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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. 

The workshop...Read More


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


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


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


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


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





About HKJCDPRI Research Grant
The Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute (...Read More


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


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