Tagged: awareness

Future Australian leaders called upon to reimagine Asia Pacific health in the 21st century.

Future Australian leaders called upon to reimagine Asia Pacific health in the 21st century. Melbourne, VIC, Monday 12 October 2015 Hundreds of delegates will meet later this month in Melbourne to “reimagine our region’s health” as part of the 2015 Global Ideas Forum. They will be joined by over 40 leading thinkers from Australia and… Continue reading.

What I learned from Global Ideas Forum (2014)

Bridget Nwagbara, former President of the Melbourne Population Health Student Association, reflected on her GIF experiences after attending the Global Ideas Forum 2014. This report was originally published on the MPHSA blog in July 2014. If you have taken on biostatistics, epidemiology and a cocktail of MPH electives, probably you may feel like I do that you… Continue reading.

How to conference

Plan The program is full to the brim, so to maximise your experience by attending the sessions of highest interest, you’ll need to be organised. Can’t decide which presenters you want to see? Look to our personas for help. Pack Bring a notebook (digital or old-school), because, although there won’t be a test on your… Continue reading.

Chewing the Fat on Obesity in the Pacific

Contrary to common belief, obesity doesn’t only afflict the couch potatoes of the wealthy world. Over the last two decades a growing number of low and middle income countries (LMICs) have seen their populations’ waistlines expand to unhealthy dimensions. In fact, nine out of the ten highest ranking countries in terms of prevalence of adult… Continue reading.