World Health Organisation

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Our high ranking on the world scale for the prevalence of the cancer means Australians should take note of WHO warnings on eating red meat, writes Rosemary Stanton.

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Doctors lag behind nurses in hand hygiene in hospitals, despite evidence that alcohol-based hand rub is the cheapest and best way to prevent infection, according to a new study.

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The aviation industry is the most efficient global distribution network of contagious diseases, yet airlines are avoiding the issue of risk and liability, argues Michael Peters from the Australian School of Business.

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Indigenous peoples' health is 100 years behind that of other Australians, according to work carried out by UNSW researchers.