Call for Submissions: 2020 APRU Global Health Student Poster Contest

The APRU Global Health Conference 2020 is now calling for student poster submissions.

The top 3 finalists will be selected for each of the undergraduate and graduate categories and released on October 1st.

A prize of USD 500 will be awarded for the best undergraduate and best graduate posters (one in each category). A formal announcement will take place at the virtual Global Health Conference on October 19-21.

For submission regulations and guidelines, please see here.
For FAQ, please see here.

Please email your PDF submission to Dr. Mellissa Withers at by September 1st at 11:59 pm (PST).

Please contact Dr. Withers if you have any further inquiries.

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 variety of societal contexts. Global health experts from both inside and outside of the APRU network contributed to this book.

Click here for a full feature of the book.

Participate In The APRU and The New York Times Asia-Pacific Case Competition 2017

The inaugural APRU–NYT Case Competition will bring together the best minds from universities in the Asia-Pacific region to raise awareness and solve a pressing issue: The Future of the Pacific Ocean. Students will have the opportunity to be published in The New York Times International Edition and read by an audience of global leaders.  Continue reading “Participate In The APRU and The New York Times Asia-Pacific Case Competition 2017”