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Asian Ministerial Conference for Disaster Risk Reduction 2018 (AMCDRR), Mongolia

Asian Ministerial Conference for Disaster Risk Reduction 2018 (AMCDRR), Mongolia

Posted 17/07/2018

Two CCOUC members participated in the Asian Ministerial Conference for Disaster Risk Reduction 2018 (AMCDRR), jointly convened by the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) and ...

2018 International Society for Environmental Epidemiology/Exposure Science (ISEE/ES) Asian Chapter conference

2018 International Society for Environmental Epidemiology/Exposure Science (ISEE/ES) Asian Chapter conference

Posted 10/09/2018

CCOUC members, Dr Holly Lam and Ms Asta Man, participated in the 2018 International Society for Environmental Epidemiology/Exposure Science (ISEE/ES) Asian Chapter conference in Taipei, Taiwan from ...

Hong Kong - Bhutan Experience Sharing Session 2018: Bhutan: Aggravated Disaster Risk along with Development

Hong Kong - Bhutan Experience Sharing Session 2018: Bhutan: Aggravated Disaster Risk along with Development

Posted 31/07/2018

On 20 June 2018, a Hong Kong - Bhutan Experience Sharing Session 2018 was held by the Collaborating Centre for Oxford University and CUHK for Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response (CCOUC). Four ...

Lecture on Extreme Temperatures and Health at Academia Sinica, Taipei

Lecture on Extreme Temperatures and Health at Academia Sinica, Taipei

Posted 17/07/2018

Professor Emily Chan, Director of CCOUC, was invited by Integrated Research on Disaster Risk International Centres of Excellence, Taipei, Taiwan (IRDR ICoE-Taipei) to deliver a lecture on “Scientific ...

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), ...