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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:


Call for Abstracts:
The conference is calling for abstracts from all interested parties. Please submit your abstract before August 1, 2019.

Abstract tracks:
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)

Detail info:
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).

For detailed regulations and guidelines, please see here.
For enquiries, please contact Dr. Mellissa Withers at mwithers@usc.edu.

 

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.