UNSW Engineering researchers have decades of experience in engineering and public health activities in the Indo-Pacific region, including coastal protection in the Cook Islands, air quality monitoring in Fiji, Solomon Islands, Tonga and Vanuatu, improving the nutritional status of children in Indonesia and Papua New Guinea, and improving tools for electricity access in PNG.
UNSW Medicine & Health is a major contributor to global development and health in the Indo-Pacific. It engages in world-class health and medical research, education and outreach. Its mission is to improve health in Australia and globally, with a particular focus on eliminating health disparities. Broadly speaking, iuts areas of focus for sustainable development are: health systems strengthening, non-communicable diseases, injury and environment, and infectious disease and COVID-19.