ACICIS Virtual Public Health Study Tour: November-December 2021: Participant Summary

ACICIS will welcome 35 students from ten Australian universities to participate in the November-December 2021 intake of the consortium’s Virtual Public Health Study Tour (PHST).

Of the 35 students undertaking this virtual program, 28 are doing so with the assistance of New Colombo Plan Mobility Program funding.

The breakdown of ACICIS November-December 2021 Virtual Public Health Study Tour (PHST) students by sending university is as follows:

University No. of Students
The University of Western Australia 24
La Trobe University 2
Western Sydney University 2
The Australian National University 1
RMIT University 1
Curtin University 1
Flinders University 1
Charles Darwin University 1
Murdoch University 1
The University of Queensland 1
Total 35

November-December 2021 PHST Tour Leader Announcement

ACICIS is pleased to announce the PHST Tour Leader for the November-December 2021 tour, Dr Emily Rowe.

Emily is an Australian-born, Bali-based health anthropologist and public health specialist with over 15 years’ experience managing, working on and coordinating public health projects and research activities related to gender, HIV, sex workers, LGBTQI people, people who use drugs, harm reduction, people with disabilities, prison health, and sexual and reproductive health rights. She has worked on public health projects in Indonesia, India, Cambodia, Vietnam, Nepal, Myanmar, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand, Timor Leste, Mongolia, Iran, Tajikistan, Lao PDR, Papua New Guinea, Sri Lanka and Kenya. Emily is also an ACICIS alumna!

ACICIS would like to thank all the many academic, administrative, and study mobility office personnel at ACICIS’ member universities for assisting students with their applications for our new suite of virtual programs and for your support of ACICIS generally.

ACICIS also gratefully acknowledges the financial support it has received through the Australian Government’s New Colombo Plan Mobility Program, which has partially underwritten the development of ACICIS’ Public Health Study Tour through the provision of student mobility grants and has permitted the online delivery of this NCP project.

Selamat belajar VPHST students!