School of Public Health and Community Medicine

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Image - Students find early signals of the Zika virus outbreak
A digital disease detection tool that picked up signals of an outbreak of Zika months earlier than it was officially detected in Brazil has won the UNSW ZikaHACK competition. The NHMNRC Centre for...
Image - Better pollen warnings for asthmatics may prevent hospital visits
Asthmatics may be able to avoid going to hospital with early warning and better understanding of the pollen in their environment, new research finds. The study by Dr Nicholas Osborne of the UNSW...
Image - Vaccination succeeds in dramatically reducing hepatitis B in NSW Aboriginal women
There has been a significant reduction in hepatitis B virus in Aboriginal women giving birth in NSW, with the decline linked to the introduction of the state’s newborn vaccination program. The...


Wednesday, 31 May 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Many organisations rely on policies that define how to plan, prepare and respond to high risk scenarios. Pandemics, major disasters, mass casualty events, deliberate and accidental hazardous and...
SPHCM Students
Tuesday, 18 July 2017 -
5:00pm to 6:00pm
Each semester the school welcomes its new Postgraduate students with a Staff and Student Meet & Greet session. The Staff and Student Meet and Greet session for Semester 2 2017 will take place...