Lessons learned from the review of child deaths in Victoria in 2021

The independent Consultative Council on Obstetric and Paediatric Mortality and Morbidity (CCOPMM) reviews cases of maternal, perinatal, and paediatric mortality and morbidity. Child deaths have been reviewed since 1985. The child and adolescent subcommittee of CCOPMM reviews deaths and develops recommendations and good practice points for practitioners and health systems.  

Mentally healthy primary schools: A state-wide initiative to increase the capacity of schools to support children

In recent years there has been increasing policy attention paid to child mental health, at a state and national level, given the marked increase in mental health problems in children. In addition to causing distress for children and families, when mental health difficulties are not addressed in a timely way, they can become entrenched and have serious effects into adult life.

Building a 21st Century Learning Healthcare System

The healthcare informatics landscape is changing rapidly as the pandemic accelerated digital health trends like virtual care, remote patient monitoring, and artificial intelligence-enabled clinical decision support. In this presentation, Dr. Chris Longhurst, Chief Medical and Digital Officer at UC San Diego Health, will share how these tools can support the journey to a highly reliable learning health system.

Healthy Trajectories: A Child and Youth Disability Research Hub

Our Healthy Trajectories research is done in partnership with consumers, clinicians, and researchers with diverse disciplinary expertise. Our goal is to contribute evidence to rapidly improve the health, wellbeing, and participation of those with child-onset disability and their families. We will only be able to ensure that people with disability can participate as equal members of society if we collaborate effectively across disciplines and sectors: we invite your involvement.

International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day (IWD) is an annual global campaign, marked on 8th March, which celebrates the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating women’s equality. Each year the IWD campaign has a new theme, and in 2023 the theme is #EmbraceEquity.  https://www.internationalwomensday.com/theme