Dr Christopher Morgan

Principal Fellow
Centre for International Health
Burnet Institute


Latest News

Healthy Mothers Healthy Babies study in Papua New Guinea (East New Britain province) completed enrolment of 700 women in June 2017. This prospective observational cohort of pregnant women and their infants is looking at interplay of infections, nutrition and other illnesses, and their impact on pregnancy outcomes, following them until 12 months after childbirth.

Our study of the use of checklists to improve community engagement with immunization services in Myanmar completed in March 2017 and dissemination reports under preparation.  This is funded by Gates Foundation through the International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie)

Research Activities

Vaccines and health system impact
Vaccination in pregnancy and the newborn period
Maternal infections and newborn outcomes
Health service delivery in resource-limited settings
Integration of immunization services with reproductive, maternal and child health


Public health
Healthy systems analysis
Clinical vaccinology and maternal and newborn health care


World Health Organization
Prof James Beeson
Prof Beverley Biggs
Andrew Vallely
John Kaldor

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Michelle Hendel
Prof James Beeson

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