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Advancing Health


At Bupa we want all our members to live longer, healthier, happier lives. We are part of a global healthcare family whose expertise stretches across 190 countries; but it is our purpose that makes us different.  Whether it’s working to support and manage our members through tailored wellbeing programs or more broadly to improve the health of the wider community. Our charitable body, the Bupa Health Foundation, invests in real breakthroughs through partnerships with many leading health organisations and researchers.

For more information on different Bupa health insurance options, you can either compare health insurance or get a health insurance quote online.

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    Health programs

    At Bupa, we’re here for you not just when you get sick, but to help you stay well. That’s why we have a range of programs to assist you and your family in managing health conditions and improving quality of life. Find out more about our health programs to find a healthier you.

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    Health information and tools

    If you’re looking for up-to-date information based on quality medical research about health conditions, treatments or ways you can improve your health, check out our health information. We also offer a suite of personal health tools to help you track and plan positive changes to improve your health.

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    Community programs

    Many charities, local communities and relief efforts have received a share of more than $15 million in donations from the Bupa Giving program. Find out about some of the projects that have received support to develop initiatives that encourage the community to be healthy and active.

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    Is our nation healthy or unhealthy?

    To answer this complicated question, we need to look at both sides of the story.
    On the positive side, the life expectancy of most Australians continues to be among the highest in the world.

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    What if a business put its profits back into health?

    We're part of a global family that reinvests our profits back into areas that we believe will benefit our members, including businesses, health services and the community.

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    Can fish treat depression?

    The Bupa Health Foundation’s partnership with the Brain and Mind Research Institute to study the beneficial effects of fish oil on older Australians is just one example of how we’re investing in a range of initiatives that have the potential to make a real impact on advancing health in Australia.

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    Are eyes a window to heart disease?

    The Bupa Health Foundation's partnership with the Centre for Eye Research to study the use of retinal scan technology is just one example of how we’re investing in a range of initiatives that have the potential to make a real impact on advancing health in Australia.

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    What if kids packed their own lunch?

    If you let your children make all their food choices, how healthy would they be?
    Supporting activities that encourage Australian kids to make healthier choices is just one example of how we’re investing in a range of initiatives that have the potential to make a real impact on advancing health in Australia.