Jeremy Lasek, PHAA Our recent request for your stories to capture the essence of a career in public health has … More
Patrick Harris, UNSW and PHAA NSW Branch President Aryati Yashadhana, UNSW, and Evelyne de Leeuw, UNSW Until COVID-19, few people knew … More
PHAA and Prof Kathy Eagar, AHSRI As the national vaccine program continues apace, adults are now able to register their … More
Dr Priscilla Robinson The Code Update is a weekly snapshot of the COVID-19 pandemic, assessing efforts by nations around the … More
Henry Karpik (left) and Don Jones Jeremy Lasek – PHAA Henry Karpik was blunt. “I was supposed to be dead,” … More
Priscilla Robinson View the latest spreadsheet here Another interesting week, with an overall drop once again in both … More
Priscilla Robinson View the latest spreadsheet here This week in our many Covid-lands: Worldwide, there have been very … More
Jeremy Lasek – PHAA A team of public health experts from five states and territories is currently on … More
Priscilla Robinson View the latest spreadsheet here There is not a lot of good world news this week, including what’s … More
Major cities and their birds are breathing easier. Across China, smog has given way to the colour blue. Even the snow-capped Himalayas are visible from parts of Northern India for the first time in local’s memories.
One in two Australians has a chronic disease or condition such as diabetes, asthma, heart disease or cancer. Chronic disease is driven – and made worse – by social and economic inequities; disadvantaged communities and groups experience higher rates of chronic disease and poorer health outcomes
To understand the spread of COVID-19, the pandemic is more usefully viewed as a series of distinct local epidemics. The way the virus has spread in different countries, and even in particular states or regions within them, has been quite varied.
Imagine you have just been told you have COVID-19. We know this is infectious, so the chances are, you may well have given it to others already.
The Coronavirus pandemic draws our attention to the importance of public health in maintaining global human health