Australia’s peak body for global health organisations
Our membership is diverse, ranging from universities and research institutes to international and national non-government organisations or peak bodies, to government entities and public private partnerships.
We aim to deepen collaboration between us, and curate knowledge sharing. We are committed to transforming global health to be equitable for all.
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Alliance statement on the humanitarian crisis in Gaza
The Alliance condemns attacks on civilians on both sides and stresses the need for an urgent sustained ceasefire and immediate release of all hostages. We emphasise the importance of protecting human lives, ensuring medical supply delivery, and supporting healthcare providers. As at date, since 7 October 2023, this conflict has resulted in over 18,000 deaths, […]
Australian HIV commitment applauded on World AIDS Day
MEDIA RELEASE: 30 November 2023 On World AIDS Day, Pacific Friends of Global Health congratulates the Australian Government for its $12 million commitment to fight HIV in Southeast Asia and the Pacific. Working in collaboration with local counterparts to strengthen community empowerment, to combat stigma and discrimination, and enhance testing and treatment, the program is […]
MEDIA RELEASE: Voice to parliament will advance global health equity
MEDIA RELEASE Voice to parliament will advance global health equity A group of leading Indigenous and global health researchers have been published today in the world’s leading global health journal, The Lancet Global Health, saying the Voice to parliament is a crucial step to securing genuine progress on Indigenous health and wellbeing. The group says a constitutionally enshrined Voice […]
World must act now to prevent the next pandemic
MEDIA RELEASE: World must act now to prevent the next pandemic As new COVID variants continue to emerge, global leaders are being urged to commit to a new pandemic prevention accord and funding system when they meet in New York for three high level United Nations meetings this week. Professor Brendan Crabb, Chair of the […]
Australian Global Health Film Festival returns in October
Australian Global Health Film Festival returns in October We’re excited to be hosting our second Australian Global Health Film Festival this October, in partnership with Global Health Film! On the back of our successful inaugural festival last year, in 2023 we’re thrilled to be screening films in Melbourne, Sydney, Canberra and Perth.
Call for Expressions of Interest – Alliance Advisory Board Members
CALL FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST Advisory Board member, Australian Global Health Alliance The Australian Global Health Alliance (“the Alliance”) is the national peak body for global health organisations. Founded in 2016 on the principles of promoting partnership for health equity, sustainable development and that advancing First Nations health and Planetary Health are integral to global […]
World Malaria Day 2023 | Technology offers new hope in the fight against malaria
25 April 2023 Technology offers new hope in the fight against malaria As we mark World Malaria Day, Pacific Friends of Global Health has urged Australia and other wealthy nations to maintain political and financial commitment as new scientific breakthroughs offer fresh potential to save lives. This year’s World Malaria Day falls on ANZAC Day. […]
Australian health investment package will build a stronger, more resilient Asia-Pacific
MEDIA RELEASE : 23 February 2023 The Australian Global Health Alliance and Pacific Friends of Global Health have strongly endorsed Australia’s renewed effort to help build resilient and equitable health systems in the Pacific and Southeast Asia. Under a five year, $620 million package known as Partnerships for a Healthy Region, Australia will seek to help restore […]
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