Seminars

26 September Global Health & Humanitarian Medicine Research Series: Long-term and Immediate Impacts of Health Interventions in a Rural Chinese Earthquake-prone Village

Speaker: 
Professor Emily Chan, Director of CCOUC and Head of Division of Global Health and Humanitarian Medicine, JC School of Public Health and Primary Care

21 Mar 2018 CGH & CCOUC Global Health Lecture Series 2018:
Myths about Human Trafficking

Speaker: 
Dr Mellissa Withers, Associate Professor, Institute for Global Health, University of Southern California, & Director, APRU Global Health Program

23 Feb 2018 CGH & CCOUC Global Health Lecture Series
The Space Between Clinical Medicine and Public Health: An Infectious Disease Perspective

Speaker: 
Dr Tammy Meyers, Head of International Exchange Programmes, CGH 

7 Feb 2018 CCOUC Lunch-Time Lecture Series 2018: 
The Right to Protect: How Does International Humanitarian Law Offer Protection to Medical and Humanitarian Professionals During Armed Conflicts?

Speaker: 
Prof Sanoj Rajan, the ICCR India Chair Visiting Professor, Faculty of Law, CUHK

2 Nov 2017 CCOUC Lunch-Time Lecture Series 2017: 
Public Health Emergency in Bangladesh: Stateless Rohingya in Dire Straits

Speaker: 
Mr. Cheuk Pong Chiu, Nurse, CCOUC

28 Jun 2017 CCOUC Lunch-Time Lecture Series 2017: 
CCOUC Experience Sharing Session - Bhutan: Health Actions in Disaster Response

Speakers: 
Mr. Ugyen Tshering, Program Officer of the Emergency Medical Service Division at the Department of Medical Services in Ministry of Health in Bhutan
Ms. Tshering Cheki, a clinical nurse working at Jigme Dorji Wangchuck National Referral Hospital
Mr. Tshering Dukpa, Deputy Dean of Faculty of Nursing and Public Health at Khesar Gyalpo University of Medical Sciences of Bhutan

5 Dec 2016 CCOUC Lunch-Time Lecture Series 2016: 
Information Dissemination under Emergencies and its Extension in Public Health

Speaker: 
Dr Nan Zhang, CCOUC Research Fellow

7 July 2016 CGH & CCOUC Lunch-Time Lecture Series 2016: 
Bhutan: A Kingdom of Happiness and Disasters

Speaker: 
Mr Kumar Pradhan, Mr Dorji Tsherub and Mr Sonam Tobgay B, Kingdom of Bhutan

3 May 2016 CGH & CCOUC Lunch-Time Lecture Series 2016: 
Fresh from the field: Nepal One Year On: Life and Recovery after the Earthquake

Speaker: 
CCOUC field participants

18 Mar 2016 CGH & CCOUC Lunch-Time Lecture Series 2016: 
Fresh from the field: Experience sharing from CCOUC’s evaluation trip to Yunnan Province, China

Speaker: 
CCOUC field participants from Harvard University, CUHK and University of Hong Kong

23 Nov 2015 CGH & CCOUC Lunch-Time Lecture Series 2015: 
A complex context: Myanmar, disasters and the health system 

Speaker: 
Dr Andrew Darby Smith, Academic Foundation Doctor, Oxford University Hospitals, United Kingdom

27 Aug 2015 CGH & CCOUC Lunch-Time Lecture Series 2015: 
Applying public health risk assessments to natural disasters in China

Speaker: 
Mr. Zhe Wang, Assistant Professor, China CDC, China

30 Jun 2015 CGH & CCOUC Lunch-Time Lecture Series 2015: 
Post-earthquake Nepal: The situation, needs and response two months on

Speakers: 
Carol Wong, CCOUC Programme Manager
Professor Emily Chan, CCOUC Director

10 Feb 2015 CGH & CCOUC Lunch-Time Lecture Series 2015:
Responding to the Ebola Outbreak: A Frontline Responder Perspective

Speaker:
Dr Natasha Reyes, Manager, Emergency Response Support Unit, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) - Hong Kong

10 Sep 2014 Philippines’ deadliest natural disaster in over 100 years: What can I do to help?

Speakers:
Jonas Lossau, CCOUC Undergraduate Fellow
Peter Chan, CCOUC Intern

4 Sep 2014 Research on Global Health and Humanitarian Related Initiatives

Speaker:
Professor Emily Chan, CCOUC Director

13 Aug 2014 CCOUC Fellow Sharing Session: Post-disaster Insights and Experiences

Speakers:
Tiffany Yeung, CCOUC Undergraduate Fellow
Jonas Lossau, CCOUC Undergraduate Fellow

25 Jun 2014 CCOUC Visiting Professorial Lecture: The Humanitarian Research Agenda – Current Controversies and Opportunities

Speaker: Prof. Jennifer Leaning, Director of Harvard University’s the François-Xavier Bagnoud Centre for Health and Human Rights, the FXB Professor of the Practice of Health and Human Rights at Harvard School of Public Health and Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School

22 Apr 2014 CCOUC Disaster and Humanitarian Seminar Series 2013-2014: North Korea and the Need for Relief, Rehabilitation and Development Assistance

Speaker: Katharina Zellweger, Visiting Fellow of the Center for International Security and Cooperation, Stanford University

3 Apr 2014 What have we learnt regarding disaster preparedness and resilience building in health emergency in rural China?

