JCU Events 2022 Sino-Australia Global Health and Tropical Medicine Symposium

JCU Events

Mon, 18 Jul 2022

2022 Sino-Australia Global Health and Tropical Medicine Symposium

Townsville , Online
When: 18 July 2022, 10:30am -- 19 July 2022, 6pm

Where: Choose to attend online via Zoom or in person at the JCU Douglas, Townsville, Australia campus.

Co-Hosted by James Cook University, Queensland, Australia and Southern Medical University, Guangdong, PR China

About this event

The purpose of this symposium is to promote the cooperation in education and scientific research between Australia and China in the field of global health focused in tropical medicine, implementation sciences and health systems/services research. Invited speakers from China and Queensland Universities will present. A broad range of disciplinary perspectives will address the two themes of the symposium: Health burdens in the tropics/subtropics and Tropical Health security.

Topics will include: Infectious disease including Zika, dengue, influenza, SARS-CoV-2, Sexually transmitted infections, viral hepatitis, enteric infectious diseases; sexual health including male infertility; digital health including telehealth and COVID-19, evaluation of telehealth, and machine learning to estimate infectious disease risk; health and ageing; non-communicable diseases including aortic aneurysm, amputations and kidney disease; models of delivery of care including role of social networks, community engagement, palliative care; One health approaches to tropical health and infectious disease; new technologies including liver fluke vaccines, genomics, bioinformatics, bacterial extracellular vesicles; educational approaches to teaching Global health.

DATE: 18th to 19 July 2022

TIME: Australian Eastern Standard Time - 10.30am to 2pm, 3pm to 6pm; Chinese Time (Beijing) - 8.30am to 12pm, 1pm to 3pm

LOCATION: Choose to attend online via Zoom or in person at the JCU Douglas, Townsville, Australia campus. Zoom link and room details will be emailed after you register.

This project is supported by Queensland Health with co-funding from the Queensland Government’s International Education and Training Partnership Fund, managed by Study Queensland within Trade and Investment Queensland.

More information: Register for your free seat here.