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AMSA Global Health Bulletin
Connecting Our Community

March 2019
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AMSA Global Health is the peak representative body for the global health interests of you - the 17,000+ medical students Australia-wide. Global health is becoming increasingly topical so we equip students with the knowledge and skills necessary to contribute tangible action.

Whether it’s bringing medical students together for a weekend of upskilling, networking and training workshops at our Global Health Forums, or taking a deep dive on a pertinent issue at AMSA Global Health Intensive, demand for what AMSA Global Health offers has never been higher.

We also engage in successful advocacy in the areas of refugee health, climate change, sexual, reproductive health and non-communicable diseases. Moreover, we represent Australia on the international stage with delegations regularly sent to the International Federation of Medical Students’ Association, the United Nations and the World Health Organisation’s high level meetings.

As always, contact myself or my team anytime if you have any questions or passion projects.
Whatever your interest, you’ll find a home in AMSA Global Health.  Welcome.

Helena Qian
Chair, AMSA Global Health
[NSW/ACT] Join the subcommittee for GHC 2019 and make waves! Applications close THIS TUESDAY 12th March 11:59pm. Find out more here.
[VIC] Global Health Care Delivery is a two-day short course hosted by Monash University focusing on teaching a practical, human rights-based approach to global health.

Who?: For all health students interested in volunteering abroad and global health.
When?: 13-14 April 2019 (9:30am – 4:30pm)
553 St Kilda Road Melbourne VIC 3004
Registration: $150 incl. morning tea & lunch | 
Register here
Here are the top 10 global health issues in the eyes of the WHO: Air pollution & climate change; Noncommunicable diseases; Global influenza pandemic; Fragile & vulnerable settings; Antimicrobial resistance; Ebola & other high-threat pathogens; Weak primary health care; Vaccine hesitancy; Dengue; HIV. Click for more details.
Thanks to everyone who has registered for Global Health Forum #1 in Adelaide! We're excited to see you all there for two-days of jam-packed global health goodness. If you missed out, don't fret - there's Global Health Conference (GHC19 in Sydney) & another Global Health Forum In Brisbane in late September.
Q1: What's your role in AMSA Global Health?
I'm the Co-Brand/IT Officer and I look after the website and the bulletin you're reading now. 

Q2: What does 'Global Health' mean to you?
It means to be generous with the good fortune you have. As a medical student, you are in a privileged position where you can easily extend you hand to help others both at home and around the globe.

Q3: What is the question you'd most like to ask others?
What is something you want to do and why haven't you done it yet?
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