A Review of Activities

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The booklet summarising CCOUC's activities from 2011 to 2013 is now available for downloading.

Our Mission

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The mission of CCOUC is to serve as a platform for research, education and community knowledge transfer in the areas of disaster and medical humanitarian crisis policy development, planning and response.
About us

Summer Internship

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Videos & Podcasts

The Third United Nations World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction

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Professor Emily Chan gave a 14-minute presentation at the Third United Nations World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction at Sendai of Japan (14-18 March 2015).

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NDM International Podcasts

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A 7-minute podcast on the vision and mission of CCOUC.

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CU50-The People Series

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Professor Emily Chan was featured in "CU50-The People" series as part of The Chinese University of Hong Kong Golden Jubilee Celebration. 

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Developing Disaster Preparedness and Resilience
in rural China

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News and Events

Results of “Hong Kong People’s Carbon-Reduction Behaviours and Health”

Results of “Hong Kong People’s Carbon-Reduction Behaviours and Health”

Posted 26/04/2016

A recent territory-wide large scale study by the Collaborating Centre for Oxford University and CUHK for Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response (CCOUC) found that  Higher proportion of people ...

Community Knowledge Transfer: Climate and Health – Spring

Posted 28/04/2016

As part of the Centre’s effort in community knowledge transfer, CCOUC Centre Director Professor Emily Chan was featured on episode 120 “Climate and Health – Spring” of the Hong Kong Observatory’s "Coo ...

The Leader of the Year 2015 Award

The Leader of the Year 2015 Award

Posted 21/03/2016

CCOUC Director Professor Emily Chan won the Leader of the Year Award 2015 for the Community/Public Affairs/Environment & Conservation category as recognition of her leading CCOUC team in promoting med ...

The Lancet: Industrial accidents in China: risk reduction and response – A CCOUC Publication

The Lancet: Industrial accidents in China: risk reduction and response – A CCOUC Publication

Posted 29/03/2016
Accidental industrial disasters are often associated with illegal and unethical industrial and commercial practices. A warehouse explosion on Aug 12, 2015, in Tianjin, a major port city in China, caused 158 deaths and 698 hospital...

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Project Updates

Intervention trip to Heihe Village in Yunnan Province

Intervention trip to Heihe Village in Yunnan Province

Posted 27/04/2016

A CCOUC team of 23 members returned to Heihe Village in Yunnan Province from 4 to 8 January 2016 for a health intervention trip two months after the health needs assessment trip in November 2015. This ...

Intervention trip to Nangqian County of Yushu Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in Qinghai Province

Intervention trip to Nangqian County of Yushu Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in Qinghai Province

Posted 27/04/2016

A 9-person CCOUC team consisting of doctors, nurses, pharmacist and dietician visited Nangqian County of Yushu Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in Qinghai Province at an altitude of above 4,000m from 8 t ...

CCOUC in the Field

 
CCOUC Ethnic Minority Health Project

PDPs for Secondary School Teachers

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Courses

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Publications

Training Manual on Health and Disaster Preparedness in Rural China. Hong Kong: CCOUC and WZQCF; 2016.

Hong Kong’s emergency and disaster response system (policy brief).
Hong Kong: CCOUC; 2015. 6 p.

Industrial accidents in China: risk reduction and response. Lancet [Internet]. 2015 Oct 10;386(10002):1421-1422. doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(15)00424-9

Knowledge, attitudes, and practices of Hong Kong population towards human A/H7N9 influenza pandemic preparedness, China, 2014. BMC Public Health. 2015;15:943. doi:10.1186/s12889-015-2245-9

Willingness of future A/H7N9 influenza vaccine uptake: A cross-sectional study of Hong Kong community. Vaccine [Internet]. 2015 Jul 27.

Public health and liberal studies: analysis of cross-module issues. Hong Kong: Hong Kong Educational Publishing Company; 2015.

Training Manual on Health and Disaster Preparedness in Rural China. Hong Kong: CCOUC and WZQCF; 2015. Chinese.

Travel health risk perceptions and preparations among travelers at Hong Kong International Airport. Journal of Travel Medicine. 2014. doi: 10.1111/jtm.12112