Researcher biography

His key research interests are in global health policy, its development and articulation and its translation into health systems and programs

Associate Professor Peter Hill is a Public Health Physician and academic in Global and Indigenous health. His key research interests are in global health policy and its translation into health systems and programs. His current focus is on the development and implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals--now referred to as the Global Goals. He has recently researched the influence of the Indigenous Burden of Disease project on the development of health policy in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health. His doctoral studies examined the evolution and application of international health policy during the early health sector reforms in Cambodia, focussing in particular on the Health Coverage Plan, the evolution of the Sector-Wide Approach for health development and the implications of international policy on the implementation of reproductive health programs. He has extensive international experience – in Nigeria, Cambodia, Lao PDR and Thailand, Mongolia, Papua New Guinea and Fiji – and has consulted for AusAID, the Australian Red Cross, the German Agency for Technical Cooperation (GTZ) and WHO. He has long standing collaborations with the National Institute for Public Health in Cambodia, the Institute of Tropical Medicine in Antwerp, and the Department of Reproductive Health and Research, WHO, Geneva.