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Image - Millions of Australian adults missing out on free vaccines
Up to 3.8 million Australian adults are putting themselves at risk of contracting potentially fatal but preventable infections by not getting free, government-sponsored vaccinations. UNSW experts...
Image - Professor Muhammad Yunus to speak at UNSW on his vision of sustainable development
Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus will deliver a public lecture at UNSW on April 4, outlining his vision for promoting equity through a social business approach. Known as the father of social...
Image - Millions of Australian adults are unvaccinated and it’s increasing disease risk for all of us
OPINION: Public attention has recently focused on improving vaccination rates in Australian infants and children. But actually the largest unvaccinated group of people recommended for immunisation...


Dr Salanieta T Saketa Seminar
Friday, 31 March 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Abstract: Emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases pose significant threats to human health and security for small island nations in the Pacific. Determinants of infectious disease emergence...
Image - Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus - Guest lecture
Tuesday, 4 April 2017 -
10:30am to 12:30pm
Three Zeros - zero poverty, zero unemployment and zero net carbon emissions - the goals to pursue Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus is the father of both social business and microcredit. As...
Tracey Szanto Disability seminar
Wednesday, 5 April 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Abstract In all age groups, people with ID experience a higher prevalence of health conditions. These can either be associated with their disability or be direct or indirect consequences of the ID...
UNSW Scientia
Monday, 10 April 2017 -
3:30pm to 5:00pm
You are invited to the SPHCM Research Project, ILP and Internships information session taking place on Monday, 10 April 2017 from 3.30 to 5.00pm. The information session will involve the following...
Wednesday, 26 April 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Viet Nam does not have a system for the national collection of death data that meets international requirements for mortality reporting. It is identified as a ‘no-report’ country by the World Health...