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2016

24/07/2016

With the support of Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute, the Emergency Medicine Unit of The University of Hong Kong developed a course on "Ultrasound-assisted Clinical Skills for Disasters". This course was geared towards the goal of updating participants with the...Read More

MMC
21/07/2016

The battle has begun! "Disaster Commander Wanted!” is the theme of the "Multi-media Competition 2016", which is a part of the annual “Community Campaign on Disaster Resilience”. The drawing contest, targeting the primary school students, aims to engage participants in an interactive creative...Read More

16/07/2016

The Fundamental Disaster Response Course (FDRC) 2016 , 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, was completed with 18 participants from the period of...Read More

14/07/2016

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

14/06/2016

On 3-4 June 2016, Ms Eva Lam, Director of Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute (HKJCDPRI), also a member of the HKJCDPRI Working Group on World Health Organization (WHO) Global Emergency Medical Team (EMT) Initiative attended the 2-day WHO Global EMT Mentorship...Read More

14/05/2016

The Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute (HKJCDPRI) joined the “Cross-strait Alliance on Disaster Risk Reduction and Sustainable Development” which consisted of HKJCDPRI, the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, the Sichuan University and five other universities from...Read More

10/04/2016

On 5-8 April 2016, the Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute (HKJCDPRI) joined the World Health Organization (WHO) Global Emergency Medical Team (EMT) Initiative delegation to visit Beijing and Shanghai to discuss the classification of Chinese EMTs. The delegation...Read More

acdpr
05/01/2016

First of its kind in Hong Kong, the Annual Conference on Disaster Preparedness and Response 2015: “From Community to Emergency Room” took place in Hong Kong Academy of Medicine Jockey Club Building from 30 October to 1 November 2015. Co-organised by the Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster...Read More

2015

30/11/2015

A ten-member delegation from Hong Kong Academy of Medicine (HKAM) paid a visit to Sichuan and attended work meetings with Health and Family Planning Commission of Sichuan Province, Chinese National Emergency Medical Team members from Sichuan Provincial People’s Hospital and West China Hospital...Read More

18/11/2015

Two experts from the World Health Organization (WHO), Dr Rick Brennan, Director of the Department of Emergency Risk Management and Humanitarian Response and his team member Dr Ian Norton, technical adviser and project leader of Foreign Medical Teams, recently paid a visit to the Hong Kong...Read More

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