Speakers:

Professor Emily Chan, CCOUC Director

Professor Jennifer Leaning, Director of Harvard University’s the François-Xavier Bagnoud Centre for Health and Human Rights, the FXB Professor of the Practice of Health and Human Rights at Harvard School of Public Health and Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School

Professor Michael VanRooyen, Director of Harvard Humanitarian Initiative, Professor in the Department of Global Health and Population at Harvard School of Public Health and Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School

11 Mar 2014 Ethnic Minority Health Project sharing : Health intervention and evaluation in Guangxi province, China

Speakers:
Professor Emily Chan, CCOUC Director
CUHK MPH Field Action Lab students

6 Mar 2014 Disaster Research Seminar Series: Nutrition issues in disaster – Evidence and actions in China

Speaker: Ms. Wenwen Du, Assistant Research Professor, National Institute for Nutrition and Food Safety, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention; CCOUC Regional Fellow

19 Jan 2014 Towards a Healthy City: Climate and Health Impact

Speaker: Professor Emily Chan, CCOUC Director

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

Speaker: Mr. Aman Yee, Project Manager, CCOUC

10 Dec 2013 CCOUC Visiting Professorial Lecture: Humanitarian Futures - Technologies Applications in Disaster Response

Speaker: Professor Michael VanRooyen, Director of Harvard Humanitarian Initiative, Professor in the Department of Global Health and Population at Harvard School of Public Health and Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School

18 Nov 2013 CCOUC Disaster and Humanitarian Seminar Series 2013-2014: Disability inclusion in disaster management

Speaker: Mr. Chanyau Chong, President, Hong Kong Blind Union

3 Nov 2013 Socio-demographic predictors for sensitivity and behavior modifications towards public temperature warning in urban Chinese community

Speaker: Dr. Calvin Cheng, Project Manager, CCOUC

15 Oct 2013 Climate Impact & Public Health

Speaker: Professor Emily Chan, CCOUC Director

11 Sep 2013 Ethnic Minority Village Project: Project Sharing & Recruitment Seminar

Speaker: Professor Emily Chan, CCOUC Director

21 Aug 2013 What do we know about weather and health? A Public Health Perspective

Speaker: Professor Emily Chan, CCOUC Director

14 Jun 2013 Field action laboratory experience sharing: Public health interventions in Dangzheng Village, Gansu

Speakers:
Christabel Chan, CUHK MPH student
Praveen Basaviah, Oxford University MSc in Global Health Science student
Yujia Liang, CUHK MPH student
Hoon Heo, CUHK MPH student
Kenneth Masamaro, Oxford University MSc in Global Health Science student

16 May 2013 Reflections on the medical and health needs of 420 Ya’an earthquake: Implications for relief actions, training and research for future medical and health humanitarian operations in China

Speaker: Professor Emily Chan, CCOUC Director

19 Apr 2013 CUHK 50th Anniversary Fair Public Lecture Series: Evidence-based health & medical intervention - How do we do our work in rural ethnic minority communities in China?

Speaker: Professor Emily Chan, CCOUC Director

11 Mar 2013 First Aid Training in Hong Kong: A Cross-sectional Study of First Aid Training in the General Population as a Means of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Response

Speaker: Mr. Bryant Huang, CCOUC Graduate Fellow

6 Mar 2013 The Longitudinal Mental Health of Child and Adolescents in Post-conflict Settings

Speaker: Dr. Elizabeth Newnham, CCOUC Regional Fellow; Research Associate of the School of Public Health, Harvard University; Research Associate of the School of Psychology, University of Western Australia

8 Jan 2013 The challenges of modeling the potential impact of water and sanitation interventions against cholera in developing countries

Speaker: Dr. Isaac, Fung Chun-Hai, Prevention Effectiveness Fellow, Health Economics and Modeling Unit, Scientific and Program Services Branch, Division of Preparedness and Emerging Infection, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, USA

15 Nov 2012 From One to Many: Scaling Up Health Programs in Low and Middle Income Countries Using DOTS as an Example” 

Speakers: Richard A. Cash, MD, MPH Senior Lecturer, Director of the Program on Ethical Issues in International Health Research in the Department of Population, International Health at the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH), and a Visiting Professor at the Public Health Foundation of India in Delhi"

