Helping Australian communities rebuild


Australia is facing one of the worst bushfire seasons in human history. Fires have ravaged more than 25 million acres, taking lives, destroying homes and impacting wildlife – leaving behind devastated families, communities and environmental landscapes. Our thoughts are with all those affected by this tragedy.

Population International is assisting with the disaster and emergency relief efforts – providing mission critical Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) and medical supplies.

While the devastation in Australia has been unthinkable, there has been incredible support and donations from all around the world. There is still more to do. If you’re in a position to contribute, the donations received by Population International will go directly to aid relief efforts.

Population International appoints new President

Job Collins

Population International is pleased to welcome new president, Job Collins, who will be leading the Executive Office and overseeing a diverse team of global staff – to expand and deliver on the vision of the charity over the next decade. Mr. Collins brings in over a decade of experiences working with leading public health organizations – such as International Planned Parenthood Federation, Youth Action Movement and Reproductive Health Uganda – and other development agencies, including Summit Foundation, Uganda Youth Network and Council of Africa.

The new president will oversee strategic growth and development of the charity’s programmes across Sub-Saharan Africa and South America, and lead efforts to strengthen bilateral and multilateral advocacy and partnerships at global levels.

“I am very excited to join Population International, and I look forward to working and collaborating with all the amazing team delivering mission critical public health information and services in the front-lines, and the fantastic managers and executives making things happen at the centre. I salute each and everyone of you” – Job Collins.

The Board of Directors wishes the President a very successful tenure and assures the president of the Board’s full support and partnerships.