The APAC Forum is Asia Pacific’s premier healthcare conference, managed by Ko Awatea, the centre for health system innovation and improvement at Auckland’s Counties Manukau District Health Board.
The first APAC Forum was held in Auckland in September 2012 after Ko Awatea and the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) in the United States entered into a joint agreement to run an Asia Pacific quality improvement forum.
The second Asia Pacific (APAC) Forum on Quality Improvement in Healthcare took place in Auckland in September 2013 attracting more than 1000 delegates from 23 countries.
After a successful two years in Auckland the 3rd APAC Forum will be held in Melbourne, reflecting the Asia-Pacific approach and creating an opportunity for greater delagate numbers at the city’s internationally recognised Convention and Exhibition Centre. Ko Awatea is delighted that this year’s Forum is hosted by the Commission for Hospital Improvement, part of Victoria’s Department of Health. Support will also be provided by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement.
Future Forums are likely to be hosted in other cities across the Asia-Pacific region.