The Philippine Association for the Advancement of Science and Technology (PhilAAST) is inviting participants to attend their upcoming 65th Annual Convention on 22-23 September 2016 in Manila, Philippines.
The said Convention will be held in conjunction with the 8th Asian Heads of Research Councils (ASIAHORCs) Joint Symposium to provide a platform for discussion and interaction among PhilAAST members and co-workers and science experts in Asia on the most recent findings and developments related to the impact of the changing environment on global health in order to promote and strengthen scientific and technological collaboration among Asian countries.
With the theme, “Impact of Changing Regional Environment on Global Health”, presentations will comprise topics on strengthening health resilience to climate change, increased focus on health disaster risk management, vector-borne diseases and climate change, environmental stressors in diseases and implications for human health during disasters, and promoting health while mitigating climate change.
Expected participants include PhilAAST members, ASIAHORCs delegates, educators, researchers in the academe and government, industry representatives, and other S&T practitioners.
For more information, you may download the copy of 65th Annual Convention of PhilAAST and 8th ASIAHORCs Joint Symposium brochure at http://www.pchrd.dost.gov.ph/phocadownload/ASIAHORCS%20Brochure.pdf.