Monthly Archives: April 2016

MSPGH Seminar: 18th May 2016 – Why disability is a public health issue?

12.30-1.30pm, Wed 18th May 2016 Seminar Room 515, Level 5, 207 Bouverie Street, Carlton Professor Anne Kavanagh, Head, Gender and Women’s Health, Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, The University of Melbourne While 15% of the world’s population have … Continue reading

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MSPGH Seminar: 11th May 2016 – How to build research capacity in LMIC’s to address the challenge of NCDs?

12.30-1.30pm, Wed 11th May 2016 Seminar Room 515, Level 5, 207 Bouverie Street, Carlton Professor Brian Oldenburg, Director, Centre for Health Equity & Director, NonCommunicable Disease Control Unit, Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, The University of Melbourne Traditionally, … Continue reading

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ENCORE program presents: How we can respond to the growing burden of NCD’s in low- and middle-income countries?

9:00-3:00 pm, Thu 5th May 2016 Basement Theatre 1, 207 Bouverie Street, Carlton, The University of Melbourne. Professor Prabhakaran, Vice President (Research & Policy), Public Health Foundation of India, Executive Director of Centre for Chronic Disease Control, New Delhi, India; … Continue reading

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Screening of documentary – The Connection – Chronic illness and our state of mind

Synopsis: After being diagnosed with an autoimmune disease, journalist and filmmaker Shannon Harvey traveled the world in search of the missing link in healthcare. From interviewing world leading scientists to meeting people with remarkable stories of recovery from severe back … Continue reading

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MSPGH Seminar: 4th May 2016 – On the Measurement of Socioeconomic Inequality of Health Between Countries

12.30-1.30pm, Wed 4th May 2016 Seminar Room 515, Level 5, 207 Bouverie Street, Carlton Professor Guido Erreygers, Professor of Economics University of Antwerp, Belgium In this paper we explore the extent to which estimates of between-country inequality are sensitive to … Continue reading

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MSPGH Seminar: 27th April 2016 – Understanding complex genetic traits through SNP-based heritability

12.30-1.30pm, Wed 27th April 2016 Seminar Room 515, Level 5, 207 Bouverie Street, Carlton Professor David Balding, Director, Centre for Systems Genomics, The University of Melbourne Estimating heritability from genome-wide SNPs (single nucleotide polymorphisms) has been revolutionary since first introduced … Continue reading

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MSPGH Seminar: 20th April 2016 – Equity in global health research in the new millennium: Trends in first-authorship for Randomised Controlled Trials among Low and Middle Income Country researchers 1990-2013

12.30-1.30pm, Wed 20th April 2016 Seminar Room 515, Level 5, 207 Bouverie Street, Carlton Professor Margaret Kelaher, Director, Centre for Health Policy, Melbourne School of Population and Global Health Developing the research capacity of Low and Middle Income Countries (LMICs) … Continue reading

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PhD Confirmation 15-Apr-2016: How do young women who present to the clinic understand and make decisions about female genital cosmetic surgery?

3:00-4:00pm, Fri 15th November 2016 Seminar Room 515, level 5, 207 Bouverie Street, Carlton Emma Barnard: PhD Candidate, Centre for Health Equity Female genital cosmetic surgery (FGCS) is a relatively new phenomenon in contemporary medicine. Professional associations of obstetrics and … Continue reading

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CHE PhD Confirmation 12-Apr-2016: How do demographic and socioeconomic characteristics influence the effect of disability on mental health? An analysis of effect modification and mediation

12:00-1:00pm, Tue 12th April 2016 Seminar Room 302-303, Level 3, 207 Bouverie Street, Carlton Zoe Aitken: PhD Candidate, Centre for Health Equity Individuals who acquire a disability experience a large deterioration in their mental health, however, the extent of the … Continue reading

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