CCOUC Launches Summer Courses to Enhance Practitioners’ Capacity in Disaster Response

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One of the CCOUC’s core missions is to serve as a platform for education and community knowledge transfer in disaster and medical humanitarian crisis planning, response, and policy development. In collaboration with the… Continue reading

Health-based Drought Interventions in Gansu Province, China

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CCOUC Ethnic Minority Health Project staff and volunteers returned to Gansu province in May 2012 to conduct health interventions in a drought-affected community. Macha village is located in Huining County of the Gansu… Continue reading

83rd Annual Scientific Meeting of the Aerospace Medical Association

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Dr. Kevin Hung, CCOUC Research Manager, attended the 83rd Annual Scientific Meeting of the Aerospace Medical Association held from 13 to 17 May in Atlanta, USA and presented a paper on medical volunteers… Continue reading

Disasters in Bhutan: GLOF Disaster Mitigation

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Mr. Rinzin Jamtsho, CCOUC’s Regional Disaster Studies Fellow from Bhutan, delivered a presentation on “Disasters in Bhutan: GLOF Disaster Mitigation” on 21 May 2012. Mr. Jamtsho began his presentation with an overview of… Continue reading

Celebrating the Collaboration between the University of Oxford and CCOUC

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Professor Emily Chan, Director of the CERT-CUHK-Oxford University Centre for Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response (CCOUC), and Mr. Marat Yu, CCOUC Training and Development Manager, were invited to participate in a celebratory event… Continue reading

CCOUC presents at World Congress on Public Health – Ethiopia

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A team of 7 from CCOUC attended the 13th World Congress on Public Health held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from 23-27 April, 2012. The conference was organised by the World Federation of Public… Continue reading

CCOUC staff and intern receive scholarships!

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Two Honorary Staff and an Intern at CCOUC have been awarded prestigious scholarships recently. 来自CCOU 灾害与人道救援研究所两名荣誉成员及一名实习生近期分别获得了学术交流和鼓励领导才能的奖学金。 Ms. Eliza Cheung, the centre’s honorary clinical psychologist, has been awarded a scholarship under the Global Scholarship Programme… Continue reading

Sri Lanka – A Reflection on Tsunami Watch

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Learning important lessons in Sri Lanka By Jamie Rodas (CCOUC Graduate Fellow)  Sri Lanka is a small island country in the Indian Ocean, located south of India. The island has some 1,340km of… Continue reading