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.
APAME 2014 Convention in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
The Asia Pacific Association of Medical Journal Editors (APAME) Convention 2014 will be held from 15 to 17 August 2014 at the Ulaanbaatar Hotel (15 August) and Palace of Dominion (16-17 August), Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, hosted by the Mongolian Association of Medical Journal Editors (MAMJE) in collaboration with the Ministry of Health Mongolia and the libraries of the World Health Organization (WHO) South East Asia and Western Pacific Region Regional Offices. This convention aims 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. Proposed papers and poster presentations under the four general topics of: 1) knowledge sharing and its significance, 2) medical journal publishing management, 3) improvement of quality of scientific publications, and 4) current trends of scientific publication and its assessment are now being entertained. Selected papers for oral presentation should be delivered within ten (10) minutes. Posters should be formatted according to the guidelines to be posted separately. In addition to posters on the four general topics, country posters featuring the National Association of Medical Journal Editors in each Member State of the SEAR and WPR of WHO will be featured. Visit the APAME 2014 Mongolia webpage to register and for more details.
WHO Western Pacific Regional Office
P.O. Box 2932