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2016 John Yu Oration. Professor David Cooper AO of the Kirby Institute for infection and immunity

Date/time: 
23/08/2016 - 18:00
Event location: 

Museum of Sydney, Corner of Phillip and Bridge Streets, Sydney, Australia

Professor David Cooper AO, President of The Kirby Institute for infection and immunity in society, has delivered the 2016 John Yu Oration, an annual George Institute flagship event. The Oration entitled, Antiretrovirals for HIV/AIDS – a modern medical miracle, explored the importance of ongoing chronic disease research in the Asia Pacific region.

The George Institute for Global Health was honoured to present the 2016 John Yu Medal to Professor Cooper, in recognition of his achievements in promoting regional and global health. The John Yu Oration is an annual flagship event in The George Institute’s ongoing engagement with key stakeholders, government and non-government organisations to improve the lives of millions of people worldwide.