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Political leaders must embrace the need for changes and investment in our health system to create a consumer-centred and equitable 21st century health system.

This year's theme for International Women's Day, #BalanceforBetter, is about recognising that gender balance is not a women's issue, it's a societal one.

International Women’s Day is celebrated on March 8th around the world every year, with thousands of events taking place throughout the month to mark the economic, political and social achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender equity.

Balance for Better breakfast discussion
Thursday, 7 March, 2019 - 07:30

The George Institute for Global Health
Level 5, 1 King Street, Newtown

Rohina Joshi’s research explores how to improve health information systems in low and middle income countries and strengthen the medical workforce in regions without doctors. She first joined The George Institute for Global Health in 2003 to complete her PhD and returned after a three-year career break in 2012 to build on her previous research.

Jagnoor Jagnoor is a global health injury researcher who joined The George Institute for Global Health in 2006 as a part-time PhD student and has stayed with the organisation ever since.

Chhavi Bhandari has a management background with multi-disciplinary experience spanning strategy, business operations, business development, intellectual property and innovation strategy over a nine-year career in the healthcare sector. She joined The George Institute for Global Health in 2019 to develop and implement our global health strategy.

Parisa Glass has worked in research operations and business for over 15 years. She joined The George Institute for Global Health 10 years ago after completing her PhD in biomedical sciences.

Jan Shanthosh is a public health lawyer who works at the intersection of health systems and human rights, including Indigenous health, community health worker rights, and non-communicable disease prevention. She joined The George Institute for Global Health five years ago and holds a concurrent position as Academic Lead of the health and human rights research program at The Australian Human Rights Institute, UNSW.

Anna Palagyi is a health systems scientist specialising in strengthening the health systems of low- and middle-income countries, particularly across the Asia-Pacific region. With over 15 years’ experience, Anna joined The George Institute for Global Health six years ago to continue her work on improving population health.