Communities living at the margins are often more vulnerable to disaster risk, a problem likely to be exacerbated by climate change.
The small fire and heatwave prone town of Tarnagulla got together, applied for funding and co-produced a resilience action plan so they're better prepared for the next disaster.
There is an increase in physical and psychological barriers to accessibility for service dog users in the COVID-19 era. However, solutions exist.
The HIV epidemic is far from over and it's not time to disengage, says International Aids Society President Linda-Gail Bekker.
It can be a destructive cycle for mothers whose children are taken into care.
The controversial Centrelink debt recovery system is bad news for the mental health of the disadvantaged and vulnerable people it targets.
A doctor has been convicted of abusing vulnerable women in his care – because a court finally decided to listen to their stories.
In South Africa, female sex workers go for HIV tests, receive counselling and use condoms – but don't access antiretroviral treatments. More options are now available and can change this.
Interacting with communities can provide health planners with critical information that can help them solve health challenges in specific areas.