The Indigenous eye-care gap is closing, but not fast enough
The Indigenous community-led approach to COVID-19 is a lesson in closing the gap on vision but government support is needed, say University of Melbourne experts
Connecting culture and health
University of Melbourne cardiologist Associate Professor Luke Burchill grew up on country and was inspired by his grandparents to study medicine.
Doing it themselves
Indigenous leadership has been key to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities controlling the COVID-19 pandemic, says a University of Melbourne expert
At-risk Aboriginal women and children forgotten in crisis
Aboriginal women and children at risk of violence need better help from health system and government amid COVID-19 crisis warns University of Melbourne expert.
Schools must provide soap to maintain basic hygiene
Good hygiene is essential to stopping germs like the COVID-19 virus, but soap is not provided as standard in all schools say University of Melbourne experts.
Knowledge sharing for health and wellbeing
Gwenda Freeman, University of Melbourne lecturer, is empowering Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to contribute to their community's health services.
When there is no ritual to dream: The silence of Indigenous suicide
A University of Melbourne academic says the high rate of Indigenous youth suicide can only be addressed if all Australians confont historical and modern racism.
Birth isn’t destiny
High rates of low birth weight among Aboriginal babies can addressed within a generation if we improve maternal health, University of Melbourne research finds.
Working together to close the gap on oral health
Bachelor of Oral Health students are completing an immersion program in northeast Arnhem Land, as part of the University of Melbourne's commitment to the region
On track to ending avoidable blindness
The fight to end preventable blindness among Indigenous Australians has made “unbelievable strides” – and a University of Melbourne expert continues the push.