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Annual report 2008, Menzies School of Health Research

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Title

Annual report 2008, Menzies School of Health Research

Other title

Menzies School of Health Research annual report 2008; 2008 Menzies School of Health annual report

Creator

Menzies School of Health Research

Collection

E-Publications; E-Books; PublicationNT; Menzies School of Health Research annual report; Annual Report

Date

2008-12-31

Location

Tiwi

Abstract

Through scientifi c excellence, education and research the team at Menzies is discovering ways to reduce the impact of disease and improve the health and well-being of people living in Australia and beyond. -- page 4

Notes

Made available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).; Charles Darwin University; Discovery for a healthy tomorrow

Table of contents

Who we are and what we do page 4 -- Where and how we work page 5 -- Menzies Strategic Plan page 6 -- Vision page 7 -- Values page 7 -- Goals page 7 -- The Year at a Glance page 8 -- Financial and Corporate Overview page 12 -- A Message from the Chair page 14 -- A Message from the Director page 16 -- A Message from the Indigenous Development Unit page 18 -- Child Health Division page 21 -- Healing and Resilience Division page 27 -- International Health Division page 33 -- Preventable Chronic Diseases Division page 39 -- Services, Systems and Society Division Page 45 -- Tropical and Emerging Infectious Diseases Division page 51 -- Education and Training Division page 57 -- Corporate Services Division page 63 -- Menzies and the Community page 71 -- Governance page 72 -- Honorary Appointees page 75 -- Research Funding page 76 -- Publications page 84 -- Professional Activities page 92 -- Collaborators page 96 -- page 3

Language

English

Subject

Menzies School of Health Research; Medicine; Research; Annual report

Publisher name

Menzies School of Health Research

Place of publication

Tiwi

Series

Menzies School of Health Research annual report; Annual Report

Volume

2008

Format

99 pages : colour illustration ; 30 cm.

File type

application/pdf

Use

Copyright

Copyright owner

Menzies School of Health Research

License

https://www.legislation.gov.au/Details/C2021C00047

Related links

https://www.menzies.edu.au/ [Menzie School of Health Research website]

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/247612

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/575405

Page content

Menzies Darwin Headquarters With its main base on the Royal Darwin Hospital campus in Darwin, Northern Territory, Menzies employs over 200 staff, a signifi cant proportion of whom are Indigenous. We also operate a smaller unit in Alice Springs and have a joint facility with the Indonesian Department of Health in Timika, Indonesia. At Menzies we have world-class laboratory facilities where we conduct ground-breaking research including analysis of snake venom, soil samples for melioidosis, scabies mite drug resistance, malaria and deadly bacteria. We work in many Indigenous communities across Australia and our work touches the lives of many. Our researchers are discovering better ways to treat common problems and we are working with local people to help them improve the health of their communities. Menzies employs some of the nations best researchers and we are recognised as a regional leader in education and research. We are using our unique knowledge and know-how to discover solutions and help disadvantaged people around the world. Where and how we work 5


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