📢Call For Participation: The 17th APRU Global Health Conference 2024 (Bangkok)

The Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU) is calling for participation in its APRU Global Health Conference 2024 which will be co-hosted by APRU and Chulalongkorn University, Thailand during 4-6 November 2024. CUHK faculty members and students (full-time undergraduates and graduates) who are interested in global health issue, specifically in pressing global health challenges and exploring innovative solutions are encouraged to participate.


APRU Global Health Conference 2024
Theme: Harmonizing Human and Planetary Health Through Innovation, AI, and Digital Transformation
Date: 4-6 November 2024
Venue: Chulalongkorn University, Thailand


1.  Abstracts (Submission deadline: 31 July)

  • Submissions of abstracts to the following tracks are welcome:
    o Track A: Harnessing digital transformation and artificial intelligence for health
    o Track B: Health financing, geopolitics, bioethics, and education
    o Track C: Climate change, pollution, and planetary health
    o Track D: Health systems
    o Track E: Non-Communicable diseases
    o Track F: Communicable diseases
    o Track G: Others    
  • Abstracts should not exceed 300 words and should adopt either ‘Lessons Learned Abstracts’ or ‘Research Abstracts’ structure.
  • Abstracts will be reviewed by an international review panel and the APRU 2024 Organizing Committee. The highest-scoring abstracts will be selected for oral presentation in sessions or as posters to be displayed on the website and on-site.
  • Abstracts should be submitted through the Abstract Submission Portal.


2. Student Poster Contest (Submission deadline: 30 June)

  • Applicants must be full-time undergraduate or graduate students at the time of submission.
  • Post-doctoral students are not eligible. However, medical students are eligible to apply as graduate students.
  • The poster must be submitted with an abstract of up to 300 words related to broadly global health and unpublished at the time of submission.
  • A prize of US$500 will be awarded for the best undergraduate and best graduate posters (one in each category).
  • Contest rules can be downloaded from here.
  • Interested applicants should submit their entries to the online submission portal. Applicants are advised to send a copy of their application to the Office of Academic Links (c/o Ms. LAI Ching Yee; chingyee@cuhk.edu.hk) for record.


For further information, please refer to the conference webpage. For enquiries, please send an email to aprughbkk2024@chula.md (School of Global Health, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University). For questions concerning the student poster contest, please contact Dr. Mellissa Withers (APRU Global Health Program). 

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