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2016

02/10/2016

To increase public awareness on disaster preparedness and response, the Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute (HKJCDPRI) launched a drawing competition for primary school students in Hong Kong in 2016, which attracted a total of 333 submissions. Participating...Read More

01/10/2016

Partnering with the Hong Kong Automotive Association, HKJCDPRI organised a training "Motorsport Medicine Incident Management Course" for medical incident first responders, involved in the 2016 FIA Formula E Hong Kong Station race event held on 8 and 9 October 2016. Two identical courses were...Read More

07/09/2016

After the Haiti earthquake in Jan 2010, the WHO Pan America Health Organisation (PAHO) and partners convened the first meeting on Emergency Medical Team ("Foreign Medical Teams" at that time) in Cuba to discuss the Haiti response and concluded the need to set standards and a coordination...Read More

05/09/2016

The first of a series of Emergency Medical Team (EMT) trainings in China was successfully held on the 5 – 8 September 2016 in Fuzhou, Fujian. The training was led and organized by the National Health and Family Planning Commission of the People's Republic of China (NHFPC) and national experts,...Read More

02/09/2016

A newly developed Master of Public Health module on disaster response is to be delivered under the Master of Public Health programmes at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK). Designed for professionals and disaster and humanitarian workers with emphasis on practical applications and state-...Read More

10/08/2016

 

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About HKJCDPRI Research Grant
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24/07/2016

With the support of Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute, the Emergency Medicine Unit of The University of Hong Kong developed a course on "Ultrasound-assisted Clinical Skills for Disasters". This course was geared towards the goal of updating participants with the...Read More

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21/07/2016

The battle has begun! "Disaster Commander Wanted!” is the theme of the "Multi-media Competition 2016", which is a part of the annual “Community Campaign on Disaster Resilience”. The drawing contest, targeting the primary school students, aims to engage participants in an interactive creative...Read More

16/07/2016

The Fundamental Disaster Response Course (FDRC) 2016 , organised by the Disaster Medicine Subcommittee of the Hong Kong College of Emergency Medicine and supported by the Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute, was completed with 18 participants from the period of...Read More

14/07/2016

The first Overseas Training Fellow for Healthcare Professionals, Ms Tiffany Yeung, completed her fellowship at Public Health England (PHE) on 30 June 2016. She spent six months working with Professor Virginia Murray, the team lead of the Global Disaster Risk Reduction Team under the Global...Read More

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