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The Globe - Issue 26 - October 2018

Contents: Rebecca Ivers commences as New Head of School - Profile: Dr Katie Harris - UNSW-Indonesia Seed Grant: Adolescent Health in Indonesia - Strengthening prevention and control practices to reduce viral hepatitis infection in Vietnam - Positive psychology coaching for health and wellbeing - SPH internship students are better equipped for public health and health service roles - Profile: Dr Zhixian Sui - Woman of Influence: Dr Anne Bunde-Birouste - Medical students learn about refugee health by watching videos of a “not-so-proficient” doctor, and then a more proficient one - Peace Centre Myanmar - Elected President to ANZAHPE: Dr Chinthaka Balasooriya - SPH launches new Bachelor of International Public Health degree


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The Globe - Issue 25 - May 2018

Contents: SPH farewells Raina MacIntyre as Head of School - Public health in Uganda: Transforming Community Health Project: Establishing a cancer service for women - UNSW-Indonesia Seed Grant - New staff profile: Adam Craig - CAPHIA 2017 Team Award won by Professor Raina MacIntyre’s team! - WHO consultation meeting on the development of an influenza disease burden estimation tool - Shakif Shakur, current Masters student of the School, wins Westpac Future Leader Scholarship! - Dr Nicholas Osborne delivers talk on human health and climate


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The Globe - Issue 24 - November 2017

Contents: New Online Bachelor of International Public Health - MJA Best Research Article - Profile on Dr John Hall - First Future Health Leader Graduate - Renji Hospital Delegation - Football for Peace in Myanmar - World Congress of Public Health & Epi-Watch Workshop - Vale Peter Trebilco FACHPER, OAM ED - Qualitative Research Network Hub Launches - Health Promotion Interventions - Use of Mobile Health to Promote Healthy Ageing and Delivery of Elder-Friendly Health Services


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The Globe - Issue 23 - April 2017

Contents: SPH launches a new Master of  Public Health program in India - Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus delivers Guest Lecture at UNSW - The mountain children have bad ears - Art is like chocolate for the brain - Professor Robyn Richmond receives Doctor of Science for her research - Research grant success 2017 - Launch of UNSW Vaccine & Infection Research Lab (UVIRL) - Piloting the First PLuS Alliance Students at UNSW - Seminar at Harvard University - Keeping in touch with SPH - Symposium on Resilient Health Systems and Universal Health Coverage - PhD student Alex Cardenas wins research award


Globe Newsletter Issue 22 - August 2016


The Globe - Issue 22 - October 2016

Contents: Celebration of 60 years of Health Management @ UNSW - APRU Global Health Program Workshop 2016 - Queen's Birthday Honours - Report on SPH Centres for Research Excellence - Role of politicians & policy makers in improving maternal and child health in Pakistan - PHAA 15th National Immunisation Conference poster award - SPH collaboration with Shanghai Jiao Tong University / Renji Hospital, China - Australian Immunisation Register (AIR) - Medical student's ILP research focuses on the impact of drugs on Indigenous communities


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The Globe - Issue 21 - December 2015

Contents: Future Health Leaders - Grant success - Climate change grand challenge - Global Social Business Summit - Sexual health and behaviour of men in New South Wales - Professor Peter Baume honoured - Workshops in measles control, immunisation advocacy, neonatal vaccines - Football United's new partnerships and honours


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The Globe - Issue 20 - August 2015

Contents: UNSW president visits SPH to meet the UNSW Future Health Leaders - Reflections on Nepal - Delivering hope to Nepal: Day of action and fundraising campaign - Expanding your horizons . . . - Library in the Springs High School - Empowering patients to reduce hospital infections - Reasons to be cheerful


The Globe Newsletter Issue 19 January 2015


The Globe - Issue 19 - January 2015

Contents: The Second Australian Study of Health and Relationships - Positive life pathways for vulnerable adolescents - Ebola day of action and global engagement - Ebola guidelines, evidence, action and change - Infectious Diseases Intelligence Program - UNSW signs agreement with Nobel Peace laureate - Recent grant success-  Sixth Annual Research Symposium - SPH: A springboard to the world - Cyclists research hits newspaper front page


Globe Newsletter Issue 18 September 2014


The Globe - Issue 18 - September 2014

Contents: Health of asylum seekers in the spotlight - UNSW-WHO Communicable Diseases in Humanitarian Emergencies  - Internships offer real world experience - Dr Bette Liu wins top NHMRC Excellence award - Future Health Leaders program - Research translation, Muru Marri style - 'Getting it' - Empowerment and International Day of World's Indigenous Peoples - Vaccines for the elderly


Globe Newsletter Issue 17 April 2014


The Globe - Issue 17 - April 2014

Contents: Joyful graduation for six indigenous students - UNSW Biostatistics Unit - SPH Social Media - Protecting Australia: closing the gap in immunisation for migrants and refugees - Interns share their experiences in India - Staff recognised for outstanding achievements - Our links with the World Health Organization - Dreaming up the future of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Public Health


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The Globe - Issue 16 - November 2013

Contents: Meet Australia's Future Health Leaders - Influenza vaccine reduces heart attack risks - Conducting research in a Low Income Country: The Kenyan experience - New public health specialisation in Health Economic Evaluation - Student Travel Fellowship


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The Globe - Issue 15 - May 2013

Contents: SPH signs a MOU with Apollo Medvarsity, India - Major Research Grants - Primary Health Care in Columbia - MPH Alumnus - Collaboration in Chennai - Interprofessional Learning - International Football Grant - HRH Knowledge Hub


