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WA Health Awards 2012 winners announced

Date posted: 20 November 2012

The winners of the Western Australian (WA) Health Awards 2012 were announced on 15 November 2012.

The WA Health Awards are announced at the WA Health conference each year. The conference ran from 15-16 November, and featured ‘Partnerships' as the central theme.

There are eleven individual award categories, including an Aboriginal health category, as well as an over-arching award - the Director General's Award - which was presented this year.

The winners of the categories for 2012 were:

The winner of the Director General's Award was also the winner for the Innovation in Safety and Quality category - The Western Australian vaccine safety surveillance (WAVSS) system. This project was initiated by the Department of Health, WA, as a direct response to an increased incidence of adverse events following vaccination (AEFIs) through the National immunisation program for children aged less than 5 years.

Source: Department of Health, WA


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Last updated: 7 October 2013
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