Under the theme “Advancing Global Partnerships”, stakeholders in the GHSA discussed achievements and priorities for further work in key technical areas, including biosecurity and biosafety, anti-microbial resistance (AMR), regional cooperation, collaboration between the human and animal health sectors, and the financing of national action plans for health security.
21 November 2018
7 November 2018
Applications are now open for citizens from Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam to apply for an ASEAN-Australia Health Security Fellowship. Fostering professional development of field epidemiologists, the fellowship provides scholarships to undertake a Masters in Applied Epidemiology (MAE), offered by the Australian National University (ANU).
10 October 2018
The Indo-Pacific Centre’s Health Security Corps deployed two Australian volunteers to work with the United Nations (UN) World Health Organization (WHO) in Cambodia. Here, they talk about the challenges and achievements of their assignments, but also how, above all else, public health is delivered with a true commitment to leaving no-one behind.
27 August 2018
Papua New Guinea's Institute of Medical Research (PNGIMR) has been an important part of Papua New Guinea's health system for 50 years. This week Centre for Health Security Head Robin Davies and PNG High Commissioner Bruce Davis travelled to Goroka to mark the Institute's 50th anniversary and announce new support for its work from the Australian aid program.
2 July 2018
Following a competitive and peer reviewed process, seven grants were selected totalling AU$16 million over 3 years. The grants involve research and capacity building activities in Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, Fiji, Timor-Leste and Vietnam to address key health security challenges.
26 June 2018
An Australian not-for-profit biopharmaceutical company, Medicines Development for Global Health (MDGH), has become the first Australian company to achieve US FDA approval of a novel small molecule for any indication.
30 May 2018
Health Security Initiative for the Indo-Pacific will contribute AU$13.5 million to multilateral financing mechanisms for global emergency outbreak response.
1 May 2018
The Indo-Pacific Centre for Health Security’s second scoping mission to Southeast Asia begins this week, with Professor David Heymann CBE and Dr Guénaël Rodier co-leading the study.
19 April 2018
Health Security Initiative funds 50 per cent increase Australian funding for the development of innovative tools to combat malaria, other mosquito-borne diseases, and tuberculosis (TB).
20 March 2018
Former Director-General of the Pacific Community (SPC) and now Board member of the Asia-Pacific Leaders Malaria Alliance (APLMA), Dr Jimmie Rodgers, is heading up the Indo-Pacific Centre for Health Security’s (IPCHS) high-level scoping mission to Papua New Guinea and several Pacific island countries.