Melbourne Children’s Global Health Forum May

  Title: Decentralisation of services to end tuberculosis   Register:   Date:  Tuesday 30 May, 2023   Time: 12:30-1:30 pm AEST   Hybrid: Online via Zoom and in person. In-person venue: LL- 1.046a and LL1.046b at the Health Education and Learning Precinct (HELP)-1st Floor West, The Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne (view the map)   Description: … Continued

Joint Forum by Melbourne Children’s Global Health and the Centre of Research Excellence for Pneumococcal Disease Control in the Asia-Pacific

  Title: Data for immunisation policy decision-making and the role of National Immunisation Technical Advisory Groups: Experience from Lao PDR   Description: The data needed to make immunisation policy regarding new vaccine introduction or schedule changes uses a combination of vaccine safety and efficacy data, local burden of disease data and, in some settings, cost-effectiveness … Continued

Melbourne Children’s Global Health Forum-February

Vaccine communication and capacity building in the Indo-Pacific region   Description The COVID-19 pandemic showed just how important communication and community engagement are in building public trust and confidence in vaccines. Beginning in 2021 in Australia, Professor Danchin and Dr Kaufman created a program to train community members to communicate effectively about COVID-19 vaccines as … 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 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

Melbourne Children’s Global Health Forum: May 2019

The next Global Health forum will be held on the 13th of May at 12.30pm in the Vernon Collins Theater, Level 1 at the Royal Children’s Hospital. There will be no April Global Health forum. The forum is open to all, and please register to attend the forum here. We are looking forward to seeing … Continued