MISSION

International Conference on Public Health (ICPH) is a scientific meeting bringing together government leaders, policy makers, health planners, public health professionals, allied health practitioners, researchers, academicians, and allied health students, community leaders, and private sector, to address, discuss, and solve issues of public health importance, at global, regional, national, and local levels.

THEME

“Reaching the Unreached: Improving Population Health in the Rural and Remote Areas”

AIM AND OBJECTIVES

Aim:

This conference aims to address pressing issues pertinent to population health in the rural and remote areas, covering four areas of discussion: (1) Education, (2) Regulatory, (3) Financial incentives, (4) Personal and professional support, and  to recommend some realistic, scalable, and sustainable models of population health program for the isolated, underserved, rural and remote communities.

Objectives:

  1. To discuss thorny issues pertinent to population health in the rural and remote areas, including staff shortages, uneven distribution of staff, gaps in skills and competencies, low retention and poor motivation, and other challenges.
  2. To describe policy and priorities for ensuring equity of access to primary health care in rural and remote areas
  3. To discuss health promotion strategies to address health issues among the indonesian communities in isolated and underserved areas
  4. To discuss the strategies for an improvement in recruitment and retention of skilled and motivated health care workers in remote and under-served areas (including education, regulatory, financial incentives, personal and professional development support).
  5. To develop realistic, scalable, and sustainable models of population health program in rural and remote areas
  6. To identify social, economic, cultural, behavioral determinants of health in the rural and remote areas
  7. To identify barriers and assign appropriate interventions for population health in the rural and remote areas
  8. To develop effective partnerships with other providers and community agencies to build a cross-continuum infrastructure that will support population health endeavors in the rural and remote areas.
  9. To describe women’s empowerment initiatives for the enhancement of the maternal and child health care services utilization in lower income settings.
  10. To describe the potential and application of information and communication technology to better serve the unreached community for preventive health care.

VENUE AND DATE

Best Western Premier Hotel, Solo, Indonesia, August 29-30, 2018.

PARTICIPANTS

Government leaders, policy makers, health planners, public health professionals, allied health practitioners, researchers, academicians, and allied health students, community leaders, and private sector.

PROGRAMS

  1. Symposium
  2. Workshop
  3. Oral presentation
  4. Poster presentation

Participants of ICPH are welcome to submit abstracts of their research work and present in either the oral presentation or poster presentation formats. All abstracts of research work in any branch of public health are welcome for submission, particularly those that match with the current ICPH theme, i.e. “Reaching the Unreached: Improving Population Health in the Rural and Remote Areas”.

The collection of abstracts is published in the ICPH proceedings 2018 with Digital Object Identifier (DOI) assigned to each abstract. The proceedings are published in printed form and distributed to the participants at the time of the conference, as well as uploaded online in the ICPH website at www.theicph.com.

ICPH Proceedings  is currently abstracted and indexed in Crossref (with DOI alloted to each abstract or article), OAIster (OCLC/ WorldCat), Indonesia One Search (IOS), Scientific Indexing Services, BASE, Neliti, Google Scholar, CABI’s Global Health, BASE, Microsoft Academic Search, Academic Resource Index, ResearchGate, and Index Copernicus International (ICI), and Thomson Reuters. We are making efforts to get it abstracted and indexed in even broader international databases

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INVITED SPEAKERS

Symposium (Day 1):

Professor Bettina Borisch

CEO, World Federation of Public Health Associations (WFPHA). Professor, Institute for Global Health, University of Geneva, Switzerland.

Topic: “Policy and Priorities for Ensuring Equity of Access to Primary Health Care in Rural and Remote Areas”

Professor Amanda Howe

President World Organization of Family Doctors (WONCA) 2016-2018. Professor of Primary Care, Norwich Medical School, University of East Anglia. United Kingdom.

Topic: “Strategies to Recruit and Retain Skilled and Motivated Healthcare Workers in Remote and Under-Served Areas”.

Professor Adang Bachtiar

Chairman of the Advisory Board, Indonesian Association of Public Health Professionals (Ikatan Ahli Kesehatan Masyarakat Indonesia/ IAKMI). Faculty of Public Health, University of Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia.

