(4.1) Enriching Knowledge Series for the Liberal Studies Curriculum: Urban Threat of Infectious Diseases (New)

Programme Overview

Infectious disease is always a high-profile health topic of our society. Ranging from malaria and dengue fever residing in developed countries to Ebola in Africa in 2014, societal panic is inevitable regardless of the size of outbreak.

Even in a developed setting such as Hong Kong, with good sanitary conditions and advanced medical technology, infectious diseases still widely exist. Various emerging and reemerging infectious diseases occur from time to time, bringing heavy disease burden to society.

This course will discuss the threat of infectious disease, as well as its global prevention and control, in order to assist teachers to prepare related teaching materials.

Programme Objectitives

This course aims to enrich teachers' knowledge about urban threat of infectious diseases so as to enhance their ability in handling relevant issues in Liberal Studies lessons.

Date 13December 2017 (Wednesday)
Time 2:00pm - 5:00pm  
Venue Buddhist Sin Tak College
(5 Hing Shing Road, Kwai Chung, New Territories.) 
Speakers

Mr. CHIU Cheuk-Pong 
BSc(PolyU), DTN(LSTM)

Registered Nurse,  Collaborating Centre for Oxford University and CUHK for Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response (CCOUC);
Médecins Sans Frontières field worker

CHIU Check Pong is a local emergency nurse, he is working as a registered nurse for Collaborating Centre for Oxford University and CUHK for Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response (CCOUC). After joining Medecins Sans Frontieres in 2013, he has worked in various missions in providing medical humanitarian assistance to population in needs. He had been deployed in conflict areas in Pakistan and Yeman, Liberia during Ebola outbreak, as well as Bangladesh in response to the large influx of Rohingya refugees.

Target
Audience
Teachers, Teaching Assistants and Assistant Teachers
Format Interactive seminar
Medium of
Instruction
Cantonese
Fee Free of charge
Quota 100
Enrollment
Method
For details, please refer to Training Calendar of Education Bureau
(CourseID: CDI020180487)

 

Deadline of
Enrollment
09 December 2017 (Saturday)

Organiser

Collaborating Centre for Oxford University and CUHK for Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response (CCOUC); Liberal Studies Section, Curriculum Development Institute, Education Bureau, HKSAR.

Certification

Attendees will be awarded a certificate issued by the Collaborating Centre for Oxford University and CUHK for Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response (CCOUC) of The Chinese University of Hong Kong.