School of Public Health and Community Medicine

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The School of Public Health and Community Medicine's Football United program officer talks about growing up under an oppressive military regime and why he traded medicine for a career in public health. 

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As West Africa’s Ebola outbreak claims more lives, two UNSW public health students are providing much needed practical support from Australia.

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UNSW Medicine has developed an online diploma in infectious disease management for India's largest private hospital group.

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Most people would like to have sex up to four times a week but the reality is it just doesn't happen that often, an Australian snapshot of heterosexual relationships has found.

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A new range of condoms coated with an antimicrobial chemical are unlikely to offer any more protection from STIs than your average condom, writes Bridgit Haire.

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The long-awaited independent review of coal seam gas in NSW highlights many risks and uncertainties around human health from exposure to toxic chemicals, write David Shearman and Melissa Haswell.

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Falls are common in elderly people but the risk increases markedly when they have depressive symptoms and use antidepressants, new research shows.

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Global guidelines in place to protect health workers treating Ebola in the field could be putting lives at risk, says UNSW infectious diseases expert Professor Raina MacIntyre.

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UNSW’s Football United has returned from the World Cup in Rio, jubilant if not victorious after running second in their group – locked out of the quarter finals by a team from France.

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A flying squad of Australian public health specialists has been officially launched, bringing together for the first time experts who can rush to disaster zones to stop the spread of infectious diseases.

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