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2017

27/04/2017

The Government Flying Service (GFS) of Hong Kong is responsible for providing 24/7 emergency helicopter and fixed-wing flying support. The GSF and the Hong Kong College of Anaesthesiologists collaborated to organize the Air Crew Resuscitation Simulation Refresher Course for the Aircrew Officers...Read More

27/04/2017

With the increasing popularity of using virtual reality (VR) in training, there has been a paucity of studies showing that content retention in memory is better1, and compared to other simulations, VR bridges the gap of inconsistency of trainings, while allowing participants to be trained in a...Read More

02/03/2017

The Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute (HKJCDPRI) in inviting tenders for conducting the mid-term review of the “Establishment of a Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute” Project, between March - October 2017.

The HKJCDPRI was established in...Read More

MMC 2017
23/02/2017

The Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute launches annual “Community Campaign on Disaster Resilience” to enhance community resilience through a range of public education activities.

 

As part of the campaign, a microfilm production competition under...Read More

2016

29/12/2016

On 8 April 2015, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced the newly set up Global Foreign Medical Teams Registry which would enable WHO to build a global roster of foreign medical response teams (FMT) ready to be deployed in sudden onset disasters such as earthquakes, tsunamis, cyclones,...Read More

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

03/12/2016

Targeted for aircrew officers, air medical officers and air medical nursing officers, the first Air Crew Resuscitation Course was completed on 3 December 2016 with six participants. The course provided foundation knowledge and hands-on experience of pre-hospital and helicopter resuscitation in a...Read More

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 (HKJCDPRI), commenced in September 2016. The course was held...Read More

28/11/2016

Co-organised by the World Health Organization (WHO) and HKJCDPRI, the second WHO Emergency Medical Teams (EMT) Global Meeting has been successfully held on 28-30 November...

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26/11/2016

As part of the Senior Leadership Programme  organised  by the Hong Kong College of Community Medicine and supported by the HKJCDPRI, a training workshop on disaster management was held on 19 and 26 November 2016...

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