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30 March, 2020

Testing rate fall leaves thousands of Australians at risk of hepatitis C

An estimated 170,000 people need to urgently be tested and treated to meet WHO’s hep C elimination targets, according to a new Burnet study.

30 March, 2020

Global COVID-19 pandemic: latest

The Australian Government, like others around the world, is rolling out major public health strategies aimed at reducing the spread of the coronavirus.

30 March, 2020

Focus on barriers to naloxone access

A new Burnet-supported study highlights the need for programs to bolster community access to naloxone in Australia.

26 March, 2020

COVID-19: Every day matters now

Burnet Institute Director and CEO Professor Brendan Crabb AC calls for an immediate nationwide lockdown of non-essential services to combat the spread of COVID-19.

24 March, 2020

Lessons learned in global health security and solidarity: Tuberculosis and COVID-19

To commemorate World TB Day we reflect on important lessons from the response to TB and how they can be applied to COVID-19.

24 March, 2020

Community-based empowerment is critical to end epidemics

On World TB Day, we celebrate the dedication of Health Promoters Ethel Pamumum and Kyrol Kaison at the TB front line in Daru, PNG.

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25 April, 2020

World Malaria Day

World Malaria Day, held on 25 April each year, highlights the need for malaria prevention and control.

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