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The Success Story of 3rd Global Public Health Conference 2020 – (GlobeHeal 2020)

The Success Story of 3rd Global Public Health Conference 2020 – (GlobeHeal 2020), was held on 13- 14 February in Bangalore, India under the theme “Embracing Community’s Responses to Address Global Public Health Issues”. The conference was organized by The International Institute of Knowledge Management (TIIKM), Sri Lanka in collaboration with Annamalai University, India as the hosting partners while Asia Metropolitan University (AMU), Malaysia and Faculty of Public Health, Bangladesh University of Health Sciences (BUHS), Bangladesh as the academic partners for this  conference.

Inauguration Ceremony

The opening remarks of Globeheal 2020 were made by Dr. K. Ravi Kumar, Guest Speaker, Senior Regional Director (Central Health Service), Regional Office for Health & FW, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India – Bangalore together with Mr. Isanka P. Gamage (Managing Director, The International Institute of Knowledge Management).

Keynote Forum

The Keynote forum was represented by Prof. Kamiar Alaei, Distinguished Visiting Global Health Scholar, Dornsife School of Public Health, USA under the title “A Human Rights-based Approach to Global Health in Conversation Social Settings”.  Secondly, Professor Sanoj Rajan, Professor of International Law and Human Rights, Zhejiang Gongshang University, China also delivered a speech.

KEYNOTE FORUM

The Keynote forum was represented by Prof. Kamiar Alaei, Distinguished Visiting Global Health Scholar, Dornsife School of Public Health, USA under the title “A Human Rights-based Approach to Global Health in Conversation Social Settings”.  Secondly, Professor Sanoj Rajan, Professor of International Law and Human Rights, Zhejiang Gongshang University, China also delivered a speech.

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PROF. KAMIAR ALAEI

[ Keynote Speaker ]


Distinguished Visiting Global Health Scholar
Dornsife School of Public Health
USA

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PROF. KAMIAR ALAEI

[ Guest Speaker ]


Senior Regional Director (Central Health Service),
Regional Office for Health & FW,
Ministry of Health & Family Welfare,
Government of India,
Bangalore

Participants from more than 18 countries

Globeheal 2020 consisted of over 35 participants from 18 countries around the world, including Sri Lanka, USA, Taiwan, Malaysia, India, Lebanon, Turkey, Canada, Indonesia, Netherlands, Norway, Bangladesh, Lithuania, UAE, Mexico, Nigeria, and Nepal. The Conference provided an opportunity for delegates to share their valuable knowledge and experience of public health from various perspectives.  This conference had representation from every continent and regions across the world, to share views and ideas on current public health issues, network with international colleagues and made the conference a meaning the full opportunity for engagement.

Technical Sessions

Globeheal 2020 comprised of seven (07) technical sessions including a poster session. The technical sessions were under the below themes.

  • Women And Child Health
  • Health Education, Communication And Promotion
  • Occupational, Environment And Public Health
  • Non-Communicable Diseases

SPECIAL FEATURES OF GLOBEHEAL 2020

ROUND TABLE DISCUSSIONS

Globeheal2020 provided a great platform for delegates to discuss and share their insights on the trends, issues, possible solutions to prevailing concerns in public health. Participants were encouraged to participate in any of the roundtable discussions and gained maximum knowledge during the conference period.

Round Tables were moderated by following resource persons;

Table 1: Communicable Diseases

Topic – “Emergency Preparedness for Out Breaking Diseases”

Moderated by

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Prof. Kamiar Alaei
Distinguished Visiting Global Health Scholar,
Dornsife School of Public Health,
USA.

