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Meet our Health Economist - Journey of Dr Karen Grépin 我們的衞生經濟學家 – Karen Grépin
School of Public Health
Uploaded on 2020-06-24 14:59:30
Dr Karen Grépin is a health economist and comparative health systems researcher. In early 2020, she moved from Canada to Hong Kong to join the School of Public Health, HKU. Since obtaining her PhD in Heath Policy (Economics) from Harvard University, Dr Grépin has worked extensively on ...
【精神健康研討會】怎樣提升家庭成員的情緒抗逆能力:三個實証為本的輔導介入手法 Enhancing Emotional Resilience in Chinese Families in Hong Kong: Evidence-Based Intervention Approaches
Social Sciences Faculty
Uploaded on 2020-06-16 19:19:40
Meet our Scientist - Journey of Joseph Wu 我們的科學家 - 胡子祺
School of Public Health
Uploaded on 2020-05-28 11:50:46
Born and raised in Hong Kong, Professor Joseph Wu channels his expertise in mathematical and statistical modelling in the field of public health, and has been conducting research on communicable and non-communicable diseases. His current work, fundamental to the COVID-19 advisory roles he holds with...
Workshop on "Making Use of Open Data to Generate Maps for Actions under COVID-19"
Dept of Geography
Uploaded on 2020-05-27 16:14:13
This workshop is part of the COVID-19 and GEOGRAPHY series initiated by HKU Geography.
People-environment Dynamics under COVID-19
Dept of Geography
Uploaded on 2020-05-16 18:21:08
This is the third forum in the COVID-19 and GEOGRAPHY series initiated by HKU Geography. Geography is a holistic and integrative discipline that sees people and the environment as inseparable. Following the discussion on the challenges, as well as opportunities, of COVID-19 in cities in the second f...
Meet our Educator - Journey of Janice Johnston 我們的教育家 - 莊臻寧
School of Public Health
Uploaded on 2020-05-15 15:18:56
Originated from British Columbia, Canada, Dr Janice Johnston moved to Hong Kong 30 years ago and spearheaded the Master of Public Health (MPH) programme. As a highly experienced medical educator, she is passionate about developing public health programmes which equip people to be effective public he...
Social Distance, Social Response: Solutions and Strategies for Coping with COVID-19 (May 13, 2020 pm)
Social Sciences Faculty
Uploaded on 2020-05-11 12:57:12
The HKU Faculty of Social Sciences, together with the Department of Law and the Centre for the Humanities and Medicine, is pleased to invite you to attend the forum on Social Distance, Social Response: Solutions and Strategies for Coping with COVID-19. The forum will give a social response featuring...
Highlights of Virtual Forum on HKU's Big Ideas on Combating the COVID-19 Pandemic
Technology-Enriched Learning Initiative
Uploaded on 2020-05-10 13:42:08
Prof. Richard Wong's session in the Virtual Forum on HKU's Big Ideas on Combating the COVID-19 Pandemic
U-Vision
Uploaded on 2020-05-09 00:15:19
"Rebooting Domestic Demand Under COVID-19"
Speaker: Richard Wong, Philip Wong Kennedy Wong Professor in Political Economy
Chair: Professor Gabriel Leung, Dean of Medicine
Prof. Leo Poon's session in the Virtual Forum on HKU's Big Ideas on Combating the COVID-19 Pandemic
U-Vision
Uploaded on 2020-05-09 00:09:42
"Detection and Control of COVID-19"
Speaker: Leo Poon, Professor and Dvision Head of Public Health Laboratory Sciences
Chair: Professor Gabriel Leung, Dean of Medicine
Prof. Nancy Law's session in the Virtual Forum on HKU's Big Ideas on Combating the COVID-19 Pandemic
U-Vision
Uploaded on 2020-05-09 00:03:07
"Preparing For and Surviving the Next Global Calamity"
Speaker: Nancy Law, Professor, Faculty of Education
Chair: Professor Ren Sun, Senior Advisor to the President
Prof. Reynold Cheng's session in the Virtual Forum on HKU's Big Ideas on Combating the COVID-19 Pandemic
U-Vision
Uploaded on 2020-05-08 23:56:25
"Can Big Data and AI be Useful for COVID-19 Analysis?"
Speaker: Reynold Cheng, Professor of Computer Science
Chair: Professor Ren Sun, Senior Advisor to the President
Prof. Yuguo Li's session in the Virtual Forum on HKU's Big Ideas on Combating the COVID-19 Pandemic
U-Vision
Uploaded on 2020-05-08 23:50:51
"Transmission Routes of Covid-19 and Indoor Environment"
Speaker: Yuguo Li, Chair Professor of Building Environment
Chair: Professor Ren Sun, Senior Advisor to the President
Prof. Christopher Chao's session in the Virtual Forum on HKU's Big Ideas on Combating the COVID-19 Pandemic
U-Vision
Uploaded on 2020-05-08 23:44:48
"Engineering Response to COVID-19"
Speaker: Christopher Chao,
Chair Professor of Mechanical Engineering Chair: Professor Ren Sun, Senior Advisor to the President
Prof. Hongzhe Sun's session in the Virtual Forum on HKU's Big Ideas on Combating The COVID-19 Pandemic
U-Vision
Uploaded on 2020-05-08 23:36:42
"Chemical Biology-based Drug Discovery for COVID-2019"
Speaker: Hongzhe Sun, Professor of Chemistry
Chair: Professor Alfonso Ngan, Acting Vice-President (Research)
 
