The 2nd Singapore International Public Health Conference and 11th Singapore Public Health and Occupational Medicine Conference 2016(SIPHC 2016) is jointly organised by the College of Public Health and Occupational Physicians of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore, and the NUS Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health.

The Conference is held every four years. It brings together a multi-national, multi-sector and multi-disciplinary panel of public health professionals and practitioners, academics, researchers, policy-makers and international stakeholders from around the world. It allows participants to share their insights on a plethora of issues ranging from the use of novel technologies for surveillance of emerging infectious diseases, and improvement in healthcare delivery, workplace health and safety, and aviation safety to the employment of novel strategies for the promotion of well-being and mental health, and the development of innovative health financing models.This two-day event will enable the discussion of successes, barriers and opportunities in tackling existing and emerging public health challenges and exchange knowledge about effective policies, programmes, best strategies, practices and methodology.

Why You Should Attend?

  • Connect with global prominent public health leaders and decision makers
  • Draw insights from lessons learnt and case studies to frame public health solutions and practice in the context of local, regional and global public health challenges
  • A highly interactive platform which promotes learning, discussion and debate among public health experts and participants from multiple, varied disciplines
  • Presentations and learning ranging from intensive skills-building pre-conference workshops to broad perspectives key public health issues and strategies-related plenary sessions

Who Should Attend?

  • Academic Faculty and Researchers
  • Policy-makers
  • Programme Directors Hospital CEOs, COOs, Administrators and Managers
  • Professionals working in public health, hospitals and health systems, human services, managed care
  • Public Health (PH) and Occupational Medicine (OM) Physicians, and Aviation Medicine Physicians
  • Non-physician PH and OM Practitioners
  • Front-line public health workers (urban, rural and remote communities)
  • Public Health and Medical Students
  • Media, Healthcare Communicators
  • Anyone who is interested in the improving the health and well-being of populations
Important Dates
31 July 2016 Extension of Early Bird Rate
15 June 2016 Notification of Abstract Acceptance
1 June 2016 Extension of Deadline for Abstract Submission
1 May 2016 Deadline for Abstract Submission
15 Nov 2015 Start of Registration
15 Nov 2015 Start of Call for Paper
Conference Highlights
View poster abstracts here.
Registrations for pre-conference workshops are now open. Click here to register. Workshop Titles: Biostatistics Using R Health Technology Assessment: Its Value in Developing and E....

Plenary Speakers


The Lancet

Director & Professor of Gerontology

University of Oxford

Head, Communicable Diseases Policy Research Group

London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Professor of Political Economy and Sociology, Oxford University

Professor Nutrition and Health, Department of Health Sciences

VU University Amsterdam