Menzies School of Health Research is one of Australian’s leading health research institutes and the only one with a primary focus on Indigenous health.
Our vision: Health equity for everyone living in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region.
Our mission: To break the cycle of disease and improve health outcomes for people in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region, particularly Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, through excellence and leadership in research, education and capacity development.
Our work covers health from pre-conception to the grave and across acute, chronic and preventative health. Some of our major programs of work include: child health and development, diabetes, kidney disease, mental health and suicide prevention, ear and lung health, cancer, sexual health, tobacco and other addictive substance use, nutrition, youth health, skin health and primary health care and health