Adjunct Professor Michael Henderson and Professor Bruce Robinson recently received the 2011 Ernst & Young Social Entrepreneur of the Year Award – Western Region for their work with ISTIH.

Michael and Bruce were honoured at the Western Regional awards ceremony, held at the Burswood Entertainment Complex on July 29th. They are now in the running for the national Australian Entrepreneur title, due to be announced in early December.

In their acceptance speech, the ISTIH co-founders discussed the vital work of the Institute, including plans for development within countries such as Cambodia and scope for further expansion of ISTIH’s work worldwide.

ISTIH takes a multi-disciplinary approach to the management of aid projects. Bringing together the collective expertise of some of WA’s leading clinical health specialists, ISTIH delivers skills and disaster relief training to allied health workers in the Asia Pacific region and beyond.