ASB has been asked by the US Department of State to share this award competition with its membership. This award "...recognizes young scientists who have demonstrated a commitment to excellence in scientific research and cross-border collaboration."

"This year’s ASPIRE theme, Smart Technologies for Healthy Societies, echoes Papua New Guinea’s APEC host year theme, Harnessing Inclusive Opportunities, Embracing the Digital Future. With the emergence of smart technologies deployed in the health field, APEC economies have the opportunity to leverage innovations to advance healthcare and to increase health access in urban and rural communities alike. "

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