A total of 51 HOT NORTH health research projects have been announced in 2017 and to date in 2018. 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.
Prevention of acute respiratory infections among Indigenous children: Intervention phase
Goal: To reduce the burden of early-onset and recurrent acute respiratory infection (ARI) and close the ...Read More
Metagenomics for Pathogen Detection and Dynamics in Australia’s Tropical North
People living in Australia’s tropical north have higher burdens of disease and poorer health outcomes ...Read More
Outcomes and management of youth-onset type 2 diabetes mellitus in the Kimberley: a retrospective study
This project is part of the Kimberley Investigation and Description of type 2 Diabetes (T2DM) ...Read More
Paving the path to accessible health care for Indigenous adolescents: Understanding the health priorities and needs of Indigenous adolescents, and how these needs can be met by primary health care
Adolescents (aged 10 -24 years)1 represent a third of the Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait ...Read More
Cooking smoke and indoor air pollution: Impaired immunity to tuberculosis at Australia’s northern border?
PNG has some of the highest rates of tuberculosis (TB) in our region, with drug ...Read More