Health

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It's easy to feel disheartened by the bombardment of negative statistics about Indigenous health, but we shouldn't ignore the many successes, writes Lisa Jackson Pulver.

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More accustomed to working in labs, UNSW’s top early career researchers received the red carpet treatment at the Postdoctoral Academy Awards.

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The first Indigenous medical student to graduate from UNSW on a Balnaves Foundation Scholarship says the unique program played a key role in his success.  

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For many people in Australia, the annual observance of World AIDS Day may be the only regular reminder of the HIV epidemic, writes Professor John Kaldor from UNSW's Kirby Institute. 

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ABC TV's documentary on labiaplasty shines a light on the increasing number of women choosing to go under the knife to have their labia reduced, writes Rebecca Deans.   

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The decision to close Stockton has not been made on humanitarian grounds, nor on the basis of civil rights remediation, writes Bruce Chenoweth. 

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The death of musician Lou Reed from liver cancer may raise awareness of the challenges of living with hepatitis C, but more work needs to be done to make sure treatments are widely available, writes Gregory Dore. 

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UNSW’s 50 year partnership with the Prince of Wales hospital has been celebrated with a gala dinner attended by staff, alumni and special guests from both institutions.

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The country’s peak body for health and medical research has recognised three UNSW researchers for their outstanding contributions.

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By paying our share to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Australia will maintain the right to exert influence on one of the real jewels of international co-operation, write John Kaldor and David Cooper. 

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