Melbourne Children’s Global Health Forum October

Water-sanitation management and reduced environmental contamination 12:30-1:30 pm AEST Thursday 20 October [Online and in-person] 📅Register and add to your calendar Revitalising informal settlements and their environments  project (RISE) Professor Karin Leder will talk about the transdisciplinary RISE project, which is investigating the impact of improved water-sanitation management and reduced environmental contamination on health outcomes among residents living in informal communities in … Continued

Melbourne Children’s Global Health Forum September

Thursday 15 September and Friday 16  September [Online and in-person]   A spotlight on Global Health at the Melbourne Children’s Campus Student Symposium The September Global Health Forum aims to showcase global health research conducted at the Melbourne Children’s Campus as part of the Student Symposium, taking place between 15-16 September. The symposium is the … Continued

Melbourne Children’s Global Health Forum August

  Development of the investment case to reduce road traffic injuries among adolescents Dr John Symons The study examined how introducing safety interventions such as bike and motorcycle helmets, better road design, drink-driving laws, and vehicle safety standards could prevent death and serious injury to young people in 77 low- to middle-income countries. We found … Continued

Melbourne Children’s Global Health Postdoctoral Fellowship Information Session

  When: Monday 8 August [Online] Register here Description: The Melbourne Children’s Global Health Postdoctoral Fellowship will support an early career researcher with high potential to establish an independent research career in global child and adolescent health. This information session will provide further details about the application process and the requirements of the fellowship. Questions … Continued

Melbourne Children’s Global Health Forum July

Findings from Qualitative Research Examining the Impact of COVID-19 on Continued Medical Education in Low- and Middle-Income Countries In a policy brief on the 4th of August 2020, the United Nations Secretary-General warned the COVID-19 disruptions to education threaten to cause a ‘generational catastrophe’, widening existing entrenched inequalities and stifling what established and evolving progress has been made. … Continued

Recent Publications

  Ambient gaseous pollutant exposure and incidence of visual impairment among children and adolescents: findings from a longitudinal, two-center cohort study in China. Chen L, Wei J, Ma T, Gao D, Wang X, Wen B, Chen M, Li Y, Jiang J, Wu L, Li W, Liu X, Song Y, Guo X, Dong Y, Ma J. … Continued