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International Day of the Midwife

Around the Precinct: 7 May 2020

A free diabetes and heart disease helpline launches, celebrating International Day of the Midwife, and a call for COVID-19 support for vulnerable communities – this week at the Alfred Research Alliance. Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute Free diabetes and heart disease information service In the face of COVID-19, we know people with diabetes and heart… Read More

Around the Precinct: 30 April 2020

Cracking the immunity code of COVID-19, support for Australia’s first clinical vaccine trials and World Malaria Day 2020 – this week at the Alfred Research Alliance. Alfred Health Cracking the code on COVID-19 Dr James McMahon, Infectious Diseases physician and Head of Clinical Research at the Alfred Hospital and Monash University, has his sights set… Read More

Prof Jonathan Shaw, Baker Institute

Around the Precinct: 23 April 2020

As COVID-19 cases drop around Australia, attention is turning to some of its other impacts, including the effects of the pandemic on young people and those with chronic disease – this week at the Alfred Research Alliance. Alfred Health Emergency department lull as Victorians stay home Emergency department presentations at The Alfred and Sandringham Hospital… Read More

Prof Brendan Crabb AC

Around the Precinct: 16 April 2020

A COVID-19 vaccine trial to commence within weeks and why global health threats need a global response – this week at the Alfred Research Alliance. Burnet Institute Trump’s decision to cut WHO funding was a mistake Burnet’s Director and CEO, Professor Brendan Crabb AC, writes in The Sydney Morning Herald about the impact of the… Read More