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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.

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The 9th International Conference on Public Health in Yangon, Myanmar

Main theme of the conference
Adopting Healthy Lifestyle: Combating NCDs

Sub-themes of the conference:
The proposed sub-themes of the conference are:

  1. Strengthening Public Health Policy and Health System for NCDs
  2. Universal Health Coverage for Combating NCDs
  3. Evidence  on Prevention and Control of NCDs
  4. Promoting Healthy Lifestyle for Combating NCDs

Objectives of the conference:
Specific objectives of the conference are:

  1. To provide opportunity and platform for academics, researchers, students and public health experts actively engaged in different areas of public health in GMS sub-region countries to share and discuss their research findings, ideas, experiences and lessons on healthy lifestyle and combating NCDs through research, policies, programmatic interventions and services.
  2. To raise awareness about the situation and challenges of NCDs for achieving Universal Health Coverage (UHC) by strengthening the role and capacities of public health professionals among GMS countries.
  3. To enhance the quality and relevance of surveillance and research on prevention and control of NCDs among the GMS countries.
  4. To strengthen collaboration on addressing promoting healthy lifestyle for combating NCDs among the GMS countries

Expected outcomes of the conference:
To result in enhanced understanding, professional networking and collaboration on promoting healthy lifestyle and addressing NCDs among public health institutions from countries within Greater Mekong Sub-region through research, teaching, policy analysis and programmatic interventions.

Deadline for Abstract submission: September 8, 2017

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