Gyaan is ASHA's project to bring you up-to-date, relevant, and above all, easy to understand articles on a variety of health topics. Gyaan is the Hindi word for knowledge and that is what we hope you will gain from this site. Here you will find articles our Clinical Authors have written on topics relevant to the people assisted by our program as well as the wider Australian community. If you have any questions about anything you read here please don't hesitate to contact us at

Please also remember that the information presented here is of a general nature and may not apply to your specific circumstances.

If you are a health professional or student and enjoy informing the community about your area(s) of interest, volunteering as an ASHA Clinical Author will allow your work to reach a community audience of thousands. Please go to our Volunteer section for more information.