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Support Letter to be the Host of APACPH Conference 2020

Universitas Airlangga is strongly committed to significantly contribute to the development of health science globally through providing quality academic engagements, including improving our teaching learning processes, academic mobility, research activities as well as community development.

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Support Letter to be the Host of APACPH Conference 2020

Greetings from Public Health Faculty of Universitas Airlangga

It is an enormous honor for faculty of public health Universitas Airlangga to host the 52nd Conference of the Asia-Pacific Academic Consortium for Public Health (APACPH) 2020 in Surabaya.

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Greetings from Public Health Faculty of Universitas Airlangga

Who’s Speaking

*To Be Announced

So Yoon KimYonsei University, Seoul, South Korea

So Yoon Kim is Professor and Director of Medical Law and Ethics, Division of Medical Humanities and Society, College of Medicine at Yonsei University. She is also Vice Director of Asian Institute for Bioethics and Health Law, which is designated WHO Collaborating Centre for Health Law and Bioethics since 2014. Her research areas include medical law, medical ethics, advanced biotechnology and clinical ethics, medical dispute, patient safety, international health law, elderly health, and mental health. Especially, since 2011, she has contributed in advanced biotechnology and bioethics area such as ‘Center for ELSI (Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications) Research on Genomics’ and ‘Research on Social & Ethical Basis for Precision Medicine’ as Principal Investigator.

So Yoon KimYonsei University, Seoul, South Korea

So Yoon Kim is Professor and Director of Medical Law and Ethics, Division of Medical Humanities and Society, College of Medicine at Yonsei University. She is also Vice Director of Asian Institute for Bioethics and Health Law, which is designated WHO Collaborating Centre for Health Law and Bioethics since 2014. Her research areas include medical law, medical ethics, advanced biotechnology and clinical ethics, medical dispute, patient safety, international health law, elderly health, and mental health. Especially, since 2011, she has contributed in advanced biotechnology and bioethics area such as ‘Center for ELSI (Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications) Research on Genomics’ and ‘Research on Social & Ethical Basis for Precision Medicine’ as Principal Investigator.

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Wah Yun LowUniversiti Malaya, Malaysia

Wah Yun Low is the Deputy Executive Director (Research & Internationalisation), Asia-Europe Institute at the University of Malaya. She is a Chartered Psychologist and a Professor of Psychology at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur. Prof. Low was the former Head, Research Management Center, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, and Chair of the University of Malaya Research Ethics Committee (non-medical). She was the Deputy Director, Research Services Unit, Institute of Research Management and Innovation, University of Malaya, and was also the Head of the Scholarly Publication and Support Unit, at the University

Wah Yun LowUniversiti Malaya, Malaysia

Wah Yun Low is the Deputy Executive Director (Research & Internationalisation), Asia-Europe Institute at the University of Malaya. She is a Chartered Psychologist and a Professor of Psychology at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur. Prof. Low was the former Head, Research Management Center, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, and Chair of the University of Malaya Research Ethics Committee (non-medical). She was the Deputy Director, Research Services Unit, Institute of Research Management and Innovation, University of Malaya, and was also the Head of the Scholarly Publication and Support Unit, at the University

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Indika KarunathilakeUniversity of Colombo, Sri Lanka

Indika Karunathilake is the Head of the Department of Medical Education, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka. He also serves as the Head of the WHO Collaborating Centre for Medical Education based at the Faculty of Medicine. He has conducted extensive research and authored many publications in medical education and public health with over 50 publications in peer reviewed international journals and over 150 research presentations at international and national level. He is a recipient of President’s Award for Scientific Publications (highest national level research award) for Scientific Publications. Prof. Indika Karunathilake has been a resource person in Medical Education for many national, regional and international forums and serves as the editor-in-Chief of the South East Asian Journal of Medical Education (SEAJME).

Indika KarunathilakeUniversity of Colombo, Sri Lanka

Indika Karunathilake is the Head of the Department of Medical Education, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka. He also serves as the Head of the WHO Collaborating Centre for Medical Education based at the Faculty of Medicine. He has conducted extensive research and authored many publications in medical education and public health with over 50 publications in peer reviewed international journals and over 150 research presentations at international and national level. He is a recipient of President’s Award for Scientific Publications (highest national level research award) for Scientific Publications. Prof. Indika Karunathilake has been a resource person in Medical Education for many national, regional and international forums and serves as the editor-in-Chief of the South East Asian Journal of Medical Education (SEAJME).

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Teo Yik YingNUS Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, Singapore

Professor Teo Yik Ying is Dean of the Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, National University of Singapore, and concurrently the iOmics Programme Leader at the Life Sciences Institute, and an Associate Faculty Member of the Genome Institute of Singapore.

For his contributions and achievements to academic and public health, Professor Teo was the recipient of numerous awards, including the Singapore Youth Award (2011), the Young Scientist Award by the Singapore National Academy of Science (2010), the NUHS-Mochtar Riady Pinnacle Young Achiever Award (2015), and the Outstanding Young Persons of the World award in the category of Academic Leadership and Achievements (2015). He was also conferred numerous scholarships during his education, including the Public Service Commission scholarship (1997), the Shell Centenary Scholarship (2000), the Lee Kuan Yew Postgraduate Scholarship (2003) and the NUS Overseas Graduate Scholarship (2003). Growing up in a family of educators, Professor Teo is both a passionate and exceptional educator, and has won numerous faculty and university awards for teaching excellence from both NUS and Oxford.

