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L - R: Professor Di Sarfati, Losa Moata'ane, Faumuina Fa'afetai Sopoaga, and Aiono Alec Ekeroma (photo supplied by Luke Pilkinton-Ching)


Dr Colin Tukuitonga (photo supplied by Luke Pilkinton-Ching)


L-R: Faumuina Fa'afetai Sopoaga, Dr Alvin Mitikulena, Toa Waaka, Mr Reno Paotonu, Professor Dianne Sika-Paotonu, Dr Colin Tukuitonga, Amber Te Ngoungou, Dr Viliami Puloka, Aiono Alec Ekeroma, Professor Richard Edwards, Dr Patrick Vakaoti (photo supplied by Luke Pilkinton-Ching)


Lisa Houghton

Associate Professor Lisa Houghton opens the 2018 OGHI Conference.

Best student presentation

Prof Ken Brown presents the prize for the best oral Student Presentation to Anupa Pathak, who discussed her work in Nepal, ‘Use of clinical outcome measures in developing countries: Are we using the right scales?’


Y Dinku prize 2017

Professor David Fielding presents the prize for best poster Student Presentation to Yonatan Dinku

M Maze prize 2017

Professor David Fielding presents the prize for best oral Student Presentation to Mike Maze


2015 Sharon Peacock McAuley Oration 650
Professor Sharon Peacock CBE, FMedSci, presenting the McAuley Oration Antibiotic resistance in the genomic era: Combating a major threat to global health. Photo supplied by Htin Lin Aung.

2015 Professor Helen Nicholson 650
Professor Helen Nicholson, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (External Engagement), opening the conference at St Margaret's College. Photo supplied by Htin Lin Aung.

2015 Professor Richard Blaikie and children
Professor Richard Blakie presenting certificates to the children of Macandrew Bay School, who provided us with artwork to display at the conference. Photo supplied by Htin Lin Aung.

2015 Professor Sharon Peacock presents the award
Alex Morrison being presented the award for Best Student Presentation by Professor Sharon Peacock. Alex's presentation was An evaluation of a World Vision Water, Hygiene, and Sanitation (WASH) project on Tanna Island, Vanuatu. Well done Alex, and thanks to Stewart Caithness Gray Optometrists for sponsoring the prize. Photo supplied by Htin Lin Aung.

2015 Macandrew Bay School artwork 650
Macandrew Bay School's fantastic artwork on display at the conference.

2015 Professors Sharon Peacock and Richard Blaikie 650
Professor Richard Blakie presents Professor Sharon Peacock with a gift in recognition of the McAuley Oration.

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2014 Macandrew and student presentation 650 Left image: Macandrew Bay school children with their artwork at the conference. This artwork was designed with the conference theme 'One health' in mind (and kindly sponsored by Executive Support NZ).

Right image: The 2014 best student presentation award was presented by Prof Jakob Zinsstag-Klopfenstein (right) to Aaron Jenkins (along with Namrata Prasad, Lanieta Naucukidi, Varanisese Rosa, Shalini Pravin & Gandercillar Vosaki) for their paper An interdisciplinary investigation of environmental, socio-cultural, and behavioural determinants of typhoid fever in the Central Division, Republic of Fiji. As Aaron and the team are based in Fiji, the award was presented via 'skype' with Prof John Crump (left) assisting.

2014 University of Medicine 1, Yangon, 650
Esteemed collaborators from University of Medicine 1, Yangon, Myanmar and colleagues from the University of Otago at the 7th Otago International Health Research Network Conference in Dunedin, New Zealand, 12-13 November 2014.

From left: Emeritus Professor Kyi Kyi Thinn, Professor Wah Win Htike, and Dr. Khine Mar Oo (University of Medicine 1), with Professor John Crump and Professor David Murdoch (University of Otago). Emeritus Professor Kyi Kyi Thinn addressed delegates on Republic of the Union of Myanmar and University of Medicine 1, Yangon to open Session 4: Health in South and South East Asia.

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2013 Macandrew Bay School children 650
Macandrew Bay School children with their artwork, which was displayed at the conference. Artwork kindly sponsored by Executive Support NZ.

2013 Professors Kim Mulholland, Philip Hill and David Murdoch, Merrin Rutherford 650
Left image: Professors Kim Mulholland, Philip Hill and David Murdoch. Professor Mulholland presented the McAuley Oration New vaccines for the developing world - who is responsible?

