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2017

07/12/2017

Introduction

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.

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05/11/2017

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signing ceremony between Hong Kong Jockey Club Diaster Preparedness and Response Insitute (HKJCDPRI) and the National Health and Family Planning Committee was held on 1 November 2017 in Beijing. The MoU is a result of series of discussion between the two...Read More

02/11/2017

Terrorist attacks are one of the new global challenges. In recent years, mass gathering events have become the target of attacks. The November 2015 Paris attacks, 2016 Nice truck attack, Manchester Arena bombing in 2017 etc. Fortunately, Hong Kong has not experienced any terrorist attacks but we...Read More

25/10/2017

In response to the 1972 Po Shan Road landslide tragedy, and considering the fact that the landscape of the Po Shan hillside is susceptible to landslide due to high groundwater levels, the Geotechnical Engineering Office (GEO) has recently designed and introduced an innovative and sustainable...Read More

30/09/2017

The Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute published a Scoping Study entitled "Disaster Preparedness in Hong Kong – A Scoping Study" in 2016.

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30/09/2017

Following the annual National Emergency Medical Team (EMT) training 2016 held in Fuzhou of China, the annual EMT training 2017 was held in Dali of Yunnan Province of China on 12-13 September 2017. Same as the training in 2016, the 2017 training was organised for all 37 Chinese national EMTs...Read More

30/09/2017

The HazMat Medical Response (HMR) course was jointly organised by the Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute (HKJCDPR), and the Hong Kong Association for Conflict and Catastrophe Medicine on 26 & 27 September 2017. The 2-day course was designed for emergency...Read More

14/09/2017

The Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute (HKJCDPRI), in cooperation with XVR Simulation, held a seminar on ‘Simulation for Incident Command Training’ and an XVR Asian Users’ Group Meeting on 12-13 September 2017 at the Hong Kong Academy of Medicine. The event aimed...Read More

14/09/2017

We are pleased to announce that the Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute (HKJCDPRI) is going to conduct the National Disaster Life Support (NDLS) courses in Hong Kong with collaboration with the National Disaster Life Support Foundation (NDLSF).

 

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10/09/2017

Safety is the first priority

Safety is the first priority in event management. Recent major emergency incidents such as the terror attack in Manchester Arena, concert fire in Oakland, and bombing in Boston Marathon, etc, served as painful reminder of...Read More

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