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Knowledge Transfer on Disaster Preparedness in Hong Kong and Public Health and Disaster Preparedness Promotion in Rural China

Posted 24/06/2014

Knowledge Transfer on Disaster Preparedness in Hong Kong and Public Health and Disaster Preparedness Promotion in Rural China CCOUC Director Prof. Emily Chan was interviewed by the Chinese-language ...

Research for Health in Humanitarian Crises (R2HC) Workshop in Bangkok, 15  May 2014

Research for Health in Humanitarian Crises (R2HC) Workshop in Bangkok, 15 May 2014

Posted 28/05/2014

Two members of CCOUC attended the R2HC workshop in Bangkok on 15 May 2014 in anticipation of the R2HC 2nd Call for Proposal open on 26 May 2014. The event was held in a conference room in the ...

A seminar on North Korea and the need for relief rehabilitation and development assistance

A seminar on North Korea and the need for relief rehabilitation and development assistance

Posted 22/04/2014

Katharina Zellweger, Visiting Fellow of the Center for International Security and Cooperation at Stanford University, spoke at the CCOUC Disaster and Humanitarian Seminar Series 2013-2014 on the ...

A joint CCOUC-Harvard lecture on “What have we learnt regarding disaster preparedness and resilience building in health emergency in rural China?”

Posted 22/04/2014

A joint CCOUC-FXB-HHI lecture on ‘What have we learnt regarding disaster preparedness and resilience building in health emergency in rural China?’ was delivered by CCOUC Director Prof. Emily Chan, ...

Join the Public Health Principles in Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response online course

Posted 22/04/2014

The "Public Health Principles in Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response" online course will be launched on 16 June 2014 and open for pre-registration on 8 May 2014. The 7-lesson course will ...

CCOUC Disaster and Humanitarian Seminar Series 2013-2014: Nutrition Issues in Disaster—Evidence and Actions in China

CCOUC Disaster and Humanitarian Seminar Series 2013-2014: Nutrition Issues in Disaster—Evidence and Actions in China

Posted 08/05/2014

Ms. Du Wenwen, CCOUC Regional Fellow from the National Institute for Nutrition and Food Safety of the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention (China CDC), spoke at the CCOUC Disaster and ...

Download the "Global Health 1001" MobileAPP for iPhone/iPad!

Download the "Global Health 1001" MobileAPP for iPhone/iPad!

Posted 31/03/2014

  To study on-the-go, you may download the "Global Health 1001" mobile application, developed by CCOUC, from the Apple App Store. Study the TOP-1000 global health terminologies on-the-go! Flip ...

A Press Release on the February Cold Spell

Posted 24/02/2014

A Press Release on the February Cold Spell The cold wave starting on 9 Feb 2014 when the minimum temperature dropped to 10.40C may have claimed hundreds of lives in Hong Kong without being aware ...

Donation of Chinese version Sphere Standard Handbook to China CDC

Posted 07/03/2014

China is one of the countries most affected by natural disasters, which caused an average of 2,000 deaths and affected more than 300 million people annually during the last two decades. To further ...

CCOUC Disaster and Humanitarian Seminar Series 2013-2014: Exploring Health Needs and Disaster Risk in Qinghai Tibetan Communities

CCOUC Disaster and Humanitarian Seminar Series 2013-2014: Exploring Health Needs and Disaster Risk in Qinghai Tibetan Communities

Posted 27/01/2014

CCOUC Disaster and Humanitarian Seminar Series 2013-2014 on the topic “Exploring Health Needs and Disaster Risk in Qinghai Tibetan Communities” was held on 22 January 2014 to share the experience and ...