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Upcoming Events & Training Courses

Upcoming Events & Training Courses

We train and equip individuals with professional skills in disaster preparedness and response through various programmes

Upcoming Events & Training Courses


The HazMat Medical Response (HMR) course is jointly organised by the Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute (HKJCDPR), the Hong Kong Association for Conflict and Catastrophe Medicine and the A&E Department of Alice Ho Miu Ling Nethersole Hospital. The 2-day course is designed for emergency responders including physicians, nurses, paramedics and EMS workers who may be required to manage hazardous materials incidents. The training course will take participants through both theory and practical sessions including don and doff of personal protective equipment, receiving of contaminated patients at hospitals, decontamination area set-up, assessment of incidence scenes etc.  
A FREE and new Public Health Course (CMED6231) ‘Emergency Medicine for Disaster and Humanitarian Crises Responders’ (22 Jul–10 Aug 2017) organised by 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 (HKJCDPRI), is now open for application.
MMC 2017
The Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute launches annual “Community Campaign on Disaster Resilience” to enhance community resilience through a range of public education activities.   As part of the campaign, a microfilm production competition under the theme “Prepare Disasters as Part of our Daily Lives” will be organized. Secondary and tertiary students are encouraged to explore potential disaster risks and preparedness measures in their daily lives, present it via microfilm production, and to demonstrate how crucial yet handy it could be to prepare for disasters.   


Co-organised by the World Health Organization (WHO) and HKJCDPRI, the second WHO Emergency Medical Teams (EMT) Global Meeting has been successfully held on 28-30 November...


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