HOT NORTH promotes a number of activities that promote the improvement of health outcomes across the tropical north of Australia. The first three years of funding has provided for the establishment of 97 pilot/translation projects and funded individual fellowships, scholarships, and Indigenous Development and Training Awards for researchers and health professionals. The funded researchers have formed collaborations…
Do Group A Streptococcus isolates causing skin infections in remote WA encode genes that correlate with disease severity, antibiotic resistance, or adverse immunological outcomes?
Indigenous Australian children suffer the highest rates of impetigo (skin sores) in the world, which ...Read More
Genomic Public Health in Australian Indigenous Communities and Developing Countries
Lung infections are responsible for the deaths of millions each year. This Fellowship will focus ...Read More
Can mosquito excreta be used to enhance detection of Australian vector-borne diseases?
Testing for presence of arboviruses usually involves capturing wild mosquitoes and complicated laboratory analyses. These ...Read More
Epidemiology and treatment of malaria in Sabah, Malaysia: longitudinal patterns of disease, acquisition risk factors, antimalarial drug resistance, and adjunctive therapy for acute kidney injury
Malaria elimination goals in Southeast Asia are under threat by the spread of drug resistant ...Read More
Effect of regularly dosed paracetamol on renal function in Plasmodium knowlesi malaria (PACKNOW Study)
The monkey parasite, Plasmodium knowlesi, is now the commonest cause of human malaria in Malaysia. ...Read More