Prof. KY Yuen's session in the Virtual Forum on HKU's Big Ideas on Combating the COVID-19 Pandemic
U-Vision
Uploaded on 2020-05-08 23:30:28
"Questions About COVID-19 and SARS-CoV-2"
Chair: Professor Alfonso Ngan, Acting Vice-President (Research)
Speaker: KY Yuen, Henry Fok Professor in Infectious Diseases
 
Prof. Ben Cowling's session in the Virtual Forum on HKU's Big Ideas on Combating The COVID-19 Pandemic
U-Vision
Uploaded on 2020-05-08 20:08:48
"Public Health Measures to Control COVID-19"
Speaker: Ben Cowling, Professor and Head Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Chair: Professor Alfonso Ngan, Acting Vice-President (Research)
Prof. Xiang Zhang's opening for the Virtual Forum on HKU's Big Ideas on Combating the COVID-19 Pandemic
U-Vision
Uploaded on 2020-05-08 19:59:29
Opening speaker: Professor Xiang Zhang, President
Chair: Professor Alfonso Ngan, Acting Vice-President (Research)
HKU Fights the Outbreak With You
U-Vision
Uploaded on 2020-04-22 22:36:18
Location Intelligence, Human Mobility and Travel Restrictions under COVID-19
Dept of Geography
Uploaded on 2020-04-15 22:20:17
This forum will feature speakers showcasing and discussing the three key aspects of location intelligence, human mobility, and travel restrictions under COVID-19. A 15-minute interactive session will be scheduled at the end of the forum for participants (joining by Zoom) to exchange with panel membe...
LoveHK LoveU - StandByU
Registry- Admisn & Acad Liaison Section
Uploaded on 2020-04-03 18:53:57
Special thanks to all HKUers in supporting us to spread love and positivity! Breathe & Smile!
Joint SPH-JMSC Workshop for Journalists on COVID-19 and other infectious diseases
Journalism and Media Studies Centre
Uploaded on 2020-04-02 11:58:33
This workshop is a pilot programme jointly presented by The University of Hong Kong's School of Public Health of HKUMed and Journalism and Media Studies Centre as part of an initiative to enable journalists to develop greater insight related to public health and science. The kick-off session add...
LoveHK LoveU Positivity Against the Pandemic 正念抗疫 – Medical Advice Series 醫療資訊系列
Registry- Admisn & Acad Liaison Section
Uploaded on 2020-03-16 22:57:35
How is a virus different from a bacterium? Which one is more lethal? COVID-19 or SARS? 

