Coronavirus (COVID-19): Staying connected, Stronger together
25th March 2020
Indigenous Allied Health Australia (IAHA), the national organisation for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander allied health workforce, want to inform the membership and stakeholders that we are committed to providing supports to the allied health workforce during these challenging and uncertain times.
There will be unprecedented pressures on the allied health workforce than ever before.
The rapidly evolving changes put in place to respond to the spread of cases of coronavirus (COVID -19) will change the way IAHA do things and the ways that IAHA can support the allied health workforce.
“For this reason, IAHA have implemented plans to transition to conducting business from home, phone, zoom and adhere to social distancing and self-isolation requirements to keep ourselves, families and our communities safe and well” says CEO Donna Murray.
IAHA are holding regular communications to keep up to date with the rapidly changing environment, so that IAHA can assist the allied health workforce as quickly as possible. IAHA are currently developing a comprehensive stepped out strategy to support the allied health membership including an IAHA COIVD-19 Advisory Group, yarning sessions to keep members connected and collaboration with our partner organisations.
Nicole Turner Chair of IAHA, shares “We are extremely proud of and grateful for the allied health workforce who continue to provide essential services in our communities. We are making significant steps and accommodations to support the allied health workforce as best we can.”
Australia will be facing some difficult times ahead, but the IAHA membership has remarkable levels of resilience, spirit and commitment and we will continue to support each other.
March 24, 2020
Categories: IAHA Media Release
Posted by: Renae Kilmister
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