Upcoming Events

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

The Asia-Pacific Academic Consortium for Public Health will be organising the “APACPH International Webinar 2.0 on COVID-19 pandemic – Developing and Accomplishing COVID-19 Exit Strategy Plan” on the 16th June 2020 (Tuesday) at 10.00am (GMT+7)

We continue to monitor the COVID-19 situation daily with consultations from our IHLA Executive Board, Steering & Program Committees and local organizers to select a new date for the postponed Summit. Please contact us if you have any issues or concerns related to the summit! 

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

“Improving Health Equity among Greater Sub-Mekong Region: A Public Health Challenge”


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Attending the 11th International Conference on Public Health among Greater Mekong Sub-regional Countries in Vientiane, Lao PDR

From 17-19 October 2019, staff and students of The Institute for Community Health Research, Public Health Faculty, Hue University of Medicine and Pharmacy attended the 11th International Conference on Public Health among Greater Mekong Sub-regional Countries  (GMS11) in Vientiane, Lao PDR with the theme "Improving health equity: a public health challenge".


Picture 1: The 11th International Conference on Public Health among Greater Mekong Sub-regional Countries  (ICPH-GMS11) in Vientiane, Lao PDR


The ICPH-GMS11 is an annual scientific activity of the Greater Mekong Subregion's countries, including Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, China, and Vietnam. The conference aims to enhance regional capacity in addressing the needs and significant challenges for public health through the provision of research, reports on health education community as well as monitoring and policies. 

The 11th conference discussed on solving the problem of health care  inequity existing in the health systems of countries of the Greater Mekong Subregion in particular and all over the world in general.

The Vietnamese delegates who headed by A/Prof. Vo Van Thang - Director of the ICHR, Dean of Faculty of Public Health, Hue University of Medicine and Pharmacy, have provided 14 oral presentations and 14 poster presentations spanning many issues related to the public health sector.



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Picture 2: The Vietnamese delegates headed by Prof. Vo Van Thang attended the conference with up to 30 presentations



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Picture 3: The meeting among the leaderships of the universities, institutes and faculties of public health among the GMS countries


Within the activities of the Conference, A/Prof. Vo Van Thang and Dr. Dang Thi Anh Thu also joined in the leadership meeting of universities, institutes and faculties of public health, members of the Greater Mekong Subregion on Public Health. This assembly was the discussion on the strengthening the cooperation among the participant organizations and considering the admission of new members. The meeting has also developed preliminary plans for the GMS 12th conference in Thailand in the following year, and the 13th in Vietnam which will be hosted by the Faculty of Public Health, HueUMP and Hanoi University of Public Health in 2021. A/Prof. Vo Van Thang, who was one of the founders of the GMS conference, also participated in the seminar titled "Join Hands for Collaboration on Public Health Research to improve the Health Equity among GMS countries", which covered the opportunity for researchers to learn more about the reality, research methods and future development on public health of the region.



Picture 4: The closing ceremony of ICHP-GMS11