袁國勇教授與我們分享最新的抗疫資訊包括: - 病毒跟細菌有何不同? - 這次肺炎跟沙士,哪種殺傷力較大?

 
LoveHK LoveU Positivity Against the Pandemic 正念抗疫 – Medical Advice Series 醫療資訊系列
Registry- Admisn & Acad Liaison Section
Uploaded on 2020-03-16 22:48:51
How to protect myself from coronavirus? What are close contacts? How do I clean myself after going home?

袁國勇教授與我們分享最新的抗疫資訊包括: - 如何免受感染? - 何謂密切接觸者? - 外出回家後,如何消毒? - 如何增強抵抗力?
From Mapping SARS to COVID-19: Why and How Geography Matters?
Dept of Geography
Uploaded on 2020-03-13 15:13:22
This forum will feature speakers showcasing and sharing the stories behind two major GIS and online mapping platforms for COVID-19 in Hong Kong. Based on the challenges and lessons learnt, especially after SARS, the panel will focus on discussing map design factors concerning general perception, soc...
Can I store and reuse surgical masks? How can I protect myself if I do not have a mask? (English version)
Registry (CPAO)
Uploaded on 2020-02-19 12:13:02
It is difficult to ensure that you will not contaminate yourself or the surgical mask after use. When storing the used mask, make sure you do not touch the front of the mask. If you do not have enough masks to wear, you should keep a social distance of one to two metres to prevent respiratory drople...
What preventive measures should I take other than wearing masks and washing hands frequently? (English version)
Registry (CPAO)
Uploaded on 2020-02-19 10:32:25
Besides wearing masks and washing hands properly, it is also important to stay highly vigilant. Maintain a social distance of one to two metres. Avoid overcrowded areas. Exercise at home or outdoors. Get enough sleep and eat a healthy and balanced diet. All these can contribute to the prevention of ...
Is the novel coronavirus more threatening to elderly and people with chronic illnesses?
Registry (CPAO)
Uploaded on 2020-02-18 13:46:54
Elderly and people with chronic illnesses have to be particularly cautious because infections in these patients are often more severe. However, it's incorrect to say that only these two types of people have to be aware of the risk of infection. In many cases, elderly parents have been infected b...
Which is more effective - cleaning hands with alcohol-based hand rub or washing hands with soap and water?
Registry (CPAO)
Uploaded on 2020-02-18 13:30:35
They provide similar disinfection effectiveness but the alcohol-based hand rub is more effective at killing germs. If your hands are visibly soiled or contaminated with respiratory secretions, washing hands is the only option. In this case, you have to wash your hands with soap and clean running wat...
If the outbreak continues, will surgical masks be enough? Will I have to use N95 masks and goggles? (Chinese version with English subtitles)
Registry (CPAO)
Uploaded on 2020-02-17 11:45:32
N95 masks and goggles should be reserved for healthcare workers. Laypeople may not know how to wear an N95 mask properly as you have to do a fit test to make sure the mask fits your facial features. You may also have difficulty breathing and feel very tired after wearing an N95 mask for a couple of ...
How can I prevent infection on public transportation? (Chinese version)
Registry (CPAO)
Uploaded on 2020-02-17 10:15:17
It is really difficult to prevent infection on overcrowded public transportation because passengers are very closely packed together. The only means to prevent infection from respiratory viruses is to wear a surgical mask. Proper hand hygiene is essential too.

