Improving Maternal Child and Adolescent Health

Tickets are still available for the 2019 Research Showcase & Launch

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12:00 PM

Tickets are still available to join us for the Network’s 2019 Research Showcase and Launch to be held at The Sibyl Centre, The Women’s College within the University of Sydney.

This gathering will be a fantastic opportunity for individuals from various backgrounds linked to research, clinical care, health services and non-governmental organisations, to meet our leadership group and gain information regarding current research activities within the Network.

Following the Showcase the leadership group invite you to join them along with Professor Cheryl Jones, Head of School and Dean, Sydney Medical School, Faculty of Medicine and Health at the University of Sydney, who will officially launch the Network.

For planning and catering purposes, please register online.


12:30 pm


01:00 pm




Mu Li
Current research: Link of nutrition with childhood wellbeing in Indonesia, and hidden breastmilk substitutes advertising in parenting apps and social media in China

Shahreen Raihana
Early initiation of breastfeeding may reduce severe illness in early newborn period. Evidence from rural Bangladesh

Louise Baur
Health service responses to child and adolescent obesity: a global perspective


Infection & Immunisation

Julie Leask
Behavioural and social drivers of childhood vaccination globally: context, measurement and action

Ben Marais & Mikaela Coleman
Tuberculosis in children and pregnant women

Phuong Nguyen
Paediatric antibiotic use in Vietnam

Sarah Bernays
Nothing about me without me—HIV research in Zimbabwe


Disability & Chronic Disease

Elizabeth Elliott
Cerebral palsy in Vietnam

Tasneem Karim
Cerebral palsy in Bangladesh: Towards developing a national register for surveillance of children with cerebral palsy in low resource settings

Catherine Morgan & Anna te Velde
Feasibility of early detection of cerebral palsy in low and middle-income countries

Sarah McIntyre
Working with international groups to maximise impact


The First 1000 Days

Camille Raynes-Greenow
Reducing Household air pollution exposure for improved perinatal outcomes. Poriborton: The CHANge trial

Madeleine Randell
“Ayo ke Posyandu” Strengthening community-led health care to improve the health of infants in Aceh, Indonesia

Sarika Gupta
Investigating the impact of the contraceptive implant on maternal and neonatal health in rural Papua New Guinea

Jian Sun (Carter)
Near Infrared Spectroscopy for low cost newborn body composition

05:00 pm

Official Launch

Register online