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Inaugural Webinar of CCOUC 10th Anniversary International Webinar Series on Health Emergency and Disaster Risk Management cum IRDR Global Research Agenda Pre-Session: Latest frontier and application of Health-EDRM within the scope of COVID-19

Inaugural Webinar of CCOUC 10th Anniversary International Webinar Series on Health Emergency and Disaster Risk Management cum IRDR Global Research Agenda Pre-Session: Latest frontier and application of Health-EDRM within the scope of COVID-19

Posted 13/04/2021

  Collaborating Centre for Oxford University and CUHK for Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response (CCOUC) was established by the joint effort of Oxford University and The Chinese University of ...

Panel discussion at WHO ad hoc consultation on community-centred approaches to health emergencies

Panel discussion at WHO ad hoc consultation on community-centred approaches to health emergencies

Posted 08/06/2021

CCOUC Director Prof Emily Chan participated as a panelist in a group discussion on community-centred initiatives in this stage of readiness of the health emergency cycle in the World Health ...

Introducing CCOUC to CUHK Medical Students

Introducing CCOUC to CUHK Medical Students

Posted 08/06/2021

CCOUC Director Prof Emily Chan was invited to be a speaker at the Emergency Management Training Course 2020/2021 to emergency-related senior civil servants and senior management of public authorities ...

Presentation at Emergency Management Training Course of Hong Kong Institute for Public Administration

Presentation at Emergency Management Training Course of Hong Kong Institute for Public Administration

Posted 31/05/2021

CCOUC Director Prof Emily Chan was invited to be a speaker at the Emergency Management Training Course 2020/2021 to emergency-related senior civil servants and senior management of public authorities ...

WHO COVID-19 Vaccines Research Forum

WHO COVID-19 Vaccines Research Forum

Posted 31/05/2021

CCOUC team participated in the World Health Organization Vaccines Research Forum on 2 March 2021. The aims of the forum were to provide rapid updates of COVID-19 vaccine research progress against WHO ...

Focus group on the implications of COVID-19 on disaster management law

Posted 08/06/2021

CCOUC Director Prof Emily Chan was invited to participate in a focus group discussion among UNDRR, UNDP, IFRC, and other independent experts from around the Asia Pacific region on 25 February 2021 to ...

Asia-Pacific Science and Technology Academic Advisory Group (APSTAAG) Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction

Posted 08/06/2021

CCOUC Director Prof Emily Chan and other global experts from APSTAAG convened on 26 February 2021 to provide an update on activities and projects undertaken by the group during 2020 and formulate key ...

WHO ad hoc consultation: COVID-19 vaccines – Methodological approaches to assess variants effect on vaccine effects

WHO ad hoc consultation: COVID-19 vaccines – Methodological approaches to assess variants effect on vaccine effects

Posted 01/03/2021

CCOUC Director Professor Emily Chan participated in the World Health Organization ad hoc consultation on COVID-19 vaccines – Methodological approaches to assess variants effect on vaccine effects via ...

WHO ad hoc consultation: COVID-19 vaccines – knowledge gaps and research priorities

WHO ad hoc consultation: COVID-19 vaccines – knowledge gaps and research priorities

Posted 19/01/2021

CCOUC Director Professor Emily Chan participated in the World Health Organization ad hoc consultation on COVID-19 vaccines – knowledge gaps and research priorities via Zoom on 15 January 2021 to ...

WHO ad hoc consultation: COVID-19 new variants – knowledge gaps and research priorities

WHO ad hoc consultation: COVID-19 new variants – knowledge gaps and research priorities

Posted 19/01/2021

CCOUC Director Professor Emily Chan participated in the World Health Organization ad hoc consultation on COVID-19 new variants – knowledge gaps and research priorities via Zoom on 12 January 2021 to ...