ICOPH – 2018

Conference on Public Health 2018

“ Promoting Quality and Safety in Health Care towards Healthy Communities ”


The Success Story of ICOPH 2018

The 4th International Conference on Public Health 2018 (ICOPH 2018) was organized by The International Institute of Knowledge Management (TIIKM), Sri Lanka in collaboration with Mahsa University, Malaysia as the Hosting Partner and The Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka, The University of Muhammadiyah Malang, Indonesia, Sikkim Manipal University, India, and The North South University, Bangladesh as the academic partners. The Thailand Convention & Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) and the 16th World Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC 2019) were the strategic partners of the Conference.

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Inauguration Ceremony

The conference was held on 19th – 21st July 2018 in Bangkok, Thailand. ICOPH 2018 was organized under the theme Promoting Quality and Safety in Health Care towards Healthy Communities and was co-chaired by Professor Dr. Hematram Yadav, Department of Community Medicine, MAHSA University, Malaysia, and Prof. Dr. Rusli Bin Nordin, Professor of Occupational Health, Clinical School Johor Bahru, Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Monash University, Malaysia.

The opening remarks of ICOPH 2018 were made by conference co-chairs Professor Dr. Hematram Yadav,  Prof. Dr. Rusli Bin Nordin, and Mr. Isanka P. Gamage (Managing Director, The International Institute of Knowledge Management). Dr. Puangpen Chanprasert, Senior Advisor to the Department of Health on Sanitation, Ministry of Public Health, Thailand, who served as the chief guest delivered the inaugural address.

Keynote Forum

The Keynote forum was one of the most significant parts of the conference.  It was set off with an enlightening keynote speech by John P. Elder (Distinguished Professor and Division Head, Division of Health Promotion and Behavioral Science San Diego State University, United States). The second keynote speech was delivered by Prof. Ernest Madu (Chairman and CEO of the Heart Institute of the Caribbean, Jamaica). Plenary speeches were given by the following resource persons.

  • Dr. Forhad Akhtar Zaman, Sikkim Manipal Institute, India.
  • Nasrin Banu Laskar, Sikkim Manipal Institute of Medical Sciences, India.
  • Raghib Ali, Director of the Public Health Research Center at NYU Abu Dhabi, New York University, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
  • Keith Buckley, Director of Physical and Health Education, Rollins College Winter Park, USA.
  • Dr. Pei Lin Lua, Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin (UniSZA), Malaysia.
  • Steven L. West, Professor and Chair, Counseling, Educational Psychology and Research, The University of Memphis, United States.
  • Prof. M. Nasir Uddin, Texas A&M University College of Medicine, USA.
  • J. Paulo Moreira, Princeton Healthcare International (Director for Europe; Senior Associate for China), USA .

John P. Elder Keynote Speech at Public Health Conference 2018

KEYNOTE / CHAIR MESSAGES

CONFERENCE CO-CHAIRS

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Prof. Dr. Hematram Yadav

Department of Community Medicine
MAHSA University
Malaysia

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Prof. Dr. Rusli Bin Nordin

Monash University
Malaysia

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

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Prof. Ernest Madu

Chairman and CEO of the Heart Institute of the Caribbean
Jamaica

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John P. Elder

Distinguished Professor and Division Head
Division of Health Promotion and Behavioral Science
San Diego State University
United States

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Dr. Chaiporn Promsingh

( Chief Guest )

Ministry of Public Health
Thailand

PLENARY SPEAKERS

SESSION: ” Social Determinants of Health “

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Dr. Keith Buckley

Director of Physical and Health Education
USA

SESSION: ” Social Determinants of Health “

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Prof. Dr. Pei Lin Lua

Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin (UniSZA)
Malaysia

SESSION: ” Social Determinants of Health “

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Prof. Steven L. West

Professor and Chair, Counseling, Educational Psychology and Research
The University of Memphis
United States

SESSION: ” Sexual and Reproductive Health “

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Prof. Dr. Forhad Akhtar Zaman

Sikkim Manipal Institute
India

SESSION: ” Environmental Health “

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Dr. Nasrin Banu Laskar

Sikkim Manipal Institute of Medical Sciences
India

SESSION: ” Non-Communicable Diseases “

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Dr. Raghib Ali

Director of the Public Health Research Center at NYU Abu Dhabi
United Arab Emirates

SESSION: ” molecular pathogenesis of preeclampsia and its potential therapeutics “

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Assoc. Prof. M. Nasir Uddin

Texas A&M University College of Medicine
USA

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Dr. J. Paulo Moreira

Princeton Healthcare International (Director for Europe; Senior Associate for China)

USA

Students’ Gathering

The student gathering was a great opportunity for student participants to improve and strengthen their research skills and to identify good research opportunities.  It was facilitated by Dr. Keith Buckley (Director of Physical and Health Education, Rollins College Winter Park, USA) under the theme “What Makes a Good Research Question?”  It was an interactive session filled with several questions and answers.

Publication Workshop

This workshop was conducted by an experienced researcher John P. Elder, a Distinguished Professor and Division Head, Division of Health Promotion and Behavioral Science, San Diego State University, United States.  Professor Elder was generous in sharing his experiences and insights with those who attended this session. The workshop also guided participants who were advised to try and submit their conference papers to proceedings that indexed in world class journal databases such as SCOPUS, Thomson Reuters and Google Scholar.

