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2nd International Symposium of Public Health (ISoPH)

Best Western Papilio Hotel 11-12 November 2017

Best Western Papilio Hotel

Jl. Jendral Ahmad Yani No. 176-178
Surabaya 60235, Indonesia

Surabaya, ID

November 11, 2017 – November 12, 2017

The point of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has been determined in the consistentmeeting in all countries. The Open Working Group as a discussion and negotiation forum for representatives of member countries in determining the development goals and targets of post 2015 by considering the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) as a foothold in 2014, of the General Assembly of the United Nations has formulated the indicative objectives of the SDGs.

There are 17 indicative objectives with 169 indicative targets as well as about 300 indicators in 2030 sustainable development objectives. The health sector position is one of the key components in achieving the indicators. The objective of SDGs’ health aspect is 4 with 19 indicative targets. Special attention to the health sector focuses on community nutrition, national health systems, access to reproductive health and family planning and sanitation and clean water.

Based on that, Southeast Asian countries are seen as important part in formulating strategic and policy efforts to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of achieving the various goals of the SDGs. Therefore, the Public Health Faculty of Universitas Airlangga will hold an international symposium with the theme "Achieving SDGs in South East Asia: Challenging and Tackling of Tropical Health Problems".

The symposium that will be held is a form of campus and scientific community awareness to disseminate knowledge and share it to the public, including academics and practitioners in the field of health. The symposium will feature speakers from overseas as well as from within the country who are competent in their respective fields, and invite participants to submit research abstracts and other scientific papers (call for abstract submission).


Achieving SDGs in South East Asia: Challenging and Tackling of Tropical Health Problems


This International Symposium aims to disseminate knowledge and share it to the public, especially in the scientific community, such as academics and practitioners in the field of health. The results of this symposium are also expected to be an input for policy makers, from various levels in formulating programs to accelerate the SDGs goals’ achievement.


  1. Nutrition enhancing as strategic investment
  2. Global strategic framework for food security and nutrition
  3. Clinical and community relationship to enhance public health
  4. Health equity and quality of healthcare
  5. Health politics and policy
  6. Health insurance
  7. Health financing
  8. Primary Healthcare
  9. Occupational Health
  10. Indigenous Health
  11. Environmental Health
  12. Maternal and child health
  13. Tropical Health
  14. Infectious Disease
  15. Emerging and Re-emerging disease
  16. Mental Health

Who Should Attend?

The estimated number of symposium participants: 250 - 300 people, including:

  1. Lecturers and students from various universities from abroad especially from ASEAN countries (Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Philippines, Vietnam, Laos) as well as other countries such as China, Korea, Japan, India, Australia and others.
  2. Lecturers and students from various universities in the country.
  3. Health policy makers (central, provincial and district / city governments) in Indonesia.
  4. Private parties covering factories and drug suppliers, clinics and private hospitals, and health-related industries.
  5. Professional organizations such as Indonesia Doctor Association (IDI), Indonesian  Public Health Experts (IAKMI), PERSAKMI, PPNI, IBI and others.
  6. Various organizations of Non Government Organization (NGO) that care about health.
  7. Parties interested in participating.


Keynote Speaker  : Prof. Dr. dr. Nila Djuwita F. Moeloek, Sp.M. (K)*

(Indonesia Health Minister)

1st Speaker         : Febi Dwi Rahmadi, Ph.D.

Griffith University – Australia

2nd Speaker       : Widodo J. Pudjirahardjo, dr., M.S., M.PH., Dr.PH.

Public Health Faculty, Universitas Airlangga - Indonesia

3rd Speaker        : Tara Singh Bam, Ph.D.

Deputy of Regional Director, The Union Asia Pacific Office – Singapore

4th Speaker         : Dr. Mochammad Akhtar

Medical Officer TB- WHO Representative

5th Speaker          : Jee Hyun Rah, B.A.Sc., MS., PhD.

Chief Nutrition, UNICEF Indonesia

6th Speaker          : Dr. (HC.) Ir. Tri Rismaharini, M.T*

(Mayor of Surabaya – Indonesia)

Note: * in confirmation

Before submitting paper or doing registration, please read these manuals carefully Abstract Guidelines For Research and Abstract Guidelines For Succes Story

Your full paper will then be reviewed through a merit system by the scientific committee. All paper will be published at The 2nd ISoPH Proceeding (ISBN) or the selected article will be submitted in Scopus indexing proceeding with additional fee IDR 600.000 (Unair Afiliation), IDR 1.500.000 (Co-Host), IDR 1.750.000 (Others) and $ 135 (Overseas)

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