Healthcare

Professor Raina MacIntyre Medconnect

Truthfulness, acknowledging uncertainty and understanding the workforce are key leadership elements, say senior health leaders.

An ill child lies in a hospital bed attached to a medical device

A rise in vaccine-resistant bacteria shows the need for a new vaccine to fight childhood empyema after a spike in hospitalisations, a new UNSW study reveals.

Female doctor consults with female patient online via laptop screen

COVID has highlighted the differences in healthcare affordability across the globe, with a glimpse into what the future of medicine could look like if we don’t act.

Healthcare workers transport a patient on a hospital bed between hospital buildings.

A new modelling study led by UNSW predicts demand for cancer surgery will rise by 52 per cent within two decades, with low-income countries bearing the greatest burden.

A healthcare worker wearing PPE prepares an injection

Australia's expedited plan to start dishing out COVID jabs in mid-late February will call for NASA-like logistical organisation. And ideally, no more clusters of infections to distract frontline workers.

A young girl sees a doctor with her mother

Babies and asymptomatic cases account for up to half of COVID-19 infections in the under-five age group, which has implications for vaccination programs, a new UNSW study has found.

Open window

Open windows and doors, use fans, and set your aircon to pull fresh air from outside.

A healthcare worker examines a patient with a stethoscope

The COVID-19 pandemic has escalated into a ‘syndemic’ for people with chronic illnesses, a new UNSW study analysing data from low and middle-income countries shows.

Melissa Knothe Tate

UNSW professor Melissa Knothe Tate has international patents in orthopaedics, reconstructive surgery, and advanced materials and manufacturing engineering.

Distress health financing in Cambodia

A new UNSW study has found that unless healthcare is better funded for low socio-economic households in Cambodia, efforts to achieve universal health coverage will be futile.

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