Public health is a very broad subject, which is reflected in the huge variety of topics that we explore. These range from the epidemiology of infectious diseases to that of chronic diseases; from environmental health to occupational medicine; and from health protection to health promotion.
Our research makes impact to the society, and some examples include:
With the expertise of our research personnel, our School provides consultancy and service to government departments and the community as well.
For example, our School has been appointed as the independent Accreditation Agent of the Pilot Scheme of the Accredited Registers for Healthcare Professions. The Pilot Scheme aims to enhance the existing society-based registration arrangements of healthcare professions currently not subject to statutory registration with a view to assuring the professional competence of healthcare professionals and providing more information for the public to make informed decisions.