Women’s and Children’s Health


Media Release: The Health Impacts of Climate Change

August 1st, 2019|0 Comments

Major report from health peak body: health impacts of climate change in Australia and the Pacific needs whole-of-government attention 31 July 2019, Melbourne: Australia and neighbouring countries in our region are experiencing more deaths, illnesses [...]

From Townsville to Tuvalu

July 31st, 2019|0 Comments

Health and Climate Change in Australia and the Asia Pacific Region From Townsville to Tuvalu From Townsville to Tuvalu, from Nillumbik to the Northern Territory, impacts of climate change on our health include [...]

New UN Report on Disability and Sustainable Development Goals

December 10th, 2018|0 Comments

Find out more about the documents that were promoted on International Day of People with Disability:   UN’s first flagship report on disability - review of disability and the SDGs across the UN system: https://www.un.org/development/desa/disabilities/wp-content/uploads/sites/15/2018/12/UN-Flagship-Report-Disability.pdf [...]

Malaria Mapping Project

June 29th, 2018|0 Comments

From abc.net.au On Pacific Beat with Catherine Graue.The world's first malaria digital mapping project aims to give health workers greater access to women and children, living in remote areas like in PNG. Visit the webpage [...]

In Whose Interest? Silencing Charities in Australia

June 22nd, 2018|0 Comments

In 2017, the Australian Government introduced a package of Bills that it said would address foreign interference in Australian politics. From the university sector, to charity groups, to free speech think tanks, to the [...]

GLHAM’s response to the HTLV-1 epidemic

June 18th, 2018|0 Comments

The recent activity by GLHAM in the HTLV-1 epidemic involved amplifying the impact of the letter to the WHO General Assembly through a strategic advocacy and media campaign. GLHAM also created an online document [...]

Increasing ASEAN Trade and Investment

June 18th, 2018|0 Comments

GLHAM hosted the global health sector round-table consultation for the ASEAN Trade and Investment Strategy due to be released in August 2018. A number of GLHAM members who are also experts in ASEAN expertise and experience, [...]

Partnership principles for non-aboriginal organisations

May 3rd, 2018|0 Comments

The Global Health Alliance Melbourne is proud to support and promote the partnerships principles that were developed by the Aboriginal Peak Organisation in the Northern Territory, which are designed to guide the development of [...]

Health Research in Donations Crossfire

February 5th, 2018|0 Comments

Sunday Times, Perth Health Research in Donations Crossfire Misha Coleman discusses the findings by Scientists researching flesh-eating bacteria and the risk it places on Australians in light of the Government's proposed crackdown on foreign [...]

Electoral Funding and Disclosure Reform Bill 2017

February 1st, 2018|0 Comments

The following is a submission with respect to the Electoral Legislation Amendment (Electoral Funding and Disclosure Reform) Bill 2017. The Global Health Alliance Melbourne (GLHAM) represents 28 Victorian-based organisations that work in global and [...]

Jobs in the Sector:

December 19th, 2017|0 Comments

Fred Hollows Foundation Multiple vacancies Global Health Alliance Australia  WHO Network Coordinator (Part-time role) Triangle Global Health Consortium Multiple vacancies Victoria Infection and Immunity Network Multiple vacancies Washington Global Health Alliance Multiple vacancies [...]

The impact of foreign donations legislation

December 12th, 2017|0 Comments

From The World Today Misha Coleman and Clive Hamilton discuss the new legislation surrounding foreign donations and its impact on Australian charities and research organisations. Listen to the audio file.

New plan concerns charities

December 12th, 2017|0 Comments

Charities, NGOs and research groups are unhappy about the Federal Government’s proposed foreign donations crackdown. The Government says its new laws will help fight foreign espionage and interference. It wants to create a new [...]

‘Chilling effect’: Charities slam foreign donations ban

December 12th, 2017|0 Comments

From the Sydney Morning Herald by Nicole Hasham: Household-name charities receiving overseas funding would be prevented from advocating for social and environmental causes if their activity is deemed political, under a Turnbull government plan. The government on Tuesday announced a [...]

Make a Submission

December 12th, 2017|0 Comments

The Electoral Legislation Amendment (Electoral Funding and Disclosure Reform) Bill 2017 Submissions close Thursday 25 January 2018 Inquiry website: https://www.aph.gov.au/efdr Information about the Bill is available here.

GLHAM Q&A with Robin Davies

November 13th, 2017|0 Comments

DFAT Centre for Regional Health Security: Centre Head Robin Davies answers all the tough questions at a Q&A in Melbourne on 3rd November 2017.

Uluru Statement from the heart

May 31st, 2017|0 Comments

The following is a piece written by University of Melbourne Vice-Chancellor Glyn Davis. Colleagues, Each month I circulate a short reflection on issues for the university, trying to capture something about [...]

Media Release: Alliance accepts Aboriginal health challenge

May 9th, 2017|0 Comments

From the Health Victoria website: A new organisation in Melbourne aims to tackle the health and social inequalities between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people. The Global Health Alliance Melbourne (GLHAM) hopes to capture Victoria’s health strengths and [...]

Announcing the Local to Global Initiative

March 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

Indigenous people have poor health and social outcomes in comparison with non-Indigenous peoples – therefore efforts to improve this will contribute directly to the eradication of poverty worldwide. GLHAM believes that strengthening networks between [...]

Alliance Developments

January 27th, 2017|0 Comments

A brief update on the progress of the Alliance since the roundtable in March. The objectives of the March roundtable were to hear from you as key thought leaders on what you saw as [...]

Delivering Moxidectin to treat river blindness in African contexts

June 11th, 2016|0 Comments

GLHAM facilitated a collaboration between  Medicines Development for Global Health (MDGH) – a Melbourne-based biotechnology company and social enterprise – and The Fred Hollows Foundation, for the purpose of implementing delivery of Moxidectin in African contexts, [...]

Addressing scabies, the neglected of the neglected diseases

June 11th, 2016|0 Comments

In June 2016, Alliance member Medicines Development for Global Health (MDGH) – a Melbourne-based biotechnology company and social enterprise – announced the receipt of AU$3 million to support the clinical development of moxidectin for scabies treatment [...]

Roundtable on global health and development

March 11th, 2016|0 Comments

In March 2016, GLHAM organized a roundtable bringing together key thought leaders from biomedical research, international development, academia, and the private and public sectors working in global health and development. Maximum daily dose of [...]