School of Public Health and Community Medicine

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The Australian Study of Health and Relationships (ASHR) is our most important study of sexual and reproductive health. Conducted once a decade with a population-representative sample of around 20,000 people, it gives a snapshot of the sexual health and well-being of the Australian population and...
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This proposed research addresses the need for real-time tracking of emerging infectious diseases, both spatially and temporally, to inform international and national outbreak response teams, aid in the implementation of real-time containment strategies and ultimately the timely control of emerging...
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This study will determine whether mask use by people with influenza-like-illness (ILI) while at home protects other family members from respiratory infections. Interventions that target the sick rather than well have the potential to be better utilised, so this study will provide important data to...
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This project will develop a novel framework for assessing the value for money achieved by childhood vaccination programs. This will provide decision makers with methodologically sound economic assessments that incorporate real world program outcomes  
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In the past decade, massive scale-up of insecticide-treated nets (ITN) and indoor residual spraying (IRS), together with the introduction of artemisinin-combination treatments, have led to substantial reductions in malaria prevalence and incidence in African highlands. However, rising insecticide...
This research seeks to understand the barriers and facilitators to effective leadership in the HIV epidemic in Papua New Guinea at national, provincial and district levels and in various sectors. It will examine: Who is taking leadership roles in national provincial and district responses to HIV?...
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Prison research: Collaboration with Professor Kay Wilhelm (St Vincent’s Hospital), Dr Alex Wodak (St Vincent’s Hospital), Dr Devon Indig (NSW Justice Health), Professor Tony Butler (Kirby Institute) and Ms Vicki Archer (NSW Justice Health). Prisons contain high rates of smokers (80%) and...
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Training professionals in smoking cessation: from left:Trish Fraser (the Union), Professor Robyn Richmond, Professor Harry Lando (University of Minnesota), Dr Karen Bissell (the Union) and not pictured Dr Martin Raw (Professor: Federal University of Sao Paulo, Lecturer: University of Nottingham...

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