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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

First Asian Science and Technology Conference for Disaster Risk Reduction in Bangkok

First Asian Science and Technology Conference for Disaster Risk Reduction in Bangkok

Posted 12/09/2016

Two CCOUC members were invited to participate in the 1st Asian Science and Technology Conference for Disaster Risk Reduction (ASTCDRR) in Bangkok, Thailand from 23 to 24 August 2016. The conference ...

Meeting with Jilin Provincial Center for Disease Control and Prevention and International Disaster Risk Research Groups in Beijing

Meeting with Jilin Provincial Center for Disease Control and Prevention and International Disaster Risk Research Groups in Beijing

Posted 26/08/2016

A four-person CCOUC team led by CCOUC Director Professor Emily Chan conducted an exploratory trip to Jilin Province and Beijing from 20 to 23 July 2016 and held meetings with Jilin Provincial Center ...

CCOUC member won an award for the upcoming 48th Asia-Pacific Academic Consortium for Public Health Conference

Posted 27/07/2016

One of our PhD students, Ms Janice Ho, was awarded the Young Investigator Travelers Award (YITA) for the upcoming 48th Asia-Pacific Academic Consortium for Public Health Conference (APACPH 2016), ...

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. ...

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Publications

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