Right image: Professor Kim Mulholland presents the Best Student Presentation prize to Merrin Rutherford for her presentation Management of children exposed to Mycobacterium tuberculosis: a public health evaluation in West Java. Prize kindly sponsored by Stewart Caithness Gray Optometrists.

2013 Dr Stephen Sowerby and colleagues 650
Left image: Dr Stephen Sowerby presenting his paper Commercialisation of a parasite diagnostic with human application.

Right image: Dr Satupaitea Viali (Samoa), Tofilau Nina Kirifi-Alai (Pacific Island Centre) and Professors Philip Hill and John Crump (Centre for International Health). Dr Viali presented the public lecture Rheumatic fever, rheumatic heart disease and research in Samoa and the wider Pacific.

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2012 Prof John Crump, Prof Peter Crampton, Prof Philip Hill 650.
Left image: Prof John Crump introducing the PIHPSA dancers.

Centre image: Opening address by Prof Peter Crampton, Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Division of Health Sciences.

Right image: Prof Philip Hill presents International Health highlights from 2012.

2012 Prof Philip Hill and International Funding Panel 650
Left image: Prof Philip Hill presents International Health highlights from 2012.

Right image: International Funding Panel (L to R) Philip Hill, Tony Binns, Stephen Luby, John Crump, and Berk Özler.

2012 Macandrew Bay School children and teacher 650
Macandrew Bay School Room 3 children introducing their artwork including (not in order): Madison West, Phoebe Holdridge, Grace Stevich, Bella Gilmour, Eneanor Hll, Lauren Paterson, and Mrs Robyn Brooker (teacher).

2012 Prof Stephen Luby and school children 650
Left image: Prof Stephen Luby presenting Macandrew Bay School Room 3 children with certificates.

Right image: Mrs Robyn Brooker and Prof Stephen Luby with (L to R) Madison West, Phoebe Holdridge, Grace Stevich, Bella Gilmour, Eneanor Hll, and Lauren Paterson.

2012 Bachti Alisjabana and delegates 650
Left image: Bachti Alisjabana, Philip Hill, and Rovina Ruslami.

Right image: In the Hunter Centre, delegates enjoy a break from conference proceedings.

2012 Stephen Luby, Christina Stantis, John Crump 650
Left image: Prof Stephen Luby awarding Ms Christina Stantis the prize for Best Student Presentation.

Right image: Prof Stephen Luby and Prof John Crump at the McKinlay Oration.

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2011 OIHRN Conference banner
OIHRN Conference and Centre for International Health Banner.

2011 Barbara Lee, Judith Smeijers
Barbara Lee, Judith Smeijers welcome delegates at the Registration Desk in the Hunter Centre.

2011 Tofilau Nina Kirifi-Alai introduces dancers
Tofilau Nina Kirifi-Alai, Pacific Island Centre, introducing the dancers.

2011 Pacific Island dancers prepare
Pacific Island dancers prepare for their performance, more photos below.

2011 Pacific dancers

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2011 Professor Helen Nicholson
Professor Helen Nicholson, Dean, Otago School of Medical Sciences, gives the opening address.

2011 Professor Philip Hill
Professor Philip Hill, McAuley Professor of International Health speaks on International Health in 2011—a perspective.

2011 Myron Levine and David Murdoch
Myron Levine and David Murdoch present on Vaccines, social equity and international health.

2011 Jacob Kool
Jacob Kool presents on Surveillance of disease in the Pacific.

2011 conference audience
Participants at OIHRN 2011 Conference.

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2010 Brian Greenwood and Angela ClarkCongratulations to our Best Student Presentation Winner 2010 Angela Clark who was presented with her certificate and prize by our main speaker, Professor Brian Greenwood of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

Angela is a PhD candidate from the department of Anatomy and Structural Biology at the University of Otago. She spoke on the topic of Sexual dimorphism and health during the intensification of rice agriculture in early prehistoric Asia.

2010 Kiribati performers
These beautiful Kiribati performers welcomed participants and opened the 2010 conference.

2010 Andrea and Rebecca Colleagues Andrea McDonald (London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine) and Rebecca Psutka (London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine / Preventive and Social Medicine) catch up during a break.

2010 particiants network during a break
Participants take the chance to network during a break at the 2010 Conference.