Upcoming Events

 In 2018, the 10th GMS-ICPH is themed “Health Equity and Response of Crisis.”

The organizing committee of the 6th AHLA conference is pleased to invite you to participate in the 6th International Health Literacy Conference: A Health Literate Asia and Beyond, to be held in Taichung, Taiwan, October 25th-27th, 2018

“Public Health Challenges in the 21st Century” ​

The theme of the 9th ICPH-GMS (2017), Yangon is “Adopting Healthy Lifestyle: Combating Non-communicable Diseases (NCDs)”. NCDs are the leading causes of death in the GMS countries at present and they create enormous health burden with serious socioeconomic implications.

In order to widen the scientific research themes and strengthen international and national relationships of young researchers and students with other Faculty of Public Health among Southeast Asian countries, Hue University of Medicine and Pharmacy will host The Second Scientific Conference of Young Researchers in April 2018.

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Call for Abstracts - The 6th International Health Literacy Conference: A Health Literate Asia and Beyond



The 6th International Health Literacy Conference: A Health Literate Asia and Beyond | October 25- 27, 2018 | Taichung, Taiwan.

The organizing committee of the 6th AHLA conference is pleased to invite you to participate in the 6th International Health Literacy Conference: A Health Literate Asia and Beyond, to be held in Taichung, Taiwan, October 25th-27th, 2018. You and your colleague are encouraged to submit the abstracts or proposal for a scientific workshop/symposium which will be conducted in the conference.

The AHLA has been fully supported by more than 80 academic professional institutions in more than 30 countries in Asia and around the world. The AHLA is a multinational non-governmental organization that seeks to study and conduct research, education and policy implantation in health literacy across Asia. The association encourages dialog among researchers, officials, healthcare organizations as well as experts in health and education, corporations and media that can develop better interventions in health education and services.

The AHLA, since established in Geneva, Switzerland in 2014 has organized 5 international conferences in Taiwan, Vietnam and Malaysia. These events have been participated by more than 400 global experts, scientists, and policy makers.

The 6th AHLA Conference will be hosted by Chung Shan Medical University, the Taichung Government and co-organized by other national and international institutions.

AHLA is establishing academic committees and topics of focus on the following:​

1. Cervical cancer prevention and HPV testing & vaccination health literacy-Worldwide perspectives

2. Health literacy for NCDs

3. Health literacy and hospice & palliative care

4. Health literacy and medication safety, misuse

5. Health literacy in media, social media, communication

6. Health literacy for aging

7. Health literacy in health rights, minorities, handicapped, migrants, and HIV care

8. Health literacy in traditional medicine, TCM

9. Health literacy in global health

10. Health literacy and patient outcome

11. Asian health literacy agenda 2018~2030

12. Integrated care between hospitals and primary care

13. Health evaluation and health literacy

14. Health literacy and health behavior advocacy

15. Health literacy and oral hygiene

16. Health literacy and shared decision making

17. Health literacy and health promoting hospitals

18. Health literacy and injury prevention and control

19. Health Literacy in Quality of Health in Europe, and Asia

March, 2018

Important dates:

 Abstract submission: February 1st to June 30th 2018
 Announce the acceptance of the abstract by Aug. 15th, 2018.  The registration will be started from Aug 15th, 2016.

You are welcome to visit the Conference Website for more details via http://ahla2018.org/, as well as the official website of the AHLA http://www.ahla-asia.org/.

We look forward to your participation and productive involvement in this important event.

Most sincerely,