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
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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
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
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
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...Read More
As part of the Senior Leadership Programme organised by the Hong Kong College of Community Medicine and supported by the HKJCDPRI, a training workshop on disaster management was held on 19 and 26 November 2016...Read More
The Civil Aid Service (CAS) has been organizing annual "Mountaineering Safety Promotion Day " since 2005, to raise public awareness of mountaineering safety. In 2016, HKJCDPRI was invited to join force in this meaningful event.
With contributions from 21 government departments...Read More
The Annual Conference on Disaster Preparedness and Response (ACDPR), themed "Building a Resilient Health System", was held on 8 October 2016 at the Hong Kong Academy of Medicine Jockey Club Building. The Conference was co-organised by HKJCDPRI and the Hong Kong College of Community Medicine (...Read More
In collaboration with the University of Manchester Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute, Department of Health and Hospital Authority, HKJCDPRI organised a workshop titled "Mobile Surge Capacity Teams for Medical and Public Health Emergencies" on 7 October 2016.
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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