2019 NSW Multicultural Health Communication Award Winners

Professor Adam Jaffe and theAiming for Asthma Improvement in Children team won the 2019 NSW Multicultural Health Communication Award for the project “Working together towards asthma improvement and zero deaths” in thePatient Safety category.

Free eBook

Professor Jaffe has published a free eBook resource to help parents of children with asthma entitled “Asthma and Your Child: A resource for parents and carers” available on the Apple Bookstore: https://books.apple.com/us/book/id1464609751

Probiotics could be a key to cystic fibrosis outcomes

“UNSW medical researcher Keith Ooi has received a $1 million grant to lead a major study to see if probiotics can improve the overall health and life expectancy of children with cystic fibrosis.” — Read more here

$1 million grant for major cystic fibrosis study

“A $1 million grant has been awarded to Dr Keith Ooi, Gastroenterologist at Sydney Children’s Hospital, Randwick, to investigate whether probiotics can improve the overall health and life expectancy of children with cystic fibrosis.” — Read more here

Choosing Age-Appropriate Toys 

Toys can stimulate senses and fuel a child’s imagination, which helps them learn and grow. However, the key to hours of satisfaction and entertainment is to make sure toys are age-appropriate. We consulted with child psychologist, Dr Anna McKinnon, to find out what is the best toy for your child’s stage of development. Baby and Infant Toys (0 – 2

Do kids grow out of childhood asthma?

When a child is diagnosed with asthma, parents usually have a number of questions. How serious is asthma? Will the child grow out of it? How can it be treated? It can be difficult to get clear answers, as asthma affects different children in different ways. Find out about the longevity of asthma with some new research from Prof.