Inroads into national health research in new studies

The head of a health research programme under the government’s National Science Challenges says progress is being made.

The government has released another $420 million for the 11 studies underway.

The project was launched in 2014, to fund research into the biggest science-based issues and opportunities facing the country.

Healthier Lives is looking at major health problems including cancer, obesity, and cardiovascular disease.

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