Community Health Conference 2018 – A Commitment to a Healthy Community

////Community Health Conference 2018 – A Commitment to a Healthy Community

Community Health Conference 2018 – A Commitment to a Healthy Community

The Community Health Conference 2018 is jointly organized by The Open University of Hong Kong and the Caritas Institute of Higher Education. The conference with the theme “A Commitment to a Healthy Community” aims to 1) increase the awareness of the significance of community health; 2) to offer opportunities for participants to present their latest findings in the areas of community health and to promote high quality research; and 3) to provide a platform for experts to exchange and share evidenced-based practice in research findings. Information of the conference is as follows:

Date : 30 Aug 2018 (Thursday)

Time : 9:00 am – 5:30 pm

Location : Lecture Theatre, 1/F, Caritas Institute of Higher Education, 2 Chui Ling Lane, Tseung Kwan O, N.T., Hong Kong

 

Tentative programme rundown:

Time

Activity

09:00-09:30

Registration and Welcome Reception

09:30-09:40

Welcome (Dr. Kim MAK, President of CIHE)

09:40-09:50

Opening Address (Prof. WONG Yuk Shan, President of OUHK)

09:50-10:10

Opening Remarks (TBC)

10:10-10:20

Group Photography / Student performance

10:20-11:05

Keynote Address: “Community Health Practice in the UK: Strengths and Challenges”

Professor Mark HAYTER

Professor of Nursing and Health Research/ Associate Dean Research

Faculty of Health Sciences

School of Health and Social Work

University of Hull, United Kingdom

11:05-11:30

Coffee Break / Poster Presentation

11:30-12:15

Keynote Address: “Healthcare Landscape in Asia – Use of Health Economics in Community Health”

Professor Kenneth Kwing-Chin LEE

Professor of Pharmacy

Monash University, Malaysia

12:15-13:45

Lunch

13:45-14:30

Keynote Address: “Effective Evaluation of Primary Care Interventions”

Dr. Kwok Cho TANG

Former Coordinator Health Promotion

World Health Organization, Geneva

14:30-15:00

Keynote Address: “District-level Primary Care in Hong Kong: Current Practice and Future Development”

Ms. WAI Kwok Pik Rebecca

General Manager

Kwai Tsing Safe Community and Healthy City Association

Hong Kong

15:00-15:25

Coffee Break

15:25-15:45

“Adopting an Integrated Model to Train Community-based Health Volunteers”

Professor Linda LEE Yin King

Professor & Associate Dean

School of Nursing & Health Studies

The Open University of Hong Kong

15:45-16:05

“Community Health in Education and Research”

Prof. Eric CHAN

Dean

School of Health Sciences

Caritas Institute of Higher Education, Hong Kong

16:05-16:35

Presentation 1

16:35-17:05

Presentation 2

17:05-17:15

Awards presentation (Poster presentation)

17:15-17:25

Closing Remarks – Acknowledgements

 

You are cordially welcome to join by registering now and submitting your abstract!

Fee: FREE of charge for registration

Abstract submission:
(Note: Authors should register for the conference if they decide to present with the accepted abstract.)

Registration:

  • On-line registration at here
  • Deadline: 16 July 2018

CNE: 6 CNE points (applicable to Registered Nurses and Enrolled Nurses only)

Enquiries: Tel: (852) 3702-4254 / Email: chc2018@cihe.edu.hk

2018-06-15T14:35:15+00:00