In Papua New Guinea, 1500+ women die every year from childbirth-related causes – 80 times higher than in Australia. And these deaths are, mostly, preventable.
Whilst our head office is based in Melbourne, Australia we have offices or representatives in Papua New Guinea, Myanmar, Lao PDR, China and Zimbabwe.
More than a third of our staff are based overseas.
Professor Robert Power heads our International Operations team.
Our work is focused on achieving better health for vulnerable communities in Australia and internationally by accelerating the translation of research, discovery and evidence into sustainable health solutions. We work closely with a range of key populations including: