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  1. 13 March 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Global health efforts need to catch up with young people

    Adolescents have been overlooked by the global health agenda, but for the first time we have the data to make a difference, says University of Melbourne expert.

  2. 7 March 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Making every woman count

    University of Melbourne researchers are helping the Asia Pacific to collect better data on the lives of women in order to better tackle inequality and violence.

  3. 5 October 2018 - Under the Microscope

    No room for saviours in global health

    Matt Reeve from the University of Melbourne's Nossal Institute grew up in Pakistan, and has worked on public health programs in Asia and Africa.

  4. 23 May 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    Joining the big data dots on Indigenous health policy

    Gathering and analysing large-scale health data central to driving policies to tackle Australia's Indigenous health deficit, say University of Melbourne experts

  5. 24 May 2017 - Health & Wellbeing

    Early puberty linked to socio-economic status

    Disadvantage maybe an evolutionary trigger for early puberty and associated health problem, says a major Murdoch Children's and University of Melbourne study

  6. 6 December 2016 - Health & Wellbeing

    The woman who changed the lives of millions

    Mary Glowrey was a doctor and nun ahead of her time, developing sustainable processes and structures to promote efficient healthcare to the poor in India.

  7. 29 October 2016 - Science Matters

    Improving half the world’s diet

    A biofortified rice can help reduce malnutrition by providing key nutrients such as iron and zinc in the diet of half the world’s population.

  8. 29 October 2016 - Engineering & Technology

    Turning any water into drinking water

    A portable treatment plant the size of a shipping container could offer hope to communities without access to clean water.

  9. 29 October 2016 - Health & Wellbeing

    Ending avoidable blindness

    Researchers, using data gathering and analysis, are making inroads in eliminating avoidable blindness and preventable eye diseases in Indigenous communities.

  10. 19 August 2016 - Health & Wellbeing

    A clearer view

    Research and persistence is paying off, positioning Australia to finally eliminate the blinding eye disease Trachoma from remote communities.