APRU Global Health Student Case Competition 2019

The fourth annual APRU Global Health Case Competition has announced the 2019 finalists. This year’s challenge is “Social Networking Intervention to Promote Physical Activity Among Young People in Urban Environments

In this challenge, teams are asked to develop a hypothetical intervention to increase physical activity rates among young people in an urban environment in the Asia-Pacific region. The intervention plan should incorporate innovative, cost-effective, and culturally-appropriate strategies that are evidence-based.

The case competition gives students an opportunity to practice their critical-thinking and problem-solving skills to help solve global health challenges. Teams of 4-6 students will have to prepare a 10-minute video in English, proposing a realistic, well designed, and innovative solution.

The three finalists (in no order):
University of Indonesia (Makara team)
University of Hong Kong (JAJA team)
UCLA (The Gamechangers team)

The winner is JAJA team. A prize of USD 500 will be awarded.
Please find their video here.


For enquiries, please contact Dr. Mellissa Withers at [email protected]