Vaccination

Experts propose 'five Cs' to tackle vaccine hesitancy

The reluctance or refusal to accept COVID-19 vaccinations can be tackled by a five-pronged strategy to addressing the behavioral and socio-demographic factors behind vaccine hesitancy. Writing in the Journal of the Royal ...

Medical research

Smoking killing one in three First Nations people

Smoking causes 50% of deaths among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander adults aged 45 years and over, and 37% of deaths at any age, according to a new study from The Australian National University (ANU).

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

WHO to tackle 20 neglected tropical diseases

Delegates attending the virtual session of the 73rd World Health Assembly (12 November) have endorsed a new road map that sets specific targets to tackle 20 neglected tropical diseases [NTDs] by 2030 through focused interventions.

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