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A Review of Activities

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The booklet summarising CCOUC's activities from 2013 to 2015 is now available for downloading.

Introduction to CCOUC

News and Events

Academic Exchange with Tibetan Medical College

Academic Exchange with Tibetan Medical College

Posted 24/11/2016

A 8-person team from the Tibetan Medical College visited the Jockey Club School of Public Health and Primary Care of the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) for academic exchange with CCOUC on 11 ...

Bhutan 2nd International Conference on Medical and Health Sciences

Bhutan 2nd International Conference on Medical and Health Sciences

Posted 24/11/2016

A 3-member CCOUC team visited Thimphu, Bhutan to attend the Bhutan 2nd International Conference on Medical and Health Sciences organised by Khesar Gyalpo University of Medical Sciences of Bhutan on 5 ...

The 1st International and 19th National Conference on Environmental Health and Sustainable Development in Tehran, Iran

The 1st International and 19th National Conference on Environmental Health and Sustainable Development in Tehran, Iran

Posted 24/11/2016

A 4-person team led by CCOUC Director Professor Emily Chan visited Iran from 18 to 23 October 2016 to participate in the 1st International and 19th National Conference on Environmental Health and ...

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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Site Selection Trip to Antu County in Jilin Province

Site Selection Trip to Antu County in Jilin Province

Posted 09/09/2016

A CCOUC team of 5 members visited Antu County, Yanbian Korean Autonomous Prefecture, Jilin Province from 15 -20 August 2016 to explore new sites for the Ethnic Minority Health Project. Yanbian ...

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. ...

PDPs for Secondary School Teachers

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Publications

Accredited qualifications for capacity development in disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation. Australasian Journal of Disaster and Trauma Studies. 2016 Sep;20(1):15-34.

Role of government and NGOs. In: Wolfson N, Lerner A, Roshal L, editors. Orthopedics in disasters: orthopedic injuries in natural disasters and mass casualty events. Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg; 2016: 47-59.

Hand, foot and mouth disease in Hong Kong: A time-series analysis on its relationship with weather. PLOS ONE. 2016 August 17. doi:10.1371/
journal.pone. 0161006

Health and disaster preparedness in rural China: Advanced training manual. Hong Kong: CCOUC and WZQCF; 2016. Traditional Chinese.

The short-term association between asthma hospitalisations, ambient temperature, other meteorological factors and air pollutants in Hong Kong: a time-series study. Thorax. 2016 Jun 24. doi:10.1136/thoraxjnl-2015-208054

Socio-demographic predictors for urban community disaster health risk perception and household based preparedness in a Chinese urban city. PLOS Currents Disasters. 2016 Jun 27. Edition 1.doi:10.1371/ currents.dis.287fb7fee6f9f 4521af441a236c2d519

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