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 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

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

Melbourne Children’s Global Health Forum June 2022

Protecting children during infectious diseases outbreaks: a case study from the West Africa Ebola Virus Disease epidemic Dr Anna Barrett The Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in West Africa was the most severe in reported history. Children were disproportionately impacted, with thousands infected, killed, or orphaned. In the initial scramble to mobilise resources and mount … Continued

Melbourne Children’s Global Health Forum May

Improving outcomes during pregnancy and childbirth for adolescents and young women living in LMICs 12:30-1:30pm AEST Thursday 5 May Online 📅 Register and add to your calendar Mistreatment during childbirth: experiences of adolescents and young women Associate Professor Meghan Bohren High rates of avoidable maternal and newborn mortality and morbidity in low-income and middle-income countries could … Continued

Melbourne Children’s Global Health Forum April 2022

Current perspectives on global childhood tuberculosis 12:30-1:30pm AEST Thursday 7 April 2022  Register and add to your calendar Tuberculosis (TB) remains a global health priority as a major cause of child and adolescent morbidity and mortality. In 2020, an estimated 1.1 million children developed TB. Significant progress has been made to advance child TB care … Continued

Melbourne Children’s Global Health Forum March 2022

Childhood cerebral palsy research in the majority world – epidemiology, opportunities and future directions 12:30-1:30pm AEDT Thursday 10 March 2022 Register and add to your calendar Professor Gulam Khandaker, Director Public Health Physician, Central Queensland Public Health Unit, Central Queensland Hospital and Health Service Facilitator: Dr Kate Milner, Melbourne Children’s Campus According to UNICEF’s 2020 ‘Seen, Counted, … Continued

Melbourne Children’s Global Health Events 2021

Melbourne Children’s Global Health Forum 2021 The role of Health Economics in informing policy globally Natalie Carvalho, University of Melbourne Emma Watts, Melbourne Children’s 12:30-1:30pm AEDT Monday 6 December 2021 Register Health Promoting Schools Professor Susan Sawyer, Melbourne Children’s Dr Ruth Aston, Melbourne Graduate School of Education, The University of Melbourne Dr Monika Raniti, Melbourne … Continued

The role of Health Economics in informing policy globally

12:30-1:30pm Monday 6 December 2021 Zoom registration Natalie Carvalho will introduce concepts of health economics including how health economic evidence can be used in informing policy at a national level, with a focus on infectious diseases. Showcasing examples from projects conducted alongside the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute, in collaboration with partners in the Asia Pacific … Continued