Conference Information


Like our previous conferences, the 12th Asia Pacific Travel Health Conference (APTHC 2018) will provide healthcare professionals in the field of travel medicine with stimulating and enriching plenary sessions, free paper sessions and symposia covering such areas as emerging infectious diseases, preventive medicine, primary health care and vaccinology.

Themed "Where Travel and Tropical Medicine Converge", APTHC 2018 will provide extensive continuing education opportunities and will present unlimited possibilities for networking and career advancement – networking with colleagues and the distinguished regional, international and local speakers who will be leading the program, and career advancement through the presentation of your research.

We invite all the region's clinicians, physicians and other healthcare professionals in the field to take full advantage of all the opportunities offered at APTHC 2018: attend the full comprehensive scientific program, get your name out there with a presentation, catch up with friends and meet the men and women who are shaping the future of travel medicine, and enjoy as much of our fabulous host city of Bangkok as you can.

If you are a travel medicine practitioner or would like to be – APTHC 2018 is where you need to be on 21 – 24 March 2018.


The official language of the conference is English.


Generally, a foreign citizen who wishes to enter the Kingdom of Thailand is required to obtain a visa from a Royal Thai Embassy or a Royal Thai Consulate-General.  However, nationals of certain countries do not require a visa if they are nationals of countries which are exempted from visa requirements when entering Thailand for tourism purposes.  Such nationals will be permitted to stay in the Kingdom for a period of not exceeding 30 days.  For more information, please see Summary of Countries and Territories entitled for Visa Exemption and Visa on Arrival to Thailand

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Please contact the Conference Secretariat at to receive an official letter of invitation for the 12th Asia Pacific Travel Health Conference. This letter can be used to assist participants to raise travel funds or to obtain a visa. The invitation is not a commitment on the part of the organizers to provide any financial support.


Details of APTHC 2018 exhibition and sponsorship opportunities can be obtained by contacting:

Wannapa Pureemahawong
Industry Liaison & Sales Associate
Tel: +662 748 7881 #116

Please do not hesitate to contact the conference secretariat if you require any additional information or assistance. Please address all correspondence to:
12th Asia Pacific Travel Health Conference (APTHC) Secretariat
c/o Kenes Asia (Thailand) Co., Ltd.

10 Soi Lasalle 56, Sukhumvit Rd.,
Bangna, Bangkok 10260
Tel: +662 7487881