School of Public Health & Community Medicine

Cycle lane

Professor Rebecca Ivers, Head of School of Public Health and Community Medicine at UNSW, says we need to encourage people to use different modes of transport, such as cycling and walking, and we need to invest in long-term infrastructure projects to support this.

walkers on a crowded path

We've all seen the increases in people walking and cycling on shared paths so crowded it's almost impossible to maintain physical distancing. This must be fixed, and quickly.

COVID-19 around the world

UNSW Sydney's Professor Mary-Louise McLaws, who is an adviser to the World Health Organisation, says the world will never be the same again following the COVID-19 pandemic.

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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A virus is deliberately released inflicting serious illness and death. This is just one scenario to be examined this week during Australia’s first university-based bioterrorism course at UNSW.