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Symposium Speakers

February 21 │ National Cheng Kung University, Tainan │ 13:00-14:40

Chairs: Shih-Chun Lung 龍世俊, Nai-Ying Ko 柯乃熒


Bushra Khalid (Pakistan), Postdoctoral Scholar iChinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China

Impact of Changing Climate and Urbanization on Dengue Fever Transmission in Four Different Cities of Pakistan

Pei-Chih Wu 吳佩芝 (Taiwan), Associate Professor in Chang Jung Christian University 長榮大學, Tainan, Taiwan

Our Changing Climate: New Health Threat or Opportunity

Pei-Shih Chen 陳培詩 (Taiwan), Associate Professor in Kaohsiung Medical University 高雄醫學大學, Kaohsiung, Taiwan

Ambient Influenza and Avian Influenza Virus during Dust Storm Days and Background Days

Chiachi Bonnie Lee 李佳綺 (Taiwan), Assistant Professor in China Medical University 中國醫藥大學, Taichung, Taiwan

Organizational Capacity Building of Hospitals for Health Promotion through the Health Promoting Hospitals Initiative in Taiwan: Implication for Sustainable Health Systems



February 22 │ National Cheng Kung University, Tainan │ 10:30-12:10

Chairs: Meei-Shia Chen 陳美霞, Ching-Min Chen 陳靜敏


Erlyn Rachelle Macarayan (Philippines), Ph.D. in The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia

Monitoring and Evaluating Health Systems Strengthening Projects: Pathways towards the SDGs

Carol Strong 莊佳蓉 (Taiwan), Assistant Professor in National Cheng Kung University 成功大學, Tainan, Taiwan

Gender-Specific Socioeconomic Disadvantages and Health Disparities: Findings from a Longitudinal Study of Taiwanese Adolescents

Yu-Wen Chien 簡玉雯 (Taiwan), Assistant Professor in National Cheng Kung University 成功大學, Tainan, Taiwan

The Importance of Streptococcus Pneumoniae in the 1918 Influenza Pandemic: New Insights and Future Implications 

Fu-Wen Liang 梁富文 (Taiwan), Postdoctoral Researcher in National Cheng Kung University 成功大學, Tainan, Taiwan

Child Mortality in Taiwan



February 24 │ National Dong Hwa University, Hualien │ 13:30-15:10

Chairs: Huey-Jen Su 蘇慧貞, Ming-Chien Su 蘇銘千


Mst Marzina Begum (Bangladesh), Associate Professor in University of Rajshahi, Rajshahi, Bangladesh

Constraints of Effective Public Health Services for Coastal Women: Policy Intervention

Chia-Hsin Chen 陳佳欣 (Taiwan), Project Researcher in University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

Sustainability Education and Stakeholder Collaboration for Sustainable Development: Challenges and Opportunities

Chia-Jung Hsieh 謝佳容 (Taiwan), Assistant Professor in Tzu Chi University 慈濟大學, Hualien, Taiwan

Role of Exposure to Environmental Chemicals in Developmental Origins of Health and Disease

Yu-Yun Chen 陳毓昀 (Taiwan), Associate Professor in Dong Hwa University 東華大學, Hualien, Taiwan

To Flower or Not to Flower? Plant Reproductive Decision and Its Consequences



February 25 │ Academia Sinica, Taipei │ 15:00-16:40

Chairs: Mei-Lien Chen 陳美蓮, Li-Yin Chien 簡莉盈


Towfida Jahan Siddiqua (Bangladesh), Assistant Scientist in International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh (icddr,b), Dhaka, Bangladesh

Vitamin B12 Deficiency in Pregnancy and Lactation: Importance of Maternal Supplementation, and Policy-Relevant Questions

Pei-Chun Anita Chan 詹珮君 (Taiwan), Associated Director in Centers for Disease Control (CDC) 疾病管制署, Ministry of Health and welfare 衛生福利部, Taiwan

SDG 3, Strategies to End TB beyond 2015

Yu-Chun Wang 王玉純 (Taiwan), Associate Professor in Chung Yuan Christian University 中原大學, Taoyuan, Taiwan

Extreme Temperatures: Health Impacts and Adaptations in Taiwan

Shih-Yu Lee 李時雨 (Taiwan), Assistant Research Fellow in Academia Sinica 中央研究院, Taipei, Taiwan

Climate Change and Human Fatality