News (2020)

February, 2020 (5)

26 February, 2020

Coronavirus, a rapidly evolving global health issue

The Australian Government, like others around the world, is implementing procedures aimed at reducing the spread of the coronavirus.

19 February, 2020

Humanitarian Award to support HMHB

Burnet’s Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies will benefit from the generosity of two Australians acknowledged for their fight against river blindness.

18 February, 2020

Funding boost welcomed for hepatitis C rapid diagnostic

Burnet project speeds up treatment access for up to 65,000 Victorians living with hepatitis C.

11 February, 2020

Burnet's EVE-M team celebrating the International Day of Women and Girls in Science

A flagship Burnet project is aiming to revolutionise female sexual and reproductive health.

07 February, 2020

Milestone for HIV diagnostic

Burnet Institute warmly welcomes Nigeria’s approval of a Burnet-developed diagnostic for adoption in the National HIV Control Program.

January, 2020 (9)

31 January, 2020

The invisible burden of malaria-attributable stillbirth

Burnet researchers argue the estimate of stillbirths attributable to malaria should be included in how the global burden of malaria is measured.

30 January, 2020

First-ever World NTD Day

International community asked to focus on neglected tropical diseases, affecting 1.6 billion people.

29 January, 2020

New plan for PNG immunisation

A comprehensive review of immunisation services in PNG has identified opportunities to improve the country’s rates of vaccination.

26 January, 2020

Australia Day Honours

Burnet Institute congratulates our many associates, partners, collaborators and supporters acknowledged in the 2020 Australia Day honours.

25 January, 2020

Vale Dr Peter Salama

The Board and staff of Burnet Institute are deeply saddened to hear of the sudden death of Australian medical epidemiologist, Dr Peter Salama.

20 January, 2020

New insights into malaria in pregnancy

A Burnet-led evaluation of 20 years of research has found little evidence to associate any specific antibody response with protection from malaria in pregnancy.

14 January, 2020

EVE-M: Transforming women's health

Burnet leads ambitious new concept to revolutionise women’s sexual and reproductive health.

09 January, 2020

STOP TB Joint Action Statement

Burnet is a signatory to a Joint Action Statement calling for action to end the tuberculosis epidemic by 2030, with a special focus on drug-resistant TB.

02 January, 2020

Enthusiasm and Compassion

Trish Richards shares the satisfaction she receives out of regular giving to Burnet. First published in IMPACT magazine.

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