Research for Development Impact Symposium

IMAGE: Health kit for PNG men designed in response to surveys with young men, who reported feeling disengaged from health services. Photo: Lisa Davidson, Burnet Institute

The Research for Development Impact (RDI) Network includes over 900 academics, practitioners, students and individuals drawn from ACFID member agencies and Affiliates, Australian and regional universities and other related organisations.

On behalf of the RDI Network, Burnet Institute is pleased to host a Symposium: Building stronger connections between research and international health programming on Monday 22 August from 12:45 - 5:00pm in Melbourne.

The event will feature focused panel discussions including speakers from a range of organisations including Burnet Institute, International Women’s Development Agency, Marie Stopes International, Nossal Institute for Global Health, Save the Children Australia, The Fred Hollows Foundation and WaterAid Australia. It will aim to investigate key questions including:

  • How might international health programs and practice inform and stimulate research?
  • How can health research contribute to better international health programming?

This is a FREE event but online registration is required.

To download the Symposium program, click here.

Date & Time

Monday, 22 August, 2016
12:45 PM – 5:00 PM AEST


AMREP Lecture Theatre
75 Commercial Road
Melbourne Victoria 3004

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Contact Details

For more information about this event, please contact:

Amanda Benson

Program Manager, Maternal and Child Health




[email protected]