UPDATE – Nepal School Toilet Design Guide

March 27th, 2021

  • Nepal
  • Sanitation Studio

Many small components make up the design of Healthabitat’s toilet designs for schools in Nepal. Quietly over many nights and many hours a core group of students, architects, designers, and…

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Advocacy – Building Better Homes

February 22nd, 2021

  • Australia
  • Government

Improving house function is key to improving health. These improvements are only useful if you can actually use the house. A campaign is underway at the moment called “Building Better…

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Report – Overcoming Indigenous Disadvantage

January 25th, 2021

  • Australia
  • Government
  • Media

The Overcoming Indigenous Disadvantage 2020 report was released in December by the productivity commission. The report measures the wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people against 52 indicators across…

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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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NT Government – Solutions to Overcrowding

November 29th, 2020

  • Australia

In many remote communities, overcrowding is a Big Issue. This can lead to increased spread of infectious disease. The Northern Territory Government has now committed to 10 years of funding…Good start!

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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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