16th Asia Pacific Congress of Pediatrics (APCP) 2018
and
9th Annual Scientific Meeting of Indonesian Pediatric
Society (ASMIPS)/PIT-IKA 2018
SDGs and Reducing Inequalities: How Far Have We Come?
25-29 August 2018
The 6th Asia Pacific Congress of Pediatric Nursing (APCPN)
Pediatric Nurses - A unified Voice towards Achieving SDGs and Reducing Inequalities
27-29 August 2018
Bali Nusa Dua Convention Center (BNDCC)
Nusa Dua - Bali, Indonesia

President of Asia Pacific Pediatric Association (APPA)

Dear Colleagues in Asia Pacific region,
As president of Asia Pacific Pediatric Association, it is a great honour for me to invite you all to the 16th Asia Pacific Congress of Pediatrics (APCP) to be held on 25 - 29 August 2018 in Bali, Indonesia.

The theme of congress is "SDGs and Reducing Inequalities: How Far Have We Come?" has global implications as Asia Pacific is home to more than half children of the world.

Expert faculty members from different countries will be the part of this congress and will provide you an overview of what progress has been made towards the complex issue of reducing inequality and will be reflecting economic, social and institutional factors that need to be tackled to promote more inclusive progress towards SDGs.

My special invitation to young paediatricians from the region as there are special sessions to take care of their needs. Organizing Committee under leadership of Dr. Aman Pulungan is working very hard to make this congress a great success. A rich academic and cultural feast awaits you at Bali. Don’t miss it. Register now!

With best wishes

Naveen Thacker
President
Asia Pacific Pediatric Association

PRESIDENT OF INDONESIAN PEDIATRIC SOCIETY / CHAIRMAN OF 16th APCP 2018

Dear colleagues,
It is a great honor to welcome you all to the 16th Asia Pacific Congress of Pediatrics (APCP) 2018, and it is more than a privilege to have the opportunity in hosting this regional scientific event in Bali, Indonesia.

The 16th APCP 2018 will be held in conjunction with the 9th Annual Scientific Meeting of Indonesian Pediatric Society (ASMIPS/PIT-IKA) and 6th Asia Pacific Congress of Pediatric Nursing (APCPN). The congress will consist of pre-congress workshops, plenary, Breakfast Symposium, parallel symposium, breakthrough symposium sessions, and oral & poster presentations.                                                                                  

Bringing the theme ‘SDGs and Reducing Inequalities: How Far Have We Come?’ the congress offers a comprehensive opportunity to update and exchange knowledge and information concerning the recent issues happened in Asia Pacific which have attracted public attention worldwide. Therefore the event will cover various update topics on outbreak in infectious disease, disaster medicine and crisis management, NCD, First 1000 days of life, adolescent health, immunization, hematology-oncology and many others important update topics related to clinical pediatric care.

We sincerely hope all participants will be able to get the optimal benefit from this congress and helping children in improving their quality of lives.

In this regards, we also would like to extend our appreciation to the Indonesian Pediatric Society of Bali Chapter, all Working Groups (UKK), Task Forces (Satgas), and all related partners who have been working hard to make this event possible. We believe this event will surely serve as one of the most rewarding and memorable meeting.

Looking forward to seeing you in Bali.

Aman B. Pulungan
President of Indonesian Pediatric Society
Chairman of 16th APCP 2018

CHAIRMAN OF 9TH ASMIPS/PIT-IKA 2018

Dear colleagues,
It is our great pleasure to invite you to participate in the 9th Annual Scientific Meeting of Indonesian Pediatric Society (ASMIPS/PIT) conjunction with 16th Asia Pacific Congress of Pediatrics (APCP) and 6th Asia Pacific Congress of Pediatric Nursing (APCPN), which will take place on August 25-29, 2018 in Bali, Indonesia.

The purpose of the congress is to bring together pediatricians, pediatric nurses, and other specialists to discus the challenges of SDGs and inequalities in the pediatric age group. The meeting will enable the exchange of ideas and knowledge between the different disciplines and different countries in order to facilitate the research and clinical practices interdisciplinary collaborations which  focusing on child growth and health.

The 2018 host island of Bali is ideally located in the heart of Indonesia. Bali island nestled between west and east part of Indonesia. Previously, many international, regional, and national scientific meetings have been held in Bali. Bali is known as The Island of God or The Island of 1000 Temple and is famous in the world for its humanitarian tradition.

We look forward to welcoming you to ASMIPS/PIT-IKA, APCP, and APCPN 2018 and in Bali, a small but a beautiful island of Indonesia.

I Gusti Lanang Sidiartha
Chairman, 9th Annual Scientific Meeting of Indonesian Pediatric Society/PIT IKA 2018
Chairman, Indonesian Pediatric Society – Bali Chapter

PRESIDENT OF ASIA PACIFIC PEDIATRIC NURSING ASSOCIATION (APPNA)

Dear Colleagues and Friends,
On behalf of Asia Pacific Pediatric Nurses Association (APPNA). I would like to inform you all that APPNA and Indonesian Pediatric Nurses Association (IPNA) will organized the 6th Asia Pacific Congress of Pediatric Nursing (APCPN) which will be held on 27 – 29 August 2018 at Bali Nusa Dua Convention Center (BNDCC), Nusa Dua-Bali, Indonesia in the theme “Pediatric Nurses : A Unified Voice Towards Achieving SDGs and Reducing Inequalities”

Asia Pacific Pediatric Nurses Association (APPNA) is the international professional organization and the networking organization representing pediatric nurses in Asia Pacific Region. Asia Pacific Pediatric Nurses Association is committed to promote and advocate child heath, to promote excellency in pediatric nursing and to deliver highest standard of care to children and families. Now, we have 8 countries joining the association, namely Australia, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Philippines, Singapore and Thailand.

For academic activities, APPNA will hold the Asia Pacific Congress of Pediatric Nursing (APCPN) which concurrent with The Asia Pacific Congress of Pediatrics (APCP) every 3 years. In 2018 APPNA and IPNA will hold the 6th APCPN which is concurrent with the 16th Asia Pacific Congress of Pediatrics (16th APCP). This congress is aimed to sharing the knowledge and experiences in caring for the children and families in Asia Pacific Region. The optimal goal of the congress is to improve quality of nursing care for children and families which is emphasized on Achieving SDGs and Reducing Inequalities.

In this occasion, I would like to invite you all to share your expertise in this congress and submit the abstract for oral or poster presentation at email: apcpn2018@gmail.com For more information please visit www.ap-pna.comor www.apcp-pitika2018.org

We are delighted to be hosting this congress and look forward to seeing you in Bali, Indonesia.

Sincerely yours,
Associate Prof. Rashanee Seeda

President, Asia Pacific Pediatric Nurses Association (APPNA)
President, 6th Asia Pacific Congress of Pediatric Nursing (APCPN)

About APPA

The Association of Pediatric Societies of the South-East Asian Region (APSSEAR) was established with its mission of improving the health status of children living in the region and in surrounding areas. It tries to fulfill its mission by establishing linkages amongst pediatricians in the region, providing them with educational programs to enable them to improve....Readmore

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