Events 2009


December

How to Use the Guideline for Hypertension Treatment in Chinese Grass-Root Units?
8 December 2009

George Institute, China

This event is part of the Beijng Health Lecture Series. View the event flyer (in Chinese). For more information contact Louise Freckelton.

Sydney Medical School - University of Hong Kong Joint Research Workshop
3 December 2009

Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, University of Hong Kong

Researchers from the Sydney Medical School and the UHK exchange their research findings in areas such as pheochromocytoma and paraganglioma, obesity and breast cancer, thyroid cancer, hepatitis C, liver cancer and Hepatitis B, genomics and cancer control, genetic susceptibility and breast and and ovarian cancer, early embryonic health and early embryonic development. View the program. For more information contact Louise Freckelton.


November

Train the Trainer Workshop for General practitioners
15 November 2009

Zhongshan Hopsital, Shanghai, PRC

Associate Professor Lyndal Trevena presents two papers to this forum - "GP Training in Australia" and "'Evidence-based decision-making". For more information contact Louise Freckelton.

Shanghai Medical Association Annual Conference for General practitioners
14 November 2009

Shanghai, PRC

Associate Professor Lyndal Trevena presents a paper on ‘The maintenance of chronic disease in the community' at the Shanghai Medical Association Annual Conference for General Practitioners. For more information contact Louise Freckelton.

Frontiers of Knowledge Symposium - Australia-China Partnerships in Health Symposium
13 November 2009, 2-5pm

Beijing Hotel, China

This event is a Frontiers of Knowledge Symposium. Topics include: health reform developments in China and Australia, hot topics in research, and training doctors for the 21st century. View the event flyer. For more information contact Louise Freckelton.

Guest Lecture: The mitochondrion and its role in iron processing and disease
12 November 2009

National Center for Nanoscience and Technology of China (NCNST), Chinese Academy of Science Beijing

Prof Des Richardson presents on "The mitochondrion and its role in iron processing and disease". For more information contact Louise Freckelton.


October

Medical Insurance and Household Consumption: Evidence from a Panel Survey
14 October 2009, 3-4pm

George Institute, China

This event is part of the Beijng Health Lecture Series. View the event flyer (in Chinese). For more information contact Louise Freckelton.

Biosafety and Biosecurity Symposium
8 October 2009, 8am-4pm

University of Indonesia and Cipto Mangumkusumo Hospital, Indonesia

Two infectious diseases experts from Sydney Medical School meet with colleagues from the University of Indonesia and Cipto Mangumkusumo Hospital (Jakarta), to discuss issues of biosafety and biosecurity. For more information contact Louise Freckelton.


September

Breaking Silos - Integrated Approaches to Achieving the Millennium Development Goals
19 September 2009
, 10am-5pm
New Law School, University of Sydney

The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), agreed to in 2000 by 189 nation states, set out to end extreme poverty by 2015. This event will bring together students, faculty and the general public to discuss MDG driven development and to provide an opportunity for interaction across fields. View the event flyer. View the agenda.

NUS Research Day
17 September 2009, 9am-5pm

National University of Singapore, Singapore

Five researchers from Sydney Medical School meet with NUS counterparts to identify research collaborations. For more information contact Louise Freckelton.

Global risk-based treatment vs. risk factor-based treatment
9 September 2009, 12noon-1pm

George Institute, China

This event is part of the Beijng Health Lecture Series. Speaker: Professor Wu Yangfeng.
View the event flyer (in Chinese)
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For more information contact Louise Freckelton.

The how and why of the graduate-entry medical program
5 September 2009
, 2pm-3.30pm
IDP, Singapore

Hear about the world-leading programs offered by the Sydney Medical School - the why and how of Graduate-entry Medicine at the University of Sydney. View the event flyer (PDF).


August

Global Health Day at the University of Sydney
28 August 2009
, 9am-4pm
Sydney Law School, University of Sydney

Sydney Medical School and Sydney Law School are co-hosting a symposium on key health issues facing the global community. National and international experts are speaking. Click here for more details and to register.

The Global Poverty Project: 1.4 billion reasons
24 August 2009
, 5.30pm-7pm
Eastern Avenue Auditorium, University of Sydney

Join us for a 90 minute presentation that will catalse the movement to eradicate extreme poverty. For more information and to RSVP: www.globalpovertyproject.com

Collaboration between Saudi Arabia and Sydney Medical School
13 August 2009

University of Sydney

Professor Tawfik M. Ghabrah, Dean - Faculty of Medicine at the University of Tabuk, Saudi Arabia, visited Sydney Medical School to discuss possible collaborations in a number of areas, including assistance in establishing centres of excellence for research, and exchange of academic materials as well as e-learning resources. For more information contact Mohsen Soliman.

