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) to enrich knowledge in the primary care models to improve community health; 2) to promote high quality research through the sharing of knowledge by experts; 3) to provide a platform for experts to exchange and share evidenced-based practice in research findings and 4) to offer opportunities for participants to present their latest research in the areas of community health. 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

 

Programme rundown:

Time

Item

09:00-09:20

Registration and Welcome Reception

09:20-09:30

Welcome (Dr. Kim MAK, President of CIHE)

09:30-09:40

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

09:40-10:25

Keynote Address: “Fit-for-purpose” – A Community-centric Health System in Ageing Populations

Professor Eng-kiong YEOH, GBS, OBE, JP

Director, JC School of Public Health and Primary Care

Faculty of Medicine

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

10:25-10:35

Group Photography / Student performance

10:35-11:20

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

11:20-11:45

Coffee Break / Poster Presentation

11:45-12:30

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

Professor Kenneth Kwing-Chin LEE

Professor of Pharmacy

Monash University, Malaysia

12:30-13:30

Lunch

13:30-14:15

Keynote Address: “Effective Evaluation of Primary Care Interventions”

Dr. Kwok Cho TANG

Former Coordinator Health Promotion

World Health Organization, Geneva

14:15-14:45

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

Jointly presented by

Professor Albert LEE

Director of Centre for Health Education and Health Promotion

Faculty of Medicine

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Ms. Rebecca Kwok Pik WAI

General Manager

Kwai Tsing Safe Community and Healthy City Association

Hong Kong

14:45-15:30

Panel Discussion: (Title TBC)

15:30-15:50

Coffee Break

15:50-16:10

“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

16:10-16:30

“Community Health in Education and Research”

Prof. Eric CHAN

Dean

School of Health Sciences

Caritas Institute of Higher Education, Hong Kong

16:30-17:00

Presentation 

17:00-17:10

Awards presentation (Poster presentation)

17:10-17:20

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

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

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

2018-08-01T17:53:00+00:00