Teo Yik YingNUS Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, Singapore

Professor Teo Yik Ying is Dean of the Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, National University of Singapore, and concurrently the iOmics Programme Leader at the Life Sciences Institute, and an Associate Faculty Member of the Genome Institute of Singapore.

For his contributions and achievements to academic and public health, Professor Teo was the recipient of numerous awards, including the Singapore Youth Award (2011), the Young Scientist Award by the Singapore National Academy of Science (2010), the NUHS-Mochtar Riady Pinnacle Young Achiever Award (2015), and the Outstanding Young Persons of the World award in the category of Academic Leadership and Achievements (2015). He was also conferred numerous scholarships during his education, including the Public Service Commission scholarship (1997), the Shell Centenary Scholarship (2000), the Lee Kuan Yew Postgraduate Scholarship (2003) and the NUS Overseas Graduate Scholarship (2003). Growing up in a family of educators, Professor Teo is both a passionate and exceptional educator, and has won numerous faculty and university awards for teaching excellence from both NUS and Oxford.

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Masamine JimbaUniversity of Tokyo, Japan

Masamine Jimba is professor and chair of the Department of Community and Global Health at the Graduate School of Medicine, the University of Tokyo. After being educated both in Japan and USA, he has had a variety of global health experiences in the Gaza Strip and West Bank (2 years for WHO:1994-1996) and in Nepal (5 years for Japan International Cooperation Agency:1996-2001). After 2002, he has conducted health promotion activities in Asia, Latin America and Africa: for example, school health projects in Laos and Thai, a healthy nutrition and clean water project in Vietnam, maternal, newborn, and child health in Ghana.

For academic activities, he has taught global health at different universities and other organizations in Japan and other Asian countries. He has also published about 200 articles in the international academic journals.

For local and global network activities, he became the President of the Japanese Society of Health Education and Promotion and a board member of other academic societies in Japan. In Asia and Pacific Region, he works as the President-Elect of the Asia-Pacific Academic Consortium for Public Health, Member of the APRU Global Health Advisory Committee, Executive Committee Member of the Global Health and Human Security Program by the Japan Center for International Exchange. This program aims to propose policy initiatives to the Japanese government by focusing on ‘health and human security.’ He also belongs to several global network for school health and others.

He believes that research, policy and practices must be linked for global health promotion. His current interest is slow research and positive deviance approach, which can improve sustainability of health promotion efforts at local level for a long period of time.

Masamine JimbaUniversity of Tokyo, Japan

Masamine Jimba is professor and chair of the Department of Community and Global Health at the Graduate School of Medicine, the University of Tokyo. After being educated both in Japan and USA, he has had a variety of global health experiences in the Gaza Strip and West Bank (2 years for WHO:1994-1996) and in Nepal (5 years for Japan International Cooperation Agency:1996-2001). After 2002, he has conducted health promotion activities in Asia, Latin America and Africa: for example, school health projects in Laos and Thai, a healthy nutrition and clean water project in Vietnam, maternal, newborn, and child health in Ghana.

For academic activities, he has taught global health at different universities and other organizations in Japan and other Asian countries. He has also published about 200 articles in the international academic journals.

For local and global network activities, he became the President of the Japanese Society of Health Education and Promotion and a board member of other academic societies in Japan. In Asia and Pacific Region, he works as the President-Elect of the Asia-Pacific Academic Consortium for Public Health, Member of the APRU Global Health Advisory Committee, Executive Committee Member of the Global Health and Human Security Program by the Japan Center for International Exchange. This program aims to propose policy initiatives to the Japanese government by focusing on ‘health and human security.’ He also belongs to several global network for school health and others.

He believes that research, policy and practices must be linked for global health promotion. His current interest is slow research and positive deviance approach, which can improve sustainability of health promotion efforts at local level for a long period of time.

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Ya-Wen Betty ChiuTaipei Medical University, Taiwan

Prof. Betty Chiu has been devoting herself in establishing an academic network for cooperation on the international health policy. In order to achieve the above purpose, she has actively participated in and co-organized several bilateral or multilateral conferences with Asian-Pacific or European countries. The most significant accomplishment in 2006 was to assist Department of Health (DOH) to hold international Conference on Health Security: New Challenges & Policy Implications in New Deli, India.

Ya-Wen Betty ChiuTaipei Medical University, Taiwan

Prof. Betty Chiu has been devoting herself in establishing an academic network for cooperation on the international health policy. In order to achieve the above purpose, she has actively participated in and co-organized several bilateral or multilateral conferences with Asian-Pacific or European countries. The most significant accomplishment in 2006 was to assist Department of Health (DOH) to hold international Conference on Health Security: New Challenges & Policy Implications in New Deli, India.

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Shangri-La Hotel, Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia