Kaitlyn attended the 2016 OECD Forum where she represented Victoria University. As part of the Global Voices Scholarship Kaitlyn researched maternal-infant health outcomes among Indigenous Australians. Her research was published in the Australian Institute of International Affairs journal Quarterly Access. You can read her research here or copy the following URL into your browser: http://bit.ly/kaitlyn-research
Y20 delegate Samuel Keitaanpaa has been featured in the Australian Pharmacist Journal. Samuel is a PhD candidate at the Menzies School of Health Research in Darwin. His fully-funded place to the Y20 Summit is made available by our partner, Charles Darwin University.
In his research Samuel highlights the important role pharmacists play in providing accessible healthcare and advice for many Australians. His research discusses the potential for Australian pharmacies to partner with remote communities to support and deliver quality pharmaceutical services. Samuel will provide key recommendations for implementing a mentoring program between Australian pharmacists and local practitioners in remote and disadvantaged communities.
An extract from the Journal is featured below. Please visit the Australian Pharmacist website for more information.
Lydia O'Meara attended the OECD Forum in 2015. As a Global Voices delegate Lydia contributed to the New Internationalist blog.
Click here to read Lydia's story 'Nutrition is Key: Eating our way to Indigenous health equality',
Or copy the following URL into your browser http://bit.ly/lydiaomeara-newinternat
Lydia is studying a Bachelor of Medical Sciences at Central Queensland University specialising in nutrition. She works in the Emergency Department at Cairns Base Hospital and is passionate about developing culturally competent, evidence -based and affordable governmental policies to provide equal opportunities for rural and remote indigenous health populations to access and utilise affordable fresh fruit and vegetables.
Global Voices would like to thank Central Queensland University for supporting Lydia's place to the OECD Forum. To find our more about our Partnerships program visit globalvoices.org.au/partners