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Women's Health Conference

The Global Centre for Asian Women's Health (GloW) at the National University of Singapore (NUS) Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine is delighted to announce our upcoming Women’s Health Conference 2024. Riding on the success of last year’s conference, this year’s event will be organized in alliance with faculties from the Université Paris Cité, Harvard University and leading international experts. The Women Health’s Conference 2024 is scheduled to take place from 24 to 26 October, at Marina Bay Sands Singapore.

GloW, established within the Dean’s Office at NUS Medicine, is committed to addressing women’s major health concerns across generations and nurturing an international, multi-disciplinary platform with local and global partners. Our missions include addressing critical clinical and public health problems related to women’s health, identifying modifiable risk factors, translating scientific knowledge into impactful practices, and training a new generation of medical and public health professionals.

Introduction of Women’s Health Conference 2024:

The theme of Women’s Health Conference 2024 is “Save women’s lives, promote wellbeing, and nurture potential – a holistic and life course approach”. The conference will bring together international and local leading research scientists, experts, and practitioners from all over the world, including Singapore, Asia-Pacific, Europe, Africa and the USA, who are specialised in women’s health, maternal and child health, healthy longevity, global health, public health, omics technology, and nutrition/lifestyle to address and explore topics that are key for:

  • Prevention and early detection of major non-communicable diseases over treatment – a game changer in women’s health
  • Life course perspective for major health issues among females during the critical time windows over life span
  • A holistic approach for promoting women’s health, ranging from physical health to mental health and social equality, from omics to economics
  • Innovations in women’s health from bench to bedside, integrating advancements in high technology

The opening ceremony will feature the following esteemed guests:

Mdm Rahayu Mahzam
Minister of State,
Ministry of Health & Ministry of Communications and Information

Yap Seng Chong

Dean of the Yong Loo Lin
School of Medicine,
National University of
Singapore (NUS Medicine)

Édouard Kaminski

President of Université
Paris Cité

Matthieu Resche-Rigon

Dean of the School of Medicine,
Université Paris Cité

Cuilin Zhang

Director of the Global Centre for Asian Women’s Health (GloW),
NUS Medicine

Vassilis Tsatsaris

Director of Institute of
Women’s Health,
Université Paris Cité

Michelle A. Williams

Former Dean of Harvard
School of Public Health

Frank B. Hu

Fredrick J. Stare Professor of Nutrition and Epidemiology, Chair of Department of Nutrition, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Walter C. Willett

Professor of Epidemiology and Nutrition, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Jie Qiao

Academician, Chinese Academy of Engineering,
Vice President, China Association for Science and Technology, Executive Vice President, Peking University, Director, Peking University Health Science Center

Chittaranjan S. Yajnik

Professor and Head of Department of the Diabetes Unit, King Edward Memorial (KEM) Hospital, Pune, India

Dr Helena Hui Wang
Asia Executive Editor of The Lancet

Melissa Bondy

Professor and Chair,
Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Stanford University School of Medicine

Mrs Amira Ghouaibi
Head, Global Alliance for Women’s Health, World Economic Forum

Christiani Jeyakumar Henry

Consultant, Global Centre for Asian Women’s Health,
Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine,
National University of Singapore,
Senior Advisor, A*STAR Biomedical Research Council

Alexandre Mebazaa

Professor and Chair, Department of Anesthesia & Critical Care, Université de Paris Cité