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The 9th International Conference on Public Health Among Greater Mekong Sub Regional Countries
22 November, 2017 - 23 November, 2017
Theme of the Conference
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.