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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

2019

28/03/2019
Occupational health is an important topic for health practice. In order to protect health and well-beings, the need to understand the principles of occupational health and prepare for unforeseeable events is rapidly growing. This course will provide the participants with the overview of occupational hazards and health impacts, fundamental of hazards assessment and control. In addition, it will introduce the workplace emergency planning and responses to industrial disasters, as well as the related challenges to occupational health.
28/03/2019
We are glad to introduce to you a 1.5 day Training Workshop on Disaster Management on 11 & 18 May 2019 co-organised by the Hong Kong College of Community Medicine and the Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute (HKJCDPRI). The workshop is catered for medical and health professionals, as well as officers and personnel 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.  
21/03/2019
The Black Death, Spanish Flu, SARS, Ebola ... In the history of mankind, deadly infections and appalling disasters are inseparable. Science has given us the ability to hunt down the pathogens. However, pathogens – new and old – keep emerging and evolving in every corner of the planet. In today’s highly interconnected world, a single sneeze may set off a global pandemic.  Are you prepared for the next pandemic? How can we prepare for disasters caused by infectious diseases? This e-learning module is about biological disasters, the third in our series of e-learning modules on CBRN emergencies.

2018

22/11/2018
Health system strengthening can promote resilience and efficient recovery in disasters. This course will introduce important frameworks and responses of the health system that guide managing disaster. Participants will learn about the building blocks and key components of the health system. There is technical training on the impact of health system in the preparedness, response and recovery phases of the Disaster Risk Management (DRM) cycle. We will demonstrate the impact, response and effort of health system by drawing from actual worldwide experience of large-scale disasters in different economic and political systems. To learn more and enroll to the course

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