Global health issues are the concern of many practitioners and health workers today. Various threats related to health issues are increasingly diverse, such as uneven distribution of health services, drug resistance, air pollution and climate change that affect health, are challenges as well as homework that need to be followed up by health professionals. In line with efforts to achieve the Sustainability Development Goals – which is a global goal for the world community – efforts to create, and develop various innovations in the world of health need to be immediately responded by practitioners and scholars in the health sector, especially by taking advantage of the presence of the industrial revolution 4.0 and welcoming society 5.0, to tackle global health problems. With that aim, the Indonesian University Health Sciences Association held a grand scientific meeting, the 4th International Conference on Global Health (ICGH) in conjunction with the 7th Asian International Conference on Humanized Health Care (AIC-HHC) with the theme “Humanized Healthcare”. in responding to Global Health Issues”.
ICGH AIC-HHC is one of the prestigious international scientific meetings for scholars and health professionals to channel and introduce their contributions in efforts to update the world of health. This scientific meeting is a concrete form of collaboration in five fields of science within Health Sciences Association UI, namely Nursing, Medicine, Dentistry, Public Health, and Pharmacy. Continuing the success of the previous event, the UI Faculty of Nursing was honored as the host of this year’s conference. This grand scientific meeting will be held at Hotel Borobudur, Jakarta, September 26-28 2019. More than 300 experts and researchers from various countries from five continents such as United State of America, United Kingdom, Spain, Australia, India, South Korea, Malawi Africa, and ASEAN member countries, participated in this grand event.
The meeting, chaired by Hening Pujasari, S.Kp., M.Biomed., MANP, PhD, offered a variety of interesting programs such as workshops, discussions with experts, seminars, as well as oral presentations and a wave of posters. On the first day of the activity, there will be keynote speakers from the Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education, namely the Director General of Science and Technology Resources, DIKTI Prof. dr. Ali Ghufron Mukti, M. Sc., PhD and Prof. Alicia K. Matthews, MA., PhD from the University of Illinois, Chicago, USA. This event is a platform for students, researchers, and practitioners from various health fields in facing the challenges of global health problems around the world to discuss, share experiences, build relationships and knowledge based on the latest evidence.