Australia to launch Healthy Environments and Lives Network to build resilience to environmental change

Greg Hunt, Australia's Minister for Health and Aged Care, announced that Australia will provide A$10 million (US$7 million) to establish the Healthy Environments And Lives (HEAL) Network, a national multidisciplinary research network to build resilience to environmental change. The HEAL network will work with multiple partner organizations, which will contribute additional funds, to provide international and national leadership in health research and environmental change.

The network will involve 28 participating institutions and will be led by Professor of Global Health, Dr. Sotiris Vardoulakis, at the Australian National University in Canberra. 

Press release - Minister for Health and Aged Care