2008 Events

Bangladesh

Addressing unmet health needs in Bangladesh: the public private partnership initiative for essential health services
21 November 2008

Norman Gregg Lecture Theatre, Edward Ford Building (A27), University of Sydney, 12.30-1.30pm

Join us for a public lecture presented byDr Don Bandaranayake, Senior Advisor - Public Health Medicine, Population Health Directorate, Ministry of Health, New Zealand.
Please see the flyer and abstract or contact Dr Dilhani Bandaranayake.

Jakarta

The Australian Embassy bombing investigation: A turning point for forensic DNA research in Indonesia
17 November 2008

Pharmacy Lecture Theatre, Pharmacy Building, University of Sydney 5.30-7pm

Join us for a public lecture presented by Professor Sangkot Marzuki, Director, Eijkman Institute for Molecular Biology, Jakarta, Indonesia.
To register please email Louise Freckelton.
View event flyer (PDF).

China's current health reforms
12 August 2008

Professorial Board Room, Main Quadrangle, University of Sydney, 3-4pm.

Join us for a public lecture presented by Vice-Minister Huang Jiefu, Ministry of Health, People’s Republic of China.
View event flyer (PDF)
. View Vice Minister's presentation (Powerpoint).

Postcards from wherever
6 August 2008

Footbridge Theatre, 6pm-8pm

GlobalHome and the Faculties of Health International Office team to provide a forum for exchange of 'postcards' on the international health experiences of students and staff from the Faculty of Medicine, University of Sydney.
View the event flyer (PDF).


Public lecture: An ethnographic study of barriers to and enabling factors for tuberculosis treatment adherence in Timor Leste
5 August 2008

Education Seminar Room 459, Level 4, Education Building, University of Sydney, 4.15-6.15pm

Join us for a public lecture by His Excellency Dr Nelson Martins, Minister of Health, The Democratic Republic of Timor.
View the event flyer (PDF), Dr Nelson Martins' resume (PDF), and Dr Martins presentations Ministry of Health Policy and Strategic Direction and Qualitative study of barriers to and enabling factors for tuberculosis treatment adherence in Timor Leste.

China Health Forum
23 July 2008

Norman Gregg Lecture Theatre, Edward Ford Building 5-7pm

Join us for this mini forum covering The Chinese Health System, Medical Education in China and Major health issues in China. Speakers from Shanghai Jaio Tong School of Medicine.
View event flyer (PDF).


Frontiers of Knowledge Symposium - Jakarta
3 July 2008

Four Seasons Hotel, Jakarta, Indonesia

Professor Peter McMinn joins scholars from Indonesia's leading universities to discuss research into infectious diseases in Southeast Asia.
View the event flyer (PDF)
. For more information contact Betty De Leon.

The 1st Sino-Australian Symposium: Cancer research in the 21st Century
24-25 June 2008

Shanghai Jiaotong University School of Medicine, Shanghai, China

Join us to hear the latest research into cancer, its biology and its treatment. Leading researchers from the University of Sydney and the Shanghai Jiaotong University present their findings. View the event flyer (PDF). For more information contact Louise Freckelton.

Enhancing Human Performance: a joint research symposium of the University of Sydney and the University of Malaya
16 April 2008

University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Researchers from the University of Malaya and the University of Sydney team to present the latest research on sports medicine, exercise, rehabilitation and human performance.
View the event flyer (PDF). For more information contact Louise Freckelton or Dr Ahmad Munir Che Muhamed. Sponsored by: The Australia - Malaysia Institute.

Postcards from wherever
5 March 2008

Eastern Avenue Auditorium, 6pm-8pm

GlobalHome and the Faculties of Health International Office team to provide a forum for exchange of 'postcards' on the international health experiences of students and staff from the Faculty of Medicine, University of Sydney.
View the flyer (PDF).


Welcome for Timor Leste Scholarship recipients
28 February 2008

Anderson Stuart Common Room, 11am-12midday

The University of Sydney and the Faculty of Medicine welcome the recipients and the Faculty of Pharmacy announce their scholarship development.