The Healthy Skin team at Telethon Kids Institute developed the Hip Hop 2 SToP video with school kids participating in their SToP Trial in the Kimberley. This video was a partnership with Aboriginal community members and focuses on important environmental health messages to keep skin strong and healthy.
Meningococcal disease has taken so much from little Robbie Buchan, but not his spirit. Now 6 years old, we have struck down by the deadly disease just after his first birthday. It ravaged his limbs so badly, they had to be amputated. He was very lucky to even survive.
But now, new, groundbreaking research funded by Telethon is paving the way to stop meningococcal in its tracks.
Babies worldwide could have access to life-saving influenza vaccinations from just eight weeks of age thanks to researchers at Telethon Kids Institute and the generous support of the Telethon community.
Prof Peter Richmond, Prof Tobias Kollmann and Prof Stephen Stick are the lead researchers on the BRACE clinical trial, investigating if the BCG tuberculosis vaccine cn help protect health workers against COVID-19
Dr Lea-Ann Kirkham
Wiping out childhood ear infections
Telethon Kids Institute researchers one step closer to wiping out childhood ear infections
Researchers from the Telethon Kids Institute have identified the main bacteria responsible for recurrent ear infections and repeat ear surgeries in children - bringing them one step closer to eliminating ear infections in young children.