This lockdown is different – in a good way
There is good reason to be optimistic about Victoria’s latest COVID-19 lockdown because we know what works and do it better says University of Melbourne expert
Hope in the darkness
India’s COVID-19 second wave is a humanitarian disaster but vaccines and doing what we now know works can turn the tide, says University of Melbourne expert
Group testing to help control COVID-19
Large-scale testing is key to controlling COVID-19 and analysing grouped samples can be an efficient way to do it argues a University of Melbourne expert
The economics of COVID-19
Policy makers need a new roadmap for navigating the balance between managing the pandemic and supporting the economy, argues a University of Melbourne expert
How attitudes disable
Social epidemiologist Eric Emerson argues we've yet to grasp how disability arises not from impairment but from the interaction between health and our society.
What’s killing women?
Population health researcher Professor Cassandra Szoeke outlines what ails women as they grow older, and how men differ from women in age-related diseases.
Designing cities with health in mind
Public health specialist Professor Mark Stevenson from the University of Melbourne on the need to prioritise physical wellbeing in our urban planning.
A clearer view
Research and persistence is paying off, positioning Australia to finally eliminate the blinding eye disease Trachoma from remote communities.
How Australia is losing the health fight
Australia is losing the war against alcohol and weight-related illnesses because it lacks a comprehensive approach to prevention, a leading health expert says.
Costing us dearly: The toll of austerity policy on public health
Sociologist David Stuckler argues that austerity policies imposed by national governments in response to economic crises serve to worsen public health.