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IAP for Health's conference looks at ‘Promoting Health’

November 01, 2016
Global leaders in healthcare and medicine will meet in Beijing, China, later this month to tackle a pressing question: How do we promote and maintain good health and well-being for a growing global population?

Hosted by the Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE), the InterAcademy Partnership for Health (IAP for Health) Conference 2016 will take place from 27-28 September at the Beijing Conference Centre. At the conference, global experts in medical research, medical practice, and healthcare systems will discuss best practices, new concepts and the future of healthcare worldwide.


Eminent international speakers will include Tony Capon, Director of the International Institute for Global Health, United Nations University; Lai Meng Looi, Distinguished Professor, University of Malaya and Co-chair, IAP for Health; Sir George Griffin, Emeritus Professor of Infectious Diseases and Medicine St George’s, University of London, UK; Margaret Hamburg, Foreign Secretary of the US National Academy of Medicine; Oyewale Tomori, President, Nigerian Academy of Science; and Franz Gatzweiler, Executive Director of the ICSU-IAP-UNU programme on ‘Urban Health and Wellbeing: a Systems Approach’, based at the Institute of Urban Environment at the Chinese Academy of Science, Xiamen, China.

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