DR Alison Morgan

DR Alison Morgan


  • Maternal Health in Resource Poor Settings (health systems, health workers,)



  • Dr Alison Morgan has over 20 years’ experience in international health in the areas of maternal health, primary health care and child and adolescent health. Her interest is in the capacity development of health workers and the systems in which they work, and on how national governments can plan to reach child and maternal health Millennium Development Goals. She has trained traditional birth attendants in Bangladesh, developed curricula in maternal health for health workers in Tibet and Indonesia, and worked with national governments for better MCH planning in Nepal. She is on the steering committee for the Gates/AusAID funded multi-country investment case to reach MDGs 4&5 for the Asia Pacific, and part of the technical advisory panel for the AusAID funded Women’s and Children’s Knowledge Hub. She has undertaken consultancies for WHO, UNICEF, AusAID, and many international non-government organisations and private foundations.   


Selected publications



Education and training

  • MBBS, University of Sydney
  • DTM&H, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
  • DRANZCOG, Royal Australian College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
  • PhD, University of Melbourne 2016
  • GCALL, University of Melbourne 2014

Awards and honors

  • Endeavour Research Fellowship, 2013
  • Australian Postgraduate Award, 2011


Available for supervision

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