Western Pacific

Australia
 

1. Childhood Obesity

Research program uses simulation modeling to understand trends in obesity and  cost-effectiveness of prevention strategies.

OTHER COUNTRIES IN THIS PROGRAM

Canada, United Kingdom

 

2. Human Rights Protection, Law Enforcement and Security

Project researches the organizational dynamics that allow for the improper use of force and implements a program to prevent such abuse.

OTHER COUNTRIES IN THIS PROGRAM

Nepal, Sri Lanka

 

3. Leanyer Virus

Discovery of a novel orthobunyavirus isolated in northern Australia. Article

 

4. Microarray-based Detection of Viruses Causeing Vesicular or Vesicular-like Lesions in Livestock Animals

Identification of viruses using a long oligonucleotide microarray assay. Article

 

5. Oak Vale Virus from Western Australia

Genomic sequencing of K13965 strain of Oak Vale virus.  Article

 

6. Raine Cohort Study

Study investigates potential neurodevelopmental effects of general anesthesia on young children. Website

7. Stretch Lagoon Orbivirus

Discovery of Strecth lagoon orbivirus, a novel orbivirus isolated from Culex and Aedes mosquitos in north Australia. Article

 

 

New Zealand
 

1. Crime and Mental Health

Study examines the physical and mental health effects of crime and perceived crime.

2. Injury Preventability, Service Accessibility and Equity

Injury analysis, mapping and national trauma care decision making tool development funded by the Health Research Council of New Zealand.