About All Together Better Health
All Together Better Health is the leading global interprofessional education and collaborative practice conference under the direction of Interprofessional.global.
Every two years the ATBH conference provides an opportunity for participants to discuss ideas and devise and test strategies to mobilise concerted action to improve health and wellbeing for individuals, families and communities across the world.
The ATBH conferences are driven by the conviction that by learning togather we improve working togather to effect change, enhance quality of care, ensure safety and optimise deployment of human resources. The conference content demonstrates the steady growth of interprofessional education in terms of evidence base and significance to health care. ATBH also provides a forum for the growing number of national and transnational interprofessional education networks to share their work and debate common issues and has been a proving ground for the development of a global network, first Intered and from 2012 the World Coordinating Committee, now known as Interprofessional Global.
Previous conferences in the All Together Better Health series have been held as follow:
1997 ATBHI (London, UK)
2004 ATBH II (Vancouver, Canada)
2006 ATBH III (London, UK)
2008 ATBH IV (Stockholm, Sweden)
2010 ATBH V (Sydney, Australia)
2012 ATBH VI (Kobe, Japan)
2014 ATBH VII (Pittsburgh, USA)
2016 ATBH VIII (Oxford, UK)
2018 ATBH IX (Auckland, New Zealand)
2021 ATBH X Re-invented (Online)
About Qatar University
Qatar University is one of the leading institutions of academic and research excellence in the GCC region. It provides high quality undergraduate and graduate programs that prepare competent graduates, primed to shape the future of Qatar. The organization’s strong relationship with Qatari society is reflected in its community service efforts and in its vibrant research portfolio that addresses relevant local and regional challenges, advances national goals towards a knowledge-based economy, and contributes actively to the needs and aspirations of the society.
Key facts about Qatar University:
- Home to 11 colleges offering around 100 specializations in line with market needs
- Over 28,000 students at the undergraduate and graduate level
- World Health Organization names Qatar University “Education City for Health”
- QU was ranked:
- Second in Times Higher Education (THE) Arab University Rankings 2021
- Second in the QS Arab Region University Rankings 2022
- Amongst the top best 600 universities globally, according to 2022 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) by the Shanghai Ranking Consultancy.
- 208 in the latest 2023 edition in QS World University Rankings.
- Among the top six universities in the International Outlook indicator, for the seventh year in a row, according to the overall THE World University Rankings
- Among the Global Top 25 performers, in the U-Multirank 2021 indicator ‘international joint publications
For more information, please visit www.qu.edu.qa
QU Health was launched in January 2017 to provide closer alignment and integration between the health entities at QU (Colleges of Pharmacy, Medicine, Health Sciences, Dental Medicine and Nursing), creating a dynamic and diverse environment that embraces qualified experts in the healthcare professionals education. QU Health vision is to be recognized regionally for excellence in interprofessional health education and interdisciplinary health research; a first choice for students and scholars, and a national catalyst for innovation in the field.
Areas of collaboration at QU Health include research, graduate studies, clinical affairs, continuous professional development, interprofessional education, engagement and communication, as well as business operations.
For more information, please visit: http://www.qu.edu.qa/health
About Interprofessional Global
Interprofessional Global is the World Confederation for Interprofessional Practice and Education. Regional interprofessional networks affiliated with the confederation are from the Americas, USA, Canada, UK, Europe, Africa, India, Southeast Asia and the Pacific rim, Japan and Australasia.
The aim of Interprofessional Global is to promote, support and sustain networks of interprofessional education (IPE) and collaborative practice, and to establish and maintain communication between these networks. The aim of IPE is to foster effective collaborative practice, and the ultimate goal is to have better health and social care, aiming at improved quality of life for patients and service users. Through the member networks and the organisation’s biennial global conference, All Together Better Health, we promote knowledge about interprofessional practice and education.