Upcoming Events

The 13th international conference on Public Health among Greater Mekong Sub-Regional countries on "Enhancing transdisciplinary collaborations on Education and Research to tackle priority public health issues in the new Era" has following objectives:

  • To strengthen the relationship of Faculties of Public Health among the Southeast Asian countries and in the world;
  • To share research results in the field of Public Health as well as priority public health issues among greater Mekong Sub-Regional countries;
  • To search for feasible solutions to enhance international collaboration among Public Health Faculties in Mekong Sub-Region and a wider area of the Southeast Asian countries about training and research in Public Health.

An abstract should be in one paragraph with no more 350 words, describing the major aspects of the entire paper in a prescribed sequence that includes: 1) Introduction: The overall purpose of the study and the research problem(s) you investigated; 2) Objective(s): The outcomes that you aim to achieve by conducting research; 3) Method: The basic design of the study; 4) Results: Major findings or trends found as a result of your analysis; and, 5) Conclusions: a brief summary of your interpretations and conclusions.

Thua Thien Hue provincial Association of Public Health and Preventive Medicine in collaboration with the Faculty of Public Health and the Institute for Community Health Research of the University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Hue University, will host a scientific conference on Public Health.  (updating...)

Emerging infectious diseases are, more than ever, at the center of the world’s attention. Join a diverse group of colleagues from around the world as they present new knowledge and breakthroughs about how to discover, detect, understand, prevent and respond to outbreaks of emerging disease threats.

Rescheduled Date: October 3-5th, 2021

Venue: Kaohsiung Marriott Hotel (Kaohsiung, Taiwan)

Length: 2.5 days (+1 day Pre-Event Meeting)

Program: Interest Group Seminars, Summit Programming (Workshops, Oral/Poster Presentations, Symposiums, Alternative Sessions, Plenary Speakers), Welcome Reception, Banquet, Master Classes, Cultural Tours

Recent works

ICHR publication on "Health behavior"
Health behaviors are actions individuals take that affect their health. They include actions that lead to improved...
ICHR publication on "Environmental Health"
Environmental health is the branch of public health that: focuses on the relationships between people and their...
ICHR publication on "Infectious and Tropical diseases"
Vietnam faces infectious diseases, tropical diseases related to the climate characteristics of the region. Research in...
ICHR publication on "Mental health and NCDs"
ICHR Institute has leading experts in these fields in the Central - Central Highlands region, participating in research...
ICHR publication on "Maternal & Child Health and Reproductive Health"
Maternal & Child Health and Reproductive Health is a strong research area of ICHR with the participation of many...



The 10th Asia Pacific Conference on Reproductive and Sexual Health and Rights (APCRSHR10) will be held in Siem Reap, Cambodia from 26th to 29th May, 2020. This dynamic regional conference will address the key lessons learned and best practices to address a diverse array of critical topics that demand our united and urgent attention now more than ever before.

The overarching theme of APCRSHR10 is SRHR in Asia Pacific: 2030 Sustainable Development Goal Vision and 2020 Realities. This theme will be explored through six main tracks, each of which is comprised of four sub-themes. Invited plenary speakers will set the foundations for these tracks. Abstract-based parallel sessions will include papers addressing one of these twenty-four sub-themes: 

  1. Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in the Context of Socioeconomic Development and Equity 
    1. Inclusion of underserved groups in SRHR within the context of rapid economic development
    2. Ensuring SRHR as a priority in achieving UHC
    3. Sustainable and innovative financing to ensure SRHR access to all
    4. Prioritizing resource mobilization and allocation for SRHR in public health expenditures and development assistance
  2. How Changing Socio-cultural Norms Influence Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
    1. Combatting harmful sociocultural norms affecting SRHR
    2. SRHR in the age of social, political and cultural regression: Challenges and prospects for the way forward
    3. Stigma and discrimination against vulnerable populations in SRHR
    4. Changing norms and driving policy change around SRHR: Best social and behavior change practices 
  3. Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights for Adolescents and Young People
    1. Barriers and facilitators of SRH and FP services for young people
    2. Inclusion and participation of youth in SRHR policy and strategy development 
    3. SRHR programming for adolescents and youth: What works?
    4. Unique SRH vulnerabilities of young people: Risks and mitigation 
  4. Linking Demand and Supply to Improve Sexual and Reproductive Health Services for All
    1. The private sector and delivery of high quality SRHR services
    2. Progress and challenges in making Comprehensive Sexuality Education effective
    3. Innovations in linking SRHR demand generation with service delivery: Evidence-based approaches
    4. Promoting social behavior change: How to improve demand generation for SRHR services
  5. Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in a Changing and Dynamic World
    1. Innovations and applications of Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) to improve SRHR
    2. Interrelationships between climate change, SRHR, and resilience
    3. SRHR in the context of emergency and humanitarian settings: Unique challenges and needs
    4. Population ageing and SRHR
  6. Integrating STI and HIV and Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
    1. Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (SOGI) and SRHR
    2. Approaches to integrating STI and HIV with SRHR: Evidence-based best practices
    3. Creating an enabling policy and legal environment for integration of HIV/STI and SRHR: Successes and challenges
    4. Unique SRHR needs of key populations affected by HIV/AIDS




***Scholarships Funding***


A limited amount of scholarship funding will be available, with preference given to oral presenters selected through the abstract review process. The first step for researchers interested in applying for scholarship funding is submitting an abstract by October 31, 2019.

A portion of the scholarship funding will also be reserved for key populations, such as young people and LGBTIQ+ identified individuals.

Please monitor our website and Facebook page for forthcoming updates on the scholarship application process. An application with more detailed criteria will be announced in late 2019.

We strongly advise that you register now in order to benefit from the early registration discount. If you are later selected for a scholarship, your registration fee will be refunded to you.

For more information, please contact:

Abstract submission and scientific issues: abstract@apcrshr10cambodia.org

Scholarship applications: scholarship@apcrshr10cambodia.org

Other logistic issues: logistic@apcrshr10cambodia.org