Delegation of IRG Project visited CCOUC in Hong Kong

October 13th, 2016, delegation of IRG Project, Prof. SHI Peijun,co-chair, Prof. YE Qian, Executive Director, and Dr. CHEN Jing, Executive Director Assistant, visited Collaborating Centre for Oxford University CUHK for Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response (CCOUC) in Hong Kong, China. Prof. Emily CHAN, Director of CCOUC, and her team welcomed our delegation in their office in CUHK (The Chinese University of Hong Kong). Both sides introduced their current researches and major achievements, and exchanged ideas on future cooperation between IRG Project, Academy of Disaster Reduction and Emergency Management, and CCOUC. This visit is a return visit to CCOUC delegation’s visit to Beijing on July 22nd, 2016.
On this meeting, IRG Project invited Prof. Emily CHAN to join Science Steering Committee of IRG Project, and hoped her to lead the research in the field of public health of IRG Project. It is also agreed that IRG Project, Academy of Disaster Reduction and Emergency Management, and CCOUC, will conduct research on globalization, climate change and human health jointly. Both sides also discussed preliminary arrangements for future workshops and short-term faculty and staff exchange, and drafted a MOU for formalizing the cooperation between each other. Both sides agreed to complete the signing of the MOU as soon as possible, and on this basis, push forwad substatntial cooperation in the future.