Here’s the deal. You want to attend Global Ideas Forum 2016. You want your company to pay for it. Or at least part of it. Is that too much to ask? Not at all, assuming there is some ROI (return on investment) for your employer and you can state it ahead of time… Continue reading.
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.
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.
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.
There are plenty of reasons to attend #gif15. Here are only ten of them.
At Global Ideas we come from many backgrounds, but we’re united by our passion for health for all. Health for all is not just a practical goal, but a shared belief in global justice. A belief that where gaps in health outcomes exist that are preventable, they are unjust and we must work hard to… Continue reading.
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.