Asia-Pacific Academic Consortium for Public Health
APACPH is an international non-profit organization registered in Honolulu, USA as a 501(c)(3) corporation, comprising many of the largest and most influential schools of Public Health in the Asia-Pacific region and dedicated to improving professional education for public health.
Launched in 1984 with just five members, APACPH now has over 81 member institutions in 23 countries throughout the Asia-Pacific region with Regional Offices in Bangkok, Beijing, Brisbane, Hawaii, Malaysia and Tokyo. Through its activities, the members aim to tackle the unique public health challenges of the Asia-Pacific region, for example specific health issues of workers within the growing economies of the region.
The Vision of the Consortium is to achieve the highest possible level of health of all the people of the nations of the Asia-Pacific region.
The Mission of the Consortium is to enhance Regional capacity to improve the quality of life and to address major public health challenges through the delivery of education, research and population health services by member institutions.
The Consortium is committed to the following Values in implementing its Vision and Mission:
-Respect for diversity
-Learning and knowledge development
-Partnership and networking
-Effectiveness and efficiency
-Capacity building and leadership development
-Evidence Based Medicine