Global Health Policy and Regional Health Threats

Global Health Policy and Regional Health Threats

Global Health Policy and Regional Health Threats

By Hugo Seymour from Perth USAsia Centre | 23 Aug 2017

Global Health Policy and Regional Health Threats teaser Ms Jane Halton AO, former Secretary of the Commonwealth Department of Health and former Executive Board Member of the World Health Organisation, was hosted by the Perth USAsia Centre for a private roundtable luncheon on global health policy and the health threats facing the Indo-Pacific

Key Takeaways
  • Ms Halton is an expert in global health policy and is a former President of the World Health Assembly and a former Executive Board Member of the World Health Organisation.  She is currently a Board Member of the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations.
  • Ms Halton oultined historic, current and future threats to regional health stability, especially concerning influenza, malaria and antimicrobial resistance.
  • Ms Halton discussed her experiences contributing to Australia's health policies, including in tobacco plain packaging and medicinal supply.
  • You can watch Jane Halton's video below

 
Hugo Seymour is a Research and Program Assistant at the Perth USAsia Centre

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