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Queensland Government

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Centre of Research Excellence Reducing Healthcare Associated Infection (CRE-RHAI)

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Queensland University of Technology

The Centre is a National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) funded research collaboration focused on developing and investigating innovative and cost-effective strategies to determine the burden of, and reduce the incidence of, healthcare associated infections in Australia. The CRE-RHAI is led by Professor Nick Graves and brings together a diverse group of experts from clinical and academic fields to work together on research that will translate into improved infection control decisions at clinical and policy level.


Key science sectors

Strengths and capabilities

  • Health economics research
  • Cost-effectiveness analysis
  • Burden of disease research
  • Healthcare Associated Infections research
  • Evidence synthesis
  • Mathematical modelling
  • Economic evaluation

Number of research staff

Up to 20 research staff


Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, 60 Musk Avenue, Kelvin Grove, 4059

Lead researcher

  • Professor Nicholas Graves—Expert in health economics and health services research into the cost-effectiveness of strategies to reduce healthcare infections

Organisation type

  • University Research Centre
  • Australian Research Centre of Excellence – Headquarters

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Last updated:
6 September 2018