Yasmin Mohamed

Women's and Children's Health Specialist


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 (11)

Current (5)

  • Accelerating access to postnatal care and chlorhexidine in PNG

  • Access Point Of Care Initiative

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

  • Sexual and reproductive health in Asia and the Pacific

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

Past (1)

  • Addressing adolescent sexual and reproductive health in the Pacific

Publications (9)

2019 (3)

2018 (3)

2017 (1)

2016 (1)

2015 (1)

News Articles (4)

2019 (1)

2017 (1)

2016 (2)