Welcome to the GlobalHealth@UNSW Inaugural Conference

Is Global Health in Crisis?

In an era of global financial uncertainty, dwindling overseas development assistance and increasing inequalities in health, the critical issues of global health leadership and finance will be discussed and debated by acclaimed international health and development experts. 


Keynote speaker

Stephen LewisStephen Lewis, Celebrated Humanitarian and Former UN Special Envoy for HIV/AIDS in Africa.  Author of Race Against Time

Stephen Lewis is a Distinguished Visiting Professor at Ryerson University in Toronto.  He is the board chair of the Stephen Lewis Foundation, dedicated to turning the tide of HIV/AIDS in Africa, and he is co-founder and co-director of AIDS-Free World.


Other speakers

 Michael Kirby

Hon Michael Kirby
Former judge of the
High Court of Australia.
UNDP Global Commission
of HIV and the Law.

 Prof Richard Taylor

Prof Richard Taylor
Professor and Director of the Human Resources for Health Knowledge Hub.

  Dr Gulin Gedik

Dr Gülin Gedik
Team leader for Human Resources for Health, the World Health Organisation.

This one-day conference will also include speakers from a wide range of global health institutions including UNSW, NGOs, and WHO. For one day, the nation’s leaders in the field of global health will convene in Sydney, Australia’s most iconic city, to debate critical issues in global health.  This inaugural GlobalHealth@UNSW Conference offers excellent education and social opportunities.

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