The APRU Global Health Program aims to leverage the global health education and research of Asia-Pacific universities to address global health issues through interaction with public policy and media. Since its launch in 2007, the program has covered a significant range of topics including emerging public health threats, ageing and chronic diseases, infectious diseases and health security issues. It has engaged academics, policy leaders, media specialists and communities on non-communicable diseases and on global health issues on campus. To intensify communication and coordination in global health, a program hub was created at the USC Institute for Global Health in 2013. The hub has a core advisory group chaired by renowned epidemiologist Prof Jonathan M. Samet, advising and coordinating the program. Its decisions are executed by the program manager, Dr Mellissa Withers. Decisions on hosting activities are made in consultation with this program core group. For more information please visit the APRU Global Health Program website and subscribe to the quarterly newsletter.
Have a look at our latest GHP newsletter. Many new opportunities are awaiting. Interested in urbanization, difficult decision-making, population ageing or meteorology? Then have a look. New grant opportunities of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science and of the World Health Organisation can be explored. Get to know the next host of the Global Health Workshop: Public Health Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University. Join our working groups or technical experts' list. Get your manuscripts peer-reviewed or present an abstract at the next Global Health Workshop 2015.
The Global Health Newsletter Issue #6 is available on the APRU Global Health Website now. Please explore the current and previous newsletters here: http://apruglobalhealth.org/newsletter
We are happy to announce the 2015 APRU Global Health Program Workshop will be hosted by Osaka University in Japan October 30 - November 1, 2015. We will open registration and abstract submission on the GHP website May 1. See more details in our quarterly newsletter, coming soon!
Have a look at our latest GHP newsletter. Many new opportunities have been opening up. Get your manuscript peer-reviewed by APRU GHP experts. Sign in our GH Technical Experts List. Join one of our five working groups on 1) Trade/Security/Migration/Governance, 2) Global Health Education & Technology, 3) Non-Communicable Diseases, 4) Nursing or 5) Environmental Health. In addition, we present the next important dates, latest updates and opportunities to engage with the APRU Global Health Program.
The Global Health Newsletter Issue #5 is available on the APRU Global Health Website now. Please explore the current and previous newsletters here: http://apruglobalhealth.org/newsletter
In the current edition, we look back to the sucessful APRU Global Health Workshop at the NTU Public Health College in September 2014 as well as to the APRU Ageing Symposium at USC Davis School of Gerontology and the APRU Brain and Mind Research Sympoisum at Peking University. In addition, we present the next important dates, latest updates and opportunities to engage with the APRU Global Health Program.
The Global Health Newsletter Issue #4 is available on the APRU Global Health Website now. Please explore the current and previous newsletters here: http://apruglobalhealth.org/newsletter
2014 Annual APRU Global Health Workshop at National Taiwan University attracted more than 240 participants
The APRU Global Health Program’s 9th Annual Workshop was held in Taipei from September 24-27, 2014. It was a resounding success, with more than 240 participants from 18 countries and 17 disciplines. National Taiwan University (NTU) did a wonderful job of hosting and making everyone feel welcome. The Keynote Speaker was Dr. Alistair Woodward from the University of Auckland, who spoke regarding environmental health challenges in the Pacific Rim. Other Distinguished Speakers include: Dr. Hiroyasu Iso from the Osaka University; Dr. Jonathan Samet from the University of Southern California, Dr. Mauricio Hernandez-Avila who is the Director General of the National Institute of Public Health (INSP) of Mexico and Tung-Liang Chiang from National Taiwan University.
Participants attended the 2013 APRU Global Health Workshop at Zhejiang University from October 29 to November 1.
For more information about the workshop, please see http://apruglobalhealth.org.