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About APRU




As a network of leading universities linking the Americas, Asia and Australasia, the Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU) is the Voice of Knowledge and Innovation for the Asia-Pacific region. APRU brings together thought leaders, researchers, and policy-makers to exchange ideas and collaborate on effective solutions to the challenges of the 21st century.

The Association leverages collective education and research capabilities of their members into the international public policy process. Their primary research areas include natural hazards & disaster risk reduction, women in leadership, population aging, global health, sustainable cities, artificial intelligence & the future of work, the Pacific Ocean, and labor mobility.

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About APRU’s Global Health Program

Since 2007, the APRU Global Health Program has been collaborating with member universities to host annual conferences. It aims to leverage the global health education and research of Asia-Pacific universities to address global health issues through interaction with public policy and media.


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