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  1. 21 October 2021 - Science Matters

    Australia given serious health warning on climate change

    Research monitoring the health impacts of climate change highlights the global emergency and the threat to Australians, warn University of Melbourne experts.

  2. 13 September 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    We are leaving people released from prison vulnerable

    People released from prison are vulnerable and more likely to be the victims of violence, says University of Melbourne research, and more support is needed.

  3. 2 September 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    Midwives on the COVID-19 frontline in Indonesia

    Midwives in Indonesia have had to battle COVID-19 to maintain care, underscoring the need to protect healthcare workers, say University of Melbourne experts

  4. 5 August 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    The impact of air pollution on life expectancy

    A new study led by the University of Melbourne shows how particulate matter in the air is associated with premature deaths, highlighting the need for action.

  5. 2 August 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    Why social conditions need to guide our COVID-19 policies

    A new demographic index identifying vulnerable population areas can drive better policy making to control COVID-19 outbreaks say University of Melbourne experts

  6. 1 October 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Hearing loss still a challenge for kids

    Hearing-impaired children still lag in language despite hearing aids and cochlear implants. A growing databank involving University of Melbourne may tell us why

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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