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How to build the research capacity in LMIC’s to address the challenge of NCDs and other chronic conditions, including HIV?

27 July 2016
13:30 - 15:00

Professor Brian Oldenburg
Director of Centre for Health Equity &
Director, Non-Communicable Disease
Control Unit, Melbourne School of
Population and Global Health

Date:      27 July 2016    
Time:         13:30 – 15:00
Venue:    Forum 150

Brian Oldenburg is a behavioural scientist and population health researcher. His research focuses on how to improve the prevention and control of diabetes, heart disease and co-morbid mental health conditions. He has also developed and evaluated new technologies and m-Health interventions to improve diabetes control and outcomes. In recent years, he also has been studying the spread of cardiometabolic disease in in Asia and Africa and how this can be addressed. He is a current Visiting Professor in Finland and China, including Shanghai Jiao Tong University.

The HSRC seminar series is funded by the Department of Science and Technology (DST). The views and opinions expressed therein as well as findings and statements of the seminar series do not necessarily represent the views of DST.

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