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Participation in the Sixth Session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (GPDRR) and Science and Policy Forum 2019

Participation in the Sixth Session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (GPDRR) and Science and Policy Forum 2019

Posted 18/06/2019

Prof Emily Chan, CCOUC Centre Director, led three CCOUC colleagues, Ms Gloria Chan, Mr Cheuk Pong Chiu, and Ms Asta Man, to attend the Sixth Session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction ...

The 21st IRDR Science Committee Meeting

Posted 18/06/2019

Ms Gloria Chan, CCOUC Deputy Director, and colleague, Ms Asta Man, attended the 21st Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR) Science Committee Meeting at the Norwegian Refugee Council, Geneva on ...

Participation in the International Conference on Silk-road Disaster Risk Reduction and Sustainable Development in Beijing, China

Participation in the International Conference on Silk-road Disaster Risk Reduction and Sustainable Development in Beijing, China

Posted 12/06/2019

CCOUC organised a session on Health Emergency and Disaster Risk Management (Health-EDRM) in the International Conference on Silk-road Disaster Risk Reduction and Sustainable Development (SIDRR), ...

Dr. Ryoma Kayano of World Health Organization Centre for Health Development visited CCOUC

Dr. Ryoma Kayano of World Health Organization Centre for Health Development visited CCOUC

Posted 12/06/2019

Dr. Ryoma Kayano, Technical Officer of World Health Organization Centre for Health Development in Kobe of Japan (WHO Kobe Centre), had attached to CCOUC as a visiting fellow for a month in April 2019 ...

Prof. Rajib Shaw of Keio University visited CCOUC

Prof. Rajib Shaw of Keio University visited CCOUC

Posted 12/06/2019

Prof. Rajib Shaw, Professor of Graduate School of Media and Governance of Keio University (Shonan Fujisawa Campus) in Tokyo of Japan, visited CCOUC and The JC School of Public Health and Primary Care ...

Global Health & Humanitarian Medicine Lunchtime Seminar Series: Early Warning and Response in Global Health Emergencies

Global Health & Humanitarian Medicine Lunchtime Seminar Series: Early Warning and Response in Global Health Emergencies

Posted 18/03/2019

Dr. Elaine Fung Yan Ning, Awardee of the Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute Overseas Training Fellowship for Healthcare Professionals, was invited by CCOUC to deliver ...

HIWeather Workshop – Increasing the value of weather-related warnings

HIWeather Workshop – Increasing the value of weather-related warnings

Posted 18/03/2019

CCOUC postdoctoral fellow Dr Holly Lam participated in the High impact Weather Project (HIWeather) workshop in Beijing, China on 20-22 November 2018. The HIWeather is a 10-year research project ...

Professor Emily Chan Receives PRC Ministry of Education National Teaching Achievement Award (Higher Education)

Professor Emily Chan Receives PRC Ministry of Education National Teaching Achievement Award (Higher Education)

Posted 22/01/2019

Professor Emily Chan, Director of CCOUC, has won a second prize in the 2018 National Teaching Achievement Award (High Education) from the Ministry of Education (MoE), PRC, in recognition of her ...

Research Results of "Climate Change and Health in Hong Kong:  Response to Natural Disasters and Epidemics"

Research Results of "Climate Change and Health in Hong Kong: Response to Natural Disasters and Epidemics"

Posted 20/12/2018

When facing climate change which leads to more severe typhoons and mosquito-borne illnesses, The Chinese University of Hong Kong’s Collaborating Centre for Oxford University and CUHK for Disaster and ...

Participation in the First Global Forum on Heat and Health

Participation in the First Global Forum on Heat and Health

Posted 23/01/2019

CCOUC, along with the Centre for Global Health (CGH) and other partners, co-organized and participated in the First Global Forum on Heat and Health from 17 to 20 December 2018, an event headed by the ...