Projects by field: Health

Indonesian Clinical Training and Education Centre

The Indonesian Clinical Training and Education Centre (ICTEC) was established in 2010 through a collaborative partnership between the Indonesian Government, ISTIH, UWA (CTEC), Rumah Sakit Cipto Mangunkusumo Tertiary Hospital and the University of Indonesia.

International Skills and Training Institute in Health

The International Skills and Training Institute in Health (ISTIH) is a partnership between UWA and the Western Australian Health Department that leverages significant medical expertise in Western Australia to facilitate aid and develop health-training initiatives in developing countries.

Early HIV Detection in Africa

A research team from The University of Western Australia’s School of Paediatrics and Child Health (SPACH) has won funding from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for an international study that could lead to earlier and more effective treatment of HIV infections in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Plastic Pollution in the Ocean

The global production of plastics has been growing exponentially over the last decades.  Now we live in the Plastic Age, where societies rely on synthetic polymers for most of their activities.  Given our massive plastic production and waste, plastics are nowadays the most abundant component of anthropogenic debris entering our oceans. How are scientists assessing the […]

 
"I am confident that in the coming decades the city of Perth will grow in importance as a centre of business, educational and technological excellence in the region. This State will also continue to develop as the epicentre of a global resource and mineral supply economy delivering the growth that has seen an economic power shift to the Asian and Indian Ocean regions." Michael Chaney
Chancellor, The University of Western Australia