Melbourne Children’s Global Health was officially launched on 14 December 2018 by Professor Yati Soenarto, Universitas Gadjah Mada, Indonesia. Full program available here.

Media and online

ABC 774 Mornings with Ali Moore, 14 December 2018.

Sky News Live, Newsday Stacey Lee, 14 December 2018.

Melbourne docs tackle global child health,’ SBS News, 14 December 2018.

Grant McArthur, ‘Our health experts healing kids around the world,’ Herald Sun, 14 December 2018.

The Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne Children’s Global Health launch, 19 December 2018.

The University of Melbourne, Melbourne steps up to drive global health Newsroom, 14 December 2018.

Media release: Melbourne steps up to drive global health



Presentations (recordings)

Morning introductions



The official launch of Melbourne Children’s Global Health by Professor Yati Soenarto


Morning panel session


Professor Trevor Duke – ‘Great care, everywhere?’


Professor Julie Bines – ‘The Promise of Vaccines’


Professor Fiona Russell – ‘Career pathways and opportunities for the next generation’



Afternoon panel session – ‘Equal to the Challenge’


Dr Shidan Tosif – ‘One million annual newborn deaths: Regional challenges and opportunities in the era of SDGs’


Professor Michael Sullivan – ‘The WHO Global Child Cancer Initiative: meeting the challenge of childhood cancer in Oceania’

Dr Kate Milner – ‘Improving health of children with disabilities: listening more to see better’

Dr Hamish Graham – ‘Humanitarian emergencies: child health on the frontline’

Associate Professor Catherine Satzke – ‘Strengthening laboratory capacity for global health equity’

Dr Amy Gray – ‘Training may not work but education matters’

Dr Daniel Engelman – ‘Diseases of inequity: scabies and other neglected tropical diseases’

Professor George Patton – ‘Reaching their full potential’