Date: 20 November 2019
Venue: Faculty of Public Health, Mahidol University (See map)

The pre-conference workshop is free of charge for all registered participants to the 51st APACPH
conference . The registration for workshop is optional and on first come basis.

1. Early Career Network (YITA awardee only)
“How to Make an Effective Conference Presentation”

Time: 9.00 am- 12.00 pm
Venue: Meeting Room 1608, Floor 6, Building 1
Seat limit: 60 seats

Making effective presentations is an essential skill for public health professionals. During this workshop, early career public health professionals whose abstracts are selected for APACPH 2019 conference will be given personalised guidance on how to make their presentations more effective. The guidance will be provided by experts in medical education, public health and scientific writing.

The content areas will be, planning the presentation, preparing the presentation, selecting and customizing PowerPoint templates, presenting effectively and handling difficult situation.

Workshop will be conducted in an interactive, hands-on format and selected participants will be given an opportunity to rehearse their presentations and obtain the expert feedback in a non-threatening, friendly environment.


2. Health Promotion Core Competency, Innovations and Health Literacy

Time: 2.00-8.00 pm
Venue: Meeting Room, Floor 4, Building 5
Seat limit: 60 seats

This workshop is organized by the APCPH-CC for Health promotion to deliver key messages of conducting health promotion. Through 8 modules, all participants will expose core competency of health promotion.

  • Diversity and inclusiveness: Who is left behind in the era of society 5.0?
  • Diversity and inclusiveness: Case sharing
  • 2018 CCHP workshop experience sharing
  • Program planning, implementation and evaluation: Individuals to systems, it is all
  • the same
  • Program planning, implementation and evaluation: Case sharing
  • Partnership building: Collaboration towards health literacy
  • Partnership building: Case sharing


3. Writing and Publishing a Public Health Research Paper

Time: 2.00-5.00 pm
Venue: Meeting Room 1811, Floor 8, Building 1
Seat limit: 60 seats

This workshop is organized by the Asia-Pacific Journal of Public Health (APJPH), in conjunction
with the 51st Asia Pacific Academic Consortium for Public Health (APACPH) Conference, held at the Faculty of Public Health, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand. This Workshop is held as a response to meet individual and institution s needs to enhance research and acquire specific knowledge and skills to write and publish a scientific manuscript. There will be an emphasis on the common errors made in undertaking research and presenting it in a way that editors will accept your paper for publication. We will provide an outline of an academic article and examples of common errors. This workshop targets public health students, researchers and academic staff who conduct research and need to develop successful scientific writing skills. This workshop hopes to provide participants with a comprehensive introduction to scientific writing, boost participants’ self-confidence to initiate and sustain quality scientific writing in the field of public health.


4. Teaching and Learning for Public Health Education

Time: 2.00-5.00 pm
Venue: The International Public Health and Environment Training Center, Floor 1, Building 4
Seat limit: 60 seats

This meeting aims to formulate a white paper in Public Health and Global Health Education in Asia. During the meeting, several crucial educational methods to enhance public health and global health competency will be discussed. Deans and experts in public health from Indonesia, Brunei, USA etc. will share their significant experience on public health education.


5. Innovations for Strengthening Capacities in Health Law & Bioethics

Time: 2.00 – 5.00 pm
Venue: TBA
Seat limit: 60 seats

This meeting is hosted by Asian Institute for Bioethics and Health Law, in collaboration with the World Health Organization. During this meeting, the participants will review WHO’s priority areas, discuss the International Cyber University for Health platform, share examples of e-learning cases from other countries, and consider ways to strengthen cooperation between APACPH and WHO. (More info)


Assoc. Prof. Arpaporn Powwattana, Faculty of Public Health, Mahidol University, Thailand
Assoc. Prof. Angsana Boontham, Faculty of Public Health, Mahidol University, Thailand
Assoc. Prof. Duangjai Malai, Faculty of Public Health, Mahidol University, Thailand