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We provide a platform between researchers, disaster practitioners, healthcare professionals and students for expertise exchange, collaboration and policy discussion.

Publications

HKJCDPRI Publications contain collaborative researches and publications with our partners and renowned academic institutions, other research and development projects that may be interested to practitioners, professionals and voluntary responders in the field. It has links to a comprehensive list of international guidelines, and it provides opportunities of blogging for responders who wish to share their knowledge, express their views and opinions in the discipline, and comment on major developments or news event.

2016

10/08/2016
  CALL FOR APPLICATION   About HKJCDPRI Research Grant The Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute (HKJCDPRI) Research Grant aims to strengthen community disaster resilience by supporting multidisciplinary research. The grant provides financial support to research projects that potentially benefit the development of evidence-based planning, policies and interventions for effective disaster management in Hong Kong.  
15/05/2016
This policy brief is a part of the related research of the HKJCDPRI 5-year project. It outlines the existing emergency and disaster response system, a 3-tier system currently operating in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR). Despite past epidemics, there remains a low level of community awareness, participation in basic first aid training and emergency preparedness. The authors present recommendations which target to strengthen the response systems, to develop a competent and knowledgeable workforce, and to reduce the loss and suffering that occur during unexpected disasters. Engaging relevant stakeholders in contingency planning and equipping them with knowledge and skills on disaster preparedness; providing accessible information; organising drills and integrating
15/05/2016
The SARS epidemic in 2003 was the trigger leading to a reform of China’s emergency management system. In 2007, the Chinese government adopted and enacted the “Emergency Response Law of the People's Republic of China”. The purpose of this law is to prevent and reduce the occurrence of emergencies, control, mitigate and eliminate the serious social harm caused by emergencies, regulating activities in response to emergencies, protecting the lives and property of the people, and maintaining national security, public security, environmental safety and public order. Following the restructuring of the emergency management system, the public health emergency management system has consequently undergone a significant change.
14/05/2016
(The link to the abstract is under "To Know More" on the right) Volume 32, Issue S1 (Abstracts of Scientific Papers-WADEM Congress on Disaster and Emergency Medicine 2017) Anisa J.N. Jafar1, Chrissy Alcock2, Rachel Fletcher2, Thomas C. Hughes3, Brigid Hayden2, Philip Gaffney4, John Simpson2 and Anthony Redmond1 1 University Of Manchester, HCRI, Manchester/United Kingdom2 UK Med, Manchester/United Kingdom3 Emergency Department, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford/United Kingdom4 Xenplate, Cambridge/United Kingdom  

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