From diabetes, cancer and heart disease to chronic pain and major depression, 12 new research grants announced today cap off a big year for Flinders medical […]
A new research centre to be launched at Flinders today is dedicated to achieving fairer health outcomes and improving the wellbeing of Australians.
Despite laws, anti-racism campaigns and strategies for social inclusion, stigma and discrimination remain a major problem in Australian society, Flinders public health researcher Dr Anna Ziersch says.
As more health services go online in a bid to widen their reach, marginalised groups including the unemployed, elderly, disabled and educationally disadvantaged risk being left behind.
Policy and programs aside, dispelling the myths about older people is key to creating an age-friendly state, says Flinders University Psychologist and Gerontologist Professor Mary Luszcz.