Winners of the Global Health Student Activities 2020 Announced
August 17, 2020

The APRU Global Health Poster Contest 2020 just released seven finalists from total 49 submissions across 15 economies and 26 universities .

A prize of USD 500 will be awarded to the winners.

The winning team of the undergraduate poster is from University of Santo Thomas.

The winner of the graduate poster is from Fudan University.

See the posters from the seven finalists here.



(in an alphabetical order)

University of Malawi

Zaithwa Matemvu
Apatsa Villiera
Steve Chilmenji

University of Santo Thomas (winner)

Mary Kristine Pinpin
Chelsea Pineda
Krisalene Plazuela
Biana Pollo
Clare Quimson
Gian Carlo Torres

University of Oregon

Tyra Judge


(in an alphabetical order)

BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences

Bikram Adhikari

Fudan University (winner)

Zhixi Liu

Universitas Indonesia

Bonardo Prayogo Hasiholan

University of Tokyo

Maya Fujimura


View all the submissions here.


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).

The winning team is The Yellow Jackets from University of Indonesia.

Total fifteen international judges were invited to review the entries. A prize of USD 500 will be awarded.

Watch 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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