December 2013


The Globe - Issue 14 - December 2012

Contents: Meeting of The Asia Pacific Academic Consortium (APACPH) - Human Resources for Health Policy Analysis - Playing for Change: Football United Program Launch - Alan Hodgkinson Trophy - The Health Needs of Vulnerable Women - Achievement Awards: Professor Raina MacIntyre, Professor Robyn Richmond, Professor Nick Zwar, Anita Heywood, Joanne Travaglia and Sarah Jacobs


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The Globe - Issue 13 - October 2012

Contents: The First Global Health@UNSW Conference: ‘Is Global Health is Crisis?’ - NHMRC CRE in Population Health Research (Immunisation) Launched - Student Profile: Ben Polkinghorne - Fred Hollows Australian Leadership Awards Fellows - Training Workshops for Academics - US CDC Epidemic Intelligence Service Director visits the SPH - Master of Public Health in  Infectious Diseases Epidemiology and Control - Recent Research Success at SPH


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The Globe - Issue 12 - May 2012

Contents: 2011 in review - Dean’s Rising Star Awards: Dr Anthony Newall - David Muscatello: PhD profile - New Staff Member: Dr Andrew Hayen - Appointment to CRCATSIH Advisory Board: Professor Lisa Jackson Pulver - Health Economics and Modelling for Vaccine Preventable Diseases Introductory Workshop - Killing them with kindness: Underserved populations - Yammer@SPHCM: Student Network - Vale Ken Boylan AM: 1926 – 2012 - Chinese Delegates Visit UNSW and NSW Prisons


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The Globe - Issue 11 - December 2011

Contents: Exciting developments at Muru Marri - Forum highlights latest developments in managing adult pneumococcal disease - Timor-Leste Day: HRH Hub convened meeting - The Mental Health Award for Excellence in Research - Recent research grant success at SPH - PhD student’s research into burn injury prevention stimulates widespread interest - Why study at UNSW?


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The Globe - Issue 10 - September 2011

Contents: Alan Hodgkinson: A life of dedication and achievement - Where are they now? - Conversations with Karen - Graduate Summer School - Postgraduate Learning and Teaching Initiatives - Honours and Awards - Linkage grant successes


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The Globe - Issue 09 - April 2011

Contents: Pushing the boundaries of research - Student numbers on the rise - Prime Minister’s Australia Asia Endeavour Award - Contemporary Academic - change and adapt to succeed - Hammond Chair of Positive Ageing and Care - Staff Profiles - Workshop on Mathematical Modelling of Infectious Diseases - The Aileen Plant Memorial Prize in Infectious Diseases Epidemiology - “Young Researcher” participation place at the 61st Meeting of Nobel Laureates


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The Globe - Issue 08 - December 2010

Contents: New Chair in Positive Ageing and Care - Dean’s Rising Star: Holly Seale - Postgraduate Student Research Conference highlights - Filling the Gap - Promoting effective eye care - Improving the quality of human resources for health information - Cleaner hands in Viet Nam - Risky Business Kiribati - Recent research grants


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The Globe - Issue 07 - August 2010

Contents: Football United’s Festival for Hope - Postgraduate coursework programs attract increased enrolments - Human Resources for Health Hub Update - ANZAME Postgraduate Student Prize - UNSW Initiative for Health and Human Rights - HIV in China: Understanding the Social Aspects of the Epidemic - New Staff: Siranda Torvaldsen - Jean Martin Award: Peter Nugus - Tribute to Debra Miller


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The Globe - Issue 06 - December 2009

Contents: Realising the Rights to Health and Development for All - Training Workshop on Infectious Diseases in India - New programs in International Health - Aileen Plant Memorial Prize in Infectious Diseases - SPH staff sprinting for improved responses in crises - How to live to 100 years old - Award Winners - Report on MedEd 09 - Hand Hygiene - Community Engagement Award - SPH Postgraduate Research Student Conference


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The Globe - Issue 05 - June 2009

Contents: Professor Robyn Richmond wins the coveted Peter Baume Award - Staff Profile: Associate Professor Heather Worth - Gerry Murphy Prize winner - Staff Profile: Professor Siaw-Teng Liaw - Consultation Role Play assessment in Primary Care Phase 3 Medicine - Master of Public Health program revamped - Research Grants - School award winners for 2008


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The Globe - Issue 04 - March 2009

Contents: UNSW SPH Partnership with NSW Health in the Public Health Officer Training Program - Get your Research on the Radar - New Professors - Further research @ SPH - National Centre in HIV Epidemiology and Clinical Research (NCHECR) - Staff Profiles - Health, Development and Human Rights: A UNSW flagship course hosted by SPH - New Specialisation in Master of Public Health - Human Resources for Health (HRH) Knowledge Hub Update - Advances in Public Health and Health Services Research at UNSW - Seminars


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The Globe - Issue 03 - December 2008

Contents: Smokescreen – the smoking cessation program for use in general practice - Major Successes in NHMRC Grants - Public health: A medical student’s perspective - Welcome to Muru Marri - Research Successes - Timor-Leste health and development research forum - New Staff in the School - Bright young minds: The 6th Annual SPH Postgraduate Research Student Conference


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The Globe - Issue 02 - September 2008

Contents: Global health: engaging with Vietnam - Staff Profile: Focused on geriatric medicine - Developing intelligent search systems in healthcare - Health promotion through football for social inclusion - Broadening Horizons - Spotlight on research @ SPH: Face masks for the prevention of respiratory transmission of infectious diseases - Young Scientist Grant - Developing health workforce plans


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The Globe - Issue 01 - June 2008

Contents: An exciting new era for the School - A quick dash to Darfur: My first hand experience - Spotlight on general practice - Research that makes a difference: The Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity (CPHCE) - HRH Knowledge Hub@UNSW - Learning and Teaching@SPH - Improving Public Health - Inaugural Peter McDonald Scholarship