The 2020 APRU Global Health Conference was held virtually from October 19-21, 2020. The conference theme is Universal Health Care Across the Lifecourse.
The conference provided the opportunity for speakers to present their research on key themes including global health security, COVID-19, the lifecourse perspective, migration, women’s health, and aging. Featured speakers include Margaret Chan, Emeritus Director-General of WHO, Minghui Ren, Assistant Director-General, WHO, and Alejandro Gaviria, President of Universidad de los Andes and Former Minister of Health and Social Protection, Colombia.
We had 2,470 participants over the three days plus approx. 1,000 people in China joining via livestream. This included:
- Participants from 53 economies
- 39 of 56 APRU members engaged, including most of the new members
- 315 external universities/orgs
- 33 Speakers and moderators
The conference program can be found at: APRU Global Health Conference 2020 – APRU
The recordings are available at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hCkIJyGcW6I&list=PL72szUuwsFYdi7vaS7JmQTcgNEmk-JrPG
Info on our student poster contest is here: https://apru.org/event-page/apru-global-health-conference-2020/global-health-student-poster-contest/