In Papua New Guinea, 1500+ women die every year from childbirth-related causes – 80 times higher than in Australia. And these deaths are, mostly, preventable.
In Australia, HIV and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs) notifications have been on the rise for the past decade. We conduct surveillance for HIV and STIs on behalf of the Victorian and Commonwealth Governments.
Rigorous evaluations of projects and programs are aimed at better understanding the transmission and prevention of communicable diseases, including HIV and STIs and the health and wellbeing of affected populations.