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  1. 28 October 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Watch Episode 1: Conversations on COVID-19: A Global View

    The University of Melbourne's Conversations on COVID-19: A Global View features international experts exploring how we'll live with the coronavirus pandemic.

  2. Podcast8 July 2020 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    How better data on death can improve lives

    By studying causes of death, Professor Alan Lopez says we can better target health interventions, including increases in cardiovascular disease in Australia.

  3. 2 June 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    The interconnectedness of human, animal and environmental health

    University of Melbourne experts say the One Health approach brings together human, animal and environmental health research to tackle some of our biggest issues

  4. 17 October 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    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.

  5. 15 September 2017 - Health & Wellbeing

    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

  6. 17 July 2017 - Health & Wellbeing

    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.

  7. 24 October 2016 - Under the Microscope

    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.

  8. 10 May 2016 - Health & Wellbeing

    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.

  9. 21 April 2016 - Health & Wellbeing

    Global snapshot of Indigenous health

    A groundbreaking international investigation into Indigenous health will pave the way for evidence-based policy.