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A Review of Activities

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

CCOUC in the Field

 
CCOUC Ethnic Minority Health Project

News and Events

CCOUC & CGH Lunchtime Lecture Bhutan: A Kingdom of Happiness and Disasters

Posted 15/07/2016

Three professionals from Bhutan, Mr Kumar Pradhan, Mr Dorji Tsherub and Mr Sonam Tobgay B shared with the audience on how the country tackles the frequent local disasters in this lecture jointly ...

CCOUC scholar participates in prestigious international exchange programme on climate change and humanitarian response at Brown University

Posted 27/06/2016

CCOUC member Professor May Yeung joined 146 participants from 55 countries in the two-week annual residential programme, the Brown International Advanced Research Institute (BIARI), organised by the ...

CCOUC Director appointed member of UNISDR expert group and attended DRR workshop in Malaysia

CCOUC Director appointed member of UNISDR expert group and attended DRR workshop in Malaysia

Posted 24/05/2016

CCOUC Director Professor Emily Chan was appointed a member of The Asia Science Technology and Academia Advisory Group of the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR ASTAAG) 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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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. ...

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 ...

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Publications

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.287
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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