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Kirby Institute honoured by $1.4 million bequest from distinguished GP, Dr Lynn Joseph

Added 16 Mar 2016 -
The Kirby Institute at UNSW Australia is honoured to receive a bequest of $1.4 million from the estate of the late Dr Lynn Joseph, a general practitioner and World War II veteran with a lifetime commitment to...
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Recreational drug use high, but dependency low among gay and bi men in Australia

Added 11 Feb 2016 -
Results from the largest study of legal and illicit drug use among gay and bisexual men in Australia suggest recreational drug use is common but dependency is low.    The report published today by the Kirby...
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Mass drug administration shown to effectively control scabies

Added 10 Dec 2015 -
In a world-first study, treatment of a whole community with ivermectin has been shown to virtually eliminate scabies, reducing prevalence by 94 per cent and providing new hope in the fight to control this...
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Kirby Institute Patron Michael Kirby appointed to UN high level panel on access to medicines

Added 30 Nov 2015 -
The United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has appointed the Hon. Michael Kirby, who is Patron of the Kirby Institute, to a high level panel on access to medicines. He joins fifteen other eminent and...
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Landmark HIV prevention trial aims to virtually eliminate new infections in NSW by 2020

Added 30 Nov 2015 -
(SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA, 1 December 2015) New South Wales will host a landmark clinical trial, led by researchers from the Kirby Institute at UNSW Australia, designed to reduce new HIV infections to half the...
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