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2017

18/10/2017

The Hong Kong College of Community Medicine is holding a 1.5 day Training Workshop on Disaster Management under the Senior Leadership Program on Nov 4 and 11, supported by Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute on Nov 4 and 11 2017. This program is catered for medical...Read More

BDLS
14/09/2017

We are pleased to announce that the Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute (HKJCDPRI) is going to conduct the National Disaster Life Support (NDLS) courses in Hong Kong with collaboration with the National Disaster Life Support Foundation (NDLSF).

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30/08/2017

A short course “Emergency Risk Communication in Disaster and Humanitarian Crisis” (4th Nov – 2nd Dec, 2017) organized by Jockey Club School of Public Health and Primary Care (JCSPHPC), and Collaborating Centre for Oxford University and CUHK for Disaster and Medical...Read More

24/08/2017

Safety is the first priority of event organisation. The recent major incidents happened in overseas live events such as the terror attack in Manchester Arena, concert fire in Oakland, and the Marathon bombing in Boston...

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21/08/2017
Summer 2017 Programme Theme

Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute (HKJCDPRI) Overseas Training Fellowship for Emergency Medicine (EM) / Emergency Medical Services (EMS) is now open for application.

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HazMat
29/06/2017

The HazMat Medical Response (HMR) course is jointly organised by the Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute (HKJCDPR), the Hong Kong Association for Conflict and Catastrophe Medicine and the A&E Department of Alice Ho Miu Ling Nethersole Hospital. The 2-day course...Read More

XVR
19/06/2017

There has been growing use of Virtual Reality (VR) technology in disaster preparedness and response trainings and it has been increasingly recognized as one of the innovative training modalities in the past decade. To introduce the use of VR and the best practices of it for disaster preparedness...Read More

04/06/2017

A FREE and new Public Health Course, CMED6231 Emergency Medicine for Disaster and Humanitarian Crises Responders’ (22 Jul – 10 Aug 2017), which organised by Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine of The University of Hong Kong (HKU) and...Read More

MMC 2017
23/02/2017

HKJCDPRI launches annual “Community Campaign on Disaster Resilience” to enhance the community resilience through a range of public education activities.

Among those, the annual "Multi-media Competition" aims to enhance the public awareness on disaster risk reduction by engaging...Read More

2016

03/12/2016

The first Advanced Disaster Response Course (ADRC),organised by the Disaster Medicine Subcommittee of the Hong Kong College of Emergency Medicine and supported by the Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute, commenced in September 2016. The course was organized over...Read More

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2017

31/07/2017

The HKJCDPRI Research Grant 2016 was awarded to The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST). The research aims to develop a new smart Landslide Information System (LIS) that can improve the planning of access and evacuation routes for emergency responders during intense rainstorms...Read More

Shenzhen Promotion Day
07/06/2017

The Chinese Government marked the 12 May as the National Disaster and Risk Reduction Day since the devastating earthquake struck the Sichuan province of China on 12 May 2008. A series of community campaign and activities supported by the Chinese Government, community groups and private...Read More

WADEM
05/05/2017

The 20th World Association for Disaster and Emergency Medicine (WADEM) Congress convened on the 24th – 28th April in Toronto, with more than 900 disaster and emergency medicine professionals in attendance. HKJC DPRI had submitted two abstracts about trainings...Read More

23/03/2017

Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute (HKJCDPRI) Overseas Training Fellowship for Emergency Medicine (EM) / Emergency Medical Services (EMS) is now open for application.

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Tianjin Explosions
13/03/2017

The latest HKJCDPRI-Harvard Case Study on industrial disaster - Preventing the Preventable: The 2015 Tianjin Explosions has been released. In order to promote learning of best practices in disaster response, Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and...Read More

02/03/2017

Tenders are being invited for conducting the mid-term review of the “Establishment of a Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute” (HKJCDPRI) Project, between March - October 2017.

 

The HKJCDPRI is established in November 2014, and has evolved slowly over the past 2 years. To...Read More

2016

13/12/2016

Under the HKJCDPRI Research Grant 2016 programme, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology will develop a new smart Landslide Information System to cope with landslide hazards in Hong Kong...

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08/10/2016

The first Overseas Training Fellow for Healthcare Professionals, Ms Tiffany Yeung, completed her fellowship at Public Health England (PHE) on 30 June 2016. She spent six months working with Professor Virginia Murray, the team lead of the Global Disaster Risk Reduction Team under the Global...Read More

CCOUC-MPH
02/09/2016

With collaboration with the Collaboration Centre for Oxford University and CUHK for Disaster and medical Humanitarian Response (CCOUC) of the Faculty of Medicine of the Chinese University of Hong Kong, the University of Hong Kong and the Harvard University, the Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster...Read More

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