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
Australian health professionals are teaming up to save young lives in the Asia-pacific region. They've started a vaccination program for a deadly virus and want to expand the treatment to millions of youngsters around the world. @KatherineFirkin pic.twitter.com/QPT7ht9st5
— 10 News First Melbourne (@10NewsFirstMelb) December 14, 2018
— GLHAM (@glhamorg) December 13, 2018
It's a full house at today's launch of Melbourne Children’s Global Health, a fabulous initiative coming out of the Precinct @MelbourneGlobal @MCRI_for_kids @RCHMelbourne @unimelb #melbournebiomed #globalhealth pic.twitter.com/hGjZYugOj7
— Melbourne Biomedical Precinct (@melbbiomed) December 13, 2018
We are thrilled to be at @RCHMelbourne this morning for the launch of the Melbourne Children’s Global Health Strategy! Congrats to @MelbourneGlobal, @MCRI_for_kids and @unimelb! This will be monumental in solving global health challenges. #MelbourneGlobal #globalchildhealth 💉💊 pic.twitter.com/mhRn8hNAUl
— GlobalCitizenAU🇦🇺 (@GlblCtznAU) December 14, 2018
Professor Andrew Steer introduces the what and how @MelbourneGlobal will strive to improve the lives of children & adolescents globally. So good to hear it includes the wicked problem of #AdolescentHealth #LancetYouth pic.twitter.com/vNbiSplV2Y
— The Lancet Youth (@LancetYouth) December 13, 2018
#Congrats fr Delhi on birth of #Childrens #Globalhealth. @Melbourne, city with many leading docs + scientists + institutions.
Hope your new centre enables more children to Survive + Thrive
May your impact be greater together than is possible alone @MCRI_for_kids @MelbourneGlobal https://t.co/nQrLXII3SC
— Prof Joy Lawn (@joylawn) December 14, 2018
Delighted to MC the launch of Melbourne Children’s Global Health today. An important initiative to achieve global equity in the health of children and adolescents. @MelbourneGlobal https://t.co/jDoJMBVxnz
— Sushi Das (@SushiDas1) December 13, 2018
Three of Australia’s child health leaders have joined forces to tackle global child health: @MCRI_for_kids, @RCHMelbourne and UniMelb have launched a new initiative, @MelbourneGlobal. Read more → https://t.co/PQB7sp1vC9 pic.twitter.com/QzOhf7WzCv
— University of Melbourne (@unimelb) December 18, 2018
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
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’