Yasmin Mohamed

Women's and Children's Health Specialist (on parental leave until June 2022)


Yasmin completed her Masters of Public Health (International Health stream) through Monash University. She is a registered nurse with a background in biomedical science.

Prior to joining Burnet, Yasmin worked as a clinician with the Victorian Adult Burns Service based at The Alfred hospital, and has also worked in community health with asylum seekers in Melbourne. She has a particular interest in the health of women and children, and infectious diseases. She is currently working on improving the lives of HIV-infected women and children with the use of novel point-of-care diagnostic tests.


  • 2013: Masters of Public Health, Monash University, Victoria, Australia
  • 2009: Masters of Nursing Science, Melbourne University, Australia
  • 2007: Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Pharmacology and Physiology, Manchester University, United Kingdom


  • 2013: Edelmira Peregrino Go International Student of the Year

Projects (12)

Current (6)

  • Accelerating access to postnatal care and chlorhexidine in PNG

  • COVID-19 Healthcare E-Learning Platform (CoHELP)

  • Improved point-of-care test to eliminate congenital syphilis

  • Sexual and reproductive health in Asia and the Pacific

  • STRIVE PNG: Stronger Surveillance and Systems Support for Rapid Identification and Containment of Resurgent or Resistant Vector-Borne Pathogens in Papua New Guinea

  • Tools for the Integrated Management of Childhood Illness (Kenya, Myanmar and Senegal)

Past (1)

  • Addressing adolescent sexual and reproductive health in the Pacific

Publications (14)

2022 (1)

2021 (1)

2020 (3)

2019 (3)

2018 (3)

2017 (1)

2016 (1)

2015 (1)

News Articles (4)

2019 (1)

2017 (1)

2016 (2)