School of Public Health and Social Work

Asia-Pacific Academic Consortium for Public Health (APACPH)

The Asia-Pacific Academic Consortium for Public Health (APACPH) is an international non-profit organisation that includes schools of public health across the Asia-Pacific region. The organisation's goal is to improve professional education for public health.

Professor Philip Baker, Australian Regional Director

Leading Australia

Our School of Public Health and Social Work is proud to host the Australian regional office of the APACPH. We're actively seeking to support and coordinate APACPH activity across Australian member universities, and promote the consortium within Australia.

Other Australian member universities include:

  • Curtin University
  • Deakin University
  • Monash University
  • University of New South Wales
  • Victoria University.

Annual conference

The 50th APACPH Conference will be held 13 – 15 September, 2018 at the University Malaysia Sabah, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia. This year’s theme is “Moving Forward to Address New Challenges in Regional Health”.

Early Bird registration 15 July 2018. Abstract submission 8 May 2018.

Find out more about the annual Asia-Pacific Academic Consortium for Public Health conference.

Teaching and learning

APACPH highly values and promotes excellence in teaching and learning and includes a symposium within the annual conference. The new webinar series features highlights from teaching and research by academics in working in the broad areas of Public Health in the Asia Pacific Region. Contact Dr Julie-Anne Carroll for information on participating in future webinars.

Early Career Network

The objective of the ECN is to support young health professionals through international collaborations.

Journal

Asia-Pacific Journal of Public Health is the consortium's peer-reviewed, bi-monthly on-line journal, focusing on public health issues in the Asia-Pacific region. Consider submitting an article.

Becoming a member

Membership of the APACPH is available to individuals and institutions. Find out how to become a member.

Contact

QUT, School of Public Health and Social Work
Professor Philip Baker, Australian Regional Director
Curtin University, School of Public Health
Professor Bruce Maycock
Deakin University, School of Health and Social Development
Professor Catherine Bennett
Monash University, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine
Professor Malcom Sim
University of New South Wales, School of Public Health and Community Medicine
Professor Richard Tayor
Victoria University, Active Living and Public Health
Professor Max de Courten

APACPH Australian Regional Office

c/o School of Public Health and Social Work, O Block QUT Victoria Park Road, Kelvin Grove QLD 4059 Australia
Int. phone: +61 7 3138 5596