A Year-2 PhD student, Mr Ken Ka Chung TANG was selected the Winner of Global Health Student Poster Contest at Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU) Global Health Conference 2021 for this poster titled "A Three-dimensional, Spatially-Explicit Agent-based Model to Evaluate the Effectiveness of Non-pharmacological Interventions of COVID-19 in Hong Kong Using Secondary Data." The details can be found from https://www.aprughc2021.org/result-of-student-poster-contest. The award money is $500 USD. His poster was nominated as the final top three posters among the competitors across the globe, and selected the best poster through a combination of the judges' scores (50%) and the conference participants' votes (50%) during the conference (15-17 Nov).
APRU is a network of leading universities linking the Americas, Asia and Australasia and aims to be "the Voice of Knowledge and Innovation for the Asia-Pacific region." Since 2007, the APRU Global Health Program has been collaborating with member universities to host annual conferences. The University of Hong Kong (HKU) and HKU LKS Faculty of Medicine School of Public Health have been leading the APRU Global Health Program for the past years.