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The Centre for International Health is a key component of the strategic direction and internationalisation management plan of the University of Otago. Our vision is for a research-led centre for with an international reputation for excellence.
Otago International Health Research Network Annual Conference
7–8 November 2013
The Centre for International Health is the host of the Otago International Health Research Network (OIHRN), which aims to foster collaborative links across the University in relation to International Health. The sixth annual OIHRN conference is to be held November 7th and 8th in Dunedin, and will feature Prof Kim Mulholland from London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine as the keynote speaker for the McAuley Oration. Planning is well under way so please 'watch this space'. Visit the OIHRN Annual Conference website »
2013 Health Research Excellence Awards
Otago Daily Times, 23 May 2013
Congratulations to Centre for International Health Co-Director Philip Hill and PhD Graduate Dr Susan Jack for their success at the 2013 Dunedin School of Medicine and Southern District Health Board Health Research Excellence Awards. Read more »
University of Otago receives Grand Challenges Explorations Grant for groundbreaking research in global health and development
22 May 2013
The University of Otago announced today that it is a Grand Challenges Explorations winner, an initiative funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Dr Stephen Sowerby, Director of the Applied Science Programme at the University and an affiliate of the Centre for International Health, will pursue an innovative global health and development research project, titled Portable soil-transmitted helminth monitoring to combat gastrointestinal parasites. Read more »
CIH student co-authors Lancet paper
21 May 2013
Congratulations are extended to PhD student Debasish Saha for being an author on a Lancet paper on children's diarrhoea, Burden and aetiology of diarrhoeal disease in infants and young children in developing countries (the Global Enteric Multicenter Study, GEMS): a prospective, case-control study. Read this paper on the Lancet website »