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The 5th Conference on Public Health in Asia will be held online from Osaka, Japan on Saturday and Sunday, December 03-04, 2022. The main day of presentations will be Sunday, 04 December in the morning and afternoon.

Please click on the link below to download our guidelines and instructions for giving live presentations or pre-recorded presentations or virtual posters via Zoom:


COPHA 2022 is being convened by INTESDA in affiliation with the the Parasitic Disease Research Center, Suranaree University of Technology, Thailand and the Family Medical Co., Ltd., Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand.

Saturday, December 3
Sunday, December 4
18:00 to 18:40
Virtual Welcome Reception (optional)
09:00 to 11:45
Morning Session
  Afternoon Session
  Closing Remarks

Important Dates and Deadlines

COPHA 2022
will be held December 3-4, 2022
Submission date is
Friday, November 4
Final Registration must be confirmed by
Friday, November 28
Full Paper (optional) is due by Friday, November 28
Virtual Presenter files must be sent by Friday, November 28

Deadlines and the Presenter Schedule

The Program Schedule will be announced soon.

Common Questions

Hotel Accommodation [back to top of questions]

  1. Does the registration fee include hotel accommodation and meals?
    Not applicable since this is an online event.

Illness & Emergencies [back to top of questions]

  1. What if I am suddenly unable to present live via Zoom?
    Since this a virtual event, you have the option of submitting a pre-recorded presentation, which we can upload and share on your behalf.
  2. If I am unable to present, may my colleague present on my behalf?
    Only if your colleague is a co-presenter and listed on the original submission.

Meals & Receptions [back to top of questions]

  1. Will there be a welcome reception?
    Yes. There will be an optional welcome reception via Zoom on the first day. Please refer to the schedule for details.

Presentations & Equipment [back to top of questions]

  1. How do I use Zoom for virtual presentations?
    Click to download the instructions here: USING ZOOM TO RECORD YOUR PRESENTATION

Registration, Receipts and Certificates [back to top of questions]

  1. Does my registration payment include fees for co-authors also attending?
    No. If your co-author will present with you, then he/she must register separately as a presenter.
  2. What does the registration fee include?
    Access to all sessions, official program, name badge, welcome reception and access to the proceedings.
  3. What is the refund policy?
    Refunds will be allowed up to Monday, November 22, 2021. Penalties may apply.
  4. How can I receive a receipt for my registration payment?
    Registrants will be confirmed via email and receive an e-copy receipt in PDF via email.
  5. Will presenters and audience receive official certification of having attended and/or presented?
    Yes. The official receipt that you receive at the event will also certify that you presented and attended.

Scholarships & Funding [back to top of questions]

  1. Do you offer scholarships, funding or waivers to participants?
    Unfortunately, we are unable to offer scholarships or funding. This is a small event and the budget is very limited. We hope this situation will change in the future.
  2. Can the registration fee be waived or reduced? The registration fee is necessary for covering the event costs (facility use, equipment, materials, staff, etc.), so the fee cannot be waived nor reduced.

Submissions, Reviews & Proceedings [back to top of questions]

  1. Why must I provide my email address at my university to submit a proposal? The university registered email address is required for verification and security purposes. 
  2. How are abstract submissions reviewed?
    This is an international, double-blind, peer-reviewed event. For ISSN and review committee details see the event homepage.
  3. When will I be notified if my proposal has been rejected or accepted? Depending on the volume of submissions received, we try to send decisions within 7 to 10 days of receiving the submission.
  4. Is it required to submit a full paper?
    No. If you would like to submit a paper, please review the Submission Guidelines.
  5. May I edit my proposal after submission?
    Yes. Edits will be permitted up to 1 month prior to the event.
  6. When will the proceedings be available?
    Shortly after the event in electronic format. Please download from our homepage.

Visas & Invitation Letters [back to top of questions]

  1. How can I know if I need a visa for travel?
    Not applicable for this event.
  2. What visa support is provided by the organizers?
    Not applicable for this event.
  3. What if my visa application is rejected?
    Not applicable for this event.


For all other questions and inquiries, please send an email to secretariat (at)