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Global Health & Humanitarian Medicine Lunchtime Seminar Series: Early Warning and Response in Global Health Emergencies

Global Health & Humanitarian Medicine Lunchtime Seminar Series: Early Warning and Response in Global Health Emergencies

Posted 18/03/2019

Dr. Elaine Fung Yan Ning, Awardee of the Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute Overseas Training Fellowship for Healthcare Professionals, was invited by CCOUC to deliver ...

HIWeather Workshop – Increasing the value of weather-related warnings

HIWeather Workshop – Increasing the value of weather-related warnings

Posted 18/03/2019

CCOUC postdoctoral fellow Dr Holly Lam participated in the High impact Weather Project (HIWeather) workshop in Beijing, China on 20-22 November 2018. The HIWeather is a 10-year research project ...

Professor Emily Chan Receives PRC Ministry of Education National Teaching Achievement Award (Higher Education)

Professor Emily Chan Receives PRC Ministry of Education National Teaching Achievement Award (Higher Education)

Posted 22/01/2019

Professor Emily Chan, Director of CCOUC, has won a second prize in the 2018 National Teaching Achievement Award (High Education) from the Ministry of Education (MoE), PRC, in recognition of her ...

Research Results of "Climate Change and Health in Hong Kong:  Response to Natural Disasters and Epidemics"

Research Results of "Climate Change and Health in Hong Kong: Response to Natural Disasters and Epidemics"

Posted 20/12/2018

When facing climate change which leads to more severe typhoons and mosquito-borne illnesses, The Chinese University of Hong Kong’s Collaborating Centre for Oxford University and CUHK for Disaster and ...

Participation in the First Global Forum on Heat and Health

Participation in the First Global Forum on Heat and Health

Posted 23/01/2019

CCOUC, along with the Centre for Global Health (CGH) and other partners, co-organized and participated in the First Global Forum on Heat and Health from 17 to 20 December 2018, an event headed by the ...

Guest Lecture on Leadership at Fire and Ambulance Services Academy, Hong Kong Fire Services Department

Guest Lecture on Leadership at Fire and Ambulance Services Academy, Hong Kong Fire Services Department

Posted 23/01/2019

Mr Chiu Cheuk Pong, Nurse of CCOUC, was invited by Fire Services Department to deliver a guest lecture on “Leadership in Emergency” to Principal Firemen at Fire and Ambulance Services Academy on 29 ...

Training Workshop for Senior Civil Servants of Guizhou Province of China

Training Workshop for Senior Civil Servants of Guizhou Province of China

Posted 23/01/2019

A training workshop for senior civil servants of Guizhou province of China with the theme of disaster response and management was organised by CCOUC on 27 Nov 2018 at Jockey Club School of Public ...

Participation in a Series of International Conferences and Meetings in Kobe, Japan

Participation in a Series of International Conferences and Meetings in Kobe, Japan

Posted 26/10/2018

Professor Emily Chan, Director of CCOUC and Head of Division of Global Health and Humanitarian Medicine, JC School of Public Health and Primary Care, and Mr Cheuk Pong Chiu, CCOUC nurse, were invited ...

Participation in the Integrated Research for Disaster Risk (IRDR) Meeting and International Conference in Chengdu, China

Participation in the Integrated Research for Disaster Risk (IRDR) Meeting and International Conference in Chengdu, China

Posted 26/10/2018

From October 15-17 2018, two CCOUC members Ms Gloria Chan and Ms Asta Man joined the 20th Meeting of the IRDR Scientific Committee as observers and participated in the subsequent International ...

Academic Exchange on Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change at Keio University, Japan

Academic Exchange on Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change at Keio University, Japan

Posted 26/10/2018

Professor Emily Chan, CCOUC Director, visited Keio University in Japan from 8 to 12 October 2018 as Visiting Professor and engaged in academic exchange in disaster risk reduction and climate change. ...