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2015

Train-the-Trainer Programme
15/10/2015

Asia-Pacific Region suffers the highest number of disasters across the globe. As Hong Kong is a key member in the region and one of the most densely populated cities in the world, both its public health and education sectors should play pivotal roles in disaster preparedness and response.

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Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute Training Fellowship Programme
20/09/2015

The Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute (HKJCDPRI) training fellowship provides unique opportunities for healthcare professional and NGO workers to enhance their knowledge and skills in disaster preparedness and response in the practical and real setting.

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Community Disaster Preparedness Event
29/08/2015

Hong Kong has suffered its fair share of extreme disaster events owing to the climate change. Yet, most of us are unaware how prepared Hong Kong is for the impacts of disasters.

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Disaster Field Responder Course
20/08/2015

Supported by six organisations, Ambulance Service Institute, Civil Aid Service, Fire Service Department, Hong Kong Disaster Medicine Association, Hong Kong Red Cross, and Hong Kong St John Ambulance, the first session of the Disaster Field Responder Course was held on 15 August 2015. A total of...Read More

20/08/2015

19th World Congress on Disaster and Emergency Medicine (WCDEM) was held in Cape Town, South Africa on 21-24 April 2015. WCDEM is a bi-annual congress providing opportunities to share disaster and emergency medicine experiences and network with colleagues from healthcare and non-governmental...Read More

20/08/2015

The first session of the Fundamental Disaster Response Course was kicked off on 9 May 2015 with a total of 37 participants, including doctors and nurses in the field of emergency medicine, registered for the course.

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20/08/2015

The Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute (HKJCDPR) organized an Ebola Preparedness Seminar on 20 August 2014, jointly with the Hong Kong Medical Association. The seminar was supported by the Centre for Health Protection, Hong Kong Red Cross and Médecins Sans...Read More

20/08/2015

Supported by six organisations, namely the Ambulance Service Institute, Civil Aid Service, Fire Service Department, Hong Kong Disaster Medicine Association, Hong Kong Red Cross, and Hong Kong St. John Ambulance, the first session of the Disaster Field Responder Course was held on 15 August 2015...Read More

2014

13/11/2014

Following the launch in August this year, the office of the Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute (HKJCDPRI) has started its operation officially on 1 November 2014. The headquarters of the HKJCDPRI is located on the 9/F of the Academy Building of the Hong Kong...Read More

23/08/2014

The Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute (HKJCDPRI) was officially launched on 20 August 2014, in the face of a global upturn in the frequency and severity of disasters, as an operational centre of excellence in disaster preparedness and response in Hong Kong....Read More

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