists, nutritionists, dieticians and even sporting groups,” she said.

“We have a great mix of health service providers and community organisations, bringing together industry and the public to showcasing a range of health, wellness, health careers and active lifestyle exhibits.

Guest appearances and a full program of displays are planned, as well as free workshops supported by the Northern branch of the Commonwealth Respite and Carelink Centre. Logan and Jillian Ballantyne of occupational therapy based company Making Progress, are delivering workshops on dementia and autism.

The expo is August 25-26.

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