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You are cordially invited to join the CCOUC Webinar on Health-EDRM Education and Research in China: Commemorating the 512 Wenchuan Earthquake. As a commemoration of the 512 Wenchuan Earthquake in 2008, experts will share with you an update on the latest Health-EDRM Education and Research in China. This is a webinar of the CCOUC 10th Anniversary International Webinar Series on Health Emergency and Disaster Risk Management.

CCOUC conference

Date: 12 May 2021 (Monday)

Time: 19:00 - 20:00 (Hong Kong Time, GMT + 8 hours).

Speakers:

  • Prof Kevin KC Hung

Deputy Director, CCOUC

Assistant Professor in Emergency Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

CCOUC Ethnic Minority Health Project: A Case Study for Health-EDRM Initiatives to Improve Disaster Preparedness in a Rural Chinese Population

  • Prof Gretchen Kalonji

Co-Chair, Alliance of International Science Organizations on Disaster Risk Reduction (ANSO-DRR)

Dean, Institute for Disaster Management and Reconstruction, Sichuan University-Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Research and Education in Medicine and DRR in China since Wenchuan Earthquake

 

Programme details: http://www.ccouc.ox.ac.uk/ccouc-10th-anniversary-webinar-health-edrm-education-and-research-in-china-commemorating-the-512

 

Enquiry: ccouc@cuhk.edu.hk

 

Grateful if you could forward this message to relevant persons, organisations and mailing lists. We look forward to meeting you again virtually to celebrate our 10th anniversary at the webinar.

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