Welcome to APAME

APAME is a nongovernmental , nonpartisan and nonprofit organization that intends to support and promote medical journalism in the Asia Pacific Region by fostering networking, education, discussion and exchange of information and knowledge. The Association is closely affiliated with the WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific which hosts the WPRIM and the WHO Regional Office for South East Asia. Cooperation with the World Association of Medical Editors (WAME), Eastern Mediterranean Association of Medical Editors (EMAME), Forum for African Medical Editors (FAME) and other international associations in the field of medical journal publishing is sought and encouraged.


  • APAMED Central
    Digital archive and reference linking platform of full text journals


  • APAME 2015 Convention in Manila, Philippines

    The Asia Pacific Association of Medical Journal Editors (APAME) Convention 2015 will be held from 24 to 26 August 2015 in Manila, Philippines hosted by the Philippine Association of Medical Journal Editors (PAMJE), Philippine Council for Health Research and Development, Department of Science and Technology, the University of the Philippines Manila in collaboration with the libraries of the World Health Organization (WHO) South East Asia and Western Pacific Region Regional Offices and the Medical and Health Librarians Association of the Philippines (MAHLAP). This convention aim to promote collaboration and exchange among editors, authors, researchers, librarians and publishers of academic medical journals and to upgrade the quality of scholarly publications in medicine and the health sciences in the Asia Pacific Region. Registration is now open.

  • Webinars

    APAME Webinars are a series of online interactive presentations on topics of current interest in research and publication in the health professions. The webinars offer an exciting opportunity to engage online with an internationally acclaimed expert and like-minded colleagues from around the globe in a live, one hour discussion. Webinars are available to members FREE of charge.

Contact us

WHO Western Pacific Regional Office
P.O. Box 2932
1000 Manila
Email: apame@wpro.who.int