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Day1 : August 18, 2017



Plenary session 1 & 2

Chair: Phouthone Vangkonevilay (Lao PDR)  
           Wilfred CG Peh (Singapore)  
  Plenary session 1. Health Research in Laos: Past, Present, and Future  Boungnong Boupha (Lao PDR) Download
  Plenary session 2. Survival of Journals and Articles in the Web Era  Sung-Tae Hong (Korea) Download
  Session 1. Research Capacity Building  Chair: Amorn Leelarasamee (Thailand)  
           Mayfong Mayxay (Lao PDR)  
  1. Concepts Amorn Leelarasamee (Thailand)  
  2. Research capacity strengthening: From Principles to good practice-Lao PDR experiences Sengchanh Kounnavong (Lao PDR) Download
  3. Research Capacity Building and Integration in Real Practicing Somkiat Wattanasirichaigoon (Thailand)  
  4. Sciences and Technology strategy to support Institutional capacity building for research Siphone Sengsoulichanh (Lao PDR)  
  Session 2. Ethical issues in research writing: Transparency, Data sharing, Disclosure and Plagiarism Chair: Sam Mathew (India)  
           Burmaajav Badrakh (Mongolia)  
  1. Implications of recent clinical trial transparency regulations to medical Journals, editors and authors Sam Mathew (India)  
  2. Publishing Ethics: Importance of Disclosures Trevor Lane (Japan) Download
  3. ICMJE Statement on Data Sharing for clinical trials Sung-Tae Hong (Korea)  
  4. Plagiarism Lekhraj Rampal  (Malaysia)   
  Session 3. Writing a research paper (1)  Chair: Wilfred CG Peh (Singapore)  
           Sun Tun (Myanmar)   
  1. Why doing a research and why writing up a paper? Mayfong Mayxay (Lao PDR) Download
  2. Title, Abstract, Keywords Wilfred CG Peh (Singapore) Download
  3. The Introduction José Florencio Lapeña (Philippines)  
  Session 4. Writing a research paper (2)  Chair: José Florencio Lapeña (Philippines)  
           Lekhraj Rampal  (Malaysia)   
  1. Materials and Methods  Wilfred CG Peh (Singapore) Download
  2. Results and Discussion  José Florencio Lapeña (Philippines)  
  3. References  Hee-Jin Yang (Korea)  
  4. Structuring a Scientific Manuscript Supriya Shanbhag (india)  
  Session 5. Global Health Library, WPRIM and IMSEAR Chair: Marie Villemin (WHO)  
           Masamichi Kitagawa (Japan)  
  1. Construction and Development of WPRIM: Opportunities, Problems and Challenges Fang An (China)  
  2. Activities of the Japanese National Committee for the Western Pacific Region Index Medicus (WPRIMJ) Masamichi Kitagawa (Japan)  
  3. Global Health Library: the changes, challenges and development for the last 10 years Alma Mila Prosperoso(WHO)  


Day2 : August 19, 2017


  Plenary session 3 & 4 Chair: Kiyoshi Kitamura (Japan)  
          Jeong-Wook Seo (Korea)  
  Plenary session 3. Institutional repository of WHO: IRIS (Institutional Repository for Information Sharing.) Marie Villemin (WHO)  
  Plenary session 4. Core Competencies for Scientific Editors of Biomedical Journals: Consensus Statement José Florencio Lapeña (Philippines)  
  Session 6. The Editors' Role  Chair: Sung-Tae Hong (Korea)  
           Nguyen Thanh Thao (Vietnam)  
  1. Editors' role and manuscript workflow for journal editors Peter Munk (Canada) Download
  2. Best Practices for Amending Publications with the Continued Evolution of Academic Publishing Tyler Michael Coupal (Canada) Download
  3. Role and responsibilities of the copy editor  Sucharita Kundu (India)  
  Session 7. Medical education in Laos Chair: Kiyoshi Kitamura (Japan)  
           Ketsomsouk Bouphavanh(Lao PDR)  
  1. Basic medical education in Lao PDR Ketsomsouk Bouphavanh (Lao PDR)  
  2. Teaching medical professionalism in Japan Kiyoshi Kitamura (Japan) Download
  Plenary session 5 & 6 Chair: Merlita M. Opeña (Philippines)  
          Oh-Hoon Kwon (Korea)  
  Plenary session 5. Journal Impact: Can We Do Better?  Nicholas Talley (Australia)  
  Plenary session 6-1. Essential unique identifiers for journal and e-journal publishing Choon Shil Lee (Korea)  
  Plenary session 6-2. 2017 APAMED Central Oh-Hoon Kwon (Korea)  
  Session 8. The Peer Reviewers' Role Chair: Saw Aik (Malaysia)  
           Erlinda Palaganas (Philippines)  
  1. Peer Review Basics  Trevor Lane (Japan) Download
  2. Open review and update of concepts in peer review  Saw Aik (Malaysia) Download
  3. Retaining and rewarding peer reviewers  Wilfred CG Peh (Singapore) Download
  Session 9. New Information services for researchers Chair: Marie Villemin (WHO)  
           Amit Joshi (Nepal)  
  1. Multimedia library services Marie Villemin (WHO)  
  2. Smart Searching for Clinicians : from Human Language to Complex Searching Sakda Vallibhakara (Thailand)  
  3. Predatory/Pseudo Journals  Peter Munk (Canada) Download
  4. Equality, equity and reality of open access on scholarly information  Jeong-Wook Seo (Korea)  
  Session 10. Training programs for health professionals in Laos Chair: Allison Alley (US)  
          Sing Menorath (Lao PDR)  
  1. How to improve training programs for health professionals Allison Alley (US) Download
  2. Emerging challenges and solutions on faculty development of health professional institutes in Lao PDR Outavong Phathammavong (Lao PDR)  
  3. Dr. LEE Jong-wook Seoul Project: Achievement and Challenges  Yong Choi (Korea) Download