Update – Sago Network pt.1

December 28th, 2020

  • General
  • Papa New Guinea

Sago Network is a not-for-profit multi-diciplinary team… …consisting of architects and community development professionals who have been collaborated with Healthabitat over many years in a sustained commitment to improve village-level…

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Report – Housing for health, 20 years on…

December 14th, 2020

  • Australia
  • General
  • Government
  • Overcrowding

A peer-reviewed paper has been published looking at 20 years of Housing for Health projects in NSW. Titled: Prioritising Housing Maintenance to Improve Health in Indigenous Communities in NSW over…

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Climate change, hot housing & health

October 15th, 2020

  • Australia
  • General
  • Media

Hot houses in hot climates can cause serious health issues. This was part of the discussion at an EcoFair in Alice Springs recently. The question was will Alice Springs region remains…

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The power of a door stop

August 25th, 2020

  • Australia
  • General

Some of these pieces of equipment might not appear crucial straight off the bat but from over 30 years of documenting and fixing “health hardware” we have come to appreciate some of the more subtle aspects of the living environment.

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The Anganwadi Project: A Ripple Effect

July 6th, 2020

  • General

Emma Leckie and Ellie Gutman on designing with communtiy. HH has long been a supporter of the Anganwadi Project. Two of the participants have written about their experience in India,…

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The Germ Story No.3

June 22nd, 2020

  • Australia
  • General

From the archive: a cartoon by the late Paul Pholeros done as part of the UPK work, which preceded Healthabitat but is continued by HH Director Stephi Rainow. These drawings give you a clear idea of what Healthabitat does and how the living environment can affect your health.

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Improved health from improved houses

June 15th, 2020

  • General
  • Media

Warm Houses in Cold Climates Healthabitat loves seeing simple and effective solutions to improving people’s health. HH says bravo to the Clean Warm House project in Peru which uses simple…

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