public health

Opinion: Private patients may stretch Fiona Stanley Hospital

October 5th, 2015

Associate Professor Francesco Paolucci

In an opinion piece for The West Australian, Associate Professor Francesco Paolucci and Dr Martin Whitely ask whether private patients opting to be treated at Fiona Stanley Hospital are driving unexpected demand.

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Murdoch trains vet students to take on key public health roles

August 18th, 2015

The course prepares the vet students interested in pursuing a career in animal welfare, public health and food safety

Murdoch University has partnered with the Department of Agriculture to address a key staff shortage in the monitoring of abattoirs around Australia.

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$2.5m to examine why health programs have failed Aboriginal people

July 29th, 2010

A new research team that will examine why the majority of health and social services have failed to bring about any significant improvement in the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal people.

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Growing threat to Australia from potentially lethal diseases

April 19th, 2010

Growing threat to Australia from potentially lethal diseases

As experts from around the world met in New York last week to discuss the need for greater understanding of the threat posed by ticks, fleas and sand flies, Australian scientists call on veterinarians and dog-owners here to take action to protect dogs and people from potentially lethal diseases.

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