Media’s pivotal powers during pandemic

Can we trust the media for COVID-19 updates? The mass media’s coverage of the pandemic health crisis carries an important responsibility to offer balanced messaging about […]

COVID-19 another health crisis for Africa

Six months since COVID-19 was first identified, thousands of therapeutic trials and dozens of vaccine development studies were under way, including one vaccine study each in […]

Major gaps in HIV programs in Africa

HIV management in developing countries varies with socioeconomic and structural circumstances, with two Flinders University studies finding examples of key ways to close the gap for […]

COVID-19, not ‘just a flu’

The avalanche of coronavirus infections in the current pandemic has been accompanied by a similar avalanche of information, making it hard to sift reliable news from […]

Sights on fixing problem smoking

A new approach to support long-term smokers to quit will be trialled in Adelaide this year, building on a decade of research into finding solutions to […]

Ethiopia suffers from HIV treatment fears

Free public antiretroviral therapy programs have been available for more than a decade in Southwest Ethiopia to address spiralling HIV-AIDS related deaths. However, Flinders University researchers […]

Nepal battles high child mortality

Medical intervention alone will not rectify Nepal’s appalling perinatal mortality rates, which are among the highest in the world. A Flinders University researcher has found that […]

Help needed for life-saving mission in PNG

The violent earthquake that rocked Papua New Guinea in early 2018 – causing devastating mud slides that trapped many communities in remote mountain areas – highlights […]