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SINGAPORE, April 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPG), the global biotech leader in rare diseases, is marking World Hemophilia Day to drive greater awareness of hemophilia in Asia Pacific (APAC) and improve standards of care for people living with rare bleeding disorders. This year's theme is "Sharing Knowledge Makes Us Stronger" and in this spirit, Shire businesses across the region are hosting local community engagement events to stand united with patient communities and their caregivers. At Red Dot Design Museum Singapore, the hemophilia community (patients/healthcare professionals), participated in a Gallery Walkled by three hematology experts from the Asia-Pacific Haemophilia Working Group (APHWG). The focus was on establishing region-specific principles of car...
(Fair Use) All credit goes to http://www.youtube.com/user/AsiaPacificVideo February 18, 2009 - During a recent visit to Vancouver, Special Envoy for Australian Prime Minister Rudd, Richard Woolcott, sat down with Yuen Pau Woo, CEO of Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada. A key topic of discussion was understanding the why and how of Australia's interest in promulgating the notion of a new 'Asia Pacific Community'.
The voice of community is central to an effective global response to HIV AIDS. AFAO International, in partnership with the Asia Pacific Coalition on Male Sexual Health (APCOM) and the Asia Pacific Council of Aids Service Organisations (APCASO), brought together 50 community advocates to undertake the Australasian Society for HIV Medicine (ASHM) Mentoring & Leadership Program at the AIDS 2014 Conference in Melbourne. This video provides an insight into community representation at the conference. It explores the challenges community face, the key skills and outcomes they hope to gain from completing the Australian Award Fellowship in Melbourne and their vision for change in the future.
When the Prime Minister, Kevin Rudd, first mooted the concept of an Asia Pacific community to tackle regional issues Australia's neighbours were not enthusiastic. Tonight in Singapore, Mr Rudd will have the opportunity to better explain his plans to an audience including some of the world's foremost experts on defence and security. http://www.news.com.au/story/0,27574,25559051-29277,00.html http://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/national/pm-sets-out-asiapacific-choice-talk-or-be-torn-20090529-bq8q.html http://www.earthtimes.org/articles/show/270950,defence-ministers-gather-for-dialogue-on-asian-security--summary.html http://www.tradingmarkets.com/.site/news/TOP%20STORY/2351297/ http://www.hindu.com/2009/05/30/stories/2009053055001700.htm
The overarching goal of APCA is to establish a sustainable community-wide approach towards maintaining optimal health and wellness within the Asian/Pacific Islander community. This larger goal includes multiple sub-goals: a) Monitoring API health status, health-seeking behaviors, and community capacity; b) Coordinating the provision of culturally and linguistically proficient health education and preventive clinical services; c) Establishing enduring and broad-based health partnerships; d) Improving community capacity for health improvement; and e) Continuously advocating for policies and programs that improve API health.
The 8th Asia Pacific Regional Conference on Suicide Prevention will bring together researchers, practitioners, helpline workers, programme planners, graduate students, those within the community and anyone affected by suicidal persons, from a range of disciplines from within New Zealand, the Asian-Pacific Region and around the world. The conference will be held May 2- 5, 2018
(Fair Use) Credit goes to http://www.youtube.com/user/AsiaPacificVideo February 18, 2009 - During a recent visit to Vancouver, Special Envoy for Australian Prime Minister Rudd, Richard Woolcott, sat down with Yuen Pau Woo, CEO of Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada. A key topic of discussion was understanding what this new 'Asia Pacific Community' is, and aims to accomplish.
Lee Hong-Koo, former Prime Minister of South Korea spoke at the University of Oregon on April 4th, 2006, as part of the Distinguished Presidential Lecturer series. Lee Hong-Koo was the Prime Minister of South Korea under former President Kim Young-Sam. Before that he served twice as deputy Prime Minister for Unification, dealing with relations between the divided two Korean states. He was also a member of the Korean National Assembly and chairman of the ruling New Korea Party. The Presidential Lecture series was begun in 2002 by University of Oregon President Dave Frohnmayer.
Join the PCI Security Standards Council at the 2018 Asia-Pacific Community Meeting in Tokyo, Japan 23 - 24, 2018. At the event, Council staff and industry experts will share the latest technology and security updates to help secure payment data, and ways to get involved. Watch this video for a sneak peek at all the excitement you won’t want to miss.
EXPLORING NEW POSSIBILITIES THROUGH GLOBAL LEARNING This is the official introduction video of Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University (APU). APU is one of Japan's most culturally-diverse universities and is located in Beppu, Oita. With students from nearly 90 countries/regions and an alumni network of 138 countries/regions, this diversity deeply impacts the student experience on a daily basis. The vibrant learning environment at APU encourages cross-cultural understanding, fosters collaboration, and nurtures creativity. Ultimately, it empowers individuals not only to adapt to the global working environment but also to strive for positive changes for local communities and the world at large. Academic programs at APU are offered in both English and Japanese, including a wide range of on-campus...
Raising the Pacific perspective ahead of the Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction #WCDRR. The Secretariat of the Pacific Community’s Director-General, Dr Colin Tukuitonga, speaks from his homeland of Niue, a remote Pacific Island highly vulnerable to natural disasters. The Pacific is the first region in the world to develop a regional strategy that integrates climate change and disaster risk management. See: http://www2008.spc.int/3rd-un-world-conference-on-disaster-risk-reduction/
At APRICOT/ APNIC 35 Fadi Chehadé shared ICANN's new Asia Pacific strategy. He discussed ICANN's commitment to a change in emphasis that will involve embracing the Asia Pacific community and inviting its members to participate fully in policy making activities. He also underlined the importance of a multi-stakeholder model for Internet Governance.