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Emergency Disaster Relief Forum 2018 in Sichuan Province, China

Emergency Disaster Relief Forum 2018 in Sichuan Province, China

Posted 12/06/2018

CCOUC Director Prof Emily Chan and members Mr Sida Liu and Ms Carol Wong were invited to participate in the “Natural Disaster Health Emergency Forum 2018” of the Emergency Disaster Relief Forum 2018 ...

6th UNISDR Asia Science Technology Academia Advisory Group (ASTAAG) Meeting

6th UNISDR Asia Science Technology Academia Advisory Group (ASTAAG) Meeting

Posted 08/06/2018

Prof. Emily Chan and CCOUC delegates attended the 6th UNISDR Asia Science Technology Academia Advisory Group (ASTAAG) Meeting in Beijing on 18 Apr 2018. The meeting was moderated by Prof. Peijun Shi ...

The Launch of Lancet Report on Healthy Cities in Beijing

The Launch of Lancet Report on Healthy Cities in Beijing

Posted 08/06/2018

Prof. Emily Chan and CCOUC delegates were invited to the launching ceremony of “Tsinghua-Lancet Commission on Healthy Cities in China: Unlocking the Power of Cities for a Healthy China” held in ...

2nd Asian Science and Technology Conference for Disaster Risk Reduction in Beijing

2nd Asian Science and Technology Conference for Disaster Risk Reduction in Beijing

Posted 08/06/2018

The 2nd Asian Science and Technology Conference for Disaster Risk Reduction was held in Beijing on 17-18 Apr 2018. The conference was a pre-event of Asian Ministerial Conferences on Disaster Risk ...

19th IRDR Scientific Committee Meeting in Beijing

19th IRDR Scientific Committee Meeting in Beijing

Posted 08/06/2018

The 19th Scientific Committee Meeting of Integrated Research on Disaster Reduction (IRDR) was held in Beijing during 15-16 Apr 2018. The meeting had a special focus on consolidating Integrated ...

Research Summit on Health-Related Emergency and Disaster Risk Management

Research Summit on Health-Related Emergency and Disaster Risk Management

Posted 21/05/2018

  Throughout several landmark UN agreements adopted in 2015-16, including Sendai Framework, 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Paris climate agreement and New Urban Agenda (Habitat III), ...

CGH & CCOUC Lunch-Time Seminar – Myths about Human Trafficking

CGH & CCOUC Lunch-Time Seminar – Myths about Human Trafficking

Posted 23/04/2018

Dr Mellissa Withers, Associate Professor at the Institute for Global Health at University of Southern California and Director of the APRU Global Health Program, was invited to deliver a lunch-time ...

Interview with Museum of Climate Change

Posted 16/04/2018

CCOUC Director Prof Emily Chan was interviewed by the January 2018 issue of Oceans and Sky, the monthly newsletter of Hong Kong Jockey Club Museum of Climate Change, to share her insights into the ...

Disaster Risk Reduction Meeting and Field Trip in Miyagi Prefecture

Disaster Risk Reduction Meeting and Field Trip in Miyagi Prefecture

Posted 16/03/2018

Seven years after the 2011 earthquake off the Pacific coast of Tōhoku, Ms Carol Wong, Programme Manager of CCOUC, was invited to join the disaster risk reduction meeting and field trip from 27 ...

CGH & CCOUC Global Health Lecture Series – The Space Between Clinical Medicine and Public Health: An Infectious Disease Perspective

CGH & CCOUC Global Health Lecture Series – The Space Between Clinical Medicine and Public Health: An Infectious Disease Perspective

Posted 07/03/2018

Dr Tammy Meyers was invited to talk about her personal encounters in her career trying to bridge the clinical and public health aspects of infectious diseases in the lunch-time seminar organised by ...