News 2017-12-12T15:53:47+10:00


Militaries and global health: peace, conflict, and disaster response

January 21st, 2019|0 Comments

GLHAM member, Security and Health Executive Leadership Institute (SAHELI) was part of the team who worked on the two papers in the Lancet Series on security and global health. The […]

GLHAM member VCS Foundation Partners with Malaysia in Revolutionary R.O.S.E. Solution to Accelerate Cervical Cancer Elimination

January 18th, 2019|0 Comments

NEWS RELEASE: 17 January 2019

An innovation by Australia’s VCS Foundation (VCSF) and the University of Malaya (UM) is set to make a life-changing difference to Malaysian women by helping prevent […]

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 […]

Victorian Australian of the Year: Mark Sullivan recognised for his efforts to tackle river blindness

October 25th, 2018|0 Comments

GLHAM member, Medicines Development for Global Health, is the first pharmaceutical company to receive US approval for the drug moxidectin, which treats river blindness. This is the only second new […]

The Victorian health industry: a top economic priority for the State Election

October 22nd, 2018|0 Comments

GLHAM has joined 10 peak bodies and network partners including BioMelbourne Network and AAMRI, endorsing the Joint Industry Statement which is a call to all parties contesting the […]

Media release: Melbourne Consortium gears up to fight the big bugs and the big diseases

August 22nd, 2018|0 Comments

MEDIA RELEASE: 23rd August, 2018


New report: Melbourne Consortium gears up to fight the big bugs and the big diseases

A report released today has demonstrated that Victoria’s global health sector is […]

Malaria Mapping Project

June 29th, 2018|0 Comments

From 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 […]

Media Release: Foreign Donations bill will make Victorians sick!

February 5th, 2018|0 Comments

In Federal parliamentary hearings in Melbourne today, the Global Health Alliance – a partnership of organisations working in global health – warned that new foreign donation laws could compromise […]

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 […]

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 […]

Government crackdown on foreign donations could have catastrophic impact, charities say

December 12th, 2017|0 Comments

From by Thomas Oriti, The World Today:

Australian charities and research organisations are calling for further clarity around the Federal Government’s crackdown on foreign interference, saying it could […]

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 […]

‘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. […]

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:

Information about the Bill is available here. […]

Media Release: New Donation Laws will Harm Advancement of Medicine and Could Cost Lives

December 6th, 2017|0 Comments

A coalition of doctors and health experts from the Global Health Alliance are warning new foreign donation laws could compromise crucial international medical research partnerships that deliver positive health […]

Towards 21st century approaches: a speech by Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

December 4th, 2017|0 Comments

2017 Mitchell Oration – Crawford School of Public Health, Development Policy Centre, Australian National University, Canberra.

  • Opening remarks
    • Thank you both very much, Harold (Mitchell) […]

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. […]

The Victorian International Health Economic Impact Study

July 28th, 2017|0 Comments

The Victorian International Health Economic Impact Study has now commenced and will comprise of two parallel and interconnected pieces of work that will map and quantify the global health sector […]

Water, sanitation and hygiene in remote Indigenous Australia: A scan of priorities

July 15th, 2017|0 Comments

From the University of Queensland and Water Aid: In remote Australian Indigenous communities, the “familiar story” of poor water, sanitation and hygiene-related health challenges continues – despite documentation of this situation […]

How Seattle became a world leader in Global Health and Development

June 9th, 2017|0 Comments

SEATTLE, United States — In schools across India this week, schoolchildren are eating pasta disguised as rice kernels and boosted with extra nutrients. At a health clinic in Honduras, a […]

Promotion and protection of all human rights, civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights, including the right to development

June 5th, 2017|0 Comments

From the UN general Assembly:  Despite clear evidence that there can be no health without mental health, nowhere in the world does mental health enjoy parity with physical health in […]

Uluru Statement from the heart

May 31st, 2017|0 Comments

The following is a piece written by University of Melbourne Vice-Chancellor Glyn Davis.


Each month I circulate a short reflection on issues for […]

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 […]

Media Release: Melbourne set to become the Global Health Epicentre of the Southern Hemisphere

April 6th, 2017|0 Comments

Melbourne is set to become the centre for global health expertise for the Southern Hemisphere. Announced at the World Congress for Global Health in Melbourne today, the Regional Director from […]

Media Release: Global Health Champions in Melbourne Accept Global Challenges

March 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

In 28 populations around the world, it’s been demonstrated that Indigenous people have poorer health and social outcomes in comparison with non-Indigenous peoples.

A new organisation in Melbourne aims to address […]

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 […]

Committee Member Helen Evans Awarded AO  

February 8th, 2017|0 Comments

Congratulations to our Foundation Committee member, Helen Evans, who has just been awarded an AO. Read and watch more about her stunning achievements here


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 […]