Events for 07 September, 2017

Griffith Asia Institute Research Seminar: The IMF and Armenia: Fiscal consolidation at any cost?

Griffith Asia Institute Research Seminar: The IMF and Armenia: Fiscal consolidation at any cost?

Iyanatul ['Yan'] Islam is Adjunct Professor, Griffith Asia Institute. He is also affiliated with the South Asia Economic Modelling Network (SANEM), Dhaka, Bangladesh. Until recently, Yan held a director-level appointment at the International Labour Organization (ILO), Geneva, Switzerland with supervisory responsibility as Chief, Employment and Labour Market Policies Branch, Employment Policy Department, ILO Geneva.
Chronic pain: is cure a step too far?

Chronic pain: is cure a step too far?

Menzies Health Institute Queensland 2017 Lecture Series with Professor Kathryn Refshauge.
​Pain is a universal experience. Chronic pain is not. Despite the investment of many millions of dollars in investigations of chronic musculoskeletal pain, particularly low back pain, we are apparently no closer to solving the enigma of why some people develop chronic pain while others recover from an acute episode.
Delirium: the invisible illness

Delirium: the invisible illness

Menzies Health Institute Queensland Optimising Health Outcomes Seminar with Assoc Prof Andrew Teodorczuk
In association with Dementia Awareness Month - Typically misdiagnosed as dementia or depression, a state of the science update will be presented on how to spot, stop and treat delirium. ​New understandings about the relationship with dementia will be covered as well as an in-depth deconstruction of healthcare practice in relation to delirium care.