Teaching News

28 Sep 2017

Upcoming course: HKU-Pasteur Cell Biology Course on proteomics in cell biology of human diseases

Dear colleagues, we are soliciting applications for the 8th HKU-Pasteur Cell Biology Course!

14 – 23 MARCH 2018

December 10, 2017

Application form / Tips for application / Programme

“Proteomics in cell biology of human diseases"
This course will include lectures and practical sessions to provide students with concepts in quantitative and targeted proteomic approaches to probe the underlying cell biology of human diseases.

Oreste ACUTO (United Kingdom)
Roberto BRUZZONE (Hong Kong)
Pedro CARVALHO (United Kingdom)
Philippe CHAVRIER (France)
Benedikt KESSLER (United Kingdom)
Paul LEHNER (United Kingdom)
Alexandra NABA (USA)
Terence Chuen-Wai POON (Macau)
Sumana SANYAL (Hong Kong)
Florian SCHMIDT (Germany)
Remigiusz SERWA (United Kingdom)
George TSAO (Hong Kong)
Michael WEEKES (United Kingdom)
Zhongping YAO (Hong Kong)
Sara ZANIVAN (United Kingdom)
Chiara ZURZOLO (France)

Candidates are invited to download the course application form and return it completed, including two letters of recommendation to hku-pasteur@hku.hk

Registration fees (HKD 1,500) include accommodation on sharing basis for overseas participants and coffee breaks.

The HKU-Pasteur Cell Biology course (MMPH6174) is included in the coursework curriculum for research postgraduate studies of the University of Hong Kong.

December 10, 2017

Please contact Course Secretariat at hku-pasteur@hku.hk 

Click on the poster to download the PDF file.

25 Sep 2017

[Call closed] Health Economics Workshop, Ho Chi Minh City, 4-7 December 2017

Application form / Tips for applications / Programme (tentative)

Deadline for applications: 22 September 2017 [closed]

Dear colleagues, thank you very much for your interest in our workshop and your numerous applications. Applications are now about to be reviewed by the selection committee. We will inform all applicants of their result soon.


December 4-7, 2017


Training Center
Pasteur Institute in Ho Chi Minh City
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam


Philip Clarke The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia

Hoang Van Minh Hanoi School of Public Health, Hanoi, Vietnam

Hannah Clapham Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Marco Liverani London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, Bangkok, Thailand

Mark Jit London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, UK

Joseph Wu School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR

Hugo Turner Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Marco Haenssgen Center for Tropical Medicine and Global Health, University of Oxford, UK

Peter Annear, School of Population and Global Health, The University of Melbourne, Australia

Pham Duy Quang Institut Pasteur in Ho Chi Minh City, Ho Chi Minh City


The workshop will provide basic theory of health economics including socio-economic concepts, methods to define, measure and analyse costs of health policies, as well as comparative analysis of health systems. 

Participants will be trained to the planning of public health responses, based on the interactive teaching carried out by expert faculty.  Training sessions will cover cost effectiveness analysis of vaccination programs and other interventions, design of surveys, resource allocation strategy. 

The workshop will also address how the implementation of these different types of measures is translated into the everyday life of target populations.


The course is specifically designed for health personnel, mainly but not exclusively from countries in South East Asia, including medical and health professionals, policy makers, disease researchers interested in expanding their critical understanding of the complex economic issues in health sector administration.

The course will be taught in English. Trainees should have a clear understanding of spoken and written English. Limited to 24 participants.


The course teaching committee will review applications and select participants who will be notified before 13 October 2017 and will receive an invitation letter together with details on local arrangements.

Please download and return the completed form, including:

  • a covering letter explaining the reasons for participating in the course
  • a detailed CV
  • 1-2 recommendation letter(s)

to hku-pasteur@hku.hk before 22 September 2017.

No registration fees – Support for accommodation will be provided to participants – Deadline for applications 22 September 2017 - Limited to 24 participants.

Click to download the poster.