Table 2:  Mental Health

Topic –  “Mental Health: Prevention and Promotion”

Moderated by

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Dr. Parimalakrishnan
Annamalai University,
India

PUBLICATION WORKSHOP

Through the publication workshop, it was intended to disseminate knowledge on writing scientific papers and scholarly publications to assist future researchers. The workshop was moderated by Prof. Tony Szu-Hsien Lee, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan via ZOOM live presentation. The Perspective of the publication workshop was to assist researchers who write full papers intending to publish in a reputable journal or a reputable proceeding. Through this publication workshop, the facilitator was able to disseminate knowledge on writing scientific papers and scholarly publications for future researchers. All conference participants were delighted and graced by this opportunity.

Moderated by,

PROF. TONY SZU-HSIEN LEE

Prof. Tony Szu-Hsien Lee,
National Taiwan Normal University,
Taiwan

Session Chairs and Evaluation Panel members of Globeheal 2020

  • Dr. Jesmin Pervin (International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh)
  • Dr. S.K. Kamboj (Wellspan Good Samaritan Family Medicine Residency Program Lebanon, USA)
  • Dr. Bangalore Sathyananda Rajeshwari (Maastricht University, The Netherlands)
  • Dr. E.J. Cooper (University of Regina, Canada)
  • Dr. Smitha Malenahalli Chandrashekarappa (JSS Academy of Higher Education and Research, India)
  • Prof. Kamiar Alaei, Dornsife – School of Public Health, USA
  • Dr. K. Ravi Kumar, Senior Regional Director (Central Health Service), Regional Office for Health & FW, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India – Bangalore
  • Dr. Nwagha Theresa Ukamaka, University of Nigeria, Nigeria
  • Dr.M.Varalakshmi, University of Hyderabad, India
  • Dr. Nalan Linda Fraim, Final International University, Cyprus
  • Dr. Nitchatorn Panomai, Khon Kaen University, Thailand
  • Dr. Saira Mehnaz, Aligarh Muslim University, India
  • Dr. Tun Myint, Simon Fraser University, Canada
  • Dr. Haroon Rahim, Sarhad University of Science and Information Technology Peshawar, Pakistan
  • Asst. Prof. Raymond D. Blind, Vanderbilt University, United States
  • Dr. Jo Ann Andoy Galvan, Taylors University, Malaysia
  • Prof. Shohael Mahmud Arafat, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Bangladesh
  • Dr. Supat Chupradit, Chiang Mai University, Thailand
  • Dr. Tanica Lyngdoh, Public Health Foundation of India, India
  • Dr. Hao LEI, Zhejiang University, China
  • Dr. Josepha, Eastern University, Sri Lanka
  • Dr. Shahzad Khan, Health Services Academy, Pakistan
  • Dr. M. Hassaan Afzal, University of Menchester, UK
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr.Huda Basaleem, University of Aden, Yeman
  • Dr. Vaishali D. Tendolkar, SRMM College of Nursing, India
  • Dr Shamsun Naher, Communicable Diseases Programme , BRAC, Bangladhesh
  • Dr. V .T Krishnadas Menon, Amala Medical College, India
  • Dr. Md. Shafiur Rahman, National Institute of Preventive and Social Medicine, Bangladhesh
  • Dr. Roy Rillera Marzo, Asia Metropolitan University, Malaysia
  • Dr. Manisha Nainakwal  Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, India
  • Dr.Purnima Madhivanan, Public Health Research Institute of India, India
  • Dr.Karl krupp, Public Health Research Institute of India, India
  • Dr.Shakuntala Mahilkar, Public Health Research Institute of India, India
  • Dr. Smitha Chandrashekarappa, Public Health Research Institute of India, India
  • Dr. Neha Joshi, Public Health Research Institute of India, India
  • Dr. Meenal Sawanth, Public Health Research Institute of India, India
  • Asst. Prof. Naveen Khargekar, Homi Bhabha Cancer Hospital, Tata Memorial Center, India
  • Dr. Md. Shahariar Islam, National Institute of Preventive and Social Medicine (NIPSOM), Bangladesh
  • Prof. K. R. John, Apollo Medical College AIMSR, India
  • Dr. Fareena Ruzaik, Department of Geography, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • ​Dr. Komal Verma, Amity University Gurgugram, India

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