Round Table Discussion

The round table discussion of ICOPH 2018 was on Sustainable Development Goals and specially focused on “Ensuring healthy lives and promoting well-being for all at all ages and health targets” as its theme. This session was moderated by Prof. Dr. Rusli Bin Nordin, Professor of Occupational Health, Clinical School of Johor Bahru, Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Monash University, Malaysia.

Conference Chair Workshop

This workshop was arranged by the Conference Chair Prof. Dr. Hematram Yadav (MAHSA University, Malaysia) to discuss the outcomes and get feedback on the Conference. Also discussed during this workshop were plans for organizing ICOPH 2019. The workshop produced many useful suggestions on how to make future conferences more productive and relevant.

Networking Dinner and Cultural Show

The 4th International Conference on Public Health 2018 (ICOPH 2018) was concluded with networking dinner and cultural show which depicted the hosting country’s heritage.  The participants were also given a chance to share their culture with fellow conference attendees during the cultural show.  ICOPH 2018 dinner was a great opportunity for all the participants to build new connections to strengthen their ongoing and future research interests through collaboration. It was aimed to provide a fruitful time of networking and pleasure.

Technical Sessions

The conference comprised thirty (30) technical sessions and four (04) poster sessions where researchers from around the world presented their research findings. There were 30 main technical sessions on areas listed below:

  • Occupational and Environmental Health
  • Maternal Health
  • Health Services Management
  • Child Health
  • Non Communicable Diseases
  • Cardiovascular Disease (CVD)
  • Dental Health
  • Adolescent, Young Adults and Elderly Health
  • Nutrition
  • School and Student Health
  • Health Promotion and Education
  • Communicable Diseases
  • Tobacco Use
  • Pharmacy

More than 200 Participants

ICOPH 2018 provided a solid platform for eminent researchers, academics, industry professionals, government officials and other professional bodies from across the globe to share their research findings with one another and to discuss their ideas in relation to the field of Public Health. The conference provided a refreshing experience for all, especially for the young researchers who had the opportunity to share their research findings on an international platform. The conference was an indeed a forum for international research and attracted researchers from the following countries:

  • Indonesia
  • Ghana
  • Malawi
  • Philippines
  • Malaysia
  • Thailand
  • Sri Lanka
  • United States
  • United Kingdom
  • India
  • Bangladesh
  • Brazil
  • China
  • Denmark
  • Kenya
  • Myanmar
  • Pakistan
  • Qatar
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Vietnam
  • Afghanistan
  • Tanzania
  • Ethiopia
  • Hong Kong
  • Kenya
  • Taiwan
  • Germany
  • Switzerland
  • UAE
  • Japan
  • Singapore
  • South Africa
  • South Korea
  • Belgium
  • France

PUBLICATION OPPORTUNITIES  

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All accepted abstracts for 4th International Conference on Public Health 2018 will be published in the conference abstract book with an associated ISBN 978-955-3605-05-4. All full papers will be reviewed through a double blind reviewing process and published electronically with an ISSN (2424 – 6735) in the proceedings with a DOI Number (DOI prefix: 10.17501).

International Journal of Healthcare Management
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ISSN Print ISSN: 2047-9700
Online ISSN: 2047-9719
Editor in Chief/s: Paulo Moreira
Indexed in: British Nursing Index, Cabell’s Business Directory, Scopus

Health Care for Women International
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Print ISSN: 0739-9332
Online ISSN: 1096-4665
Publisher: Tailors and Franci

Editor in Chief/s: Eleanor Krassen Covan, Professor Emerita of Gerontology, School of Health and Applied Human Sciences, University of North Carolina Wilmingtons

ICOPH 2017 conference proceeding

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Hosting Partner

Mahsa University,Malaysia

Academic Partner

Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka

Academic Partner

University of Muhammadiyah Malang, Indonesia

Academic Partner

Sikkim Manipal University, India

Academic Partner

North South University, Bangladesh

Official Airline Partner

SriLankan Airlines

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Strategic Partner
Thailand Convention & Exhibition
Bureau(TCEB)

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Strategic Partner
The 16th World Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC 2019)

EXCLUSIVE FROM ICOPH 2018

250+ Presentations

250+ Presentations
Experience the true international knowledge gathering with highly interactive participation

Special Featured Events

Special Featured Events
Enhance your network with more than 200 participants from over 30+ countries. Share knowledge, experience and fun everywhere.

Academic Richness

Academic Richness
You can experience the high quality presentations carefully selected by our international reviewing panel. We invite you to send original research papers.

Free Publications

Free Publications
We publish your paper free of charge in our conference proceedings and if your paper selected for our collaborative journals we will happily guide you in the process. Your paper will be submitted for major indexing.

Cultural Fusion

Cultural Fusion
Enjoy the atmosphere and have fun while networking in the first day evening cultural show and networking dinner.

Comprehensive Insights

Comprehensive Insights
Listen to world renowned speakers and gain the opportunity to network with research and industry experts

CONFERENCE VIDEO LIBRARY

Mr. Phiwe Babalo Nota @ICOPH 2017

University of KwaZulu-Natal
South Africa

Dr. Forhad Zaman @ICOPH 2017

professor of Sikkim Manipal Institute of Sciences
India

Ms. Fadwa M Saad @ICOPH 2017

University of Khartoum
Sudan