Kirby Institute

2019 Tall Poppy awards

Leading UNSW academics have won 2019 Young Tall Poppy Science Awards for their work in the treatment of pancreatic cancer and the prevention of HIV and sexually transmitted infections.

Vaccine injection

Four in five parents support the Australian Government’s controversial ‘No Jab, No Pay’ vaccination policy, but the policy may be disproportionately impacting low-income families.

HIV diagnoses in Australia drop

 Australia leads the world in HIV prevention, recording the lowest number of HIV diagnoses since 2001 

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UNSW research into mental health, infectious disease, birth defects and respiratory health has been recognised at the 2018 NHMRC Research Excellence Awards.

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One of the Kirby Institute's long-time champions has been appointed as its new Director and "could not be prouder" to carry on the Institute's life-saving research. 

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A global-first, UNSW-led trial of an HIV prevention medication has resulted in an almost one-third decline in infections in the large-scale target group.

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New reports released today show that increases in government funding for prevention strategies are achieving significant reductions in the risk of HIV transmission.

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Researchers from the Kirby Institute say its time to remove restrictions that prevent recent drug users from accessing successful hepatitis C treatment.

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Point-of-care tests to detect and treat key infectious diseases will be expanded in 300 health centres in four countries thanks to a new program led by UNSW. 

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Newly released data from the Kirby Institute show a decline in the uptake of life-saving treatments among people living with hepatitis C.

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