Announcement of APRU Global Health Student Case Competition 2020

Announcement of APRU Global Health Student Case Competition 2020

August 17, 2020

The APRU Global Health Student Case Competition 2020 challenges young talents to develop and test a new intervention that could help improve the health system of elderly care in the Asia-Pacific. The competition seeks for teams creating cost-effective and culturally-appropriate strategies that are realistic and also creative.

In this challenging time, the competition brought together 45 teams from 22 universities in 12 economies (Australia, China, Ecuador, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, and the US) to register and develop creative and evidence-based proposals to address the complex issue of elderly care.

The videos of three finalist teams are (in an alphabetical order):

  • MoreDoe from Yonsei University
  • The Yellow Jackets from University of Indonesia
  • Toilet Paper Hoggers from The Chinese University of Hong Kong

The three runner-up teams were PH Pro (Fudan University), Team Medeavour (The Chinese University of Hong Kong), and Terps for Health (University of Maryland, College Park).

Total fifteen international judges were invited to review the entries.

A winning team will be selected and announced during the APRU Global Health Conference 2020, hosted by Fudan University.
A prize of USD 500 will be awarded.

Please see the challenge here and view the finalist videos below.

 

MoreDoe from Yonsei University

 

The Yellow Jackets from University of Indonesia

 

Toilet Paper Hoggers from The Chinese University of Hong Kong

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