This course will introduce the basic concepts of health and public health and core principles for public health practice. These core concepts and principles are fundamental for developing and implementing health interventions in health emergency and disaster risk management (Health- EDRM) at...Read More
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On 16-17 May 2018, Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute (HKJCDPRI) led a 6-people Hong Kong delegation to observe and participate in the emergency exercise, Exercise Centum, conducted by the Western Australian Department of Health Disaster Preparedness and...Read More
The 10th commemoration of the 2008 Wenchuan Earthquake is just around the corner. While it is painstaking to commemorate such an agonizing incident, it also serves to remind us of the devastating disaster risks and the importance of preparing for emergencies.
On 9-13...Read More
Every summer, Hong Kong is faced with multiple typhoons and excessive rainfall, consequently inducing landslides, increasing potential disaster threats. Prevention of landslides is the best way to combat such natural phenomenon.
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The Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute (HKJCDPRI) is inviting tenders for the development of a “One-stop Online Community Portal for Disaster Preparedness Knowledge”, expected to be carried out June 2018 – May 2019.
The HKJCDPRI believes that engaging...Read More
A FREE and new Public Health Course, CMED6232 ‘Infectious Outbreaks and Disasters’ (every Monday during 30 Apr - 6 Aug 2018), organised by the Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine of The University of Hong Kong (HKU) and supported by the Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response...Read More
Three FREE Short Summer Courses from the Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response Summer Institute 2018 (June & July 2018) is now open for enrollment. The courses are provided by the Jockey Club School of Public Health and Primary Care (JCSPHPC), and Collaborating Centre for Oxford...Read More
The Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute (HKJCDPRI) Project was launched in November 2014 as a collaborative initiative, which has evolved over the past three years. It was envisaged that a meta-synthesis of the review findings conducted midway through the project...Read More
The Fundamental Disaster Response Course is organized by the Hong Kong College of Emergency Medicine and supported by the Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute (HKJCDPRI), aiming to cultivate leadership in disaster management. This is the fourth running of the course...Read More
The Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute (HKJCDPRI) Overseas Training Fellowship for Emergency Medicine / Emergency Medical Services is now open for application.
Concerning the potential risks of...Read More