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10 Free Online Courses on Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response by CCOUC

10 Free Online Courses on Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response by CCOUC




As part of the knowledge transfer endeavour of the Collaborating Centre for Oxford University and CUHK for Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response (CCOUC), 10 free online courses supported by The Hong Kong Jockey Club Disaster Preparedness and Response Institute (HKJCDPRI) at Hong Kong Academy of Medicine are now open for registration until 31 March 2021 and registered students are allowed to study the courses until 30 April 2021. Upon registration, students are allowed to study the course at their own pace. A certificate of completion will be issued for participants who have successfully completed each course.


Please visit the relevant links below to find out more about the courses and enroll for free today!



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For enquiry, please email ccouc@cuhk.edu.hk

Diploma Programmes and Short Courses in Biostatistics / Epidemiology

The Diploma in Epidemiology aims to develop students’ ability in addressing practical public health and clinical issues, planning and designing epidemiological studies, collecting, analyzing and interpreting data from such studies, and interpreting and applying findings from such studies in patient care, public health interventions and policy making.


The Diploma in Biostatistics aims to provide comprehensive training in developing appropriate statistical models for analyzing data and interpreting results properly. By introducing fundamental statistical theories, procedures and applications, this programme can build up students’ ability in designing, conducting, and analyzing clinical and non-clinical health and to interpret and use findings from such studies for patient care, public health interventions and policy making.


  • ​Diploma in Biostatistics

  • Diploma in Epidemiology

  • Short Courses in Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Diploma Programmes in Family Medicine

​The Diploma in Family Medicine (DFM) programme was launched by out University in 1985 to meet the challenge of developing quality primary care.  This programme has always been very popular among primary care physicians.  Our programme is essential for the evolution of family medicine, which should develop from a sound factual base, together with robust processes for seeking new scientific knowledge.

  • Diploma in Family Medicine

* This programme is not offered in 2019/2020.

Professional Certificate Programme - Health System Leadership

The environment of health systems is complex and dynamic. It involves a system of different sectors with many stakeholders, requiring collaboration amongst professionals of diverse background in policy, practice and academia. Partnership with the private sector, non-governmental organisations and foundations, engagement of local network and global communities. Local systems are also interlinked with regional and global ones​


Leading effectively within this complex system requires a skill set beyond managing individual organisations. The Health System Leadership Programme brings the participants an international faculty to equip them to meet these challenges and to be in the forefront of health system leaders.

Professional Certificate Programme in Chinese and Integrative Medicine Management

Health Services Management programme is a multidisciplinary field of inquiry and practice concerned with the delivery, quality and costs of healthcare for individuals and populations. This Professional Certificate Programme is modelled upon the existing very successful Master of Science in Health Services Management Programme(MScHSM) which emphasizes on “Open your eyes, Grow your mind, Pave your way”. It is designed to address key challenges in managing Chinese and Integrative Medicine services and is composed of courses that are specific to Chinese and Integrative Medicine, and a selection of other courses from the MScHSM portfolio that would be most suitable for an entry level health services manager.

The four courses in the programme are:

- Healthcare Organization and Management

- Health Systems

- Quality & Safety Management

- Topics in Chinese Medicine Practice Management

Global Public Health Summer Institute

Global Public Health Summer Institute (GPHSI) aims to construct a global teaching platform for people around the world to exchange ideas and update the latest issues on relevant topics in public health, so as to further enhance and broaden their knowledge base in public health related areas, contributing to the success of protecting, improving and providing health on a global perspective.

For those who wish to try out our courses without formally enrolling in a degree programme, GPHSI offers courses from late June to mid July. Students who later enroll in a Master of Public Health or Postgraduate Diploma programme can credit these courses to their degree.

Training Programmes

The School also offers training support services for Department of Health and academia and conducts training commissioned by Hospital Authority.

Short Course “Occupational Health Practice”

This is a foundation occupational safety and health (OSH) short course at an introductory to medium level. This training provides learners with basic occupational health principles, concepts and practical tips in order to enhance and improve their competencies in practicing OSH in their workplaces.


After going through the lectures, demonstrations and case analyses, learners will be able to:

  1. Acquire knowledge on OSH legislation and employee compensation;

  2. Identify, assess and manage occupational hazards in occupational settings;

  3. Identify, evaluate, prevent and manage common occupational illnesses and injuries;

  4. Plan and evaluate intervention and occupational rehabilitation programs.


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Notes to Applicants & Admission Procedures

Course Curriculum & Speakers’ Information

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Enquiries: bonniekwokhl@cuhk.edu.hk

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