11 Oct 2012 Panal Discussion: Laying the Foundation - Bottom-up Approaches to Disaster Preparedness and Response

Chair: Prof. Emily Chan, CCOUC Director

Speakers:

Dr. Albert Ko Wing Yin, Volunteer Logistician and Engineer, Médecins Sans Frontières

Ms Betty Lau, Head of International and Relief Service, Hong Kong Red Cross

Mr. Chris Wong, Humanitarian and DRM Programme Officer, Oxfam Hong Kong

Dr. Edward Sitt Wing Hung, MSI Professional Services International Representative

Ms. Mei Mei Leung, Head of Humanitarian and Emergency Affairs, World Vision China

10 Oct 2012 Humanitarian Week Event - Vulnerability and Medical Interventions

Speakers: Mr. Simon Burroughs, Emergency Support Unit - HK Manager, Medecins Sans Frontieres Hong Kong

9 Oct 2012 Humanitarian Week Event - CCOUC Health Needs Assessment in a Dong Community in Guangxi

Speakers: Prof. Kevin Hung, CCOUC Research Manager and Mr. Sida Liu, CCOUC Project Officer

29 Sep 2012 AOTrauma Disaster Relief Surgery Seminar and Workshops: Appropriate Decision Making in Extreme Situations; Ethics and Triage in Humanitarian Missions; Accountability and Accreditation of Emergency Surgery Providers

Speaker: Prof. Emily Chan, CCOUC Director

7-11 Sep 2012 Retention of Rural Health Workforce and Building-up of a Supportive Working Condition, Rural Care Symposium, Sichuan

Speaker: Prof. Kevin Hung, CCOUC Research Manager

26 Jul 2012 The Adoption of Disaster Preparedness Behaviours in Two Remote, Disaster-Prone, Ethnic Minority Communities in Mainland China

Speaker: Ms. Barbara McCarthy, CCOUC Graduate Fellow

21 May 2012 Glacier Lake Outburst Flood – Disaster Mitigation in the Kingdom of Bhutan

Speaker: Mr. Rinzin Jamtsho, Head Deputy Secretary at the Public Grievance Redressal Office and Political Secretary at the Prime Minister’s Office in the Kingdom of Bhutan; CCOUC Regional Fellow

17 Apr 2012 Human security in natural disasters, and other experiences of a research fellow at CCOUC

Speaker: Dr. Rosamund Southgate, CCOUC Regional Fellow

3 Apr 2012 CCOUC Disaster Case Study Series: The worst flood in Thailand in 50 years: Thailand floods 2011

Speaker: Miss. Cecilia Choi, CCOUC Graduate Fellow

3 Apr 2012 CCOUC Disaster Case Study Series: The October 2010 flood in Hainan

Speaker: Miss. Crystal Zhu, CCOUC Research Assistant

6 Mar 2012 The 2009 earthquake in West Sumatra, Indonesia

Speaker: Miss. Cecilia Choi, CCOUC Graduate Fellow

6 Mar 2012 CCOUC Disaster Case Study Series: Earthquakes in Nepal – the Sikkim earthquake

Speaker: Miss. Jamie Rodas, CCOUC Graduate Fellow

10 Jan 2012 Health promotion in rural, Hui minority based community in Gansu Province, China

Speakers: Prof. Kevin Hung, Ms. Man Poyi, Ms. Elena Chu

7-9 Dec 2011 The Founding Conference of Chinese Society of Disaster Medicine and The First International Summit on Disaster Medicine 2011

Speaker: Prof. Emily Chan, CCOUC Director

24 Oct 2011 Case studies of bioterrorism, a pandemic and radiologic event

Speaker: Professor Kristi Koenig, Director of Center for Disaster Medical Sciences (CDMS), University of California, Irvine

24 Oct 2011 Global Public Health: Perspectives in Disaster Medical Sciences

Speaker: Professor Kristi Koenig, Director of Center for Disaster Medical Sciences (CDMS), University of California, Irvine

9 Sep 2011 Disaster health need and impact studies: post-flooding impact and health needs assessment in Hainan China

Speaker: Prof. Emily Chan, CCOUC Director

23 May 2011 Epidemiologic Studies of Disasters Can Influence Preparedness: A Case Control Study of Earthquake Injuries

Speaker: Professor Corinne Peek-Asa, Professor of Occupational and Environmental Health, Director of the University of Iowa Injury Prevention Research Center

18 May 2011 The forgotten fire and related disasters: relief and needs assessment in the Kingdom of Bhutan

Speaker: Prof. Emily Chan, CCOUC Director

3 May 2011 Ethnic minority project sharing with Hong Kong Red Cross

Speaker: Prof. Emily Chan, CCOUC Director

29 Apr 2011 Médecins Sans Frontières Bangladesh project sharing

Speaker: Prof. Emily Chan, CCOUC Director