School of Public Health and Community Medicine

A hand hygiene campaign has recorded good results in NSW hospitals but doctors are letting the side down, UNSW research shows.

Emeritus Professor Ian Webster has been honoured with a Prime Minister's Award for his work in reducing the effects of drug and alcohol abuse.

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UNSW will train the next generation of the state's frontline public health officers, following a partnership with NSW Health.

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With the swine flu pandemic now declared, a new UNSW study will assess how prepared Australia really is.

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Donning a mask boosts protection from respiratory illnesses such as influenza, UNSW research has found, but convincing a reluctant public is proving a struggle.

Including quality-of-life impacts in assessments of national vaccination programs would lead to many benefits, including improved productivity and less sick leave for parents, according to an editorial co-authored by a UNSW researcher, that has appeared the Lancet Infectious Diseases.

The UNSW Brainfoods event on HIV will be aired on ABC TV's new Fora program this Thursday, June 12.

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UNSW researchers will play a key role in a health-care initiative in Timor-Leste.

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UNSW has won the largest grant in a recent round of funding from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC).

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UNSW researchers have been awarded $6.6 million to improve health in the Asia-Pacific region.

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