- Published: 06 March 2012
Join us on March 14 to hear from inspiring medical women with a passion for global health and healthcare equality.
Dr Amy Gray; Paediatrician
Child health development paediatric training in Laos
WHO Pocketbook of Hospital Care for Children
Dr Margaret Beavis
Vice-President Medical Association for Prevention of War
Convenor of Campaign Committee Greens Party Local Branch
Dr Ruth Grace
Obstetrics and Gynaecology Registrar
Medecins Sans Frontiers Volunteer
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'Postcards from Abroad'
Was held on Thursday 22nd March
Venue: St Vincent's Hospital, 11th Floor Boardroom, Inpatient Services Building, 40 Victoria Parade, Fitzroy
We explored some of the opportunities and challenges of working in global health, working abroad, and in particular in developing world contexts. Our speakers had clocked up many miles working across Africa, Asia-pacific, and remote Australia and shared their travellers' stories, motivations for working abroad, and practical tips on getting involved in global health initiatives.
Dr Denise Wild
General Practitioner, Melbourne
Volunteer: Australian Doctors International, Papua New Guinea
Dr Alison Morgan
Nossal Institute for Global Health
Primary interest in South and South East Asia
Lived and worked in Nepal and Tibetan China
Dr Georgina Lyons
Basic Physician Trainee, St. Vincent's Hospital
Volunteer for Living Positive Kenya