International Conference on Public Health in East Asia

Harrisco announces first international conference on past, present, and future of public health in east Asia. The role of public health is now very significant today as most people die today due to chronic ailments and accidents. In the past, most people died due to infectious diseases and nutritional ailments.

Date: February 22, 2018

Venue:  Ramada Plaza, Jeju Hotel, Jeju Island, South Korea


Public health implies a concept that aims at maintaining the well-being of a society, given the sophisticated segregation and morphology.  The community is the smallest unit of public health, and the fundamental unit of a community are local residents.

The purpose of public health is as follows:

  • Prevention of disease
  • Life-span extension
  • Improvement in the efficiency of physical and mental health

In East Asia, pandemic such as Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) in 2003 and Middle-Eastern Respiratory Syndrome Coronovirus (MERS-CoV) in 2015 could not be solved by a single country; therefore, our conference emphasizes on solving such problems.

The topics of the conference are as follows:

A. Hygiene History
B. Hygiene, sanitation
C. Health administration
D. Community health
E. Health Communication
F. Environmental Health
G. Health Education
H. Occupational Health
I. Medical Service
J. National Health Insurance
K. Health Literacy

In this international conference, papers will be presented on these topics. After a fair review, the selected papers would be published in Iranian Journal of Public Health, which is indexed (SSCI) journal.

Speakers from Konkuk University and Korea University are going to present research papers on public health at this conference.  The first session consists of lectures on public health and medicines in rural China, Japan, and Korea. Second session analyzes the impact of health following untold disasters in factories and industries. Academic papers presented would analyze following topics: Sewol Ferry Disaster, Cigarette smoking, MERS-CoV outbreak, Social Anxiety disorder, aging, obese and elderly population.

Third session would include papers on following topics: educational policies of martial arts and health, cultural and social aspects of drinking, oral health knowledge, and mental illness. Fourth session would include papers on following topics: daily sports participation, plyometric training of women, physical activity restriction of cancer patients, and TAS inflammatory factors and exercise.




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