Co-Sponsor & LMIC Scholarship Supporter


Dr Etienne Krug, Director, Department of Social Determinants of Health

T: +41 22 791 3535



WHO works worldwide to promote health, keep the world safe, and serve the vulnerable. Its goal is to ensure that a billion more people have universal health coverage, to protect a billion more people from health emergencies, and provide a further billion people with better health and well-being.

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Anne Romanus, Communications Officer



The Australasian Injury Prevention Network (AIPN) is the peak body in Australia and New Zealand advocating for injury prevention and safety promotion. The AIPN represents injury researchers, policy makers and practitioners across Australia and New Zealand.


Through conferences, publications, events, advocacy activities and research, the Network benefits from its high profile, influential membership base of leading injury prevention researchers, and those working to reduce the incidence of injury and harm across Australia and New Zealand.


Scott Burnell, President

Australasian University Safety Association



The Australasian University Safety Association (AUSA) is the professional safety association for the Higher Education and Research Sector in Australia, New Zealand and Asia. AUSA represents the needs of its members through publications, advice, government representation, networking, professional development and recognition.

​AUSA is committed to ensuring a common approach to safety across the sector. We work closely with our counterparts in the UK and the USA to maintain consistency of campus and research safety around the world.

Showcase Supporter & Official Journal


BMJ, Support

T: +44 (0) 20 7111 1105



As a global healthcare knowledge provider, BMJ publishes one of the world’s most cited general medical journals, The BMJ , and over 70 specialty journals. The company also offers digital professional development courses and clinical decision support tools to help health professionals improve the quality of healthcare delivery.

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Stacey Pidgeon, National Manager - Research & Policy

T: 0455 381 115



Royal Life Saving Society - Australia works to prevent drowning and facilitate healthy, active lifestyles by equipping all Australians with water safety skills to enjoy a lifetime of enjoyment in and around all water environments. For 125 years, the Royal Life Saving Society - Australia has worked to harness the strengths of the communities we work with to reduce drowning and turn everyday people into everyday community lifesavers. Royal Life Saving operates as Australia's leading water safety educator. Over one million Australian's undertake a Royal Life Saving course or program every year. For more information visit