Global Urban Health
The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
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:
Call for Abstracts:
The conference is calling for abstracts from all interested parties. Please submit your abstract before August 1, 2019.
1. Non-communicable diseases (e.g. mental health, smoking, diabetes, cardiovascular disease cancer)
2. Infectious diseases
3. Environment, health & active lifestyle (e.g. air pollution, climate change, physical activities, aging, occupational health & safety, maternal & child health/reproductive health)
4. Health systems & governance
5. Smart city/ technology
6. Global health education & training
7. Others (e.g. migration/displacement, natural disasters)
Abstracts must be submitted online from April 4 to July 5, 2019.
For detailed regulations and guidelines, please see here.
Student Poster Submission:
The APRU Global Health Conference 2019 is now calling for student poster submissions.
A winner and two runners-up will be selected for each of the undergraduate and graduate categories.
Winners will be announced on July 15. The first-place winners will be awarded a prize of USD100 at the Conference.
Please submit your posters by July 1, 2019 at 11:59 pm (PST).
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.