PhD opportunity on managing hip fractures in resource-poor settings

The University of New South Wales is offering a PhD scholarship in the management of hip fractures in resource poor settings in India and China.

This project will involve working with clinicians in China and India to develop and evaluate a simple, adaptable, protocol driven clinical pathway for hip fracture. This will build on current and previous large scale observational studies and established clinical networks, and will contribute to changes in clinical management of hip fracture across Asia.

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2018 Annual Scientific Meeting Report

The 2018 ANZMUSC Annual Scientific Meeting held in Melbourne was attended by 75 participants representing 18 universities and research institutes, 14  professional associations, health insurance and consumer organisations, and 6 public hospitals.

Invited speakers included Prof John Zalcberg from ACTA, Prof Chris Reid from ANZACT, A/Prof Manuela Ferreira from the Kolling Institute, Ms. Anneliese Synnot from the Cochrane Consumers & Communication Review Group, Prof Lyn March from the University of Sydney, Mr Mick Gooda, Former Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner, Prof Rebecca Ivers from the University of New South Wales, Ms Julia Medew – Walkley Award-winning journalist and Dr Ivan Lin from the University of Western Australia.

The two-day Scientific meeting also included the ANZMUSC CRE launch by Hon Greg Hunt, Federal Minister for Health on the second day.

 A detailed report of the scientific meeting can be found here.