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Online Course

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The new cohort of the "Public Health Principles in Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response" online course has been open for registration since 16 November 2016. Registered students are allowed to study the course until 15 October 2017. The 7-lesson course covers basic concepts of disasters, the global trends and impact of disaster, essential concepts of public health relevant to disaster risk reduction and resilience-building, the international coordination of disaster response, as well as the conceptualisation of public health emergency preparedness in the context of the human security approach to development. 

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Mobile Application

The mobile application, Global Health 1001, allows students and practitioners to study and have reference to key global health terminologies on-the-go. Using mobile devices, users can flip through flashcards and rate their level of understanding to track their study progress. Over 800 terms and phrases are organised by topics and delivered through bite-sized lessons, so that students can take small steps to achieve greater goals in their study and career.

Secondary School Teacher Training

Global Health 1001 APP

In order to enhance the knowledge in global public health and disaster issues among Hong Kong secondary school teachers and students, the Collaborating Centre for Oxford University and CUHK for Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response (CCOUC) has published the Global Public Health Learning and Teaching Series.

CCOUC organises training programmes, which are part of the Professional Development Programme (PDP) of Education Bureau, with the designated topics of the series.

In addition, teachers can order free printed and digital copies of booklets as reference or teaching materials.

Fellowship Opportunity

NGO Training Fellowship

The NGO Training Fellowship is a community knowledge-transfer initiative which intends to empower mid-career frontline NGO workers to assess, analyze, develop, implement and evaluate emergency assistance and health-related interventions in the context of disaster and crisis...

Overseas Training Fellowship

The Overseas Training Fellowship is an effort to bring into Hong Kong and the wider Asian region the most comprehensive and updated knowledge through enabling healthcare professionals to study or work at renowned overseas training institutes or disaster-related agencies...

Graduate Fellowship

The Fellowship seeks candidates from a wide range of backgrounds to foster inter-disciplinary exchange of ideas and is awarded based upon the strength and originality of the candidates' research proposals. The aim of the CCOUC Graduate Fellowship is to provide early-career individuals with training in disaster and public health theoretical frameworks so that fellows are empowered…

Regional Fellowship

The CCOUC Regional Fellowship is a research-based fellowship programme for those who are interested in conducting research in the discipline of disaster and medical humanitarian response...