The 17th APRU Global Health Conference 2024

The 17th APRU Global Health Conference 2024 will be held in Bangkok, Thailand on November 4 – 6, 2024.

The Conference is organized by the School of Global Health, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University in collaboration with the APRU Global Health Program. The theme of this year is “Harmonizing Human and Planetary Health Through Innovation, AI, and Digital Transformation.”

All sessions will be physically presented.

Dates: November 4 – 6, 2024
Venue: Bhumisiri Building, King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand

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Objectives & Audience

The conference aims to:

  • Foster interdisciplinary collaboration between healthcare and public health professionals, technologists, global health practitioners, and humanities scholars.
  • Explore the intersection of humanities and healthcare to enhance people-centered and culturally sensitive practices.
  • Assess the impact of economic crises and climate change on global health and propose resilient strategies.
  • Provide a platform for thought leaders to discuss ethical considerations and guidelines in the age of AI and digital transformation.
  • Showcase innovative solutions that leverage AI and digital technologies for human and planetary health.

The intended outcome is a collaborative roadmap for human and planetary health, integrating innovations, AI, and digital transformation while upholding the values of humanities in healthcare.

The conference will feature keynote presentations, panel discussions, interactive workshops, poster sessions, and a networking field trip (optional). Attendees will have the opportunity to engage with experts, share insights, and contribute to the development of a holistic and sustainable approach to human and planetary health.

Healthcare and public health professionals, researchers, technologists, policymakers, ethicists, and scholars in the fields of humanities and global health are welcomed to participate.

Call for Abstracts and Registration will be announced soon.

Student Activities

The 10th Annual APRU Global Health Student Poster Contest 2024

Current full-time undergraduate and graduate students (including medical students) from any university are invited to submit an academic poster along with an abstract of 150 words related to broadly global health for the 2024 contest. Post-doctoral students are not eligible. Collaborative poster presentations are acceptable but the student must be the first author, and only one submission per student. A prize of $500 US will be awarded for the best undergraduate and best graduate posters (one in each category)

Please visit here to see the rules and submit your poster.

The submission deadline is June 30, 2024.


The 9th Annual APRU Global Health Student Virtual Case Competition 2024  (registration closed)

Please visit the Webpage for details.


For inquiries, you may contact the conference organizer by email: [email protected]