The 1st APACPH Bangkok Region Conference and The 8th International Public Health Conference toward Achieving Sustainable Development Goals, 2030
Hosted by APACPH and the Faculty of Public Health, Mahidol University (FPH-MU)
The Faculty of Public Health, Burapha University
The Faculty of Public Health, Mahasarakham University
The Tobacco Control Research and Knowledge Management Center
The Thai Public Health Nursing Association
The Council of Public Health Education Institute of Thailand
Dates: 25 to 26 May 2017
Venue: Faculty of Public Health, Phaya Thai Campus, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
Since September 2015, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were adopted by the UN General Assembly. The SDG agenda recognizes that human health and well-being depend on political, economic, and social system, and the natural environment, where people live. Among the 17 SDGs, SDG 3 is comprehensive and linked to many other SDGs, including SDG 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, and 16. SDG3 includes 13 targets covering all major health priorities (unfinished MDG), new health priorities including NCDs, injuries and environmental issues, and means of implementing targets. Indicators for SDG3 comprise 4 main categories including reproductive health, infectious disease, NCDs and service capacity and access. For all countries, achieving SDGs is a gradual process and different countries are at different stages along the road. Evidence based practice is required to ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages.
This first APACPH Region Conference will keep up the awareness and preparation of public health academics, practitioners, researchers and policy makers in the Asia Pacific region to address the unfinished MDGs, new health priorities and the means for achieving the SDGs and health equity in 2030.
Target: A total of 200 Thai and international students, instructors, researchers and practitioners in public health, nursing, and medical fields.
Registration: Registration fees comprise 2,500 baht for general participants, 2,000 baht for members of SEAPHEIN or ThaiPHEIN, and 1,500 baht for members of APACPH or the Thai Public Health Nursing Association.
Abstract deadline: 31 March 2017 - Abstract Acceptance: 20 April 2017
Full paper submission: 20 April 2017 - Final Acceptance for proceedings publication: 10 May 2017
Pre-conference: Wednesday, 24 May 2017
Note: 25 May 2017 (1 to 3 pm.): Workshop on ICUH online-course development by Professor So Yoon Kim (Yonsei University)
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