On 16-17 May 2018, Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute (HKJCDPRI) led a 6-people Hong Kong delegation to observe and participate in the emergency exercise, Exercise Centum, conducted by the Western Australian Department of Health Disaster Preparedness and Management Unit and Emergency Operations Centre of eight metropolitan hospitals. The simulated terror attack was conducted on 17 May as a functional exercise with the aim of enhancing emergency preparedness and joint response during a crisis. The exercise will also assess emergency services' capacity to manage casualty surge during a multi-agency response.Read More
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The 10th commemoration of the 2008 Wenchuan Earthquake is just around the corner.Read More
The Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute (HKJCDPRI) is inviting tenders for the development of a “One-stop Online Community Portal for Disaster Preparedness Knowledge”, expected to be carried out June 2018 – May 2019.
The HKJCDPRI believes that engaging individuals and communities in disaster planning, preparation, response and recovery is one of the keys to achieve total community response. However, results of various researches revealed the desperate demand for more disaster information in the communities. Information was found to be scattered and the general public are not aware of their access and sources.Read More
A FREE and new Public Health Course, CMED6232 ‘Infectious Outbreaks and Disasters’ (every Monday during 30 Apr - 6 Aug 2018), organised by the Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine of The University of Hong Kong (HKU) and supported by the Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute (HKJCDPR) is now open for application.Read More
Three FREE Short Summer Courses from the Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response Summer Institute 2018 (June & July 2018) is now open for enrollment. The courses are provided by the Jockey Club School of Public Health and Primary Care (JCSPHPC), and Collaborating Centre for Oxford University and CUHK for Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response (CCOUC) of the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) in collaboration with the Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute (HKJCDPRI). The course is for anyone who is interested in learning more about Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response, and is open to people from all backgrounds and disciplines.
The Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute (HKJCDPRI) Project was launched in November 2014 as a collaborative initiative, which has evolved over the past three years.Read More
The Fundamental Disaster Response Course is organized by the Hong Kong College of Emergency Medicine and supported by the Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute (HKJCDPRI), aiming to cultivate leadership in disaster manRead More
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signing ceremony between Hong Kong Jockey Club Diaster Preparedness and Response Insitute (HKJCDPRI) and the National Health and Family Planning Committee was held on 1 November 2017 in Beijing.Read More