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Changes to ACAH membership categories and voting rights

After discussion at the inaugural ACAH annual meeting in March 2018, it was determined that the Academy should offer more inclusive and affordable membership to all health professionals working with newborns, children and young people.
This decision was based on the belief that in order to effectively advocate for the needs  of newborns, children and adolescents the Academy should be representative of all those working in the field.
A working party was formed, and changes were recommended and approved at the 2018 AGM in October 2018.
The Board resolved to abolish the Associate Membership category and extend full voting rights to all members who pay a membership fee.
All new membership applications are to be approved by a membership committee prior to gaining membership.
ACAH is a not for profit organisation dedicated to promoting the health and well-being of every newborn, child and young person in order that they may reach their maximum potential.
All those working in healthcare with newborns, children and young people are encouraged to become members of ACAH and become a part of a collegiate and professionally supportive body committed to progressing the health and well-being of this diverse group.
To join click the link below

ACAH2019 - Register your interest

The Academy of Child and Adolescent Health (ACAH) is excited to host its 2019 conference in Adelaide, South Australia at the Hotel Grand Chancellor, 17-19th October.
The program will incorporate a wide range of sessions including Indigenous and rural health, adolescent health and gender identity, and global and refugee health.

Call for submissions of presentations now open!!!

Are you involved in an area of research and/or clinical practice and keen to share your work with a like-minded clinical community? Calls for submissions of both posters and oral presentations are now open. Follow link to place your submission https://goo.gl/forms/raR8gC0kL1Fq03CN2 or with any queries please contact   academicsubmissions@acah.org.au

                        Key dates and deadlines

Call for Presentations                                    Open Now open
Early Bird Registration                                  Open 17 March 2019
Presentations submissions                           Close Midnight, 2 June 2019
Presenters Notified                                        1 July 2019
Early Bird Registration Closes                     17 July 2019
ACAH19 17-19 October 2019

To register your interest for the conference, keep up to date with program developments, and for any queries, get in contact via admin@acah.org.au

We look forward to seeing you in Adelaide next year