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January-June 2016 | July-December 2016

July-December 2016

The Australian Consortium for 'In-Country' Indonesian Studies first public health study tour completed

Recognising and acting on health problems through research in Vietnam

Hoc Mai Foundation in Ha Noi, 23-25 November 2016

Hoc Mai in Ho Chi Minh City

Celebrating Chances, Choices and Changes

Fulbright scholar coming to USYD

Sino-Australian partnership in annual health research symposium

MIGA Elective Grant awarded to USYD medical student

Farewell week for 2016 Học Mãi Clinical Placement Fellows

2017 Endeavour Award scholars announced

Advanced Course for Medical Education and Research in Vietnam

2016 Học Mãi Clinical Placement Program

Tackling NCDs in Indonesia

Vietnamese Medical Students in Sydney

Reducing the burden of injury in India and Australia through improved systems of care

Biotechnology interventions in human health: infection, immunity and inflammation

Event Invitation - New Realities for Global Health: People¹s Wellbeing and Planetary Health

Saving Lives at Birth Grand Challenge grant awarded to the University of Sydney

Visiting Indonesian medical students return to Yogyakarta

Australian Awards Scholar leading change in Myanmar

Hoc Mai Advanced Medical Education and Research fellows in Sydney for a 3-week immersion program

SMS welcomes Shanghai Jiao Tong University students for a six-week education program

Craig Opie to develop training programs for Myanmar's radiation professionals

Saving Lives at Birth: A Grand Challenge for Development

Celebrating our international student scholarship winners

Co-chairs announced for the Asia Pacific Rim Universities (APRU) Environmental Health Global Health Program

January-June 2016

Congratulations to Dr Myat Pan Hmone

14 June 2016

Dr Myat Pan Hmone is the first recipient of the Australia Awards Scholarships to undertake PhD at the School of Public Health at the University of Sydney, under the supervision of Professor Michael Dibley. Myat has just published a paper on "A formative study to inform mHealth based randomized controlled trial intervention to promote exclusive breastfeeding practices in Myanmar: incorporating qualitative study findings".

OGH hosts PEMBA students from Auburn University

7 June 2016

Today the Office for Global Health hosted 31 Physician Executive Masters in Business Administration (PEMBA) students from Auburn University (located in the southern United States of America).

Visiting Indian medical students in their final week of placement

6 June 2016

Two medical students from Christian Medical College (CMC) Vellore, India, were supported by a Sydney Medical School Foundation grant to undertake a 4 week clinical placement at Westmead hospital this month.

Visiting Indian scientist commences medical mycology fellowship

6 June 2016

Dr Peralam Yegneswaran Prakash, from the Kasturba Medical College at Manipal University, India, arrived this week to commence a four month research program, sponsored by the Australian government through the Endeavour Executive Fellowship program.

Discipline of General Practice and OGH host Chinese doctors

18 May 2016

As a partner of the General Practitioner Support Network linking Sydney and Hainan Province, the Discipline of General Practice (DGP) and Office for Global Health at Sydney Medical School hosted 6 Chinese doctors this week.

Collaboration in General Practitioner Training in Nanjing China

18 May 2016

A delegation from Sydney Medical School visited Nanjing Medical University and its Second Affiliated Hospital on 10th May 2016 to strengthen collaboration in general practitioner training between the institutions.

Participating in the 90 years celebration of Harbin Medical University (HMU), China

12 May 2016

It was an honour for Sydney Medical School academics to be part of the academic lecture series to celebrate Harbin Medical University's 90th Anniversary this week.

Sydney Medical School strengthens collaboration with Fudan University, Huashan Hospital

12 May 2016

Sydney Medical School met Huashan Hospital's Vice President Professor Ma Xin and the Director of Education, Professor Jiang Haowen to discuss how Sydney Medical School and Huashan Hospital can collaborate further.

Healthy Mothers and Babies Workshops, Vietnam

2 May 2016

Upon the invitation of the Dien Bien Provincial Health Department Học Mãi Foundation supported a Healthy Mothers and Babies Workshop in Tuan Giao District in Dien Bien Province from 20-23 April 2016.

Support the Work of Học Mãi by Running the 2016 City2Surf

2 May 2016

Học Mãi is running again in this year’s City2Surf! Register for the 2016 City2Surf and encourage your family and friends to support your run.

Hanoi Medical University’s Institute for Preventive Medicine and Public Health Director visits the University

2 May 2016

Associate Professor Le Thi Huong, Director of Institute for Preventive Medicine and Public Health at Hanoi Medical University visited the University of Sydney from 18-20 April 2016. The visit is supported by Hoc Mai Australia-Vietnam Medical Foundation and Sydney School of Public Health.

Delegation from Vietnam visits the University of Sydney

2 May 2016

Associate Dean International, A/Prof Kirsty Foster welcomed a health delegation from Vietnam organized by the Australian Trade Commission (Austrade) on 26 April 2016.

It is time to say goodbye...

13 April 2016

A fond farewell to Dr Kaung Myat Shwe and his family (Thinn Nu Nu Soe and lovely daughter) after he completed his training in Australia.

Fruitful meeting with Shanghai Municipal Centre for Disease Control & Prevention

16 March 2016

Sydney Medical School has opened talks which may lead to future collaborative projects with Shanghai’s disease control and prevention authority.

A Milestone for Alice

11 March 2016

Congratulations to Ms Jing Ren (Alice) who has completed her PhD studies with Professor Stephen Twigg at Central Clinical School. Alice submitted her thesis "Targeting Non-alcoholic Steatohepatitis in a Preclinical Model Induced by High Fat Feeding and Type 2 Diabetes" in early January 2016 and is awaiting results.

Research Capacity Building in the Philippines

2 March 2016

Three Sydney Medical School academics are in the Philippines this week to run a Practical Research and Academic Writing Workshop, working with participants from University of Philippines Manila and the University of the East Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Centre.

International Conference on Maternal & Child Nutrition summary

17 February 2016

The International Conference on Maternal and Child Nutrition took place at The Kingsbury on the 23rd and 24th of November 2015 in Colombo, Sri Lanka. The overarching theme of the conference was "effective delivery through evidence and innovation".