Jump to the main content block

Symposium Speakers

March 12 │ National Cheng Kung University, Tainan │ 10:45-12:15

Chairs: H.sunny Sun 孫孝芳, Susan C. Hu 胡淑貞 


Phyllis Awor (Uganda), Post-Doctoral Fellow in Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda

Universal Health Coverage for Children in sub-Saharan Africa: Engaging the Private Sector

Li-Jung Ku 古鯉榕 (Taiwan), Assistant Professor in National Cheng Kung University 成功大學, Tainan, Taiwan

Gender and income inequalities in caregiver burden: Findings from a study of family caregivers for dementia patients in Tainan

Yu-Ling Huang 黃于玲 (Taiwan), Assistant Professor in National Cheng Kung University 成功大學, Tainan, Taiwan

Feminist Biopolitics in Ultra-low Fertility Taiwan

Chia-Hsin Chen 陳佳欣 (Taiwan), Assistant Researcher in National Cheng Kung University Museum 成功大學博物館, Tainan, Taiwan

Environmental challenges and community health: a case study on stakeholder collaboration and community engagement in Kibera informal settlement in Kenya



March 13 │ Tunghai University, Taichung │ 14:45-16:15

Chairs: Hui-Chen Lin 林惠真, Hsiu-Ling Chen 陳秀玲


Fathiah Zakham (Yemen), Assistant Researcher in Hodeidah University, Hodeidah, Yemen

Fighting Infectious Disease for Sustainable Development in Yemen

Hung-Chieh Chang 張弘潔 (Taiwan), Assistant Professor in China Medical University 中國醫藥大學, Taichung, Taiwan

Cord Blood Banks in Asia: International Network and Inequalities

Wan-Yu Liu 柳婉郁 (Taiwan), Associate Professor in National Chung Hsing University 中興大學, Taichung, Taiwan

How to model the optimal forest thinning problem

Cheng-hui Chen 陳正慧 (Taiwan), Assistant Researcher in Tunghai University 東海大學, Taichung, Taiwan

Sustainable Land Use in Taiwan



March 15 │ Tzu Chi University, Hualien │ 10:45-12:15

Chairs: Ingrid Y. Liu 劉怡均, Guang-Huey Lin 林光慧


Wafa Al-Jamal (Jordan), Prostate Cancer Research Fellow in University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK

Nanomedicine: Promises and Challenges for the Future of Public Health

Yi-Chun Yen 顏怡君 (Taiwan), Research Fellow in Duke-NUS Medical School, Singapore

Gut, Brain and Emotion

Yu-Chuan Yang 楊悠娟 (Taiwan), Associate Professor in National Dong Hwa University 東華大學, Hualien, Taiwan

Integrating Hydrophobic Surface Structures of Plants into Biomimicry Education

Chia-Feng Yen 嚴嘉楓 (Taiwan), Associate Professor in Tzu Chi University 慈濟大學, Hualien, Taiwan

The functioning gap of people with disability and the resources inequity in Taiwan



March 16 │ National Taiwan Normal University, Taipei │ 14:15-15:45

Chairs: Shih-Chun Lung 龍世俊Huei-Min Tsai 蔡慧敏


Farah Fathima (Indian), Assistant Professor in St John's Medical College, Bangalore, India

Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Diseases - Lessons from the field

Hsin-Chieh Chang 張心潔 (Taiwan), Assistant Professor in National Taiwan University 臺灣大學, Taipei, Taiwan

Marriage migration and social change in Asia: Why gender matters

Chia-Ying Ko 柯佳吟 (Taiwan), Assistant Professor in National Taiwan University 臺灣大學, Taipei, Taiwan

Big data in my climate change and transdisciplinary studies

Hsing-Jung Chen 陳杏容 (Taiwan), Assistant Professor in National Taiwan Normal University 臺灣師範大學, Taipei, Taiwan

Identifying risks and promoting protective mechanisms for families and youth