The 4th International Conference on Public Health 2018 (ICOPH 2018) is the leading interdisciplinary platform for presentation of new and advanced research results in the field of Public Health. ICOPH 2018 is scheduled from 19th – 21st July 2018 in Bangkok, Thailand under the theme “Promoting Quality and Safety in Health Care: Towards Healthy Communities.” The organizing committee would like to invite prospective participants to submit abstracts of their research for consideration as oral, poster or virtual presentation.

The quality of healthcare is one of the most important factors in health and it has become one of the global health priorities to ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all. Quality improvement is meant for enhancing safety, effectiveness, and efficiency of health care which can be achieved through various quality methods. The quality of healthcare is applicable for all levels of health care including health education system and advanced technologies. ICOPH 2018 creates a great platform to discuss current landscape and next steps for improving quality of health care. The conference will bring together leading academicians, medical students, clinicians, public health professionals, health care specialists, health care workers, health economists, researchers, scientists, health workers, policy makers, social workers and other related professionals. ICOPH 2018 is a global gathering with renowned speakers, presentations, panel discussions, round table discussions, and valuable networking opportunities.

All abstracts will be evaluated by internationally recognized scholars in a double blind reviewing process and research papers will be selected according to the international research standard.  You are invited to send your abstract on or before 19th April 2018. All accepted research papers / abstracts will be eligible for presentation at the conference and they should register on or before the final registration deadline on 20th June 2018.

CONFERENCE TRACKS

 

Topics of interest for submission include, but are not limited to, the following:

Primary Health Care

Primary care medicine

Quality in primary care

Family medicine and primary care

Primary care services

Dental primary care

Primary health care management

Global primary care

Primary home care

Epidemiology

Cardiovascular and clinical epidemiology

Clinical trials and evidence synthesis

Environmental epidemiology

General epidemiology and methodology

Genetic epidemiology

Infectious disease epidemiology

Occupational and Safety Health

Work-related deaths, injuries, and illnesses

Psychosocial factors at work

Commuting accidents and injuries

Ergonomics in the workplace

Noise-induced hearing loss and impairment

Exposures to toxic substances in the workplace including heavy metals and radiation

Issues among elderly workers, migrant workers, underage workers, pregnant workers

Nanotechnology and nano particles: exposures, measurements and policies

Social Security Organizations, health insurance and coverage: policies and issues

Risk characterization, risk rating, and risk communication

Social Determinants of Health

Availability of resources to meet daily needs (e.g., safe housing and local food markets)

Access to educational, economic, and job opportunities

Access to health care services

Quality of education and job training

Availability of community-based resources in support of community living and opportunities for recreational and leisure-time activities

Transportation options, public safety, social support

Social norms and attitudes (e.g., discrimination, racism, and distrust of government)

Exposure to crime, violence, and social disorder (e.g., presence of trash and lack of cooperation in a community)

Socioeconomic conditions (e.g., concentrated poverty and the stressful conditions that accompany it)

Residential segregation, language/literacy

Access to mass media and emerging technologies (e.g., cell phones, the Internet, and social media)

Oral Health

Dental cavities

Periodontal disease

Oral cancer

Fungal, bacterial or viral infections in HIV

Oro-dental trauma

Cleft lip and palate

Metabolic Syndrome

Pathophysiology of metabolic syndrome

Signs and symptoms

Causes of metabolic syndrome

Risk factors associated with metabolic syndrome

Diagnosis, treatments and medications

Family Planning

Contraceptive services

Pregnancy testing and counseling

Pregnancy–achieving services including preconception health services

Basic infertility services

Sexually transmitted disease services

Broader reproductive health services, including patient education and counseling

Breast and pelvic examinations

Breast and cervical cancer screening

Sexually transmitted infection (STI) and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) prevention education, counseling, testing, and referral

Adolescent & Young Adults Health

Homicide

Suicide

Motor vehicle crashes, including those caused by drinking and driving

Substance use and abuse

Smoking including cigarette, e-cigarette, vape and shisha

Sexually transmitted infections, including human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)

Teens and unplanned pregnancies

Homelessness

Non Communicable Diseases

Mortality and morbidity

Behavioral risk factors

Biological risk factors

National defense responses

Case-Mix for NCDs

Health Economics

Legal and financial health planning

International health care marketing

Global health policy

International healthcare marketing

Health economics and hospital behavior

Sexual and Reproductive Health

Sexual rights

Reproductive rights

Female genital mutilation

Reproductive health care

Abortion

Gender equality

Early marriage

Ostracism

Violence against women

Sexual hygiene and sexually transmitted diseases

Maternal, Infant and Child health

Hypertension and heart disease

Diabetes

Depression

Intimate partner violence

Genetic conditions

Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)

Tobacco, alcohol, and substance use

Inadequate nutrition

Unhealthy weight

Environmental Health

Road traffic accidents

Trans boundary air pollution

Outdoor and indoor air quality

Surface and ground water quality

Toxic substances and hazardous wastes

Homes and communities

Infrastructure and surveillance

Global environmental health

Mental Health

Human resilience

Psychiatry & mental health nursing

Mental health rehabilitation

Management and treatment of mental health issues

Mental disorders

Positive psychology

Psychosis

Health Communication and Health Information Technology

HC&HIT in healthcare: digital devices, software and social media in healthcare

Health care quality and safety

Efficiency of health care and public health service delivery

Improving the public health information infrastructure

Supportive care in the community and at home

Facilitating clinical and consumer decision-making

Building health skills and knowledge

Public Health and Social Media

Other disciplines

Smoking, Alcohol and Health

Health Promotion and Health Education

Health Service management

Health and Climate Change

Health Policy Research

Public Health and Nursing

Pharmacy

Infectious diseases

School and Student Health

Preventive Health

Clinical Medicine

Obesity and Health Risks

Indigenous Health and Wellbeing

Health and Disability

Immune Health

Health Care Management

 

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