Dr Anita Heywood
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Dr Anita Heywood is an infectious disease epidemiologist and Senior lecturer at SPHCM, UNSW. Her doctoral work commenced in 2007. Her research focuses on traveller behaviours and travel patterns of Australian international air traffic examining the knowledge, attitudes and behaviours of international travellers to infectious disease risks and preventative health practices. She works on attitudes and risk perceptions in travellers and travel health within CRE specific projects, focusing on migrant VFR travellers and their risk of introducing vaccine-preventable diseases into Australia. Dr Heywood leads the migrant, traveller and refugee health stream of the CRE

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Migrant, traveller and refugee health