The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has warned that some batches of EpiPen adrenaline injectors sold to treat allergies and anaphylaxis have been recalled.
Western Australians are being advised to get their annual flu vaccinations in May in order to ensure they are well protected against flu throughout the winter season.
WA Health has teamed up with independent, non-profit, community radio station, RTR 92.1FM to produce a new radio program that addresses topical health issues.
Western Australians heading to Bali are being urged to make sure they have been appropriately vaccinated against measles, following a recent surge of cases contracted on the island.
To mark this year’s International Women’s Day, WA Health is reminding women of all ages and stages to ensure they get their health checked regularly, to give themselves the best chance of a full and healthy life.
Stay On Your Feet®, WA’s falls prevention program provider by the Injury Control Council of WA and funded by the State Government through the Department of Health, has recently launched the latest Move Improve Remove campaign – Fuel Your Body.
The Department of Health is warning residents and travellers to take precautions against biting insects following the widespread rainfall and recent flooding events across Western Australia.
Western Australians at the highest level of risk of acquiring Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) will soon have access to a ground-breaking biomedical prevention method known as pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP).
A vaccination to protect against meningococcal strains A, C, W and Y will be offered to 15-19 year olds in an Australian-first, statewide program to start in school Term 2.
The Department of Health is encouraging parents to check that their children’s immunisations are up to date as they prepare for the start of the 2017 school year.