The 34th APACPH Kuala Lumpur Conference (APACPH)

Venue: Hilton Petaling Jaya

Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Event Date/Time: Jul 18, 2002 End Date/Time: Jul 20, 2002
Registration Date: Jun 30, 2002
Early Registration Date: Mar 15, 2002
Abstract Submission Date: Feb 28, 2002
Paper Submission Date: May 31, 2002
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Description

1st Announcement & Call for Papers







The 34th APACPH Kuala Lumpur Conference



‘Health Reform and Change’



July 17 – 20, 2002

Kuala Lumpur




















Jointly organized by



Asia-Pacific Academic Consortium for Public Health (APACPH)

Ministry of Health Malaysia



University of Malaya













Conference Secretariat


University of Malaya Centre for Continuing Education

Level 3 Block C, Institute of Postgraduate Studies,

University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Tel: 603-7625 7984 Fax: 7625 7884 Contact Person: Ms. Seetha

Email: a12etha@umcsd.um.edu.my or cced_eetha@yahoo.com


About the conference


The Asia Pacific Academic Consortium for Public Health (APACPH) Conference is organized conjointly with its semi-annual board meeting to discuss issues of regional concern such as the impact of urbanization on health, ageing, child survival, AIDS, occupational health and many other subjects.



This year we bring you The 34th APACPH Kuala Lumpur Conference, with the theme ‘Health Reform and Change’. The conference highlights are:



1. Asia-Pacific Academic Consortium for Public Health (APACPH) Board Meeting

2. Keynote Address

3. Plenary Sessions

4. Round Table Forum of Directors-General of Health, Asia-Pacific Region

5. Free Paper Sessions

6. Poster Presentations



This conference will provide opportunities for interdisciplinary discussion among researchers, students, government and non-government institutions and academic institutions to explore global trends in public health issues. Moreover, we hope these interactions will able to critically examine on the following issues:



I. Emerging & Re-emerging Diseases

II. Health Organizations and Services

III. Health Technology

IV. Health Financing

V. Future Health Care Systems





Invited Speakers


Brian Oldenburg, Australia

Kenji Hayashi, Japan

Richard F. Southby, Australia

Walter K Patrick, United States of America





Important Dates


February 28, 2002 - Submission of Abstract

April 20, 2002 – Submission of Full Paper

March 30, 2002 – Closing Date for Early Registration

July 17, 2002 – Asia-Pacific Academic Consortium for Public Health Board Meeting

July 18 – 20, 2002 – Conference



















Tentative Schedule of Events


Time
Event



Wednesday
17 July 2002



0900








· APACPH Board Meeting (for Board members only)

Thursday
18 July 2002



0830-1900

0900-1100



















1100-1125

1125-1150

1150-1215

1215-1230

1230-1400









1400-1425

1425-1450

1450-1515

1515-1530

1530-1600

1600-1700



1945-2100






· Registration

· Welcome Address by Prof. Dato’ Dr. Anuar Zaini Md Zain

· Welcome Address and Opening

by His Royal Highness Tuanku Chancellor

· Keynote Address by Dr. Shigeru Omi, Regional Director, World Health Organization, Western Pacific Region

· Reception


Session 1: Emerging & Re-emerging Diseases
Plenary Session

· Speaker 1

· Speaker 2

· Speaker 3

· Discussion

· Lunch



Session 2: Health Organizations & Services
Plenary Session

· Speaker 1

· Speaker 2

· Speaker 3

· Discussion

· Tea

· Poster Presentations



· Conference Dinner

Friday
19 July 2002



0830-0900







0900-0925

0925-0950

0950-1015

1015-1030

1030-1100

1100-1230
1230-1445






· Registration

Session 3: Health Financing
Plenary Session

· Speaker 1

· Speaker 2

· Speaker 3

· Discussion

· Tea

· Free Papers & Posters

· Lunch
















1445-1510

1510-1535

1535-1600

1600-1615

1600-1700


Session 4: Health Technology (Telemedicine etc) & Human Resource & Development
Plenary Session

· Speaker 1

· Speaker 2

· Speaker 3

· Question & Answer

· Tea

· Free Paper & Poster

Saturday
20 July 2002



0830-0900







0900-0930

0930-1100

1100-1130

1130-1200








· Registration

Session 5: Future Health Care Systems
Plenary Session

· Speaker 1

· Round Table Forum of Directors-General of Health, Asia-Pacific Region

· Tea

· Closing Ceremony by Prof. Dato’ Dr. Anuar Zaini Md Zain








Conference Registration


Fees:

Early Registration
Late Registration (After March 30, 2002)

RM 350 for Malaysian participants

USD 350 for foreign participants

RM 150 for Malaysian students

USD 150 for foreign students
RM 400 for Malaysian participants

USD 400 for foreign participants

RM 200 for Malaysian students

USD 200 for foreign students






Call for Abstract


Deadline for Submission of Abstracts: 28th February2002

Deadline for Full Paper Submission: 20th April 2002



We welcome abstract submissions on any topic relating to health reform and change. Abstracts may be submitted for oral or poster presentation. The presenting author must register to attend the conference.



Please indicate your preference for an oral or poster presentation. Please note that the final decision on which type of presentation is appropriate will rest with the organizing committee.



The abstracts of all papers and posters will be printed in the book of abstract, and full papers submitted before the deadline will be published in the Asia-Pacific Journal for Public Health (APJPH).

Venue

Additional Information

HOW TO SUBMIT AN ABSTRACT · Abstract should be submitted as an e-mail attachment or diskette, as well as 2 hard copies. All submissions should be in Microsoft Word format (PC) using the standardized format given below. · Author Information: submissions should include a separate sheet giving the following information: a. Full name, address, telephone, fax and email of presenting author b. Preferred method of presentation: oral or poster c. Title of the abstract · Format of Abstract: Please use the following order of items: Title of Abstract: Use upper and lower case Author/s: Underline the presenter Institution: Where the work was conducted Text of the abstract: No more than 300 words – use single line spacing · The printed copy of the Abstract should be printed in black ink using: Paper size: A4; Portrait Font : Times New Roman Font size : 12 point Spacing : Single Margins : Top 1”, Bottom 1”, Right 1.25”, Left 1.25” · Abstracts should be sent to: Ms Seetha University of Malaya Centre for Continuing Education (UMCCed) Level 3 Block C, Institute of Postgraduate Studies, Universiti Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur Tel : 603-76257984 Fax: 603-76257884 E-mail: a12etha@umcsd.um.edu.my or cced_eetha@yahoo.com