Lecture on Extreme Temperatures and Health at Academia Sinica, Taipei

Professor Emily Chan, Director of CCOUC, was invited by Integrated Research on Disaster Risk International Centres of Excellence, Taipei, Taiwan (IRDR ICoE-Taipei) to deliver a lecture on “Scientific evidence to support heat-health warning system development and health risk communication in temperature extreme events: The case of Hong Kong” during the Advanced Institute on Disaster Risk Reduction with Systems Approach for Slow-Onset Climate Disasters (AI-SOCD) - Heat Stress Sensors, Early Warning and Information Technology on 7 June 2018. The workshop, hosted by Center for Sustainability Science, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan, aimed to provide young to mid-career practitioners, researchers and policy makers in Asia and the Pacific region with enhanced understanding, skills and practical knowledge to apply systems approach in DRR research focusing on heat stress sensors, early warning and information technology.