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People living in low and middle income countries

More than 95 per cent of HIV infections occur in developing countries.

Curable infectious diseases like chlamydia and gonorrhoea are often left untreated and contribute to a major disease burden, particularly among women and children. In these countries, infections like scabies and trachoma—which can be cured by a single dose of antibiotic—impact the health of entire communities. And while the availability of a vaccine has decreased the burden of hepatitis B in Australia, the cost of treatment remains prohibitive in the world’s poorest countries.

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Our research with people living in low and middle income countries includes clinical trials, public health interventions, laboratory collaborations, large-scale cohort studies, behavioural research and capacity building.

Our programs that work in this area

 

People living in low and middle income countries researchers     People living in low and middle income countries projects

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