Improving economic outcomes for all in Vanuatu
Since 2013, Ms Sally Baker has been advising the Australian Government-funded Vanuatu Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Sector Strengthening Program in disability inclusion. Sally developed and oversees the implementation of a strategy which addresses the barriers which prevent people with disability from accessing skills development activities such as agriculture and handicraft production training, alongside everyone else.News
Scaling up methadone treatment for people who inject drugs
The state of Manipur in Northeast India has been characterised by the dual public health problems of illicit injecting drug use and consequent HIV and hepatitis C infection for more than two decades. During the month of April, Associate Professor Michelle Kermode from the Nossal Institute and Dr David Jacka from Monash Health were working in Manipur to strengthen the delivery of methadone treatment for people who inject opioid drugs such as heroin.News
‘Together is Better’ – recent research success for networking
In March 2016 an exciting International Forum ‘Better Together’ took place in Dehradun, North India. Facilitated and coordinated by Dr Grills of the Nossal Institute, approximately 40 people from eight countries met together to develop improved collaboration, effective networking and translate the current research into effective practice.News
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Our research uses advanced methods in epidemiology, biostatistics, health humanities and social sciences, and our findings seek to significantly influence global public health policy. We share this research and contribute to the community using a range of knowledge transfer activities.
- Research Themes
Our research is encompassed within several broad research themes. This multidisciplinary approach aims to increase the opportunities for researchers to collaborate on projects that span common themes.View
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An overview of the research interests within the school and the project work being carried out by our research groups.View
- Graduate Research
We are passionate about the training and mentoring of the next generation of scientists. A range of research degrees are offered at Master and Doctorate level.View
Research in the Faculty
The Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences is Australia's largest biomedical research faculty. We employ more than 1500 academic staff, 4000 honorary staff and 1500 graduate researchers undertaking world class research across a wide range of health and social issues in a diverse range of research settings. Researchers are located at key sites across Victoria, with more conducting research around the world. These renowned experts from every field can be found in labs, hospitals, affiliated research institutes and all across the wider community.
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Welcome to the Nossal Institute for Global Health
The Nossal Institute is part of the Melbourne School of Population and Global Health. Our research, education and consultancy services promote evidence-driven global health.
- What is Global Health?
Global Health incorporates concepts of cultural, demographic, environmental, and socioeconomic determinants of health. Global Health ‘places a priority on improving health and achieving equity in health for all people worldwide.’ (Koplan et al 2009).Read more
- Areas of Specialisation
Our mission is to support improvements in health of vulnerable communities in partnership, through research, education and inclusive development practice.Read more
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- Nossal Institute Limited
The Nossal Institute Limited, established in 1998, is a wholly owned subsidiary not-for-profit company of the University of Melbourne.Read more