Topic: “Health Promotion Strategies to Address Health Issues among the Indonesian Communities in Isolated and Underserved Areas”

Professor Sanjiv Kumar

Director, International Institute of Health Management Research, New Delhi, India. Professor Leadership, Global Health and Program Management, INCLEN Institute of Global Health, New Delhi, India.

Topic: “Developing Health Workforce Leadership for Health Development in the Rural and Remore Areas”

Professor Jessica D. Gipson

Associate Professor, Department of Community Health Sciences, Fielding School of Public Health, University of California at Los Angeles, USA

Topic: “Community Capacity-Building for the Enhancement of Maternal and Child Health in the Under-Served Areas in Low Income Settings.

Professor Wongsa Laohasiriwwong

Associate Professor, Master of Rural Development Management, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen, Thailand Vice Dean, Faculty of Public Health, Khon Kaen University, Thailand

Topic: “Accessibility to Health Services among Migrant Workers in the Northeast of Thailand Rural Development”

Professor Adrian Schoo

Professor of Clinical Education, Prideaux Centre for Research in Health Professions Education, Flinders University, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia. Fellow of the Australian and New Zealand Association for Health Professional Educators (ANZAHPE).

Topic: “Systems Thinking and Conceptualizing Rural Health Workforce Development with Optimized Access to Sustainable Health Services”

Professor Ashir Ahmed

Associate Professor, Department of Advanced Information Technology, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan. Director, Global Communication Center, Grameen Communications, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Topic: “Portable Health Clinic: A Pervasive Way to Serve the Unreached Community for Preventive Healthcare”.

Workshop (Day 2 – Cluster A):

Professor Sanjiv Kumar

Director, International Institute of Health Management Research, New Delhi, India. Professor Leadership, Global Health and Program Management, INCLEN Institute of Global Health, New Delhi, India.

Topic: "How to Build Strong Leadership to Develop Effective Partnerships with Other Providers and Community Agencies to Support Population Health Endeavors in the Rural and Remote Areas”.

Professor Adrian Schoo

Professor of Clinical Education, Prideaux Centre for Research in Health Professions Education, Flinders University, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia. Fellow of the Australian and New Zealand Association for Health Professional Educators (ANZAHPE).

Topic: “How to Support Organizational, Local and Regional Development, and Utilizing Social Capital, to Achieve Sustainable Models of Rural and Remote Health Care"

Professor Wongsa Laohasiriwwong

Associate Professor, Master of Rural Development Management, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen, Thailand Vice Dean, Faculty of Public Health, Khon Kaen University, Thailand

Topic: “How to Manage Conflict as a Source of Growth and Transformation in Rural Development”

Professor Ashir Ahmed

Associate Professor, Department of Advanced Information Technology, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan. Director, Global Communication Center, Grameen Communications, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Topic: “How to Introduce and Increase Digital Health Literacy in Underserved Communities”

Workshop (Day 2 – Cluster B):

 

Professor Amanda Howe

President World Organization of Family Doctors (WONCA) 2016-2018. Professor of Primary Care, Norwich Medical School, University of East Anglia. United Kingdom.

Topic: “How to Build Up Personal Leadership Skills to Become Leaders of Teams, Communities, and the Profession”.

Professor Jessica D. Gipson

Associate Professor, Department of Community Health Sciences, Fielding School of Public Health, University of California at Los Angeles, USA

Topic: “How to Conduct Mix-Method Research for a Holistic Understanding of Health Issues”

Profesor Bhisma Murti

Professor, Masters Program in Public Health, Graduate School, Universitas Sebelas Maret Chairman, ICPH.

Topic: “How to Apply Path Analysis in Health Studies Using Stata”

Dr. Hanung Prasetya

Lecturer, School of Health Polytechnics Surakarta, Ministry of Health, Surakarta, Indonesia Certified Consultant Hypnotist from National Guild Hypnotists, USA. Founder/ Owner Sinergy Mind Health Indonesia. Secretary, ICPH.

Topic: “How to Use Self Healing to Reduce and Prevent Occupational Stress in the Rural and Remote Areas”.

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