The 2nd Sino-Australian Symposium: active compounds, molecular imaging and clinical trials
12-14 August 2009

University of Sydney

Join us to hear the latest in research in active compounds, molecular imaging and clinical trials from established and early-career researchers from University of Sydney and Shanghai Jiao Tong University. View the event flyer (PDF). View the program (PDF). For more information contact Louise Freckelton.

Visit by University of Gadjah Mada (Indonesia)
6 August 2009

University of Sydney

Representatives of the University of Gadjah Mada's School of Medicine visit the Sydney Medical School for discussions.
For more information contact Louise Freckelton.


June

Visit Peking Union Medical College
18 June 2009

University of Sydney

Representatives of Peking Union Medical College's School of Medicine and School of Nursing visit the Sydney Medical School for discussions. For more information contact Louise Freckelton.

Reception for the Canadian Consul-General (by invitation)
10 June 2009, 5.00pm-6.30pm

Anderson Stuart Common Room, Anderson Stuart Building, University of Sydney

The Office for Global Health invites special guests to a reception for the Canadian Consul-General, Mr Thomas MacDonald. View the event flyer (PDF).
For more information contact Louise Freckelton.

Visit by the Singapore Ministry of Health
3 June 2009

University of Sydney

Three senior members of the Singapore Ministry of health visit the University of Sydney to hold discussions with the leadership of the health faculties. For more information contact Louise Freckelton
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May

Indonesian Health System Reform
18 May 2009, 1.00-2.30pm

Medical Education Unit (MEU), Level 1, Edward Ford Building, University of Sydney

The Indonesia Interest Group invites you to a presentation on Indonesian Health System Reform, featuring special guest speaker Professor Laksono Trisnantoro, Director, Centre for Health Service Management, University of Gadjah Mada, Indonesia. View the event flyer (PDF). View the presentation (Powerpoint). For more information contact Louise Freckelton.


April

Peking University Health Science Centre visit Sydney Medical School
21-22 April 2009

University of Sydney

Sydney Medical School will host a delegation of medical educationalists during this two-day visit.

The Lancet Series - China and Global Health in the 21st Century
21 April 2009

Darlington Centre Meeting Room 6 (School Building), University of Sydney

The Office for Global Health and the China Interest Group invite you to a discussion with two of the authors of the Lancet China Series, Professor Dong Zhe from Peking University Health Science Centre and Professor Mark Stevenson from the George Institute for International Health.
View the event flyer (PDF). For more information contact Louise Freckelton.


March

Launch - Timor Leste - Australian Leadership Award Fellowship program
27 March 2009

Nicholson Museum, Main Quadrangle, University of Sydney
(by invitation)

The Office for Global Health invites special guests to the launch of the Timor Leste - Australian Leadership Award program and welcomes the first 5 Fellows as they embark upon their 3 month fellowships. View the event flyer (PDF).
For more information contact Dilhani Bandaranayake.

University of Health Sciences, Phnom Penh Delegation visiting Faculty of Medicine
23-24 March 2009

University of Sydney

Following on from a visit to Phnom Penh by the University of Sydney's Chancellor and the Dean of Medicine in 2008, the Faculty of Medicine will be hosting a delegation from the University of Health Sciences, Cambodia.

Saudi Arabian Ministry of Health to visit the University of Sydney
20 March 2009

University of Sydney

The Saudi Deputy Minister of Higher Education and the Saudi Cultural Attachés in Sydney are heading a delegation from the Ministry in a visit to the University of Sydney.


Postcards from wherever
19 March 2009

Eastern Avenue Auditorium, University of Sydney

Students and staff profile their global health experiences.
View the event flyer (PDF).

Shanghai Jiao Tong University, School of Medicine visit
2-4 March 2009

University of Sydney

The Faculty of Medicine will host a delegation of medical researchers and medical educationalists during this three-day visit.



February

Peking University Health Science Centre visit Faculty of Medicine
11-13 February 2009

University of Sydney

The Faculty of Medicine will host a delegation of medical researchers and medical educationalists during this three-day visit.


Peking University Research Day
12 February 2009

The Boardroom, Darlington Centre, University of Sydney - 10am-4.30pm

Six senior researchers from fields such as ophthalmology, neurology, immunology,vascular biology, renal medicine and cancer present their latest research.
For more information contact Louise Freckelton.
View the event flyer (PDF).

Launch - Nation-wide roll out of Diploma in Child Health in Cambodia
11 February 2009

National Paediatric Hospital, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

The launch of a nationwide roll-out of the Diploma in Child Health for Cambodia will be held on the 11th February 2009 at the National Paediatric Hospital in Phnom Penh. This will be presided over by the Cambodian Minister for Health, HE Mam Bun Heng and Professor Chhour Y Meng, National Paediatric Hospital.