School of Public Health and Community Medicine

News & Events


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...
Image - Building knowledge of biosecurity and bioterrorism threats
As the risk of biological agent attacks and epidemics increases in the 21st century, so too does the need to build knowledge of how to identify and respond to these events. UNSW School of Public...
Image - Number of new flu viruses emerging globally heightens pandemic threat
A worrying increase in the number of new influenza viruses infecting humans means the risk of pandemic is higher than ever, a new study by UNSW researchers shows. Published in Archives of Public...


Image - Arts on Prescription: exhibition opening
Wednesday, 3 May 2017 -
5:00pm to 6:30pm
This event celebrates a collaborative project (between UNSW, and industry partner, HammondCare, with support from an Australian government grant) providing participatory arts for older people with...
Image - How and why GPs and nurses should improve their health literacy practice
Thursday, 11 May 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity is honoured to have Professor Gill Rowlands, University of Newcastle (UK) speak a special free lunch time seminar on ‘How and why GPs and nurses should...
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...