Professor Shiu Hung LEE, founding member of CCOUC Advisory Board and an eminent public health specialist, passed away at the Princess Margaret Hospital in Hong Kong on 9 January 2014 at the age of 80. Members of the Centre mourn his passing away with deepest sadness and express our condolences to Professor Lee’s family.

Professor Lee is Emeritus Professor of Community Medicine and Founding Director of the School of Public Health and Primary Care, CUHK. He had shown his stanch support and care for the Centre since our inception in April 2011, having suggested numerous ideas to advance the Centre in the area of international collaboration in disaster medical humanitarian response in the region. He will be remembered for his enthusiastic support to CCOUC as well as his concern for our cause of disaster medical humanitarian response.