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23 May 2017

What Is the Future of Public Health?

The School of Public Health of the University of Hong Kong will be hosting the 6th Hong Kong Public Health Forum on 27 June 2017.

Date:       27 June 2017 (Tuesday)
Time:      9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. (registration starts at 8:45 a.m.)
Venue:    Large Moot Court, 2/F Cheng Yu Tung Tower, HKU Centennial Campus, Pokfulam, Hong Kong

Please register online on or before 10 June 2017.

The Forum comprises two plenary sessions:

  • What is the future for public health globally and in Asia? How can Hong Kong and her neighbors contribute the most in this future?
     
  • What will students need to learn and how will schools of public health need to approach education to be ready?

Panelists include:
Mr James Chau, WHO Goodwill Ambassador for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Health
Professor Keiji Fukuda, Director and Clinical Professor, School of Public Health, HKU
Professor Yuantao Hao, Dean, School of Public Health, Sun Yat-sen University, China
Professor Yoshio Hirota, President, College of Healthcare Management; Director, Clinical Epidemiology Research Center, Medical Co.LTA (SOUSEIKAI); Professor Emeritus, Osaka City University
Professor Didier Houssin, Professor of Surgery and Liver Transplant Specialist, University Paris-Descartes; Former Chairman - Board of   the French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health & Safety (ANSES)
Dr Jeffrey Koplan, Vice President for Global Health, Emory Global Health Institute
Professor Gabriel M Leung, Chair Professor of Public Health Medicine and Dean of Medicine, HKU
 
...and more

Please click on the logo to visit the website for more details and registration.