The first two plus years of funding has provided for the establishment of 83 projects including individual fellowships and scholarships for researchers. The new projects will examine some of Australia’s most pressing health concerns affecting Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians in the north of Australia and our regional neighbours abroad.
Developing spirometry and fractional exhaled nitric oxide (FeNO) reference values for Indigenous Australians: Phase II – adult Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders
Lung diseases, the second most common chronic problems, are also major causes of death in ...Read More
Evaluating the impact of policy change for preventing malaria after splenectomy and characterizing the hidden splenic parasite burden in patients undergoing splenectomy in Papua, Indonesia
Just 250 kilometers north of Australia, Papua has the highest number of malaria cases in ...Read More
Traditional Bush Foods in the Top End: Can they prevent chronic disease? Can bush plants help stop chronic disease?
Aboriginal people in northern Australia have a very high burden of chronic disease (diabetes, heart ...Read More
Portable genome sequencing as a point-of-care diagnostic test in remote tropical Australia
Respiratory disease, fevers, and sepsis are common in tropical northern Australia, and treatment often requires ...Read More
Shorter treatments for latent tuberculosis in the Northern Territory: a pragmatic effectiveness study
Australia has achieved considerable progress in the control of TB. Despite this, the Northern Territory ...Read More
Childhood Acute Meningoencephalitis in Timor-Leste: epidemiology, aetiology and clinical outcomes
This is a prospective study of the aetiology and epidemiology of childhood Acute Meningoencephalitis (AME) ...Read More