2nd Singapore International Public Health Conference and 11th Singapore Public Health and Occupational Medicine Conference

“Contemporary Challenges, Sustainable Solutions”

Jointly organised by the National University of Singapore (NUS) Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health and the College of Public Health and Occupational Physicians of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore, this two-day conference will focus on “Contemporary Challenges, Sustainable Solutions” and will bring together international thought leaders, decision makers and public health practitioners to address current public health challenges prevalent in Asia as well as facilitate robust discussions and formulation of sustainable solutions in public health responses, policies and services for Asia and the rest of the world.

For this year’s gathering, we have assembled a stellar line-up of international presenters including:
• Dr Richard Horton, Editor-in-Chief, The Lancet
• Prof Sarah Harper, Director, Professor of Gerontology and Senior Research Fellow, Nuffield College
• Prof Richard Coker, Head, Communicable Diseases Policy Research Group, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
• Prof David Stuckler, Professor, Political Economy and Sociology, Oxford University
• Prof Jacob (Jaap) C. Seidell, Professor, Nutrition and Health, Department of Health Sciences, VU University Amsterdam

Event description/key information

• Topics Covered / Programme Overview:
- Public Health Challenges in Asia
- Infectious Diseases
- Ageing & Chronic Diseases
- Health Technology Assessment in Singapore
- Health Services Research for the Ageing Population
- Integrated Health Management in Companies – Current Debates and Practices
- Healthcare Analytics, Big Data in Health, Predictive Analytics
- Mental Well-being / Health
- Fitness & Return to Work (Healthy Workplaces)
- Technology-Assisted Health Communications and Promotion
- Sexual Health (Promotion, Communications)
- Prevention of Obesity,Diabetes, Metabolic Syndrome (Communications, Promotion, Occupational Medicine)
- Child, Maternal, Adolescent Health
- Public Health Eye Research
- Aviation Medicine
- Nutrition in Public Health
- Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)

• Pre-Conference Workshops:
- Biostatistics Using R
- Health Technology Assessment: Its Value in Developing and Evaluating Technologies and Policies
- Traditional and Behavioural Economics in Public Health

Dates and Venue
29-30 September 2016
Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel, Singapore

Event web address

Contact details

Correspondence Address:
7030 Ang Mo Kio Ave 5
Singapore 569880

Tel: (65) 6570 6280
Fax: (65) 6570 6308
Email: [email protected]

Contact person(s): Ms Nichole Lee

From 29 Sep 2016
Until 30 Sep 2016
Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel, Singapore
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