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If soap and water are not readily available for handwashing, what are the alternatives? (Chinese version)
Registry (CPAO)
Uploaded on 2020-02-17 10:13:38
Coronaviruses may remain viable on surfaces for two to three days. Make sure not to touch your eyes, nose and mouth after touching other objects. If soap and water are not readily available, use an alcohol-based hand rub to sanitise your hands before you eat and after you take off your mask. 
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Can I store and reuse surgical masks? How can I protect myself if I do not have a mask? (Chinese version)
Registry (CPAO)
Uploaded on 2020-02-13 20:47:19
It is difficult to ensure that you will not contaminate yourself or the surgical mask after use. When storing the used mask, make sure you do not touch the front of the mask. If you do not have enough masks to wear, you should keep a social distance of one to two metres to prevent respiratory drople...
Someone in the building where I live has the coronavirus! What should I do?
Registry (CPAO)
Uploaded on 2020-02-12 18:08:30
HKU microbiologist Professor Yuen Kwok-yung says:
You should keep calm and carry on wearing masks, washing hands frequently, and minimising social contact. At home, regularly pour water into drain outlets (U-traps) to prevent the virus from spreading through the building's pipes and ventilation...
I see healthcare workers in head-to-toe white outfits! Are there coronavirus patients nearby? What should I do?
Registry (CPAO)
Uploaded on 2020-02-12 18:03:47
You should keep calm. That white outfit is called Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and is basic gear to protect healthcare workers from all sorts of transmissible infections, not just the coronavirus.

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What preventive measures should I take other than wearing masks and washing hands frequently? (Chinese version)
Registry (CPAO)
Uploaded on 2020-02-12 18:01:33
Besides wearing masks and washing hands properly, it is also important to stay highly vigilant. Maintain a social distance of one to two metres. Avoid overcrowded areas. Exercise at home or outdoors. Get enough sleep and eat a healthy and balanced diet. All these can contribute to the prevention of ...
I've seen people fainting on the street and on public transportation. How can I tell if these are coronavirus related?
Registry (CPAO)
Uploaded on 2020-02-12 17:50:56
Confirming novel coronavirus infections requires a diagnostic test. Many different conditions can cause fainting, including a lack of oxygen to the brain, stroke, vascular embolism, and myocardial infarction, just to name a few. In most cases, passing out has nothing to do with the novel coronavirus...
袁國勇教授解釋港大公共衛生自我隔離安排 Q6
Registry (CPAO)
Uploaded on 2020-02-11 12:17:30
Professor Yuen Kwok-yung on public health self-isolation arrangements Q6

Produced by: AAL, CPAO, HKUMed
袁國勇教授解釋港大公共衛生自我隔離安排 Q5
Registry (CPAO)
Uploaded on 2020-02-11 12:15:26
Professor Yuen Kwok-yung on public health self-isolation arrangements Q5

Produced by: AAL, CPAO, HKUMed
袁國勇教授解釋港大公共衛生自我隔離安排 Q4
Registry (CPAO)
Uploaded on 2020-02-11 12:13:44
Professor Yuen Kwok-yung on public health self-isolation arrangements Q4

Produced by: AAL, CPAO, HKUMed
袁國勇教授解釋港大公共衛生自我隔離安排 Q3
Registry (CPAO)
Uploaded on 2020-02-11 12:11:05
Professor Yuen Kwok-yung on public health self-isolation arrangements Q3

Produced by: AAL, CPAO, HKUMed
袁國勇教授解釋港大公共衛生自我隔離安排 Q2
Registry (CPAO)
Uploaded on 2020-02-11 12:08:42
Professor Yuen Kwok-yung on public health self-isolation arrangements Q2

Produced by: AAL, CPAO, HKUMed
袁國勇教授解釋港大公共衛生自我隔離安排 Q1
Registry (CPAO)
Uploaded on 2020-02-11 12:06:15
Professor Yuen Kwok-yung on public health self-isolation arrangements Q1

Produced by: AAL, CPAO, HKUMed
Professor Yuen Kwok-yung on Public Health Self-Isolation Arrangements for Students
Registry (CPAO)
Uploaded on 2020-02-05 21:15:15
Produced by: AAL, CPAO, HKUMed