School of Public Health and Community Medicine

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Image - Banning unvaccinated kids from child care may have unforeseen consequences
OPINION: The federal government’s push for all state and territories to ban unvaccinated children from child care is a coercive measure that may disadvantage working parents and their children, and...
Image - First responder
Alex, head of disease control and bioterrorism at the Counter Terrorism Unit, is having a terrible day. An infectious disease is killing hundreds across the city, with experts insisting it is flu....
Image - Pacific Multicountry Mapping and Behavioural Study Key Findings
HIV AND STI RISK VULNERABILITY AMONG KEY POPULATIONS Summary These are findings from a new joint study by UNDP, UNICEF and the University of New South Wales that indicate an urgent need for...


Dr Rob Menzies Seminar
Wednesday, 29 March 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Abstract MedicineInsight is a new GP continuous quality improvement program and source of data from primary health care, funded by the Australian Government and administered by NPS Medicinewise....
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...