Menzies is one of Australia’s leading medical research institutes dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders. They are also a leader in global and tropical health research into life-threatening diseases. Through effective partnerships with communities across northern Australia and the Asia-Pacific region, Menzies translate their research into real change.
With a history of over 35 years of scientific discovery and public health achievement, Menzies continues its endeavour to break the cycle of disease and to reduce health inequities in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region, particularly for disadvantaged populations.
Principal research areas
- Child health
- Healing & resilience
- Tropical and emerging infectious diseases
- Preventable chronic diseases
- Indigenous health
- International health
- Primary healthcare systems
Image caption: The Menzies School for Health Research in Darwin, Northern Territory.
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