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 and health professionals, as well as officers and personal of related disciplines who will be taking a leading or managerial role in disaster preparedness and response. It aims at conferring participants with practical skills and strategies in improving leadership and communication during health crises and disasters.
This is the second time this program is offered, and this year, new speakers have been invited. Highlights of the program include:
- “Make hay for the rainy days – the successful story of landside prevention resulting from landslide disasters in the past half century” - Ir YS Au Yeung from Civil Engineering & Development Department (CEDD)
- “Leadership at Peacetime and Leadership at Wartime” - Dr CH Leong (梁智鴻醫生) as Guest Speaker
- “Insight from the Public Health Emergency and disaster response system” - Prof Emily Chan from Collaborating Centre for Oxford University and CUHK (CCOUC) will give a lecture on HK’s Emergency and Disaster Response Crisis drill in practice
Details of the workshop are :
|Date :||4 & 11 November 2017 (Saturdays)|
|Time & Venue||4 Nov, 9:15 am – 12:45 pm
Seminar room 3, G/F HKJC Building for Interdisciplinary Research, 5 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
11 Nov, 8:45am – 5pm
Function Rooms, 2/F, Hong Kong Academy of Medicine Jockey Club Building, 99 Wong Chuk Hang Road, Aberdeen, Hong Kong (Lunch provided on 11 Nov 2017)
|Tentative schedule :||Seminar on 4 Nov 2017
Workshop on 11 Nov 2017
The whole program will be free of charge.
The program will be run and facilitated by media and corporate consultants with local experience. Attached please find the full program. 9 CME points will be award to participants. Participants are encouraged to attend the full 1.5 day workshop, although partial CME points will also be given to participants who attend the 1-day workshop on 4 Nov or 11 Nov.
As the program can only cater for a limited number of participants, registrations will be given on a first-come first-serve basis. Please return the completed registration form by email to firstname.lastname@example.org by 27 October, 2017.