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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

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CALL FOR PAPERS: International Journal of Disaster Risk Science

Posted 21/12/2016

Submission due date: 17 February 2017 Guest Editor: Professor Emily Chan, The Chinese University of Hong Kong   Introduction Asia-Pacific is the world’s most disaster-prone region. In addition to ...

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 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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Health Needs Assessment Trip to Dacao Village and Xinhong Village in Jilin Province

Health Needs Assessment Trip to Dacao Village and Xinhong Village in Jilin Province

Posted 09/12/2016

A CCOUC team of 14 members visited Dacao Village and Xinhong Village in Yitong Manchu Autonomous County, Jilin Province from 17 to 21 November 2016 to conduct health needs assessment for the local ...

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 ...

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Publications

Contact infection of infectious disease onboard a cruise ship. Scientific Report [Internet]. 2016 December 8; 6: 38790. doi: 10.1038/srep38790

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