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2017

16/05/2017

A study tour took place from the 8-12 May 2017, jointly co-organized by the Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute (HKJCDPRI) and University of Manchester Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute (HCRI). The trip consolidated HKJCDPRI’s initial collaboration with...Read More

04/05/2017

The 20th World Association for Disaster and Emergency Medicine (WADEM) Congress was convened on 24–28 April 2017 in Toronto, with more than 900 disaster and emergency medicine professionals in attendance. The Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute (HKJCDPRI...Read More

27/04/2017

The Government Flying Service (GFS) of Hong Kong is responsible for providing 24/7 emergency helicopter and fixed-wing flying support. The GSF and the Hong Kong College of Anaesthesiologists collaborated to organize the Air Crew Resuscitation Simulation Refresher Course for the Aircrew Officers...Read More

27/04/2017

With the increasing popularity of using virtual reality (VR) in training, there has been a paucity of studies showing that content retention in memory is better1, and compared to other simulations, VR bridges the gap of inconsistency of trainings, while allowing participants to be trained in a...Read More

02/03/2017

The Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute (HKJCDPRI) in inviting tenders for conducting the mid-term review of the “Establishment of a Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute” Project, between March - October 2017.

The HKJCDPRI was established in...Read More

MMC 2017
23/02/2017

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...Read More

2016

29/12/2016

On 8 April 2015, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced the newly set up Global Foreign Medical Teams Registry which would enable WHO to build a global roster of foreign medical response teams (FMT) ready to be deployed in sudden onset disasters such as earthquakes, tsunamis, cyclones,...Read More

03/12/2016

The first Advanced Disaster Response Course (ADRC),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, commenced in September 2016. The course was organized over...Read More

03/12/2016

Targeted for aircrew officers, air medical officers and air medical nursing officers, the first Air Crew Resuscitation Course was completed on 3 December 2016 with six participants. The course provided foundation knowledge and hands-on experience of pre-hospital and helicopter resuscitation in a...Read More

03/12/2016

The first Advanced Disaster Response Course (ADRC), 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 (HKJCDPRI), commenced in September 2016. The course was held...Read More

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