Low Resource Countries Sig

The purpose of the low resource countries (LRC) SIG is to action  The Every Newborn Action Plan and advocating for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), following on from the Millennium Development Goals. ACNN LRC SIG is specifically addressing newborn mortality throughout Australia’s neighbouring LRCs within South East Asia and Sovereign Oceania regions. Each year, 2 delegations of LRC SIG members visit a LRC country, providing education and training using the Helping Babies Breathe Program.

For more information regarding the dates for 2017 trips, past trips, minutes of meetings etc; please login and select members tab near the donate button at the top right of the home page.

2017 trips to Goroka will take place in May from 5 - 13 and September from 1-9.

Operating committee

  • Chair: Karen New

  • Secretary: Gill Mibus

  • Ordinary members: Anndrea Flint, Donna Hovey, Renee Collison

The operating committee positions become vacant each year at the workshop/meeting held in conjunction with the ACNN National Conference and nominations called from the floor. Should you be interested in a position on the committee please contact us.

The LRC SIG contributes towards the Strategic Plan of ACNN using the sustainable committee document.

For all other enquires email us atlrcsig@acnn.org.au

Last updated 8 December 2016