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.
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.
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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.
Ending avoidable blindness
Researchers, using data gathering and analysis, are making inroads in eliminating avoidable blindness and preventable eye diseases in Indigenous communities.
A clearer view
Research and persistence is paying off, positioning Australia to finally eliminate the blinding eye disease Trachoma from remote communities.