News Updates

A Press Commentary on Community Disaster Preparedness

Posted 26/08/2014

Why community disaster preparedness Earlier this August, many of us in Hong Kong were shocked by the consecutive disasters in mainland China and Taiwan, including a 6.5-magnitude earthquake striking ...

CCOUC partners with Hong Kong Academy of Medicine to build HKJCDPRI in strengthening public health disaster training and community resilience in the next 5 years

Posted 22/08/2014

As a collaborating partner of Hong Kong Academy of Medicine (HKAM) in the establishment of the Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute (HKJC DPRI), CCOUC has received a ...

CCOUC member awarded a training and research scholarship for the Harvard Global Clinical Scholars Research Training Programme

Posted 18/08/2014

Dr. Greta Tam, CCOUC Clinic Tutor, has been awarded the prestigious annual Dr TY Chau Training and Research Scholarship, 2014 from the Hong Kong College of Community Medicine (HKCCM) to attend the ...

CCOCU affiliate on a one-month Hong Kong Red Cross operation in Ebola-hit West Africa

Posted 14/08/2014

Eliza Yee-lai Cheung , a CCOUC honorary clinical psychologist, was deployed late July 2014 as the Hong Kong Red Cross clinical psychologist to a one-month Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) mission in Liberia ...

CCOUC appointed Sphere Country Focal Point for China

Posted 14/08/2014

CCOUC is appointed as Sphere Country Focal Point for China from August 2014 to promote the internationally recognized sets of minimum standards in humanitarian response developed by the Sphere ...

CCOUC Fellow Sharing Session: Post-disaster Insights and Experiences

CCOUC Fellow Sharing Session: Post-disaster Insights and Experiences

Posted 14/08/2014

Two CCOUC Undergraduate Fellows shared the experience of their works in CCOUC and their missions to disaster-prone and post-disaster sites in the CCOUC Fellow Sharing Session on 13 August ...

Disaster Response and Community Resilience International Conference and Community Service Learning in Central Philippines

Disaster Response and Community Resilience International Conference and Community Service Learning in Central Philippines

Posted 31/07/2014

  Two CCOUC members, Mr. Jonas Lossau and Mr. Peter Ka Hung Chan, participated in the International Conference and Service Learning Program (ISL) in Visayas, the Philippines from 28 June to 11 July ...

CCOUC Visiting Professorial Lecture: The Humanitarian Research Agenda – Current Controversies and Opportunities

Posted 31/10/2014

  Professor Jennifer Leaning, Director of Harvard University’s the François-Xavier Bagnoud Centre for Health and Human Rights, the FXB Professor of the Practice of Health and Human Rights at Harvard ...

Community Knowledge Transfer: Attending Radio Hong Kong Program on Disaster Research and Emergency Response in China

Posted 10/07/2014

Director of CCOUC Prof. Emily Chan was interviewed in a China-focused current affairs programme in Radio Television Hong Kong on 27 May 2014 to share her experience and insights in disaster research ...

Knowledge Transfer on Disaster Preparedness in Hong Kong and Public Health and Disaster Preparedness Promotion in Rural China

Posted 24/06/2014

Knowledge Transfer on Disaster Preparedness in Hong Kong and Public Health and Disaster Preparedness Promotion in Rural China CCOUC Director Prof. Emily Chan was interviewed by the Chinese-language ...