The Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU) Global Health Program aims to leverage the global health education and research of Asia-Pacific universities to address global health issues through interaction with public policy and media. Learn more »

2020 APRU Global Health Program Conference

The 2020 APRU Global Health conference will be hosted by Fudan University in Shanghai, China from 18-21 October, 2020. The conference theme is “Universal Health Across the Lifecourse”.



2019 APRU Global Health Case Competition winners announced

This year’s challenge for the 2019 APRU Global Health Case Competition was related to using social media to promote physical activity in urban environments. Out of 45 teams who registered for the competition, the three finalists were selected: University of Indonesia (Team Makara), University of Hong Kong (Team Jaja) and University of California, Los Angeles …

APRU launches new book on Global Health

The book is entitled Global Health Leadership: Case Studies From the Asia-Pacific ,and is co-edited by APRU Global Health Program leaders, Dr. Mellissa Withers of University of Southern California and Dr. Judith McCool of The University of Auckland. It covers a wide range of disciplines—from tobacco control and non-communicable diseases to maternal health services and disaster preparedness—in a …


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