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APRU Global Health Conference 2019

November 17 - November 20

 

 

Theme:
Global Urban Health

Venue:
The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong

Date:
November 17-20, 2019 (including one-day pre-conference field trips & workshops and three-day scientific sessions)

 

The APRU Global Health Conference 2019 aims to facilitate inter-sectoral exchanges of world-class expertise and cutting-edge findings on global urban health. It provides an important platform for Hong Kong-based academics and overseas scholars to exchange ideas on urban health challenges and brainstorm for solutions with policymakers and practitioners from high, middle to low-income settings.

Program at a Glance

  • Four pre-conference workshops
  • Two sessions of roundtable discussions with mayors
  • Three keynote addresses and five plenary speakers
  • Professor Yik Ying Teo, Dean of the Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, National University of Singapore
    “Waging a war against NCDs on all fronts: lessons from a city state” 

    Dr Ana Diez Roux, Dean and Distinguished University Professor of Epidemiology, Dornsife School of Public Health, Drexel University “Challenges and opportunities for research and action in urban health”

    Professor Ho Kim, Dean of the Graduate School of Public Health, Seoul National University
    “Climate change and health in urban area”

  • Lunch symposium on women in academia
  • Student-focused academic career mentoring session
  • Multiple parallel sessions and working group meetings


Registration

Early bird registration is due on August 30.
Please check registration fees, rules and payment before register.
For inquiries regarding registration, please contact reg@aprughc2019.org


Additional Information
Find out more about the conference, please visit the website.
For general enquiries, please contact the Conference Secretariat at enquiry@aprughc2019.org


The Host
Hosted by the School of Public Health, LKS Faculty of Medicine, this conference aims to facilitate inter-institutional and inter-sectorial exchanges of world-class expertise and cutting-edge findings on global urban health.
The conference provides an important platform for Hong Kong-based scientists and overseas scholars to exchange ideas on urban health challenges and brainstorm for solutions with policymakers and practitioners from high, middle to low-income settings.