1. MPHSA New Student Orientation Day 2017

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    Are you a new student at the Melbourne School of Population and Global Health in 2017? Join your MPHSA (Melbourne Population Health Student Association) for our new-student orientation day 2017! This Orientation day is suitable for all students beginning a Masters at the School of Population and Global Health. This day will include academic, student-services and social information and events. Wednesday 22nd February from 9 – 5pm. Basement Lecture Theatre 1, 207 Bouverie st Carlton. Free, includes all catering for all dietary requirements. Optional campus tour first thing in the morning, and optional social drinks at a nearby pub afterwards (MPHSA encourages the responsible consumption of alcohol). More information to follow, including the day’s program ASAP. PLEASE RSVP NOW AT: https://goo.gl/forms/7bonRZ4BNaFHcdyj2 RSVP deadline 15th February.
  2. RSVP for the MPHSA AGM

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    MPHSA Annual General Meeting (AGM) Monday 22 September 2014  6:00 PM – 7:30 PM Lecture Theatre 1, Basement, 207, Bouverie St, Carlton (MSPGH) Refreshments will be provided For position descriptions of committee roles, please visit: MPHSA committee Position Descriptions   MPHSA consitution and proposed amendments (Constitutional Amendments – Pending C&S Approval) can be downloaded through the following links: MPHSA Constitution Proposed Changes – MPHSA Constitution September 2014 (Constitutional Amendments – Pending C&S Approval) Should you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact the committee on mphstudentclub@gmail.com Please RSVP and/or nominate yourself for a position using the following form. Nominees should be enrolled in a postgraduate course through Melbourne School of Population and Global Health. If you can’t see this form, please fill in the form through this direct link SGM Sep 2014 RSVP form
  3. MSPGH and MPHSA Careers Night I

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    Melbourne School of Population and Global Health (MSPGH) Melbourne Population Health Student Association (MPHSA) First Careers Night (2014) Download the Careers Night I flyer. RSVP is required for catering purposes. Please register here
  4. Join Onemda in celebrating NAIDOC Week 2014

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      Event Flyers: NAIDOC Week Calendar NAIDOC Week Seminar Dossina NAIDOC Week Seminar Peter Nathan and Panel     NAIDOC stands for National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee. Its origins can be traced to the emergence of Aboriginal groups in the 1920′s which sought to increase awareness in the wider community of the status and treatment of Indigenous Australians. NAIDOC Week is held in the first full week of July. It is a time to celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and an opportunity to recognise the contributions that Indigenous Australians make to our country and our society. This year’s theme was selected by the National NAIDOC Committee to honour all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander men and women who have fought in defence of country. National NAIDOC Committee co-chairs Anne Martin and Benjamin Mitchell said this year’s theme is about proudly highlighting and recognising the role they...
  5. Global Health Law – Book Launch

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    Imagining Global Health with Justice Global Health Law – Book Launch Presented by Professor Lawrence Gostin, Founding O’Neill Chair in Global Health Law Georgetown Law   The international community has made great progress in improving global health. But staggering health inequalities between rich and poor still remain, raising fundamental questions of social justice. Professor Gostin proposes major reforms of global health institutions and governments to ensure better coordination, more transparency, and accountability. Global Health Law (Harvard University Press) redefines the field of global health law. Please join Professor Gostin for the launch of his book, along with a panel of leaders in global health, law and governance. The panel will discuss the biggest health threats facing the world and what we can do about it. EVENT CONTACT DETAILS Date: Tuesday 22 July 2014 Time: 6PM refreshments, 6:30PM launch Venue: G08, Ground Floor, Melbourne Law School, 185 Pelham Street, Carlton Bookings...
  6. Inspiring Ideas Forum: Empowering Innovation in Health

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    Inspiring Ideas Forum: Empowering Innovation in Health Future Health Leaders Saturday, 28 June 2014 from 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM Theatre 1, 221 Bouverie Street, Carlton, Melbourne, VIC Australia At Future Health Leaders, we believe students and early career health professionals can make a significant contribution to improving the health of all Australians. We know that some of the simplest ideas can have the biggest impact and we want to inspire the next generation of health leaders to turn their ideas into action.   On Saturday 28 June 2014, FHL is hosting a one-day forum in Melbourne.   The Inspiring Ideas Forum will include three dynamic and exciting sessions: ‘Engage’, ‘Challenge’ and ‘Innovate’, which will provide delegates with key skills to turn their ideas into reality.   The ‘Engage’ session will showcase innovative programs from across Australia that are creating positive change in their communities. Speakers from successful student and early career...
  7. The International Conference on Migration, Social disadvantage, and Health

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    The International Conference on Migration, Social disadvantage, and Health Melbourne from Febreuary 11th to 13th, 2015 It brings together researchers, administrators, policy makers, industry representatives, students and stakeholders from key government and non-government organisations from all over the globe to collectively contribute towards knowledge transfer in Migration, Social wellbeing and Health. This is your opportunity to showcase your work, draw inspiration from one another, explore new ideas and network with leading experts. Pls browse through our conference website for more information and to register. The conference is also accepting sponsorship. Pls look at our sponsorship packages on the conference website: http://www.international-migration-conference2015.net.au   This conference is organised by the Global health and Society Unit, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University. The  overall theme of the conference is “Toward developing national and international priorities for Migration, Health and Social wellbeing”   Please click here to register for the conference.
  8. WELLNESS WEEK May 5-9TH 2014

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    Wellness Week is a week of events taking place across the Parkville campus from May 5th – 9th highlighting the importance of student health and wellbeing.   The week is a collaboration between the Wellness@ Melbourne Program and the University of Melbourne Student Union (UMSU), with involvement from various areas across the university including the Faculty of Arts, the Centre for Positive Psychology, and Melbourne University Sport.   Students will have the chance to participate in free activities each day aimed at promoting positive ways to reduce stress and stay well.   There are 28 events planned including yoga, Zumba, boot camp, healthy eating workshop, meditation, stress less puppy petting, wellbeing panel discussions, a healthy student breakfast and much more. Download the Wellness Week 2014 Program
  9. The roadmap for childhood tuberculosis

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    WEDNESDAY 30th April 12.30PM-1.30PM ELLA LATHAM AUDITORIUM, THE ROYAL CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL The roadmap for childhood tuberculosis: paediatricians and programmes   SYNOPSIS Tuberculosis is increasingly recognized as an important cause of morbidity and mortality in young children living in resource-limited settings where tuberculosis is still endemic. Since the WHO took the unprecedented step of declaring that tuberculosis was a “global emergency” in 1993, the global tuberculosis control strategy has largely excluded children, despite being recognized as a particularly vulnerable group for developing tuberculosis. As the Global TB Programme seeks to expand its tuberculosis control strategy post-2015, the challenges of management and prevention of tuberculosis in children are being included and many National TB control Programmes are seeking guidance as to how to address the current wide policy-practice gaps. The Roadmap for childhood tuberculosis was a collaborative effort that included the WHO, Unicef, IUATLD, CDC, USAID and advocates that was launched in Washington...

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