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WMO report examines meteorological and air quality factors and COVID-19

WMO report examines meteorological and air quality factors and COVID-19

Posted 03/05/2021

World Meteorological Organization SARS-CoV-2/COVID-19 Task Team has issue its first report on meteorological and air quality (MAQ) factors affecting the COVID-19 pandemic on 18 March 2021 in Geneva. ...

Inaugural Webinar of CCOUC 10th Anniversary International Webinar Series on Health Emergency and Disaster Risk Management cum IRDR Global Research Agenda Pre-Session: Latest frontier and application of Health-EDRM within the scope of COVID-19

Inaugural Webinar of CCOUC 10th Anniversary International Webinar Series on Health Emergency and Disaster Risk Management cum IRDR Global Research Agenda Pre-Session: Latest frontier and application of Health-EDRM within the scope of COVID-19

Posted 13/04/2021

  Collaborating Centre for Oxford University and CUHK for Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response (CCOUC) was established by the joint effort of Oxford University and The Chinese University of ...

Public Talk at the 1st Oxford Hong Kong Forum

Public Talk at the 1st Oxford Hong Kong Forum

Posted 25/03/2021

CCOUC Director Prof Emily Chan will deliver the opening plenary talk entitled “Why I chose the lesser travelled path - prominence of public health and disaster relief in the age of turbulence” at the ...

WHO ad hoc consultation: COVID-19 vaccines – Methodological approaches to assess variants effect on vaccine effects

WHO ad hoc consultation: COVID-19 vaccines – Methodological approaches to assess variants effect on vaccine effects

Posted 01/03/2021

CCOUC Director Professor Emily Chan participated in the World Health Organization ad hoc consultation on COVID-19 vaccines – Methodological approaches to assess variants effect on vaccine effects via ...

WHO ad hoc consultation: COVID-19 vaccines – knowledge gaps and research priorities

WHO ad hoc consultation: COVID-19 vaccines – knowledge gaps and research priorities

Posted 19/01/2021

CCOUC Director Professor Emily Chan participated in the World Health Organization ad hoc consultation on COVID-19 vaccines – knowledge gaps and research priorities via Zoom on 15 January 2021 to ...

WHO ad hoc consultation: COVID-19 new variants – knowledge gaps and research priorities

WHO ad hoc consultation: COVID-19 new variants – knowledge gaps and research priorities

Posted 19/01/2021

CCOUC Director Professor Emily Chan participated in the World Health Organization ad hoc consultation on COVID-19 new variants – knowledge gaps and research priorities via Zoom on 12 January 2021 to ...

WMO COVID-19 Task Team Webinar on MAQ influence

WMO COVID-19 Task Team Webinar on MAQ influence

Posted 19/01/2021

CCOUC Assistant Director Mr Chi Shing Wong represented CCOUC to join the World Meteorological Organization COVID-19 Task Team global Webinar on 12 January 2021 to seek input on the team’s review ...

ANSO-DRR Steering Committee Meeting

ANSO-DRR Steering Committee Meeting

Posted 19/01/2021

Professor Emily Chan, CCOUC Director and a steering committee member of the Alliance of International Science Organizations on Disaster Risk Reduction (ANSO-DRR), and Mr C S Wong of CCOUC team ...

IRDR China Committee Annual Meeting

IRDR China Committee Annual Meeting

Posted 11/01/2021

CCOUC Assistant Director Mr C S Wong and Research Associate Mr Zhe Huang represented CCOUC to join the IRDR China Committee annual meeting in Beijing via VooV on 11 January 2021. This meeting ...

Asia Pacific Academic Consortium for Public Health (APACPH) Annual Conference 2020

Asia Pacific Academic Consortium for Public Health (APACPH) Annual Conference 2020

Posted 15/12/2020

Mr C S Wong and Mr Huang Zhang of the CCOUC team participated in the two-day Asia Pacific Academic Consortium for Public Health (APACPH) 2020 Virtual Online Conference via Zoom from Colombo of Sri ...