School of Public Health and Community Medicine

School of Public Health
and Community Medicine

Study at the School of Public Health and Community Medicine (SPHCM) in Sydney at UNSW. The School is a leading postgraduate educator in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region through our Master in Public Health, International Public Health  and Health Management programs. Our School is committed to excellence in research, learning and teaching and action to enhance public health and health services.

2015 Postgraduate Prospectus

Download the SPHCM Postgraduate Prospectus for 2015 here.


 
 

UNSW INFECTIOUS DISEASES INTELLIGENCE COURSEWORK PROGRAM
The SPHCM is offering a new program in Infectious Diseases Intelligence. Available at the Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma levels,
it is aimed at clinicians and other health care professionals wanting to up-skill in this area. <See program details>

 

 

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Arms Network LaunchARM Network Launch

SPHCM UNSW is now a member of WHO's Global Outbreak Alert Response Network and a founding partner of ARM, a new network to enable Australia's capacity to respond to cross-border and regional infectious diseases outbreaks. <See News article> and <Full details of ARM>

 

September 2014 Globe NewsletterThe Globe Newsletter

See the latest issue of the Globe Newsletter published by SPHCM.

Contents: Health of asylum seekers in the spotlight - UNSW-WHO Communicable Diseases in Humanitarian Emergencies  - Internships offer real world experience - Dr Bette Liu wins top NHMRC Excellence award - Future Health Leaders program - Research translation, Muru Marri style - 'Getting it' - Empowerment and International Day of World's Indigenous Peoples - Vaccines for the elderly

 

 
LATEST NEWS
 

Raina McIntyre and Peter Smith Medvarsity LaunchUNSW collaborates with Apollo Hospitals, India to launch Infectious disease management in India
Apollo Hospitals will launch its first course on infectious diseases control via Medvarsity, its healthcare e-learning venture. Medvarsity is a respected name in healthcare e-learning space in India and in the neighbouring countries. The course, which is aimed at doctors and allied health professionals, is a result of a collaborative effort between prominent Infectious disease specialists from Apollo Hospitals and senior academics from UNSW’s SPHCM.  <Read News Item>

 

MSF thank you to SPHCM for raising funds for EbolaThank you from MSF
Thank you from Médecins Sans Frontières – Doctors Without Borders  – to UNSW Alliance Against Ebola for raising funds to assist the Ebola response. The UNSW Alliance against Ebola (UNSWAAE) has been established to raise awareness and funds to support the efforts in controlling the Ebola outbreak.  <Read letter>

 

Juliet Richters speaks on The DrumThe Second Australian Study of Health and Relationships
A new study on Australians’ sex lives shows that Australians appears to be having sex less often but are engaging in a broader range of sexual experiences. Professor Juliet Richters explains on The Drum. Researchers were surprised by the drop in frequency in sex in heterosexual relationships. <Watch video> <Read article>

 

Ebola West Africa - European Commission DG ECHOARM training workshop for Ebola responders
Missed the workshop? Lectures now available online as a free resource. The ARM network presented a 1 day intensive workshop for ARM members intending to deploy to West Africa for the Ebola response, as well as for first-line responders in Australia who may be faced with a local case <See workshop videos>

 

Army technician sets up an assay Ebola within containment laboratoryExperts warn Ebola health worker guidelines may be putting lives at risk
Public health experts have raised concerns about guidelines that suggest health workers need only wear surgical masks rather than higher-level protective equipment, such as respirators, when treating Ebola patients. <Read journal article> <Read News item>

 

Cycling Report Ros PoulosCyclists break road rules to stay safe
Most cyclists who use bicycles as a form of transport admit to breaking road rules at some time while riding but they do it mostly to guard their own safety on the roads, UNSW research has found. Cyclists, were surveyed by researchers as part of the Safer Cycling Study led by A/Prof Roslyn Poulos from SPHCM. <Read details>

 
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