The 3rd International Conference on Public Health among Greater Mekong Sub-Regional Countries was held in Vientaine, Lao PDR from 9 to 10 August, 2011. Faculty of Postgraduate Studies, University of Health Sciences, Ministry of Health, Lao PDR organized the conference in collaboration with the other three other institutions in the region 1. Faculty of Public Health, Khon Kaen University, Thailand, 2. Faculty of Public Health, Mahasarakham University, Thailand and 3. Faculty of Public Health, University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Hue, Vietnam.
The objectives of this conference were
To enhance the quality and relevance of educational and training programs as well as research in public health among Greater Mekong Sub-Regional countries.
To raise awareness, of current, emerging, and re-emerging Preventive public health issues and develop programs of action for their resolution.
To share knowledge and experience in Preventive Public Health among the diverse societies of the Greater Mekong Sub-Regional countries.
To enhance the capacity and sustainability of public health collaboration among greater Mekong Sub-Regional countries.
There were two main symposium and 10 session during the conference. Please see the following attached files provided by the Dr Vanphanom Sychareun who is the Dean of Faculty of Postgraduate Studies, University of Health Sciences, Ministry of Health, Lao PRD.