Women and the slowing global population
Around the world, birth rates are slowing to a more sustainable level. And a University of Melbourne expert's report says it’s women that are behind the change.
Smoking and poor diet still leading killers worldwide
2016's Global Burden of Disease report shows improvements in child mortality, but rising deaths from preventable diseases, says a University of Melbourne expert
How death by numbers promotes global health
University of Melbourne population health expert, Alan Lopez, has received Bloomberg funding to help developing countries improve their cause of death data.
Saving lives by counting deaths
Professor Alan Lopez says big data can revolutionise global health policy as more people die from non-communicable diseases than infectious diseases.
Nursing our global youth back to health
Looking after the health of those aged 10-24 has been a much neglected part of global health policy, but a new Lancet Commission aims to turn the tide.
Global snapshot of Indigenous health
A groundbreaking international investigation into Indigenous health will pave the way for evidence-based policy.