2019 - Andalas International Public Health Conference

September 13, 2019 – September 14, 2019


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Background

The latest AndalasInternational Public Health Conference (AIPHC) in 2017 has succeed in gathering hundreds of participants consist of international researchers, students, governments officers, practitioners, public and private committee. Following the succeess, this year we organized Andalas International Public Health Conference (AIPHC) 2019. In this conference, the Faculty of Public Health, Andalas University, Indonesia, would like to facilitate the talk and the move of innovation to improve the quality of people life by research, publications, seminar, etc.

Rationale

The efforts to overcome the health problems have been included in the agenda of the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The second goal relates to food and nutrition security, while the third goal relates to healthy and prosperous life for all ages. Health promotion aims to achieve SDGs by complementing and empowering individuals and communities. Health promotion efforts are important element in the health system and proven to be efficient in responding to various existing health problems. As an effort to turn people into "health literacy", development on methods and media for health promotion is needed, especially by utilizing the latest technology. These development efforts still need the competence of health workers as the key element in health promotion efforts.

Objective

The objective of the conference is strengthening health promotion and disease prevention efforts to improve the life quality and public health in order to achieve SDG's goals.

Theme

The theme of the conference is Advancing Health Promotion And Disease Prevention To Improve The Quality of Life For Achieving SDG’s.

Sub-themes

Panel discussion will talk about various issues :

  1. Elaboration of health - literacy issues in various countries
  2. Innovation in the preventive intervention of communicable diseases and non-communicable diseases
  3. Humans, funds, and technology as resources to improve public health
  4. Elaboration of food and nutrition problems for people in various countries

Speakers

  1. Prof. Xianyan Tang
    Guangxi Medical University, China
    “Innovation in managing community-based diseases”
  2. Prof. Dr. Umes Kapil
    Institute of Liver & Biliary Sciences, India
    “Development of nutritional problems in vulnerable populations”
  3. Prof Chien-Yeh HSu
    National Taipei University of Nursing Sciences, Taipei
    “The utilization of information technology in health data management”
  4. Ravi K Menon, MBA
    Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN)
    “in confirmation”
  5. Prof. Dr. Ir. H. Hardinsyah, MS
    Bogor Agriculural University, Indonesia
    “Challenges in realizing food security in developing countries”
  6. dr. Lutfan Lazuardi, Ph.D
    Gadjah Mada University, Indonesia
    “Various efforts to prevent potential outbreaks in developing countries”
  7. Dr. Denas Symond, M.CN
    Andalas University, Indonesia
    “Challenges in creating a healthy lifestyle in the community”

Conference Information