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News and Events
bullet 21-Mar-2015
Master of Public Health Information Day new
bullet 16-Feb-2015
Latest research findings on H3N2 influenza virus from HKU new
bullet 12-Feb-2015
"Remembering Professor Anthony Hedley" at RTHK's Backchat Programme new
bullet 14-Feb-2015
Master of Public Health Information Day
bullet 17-Jan-2015
Master of Public Health Information Day
bullet 16-Jan-2015
PHRC seminar: “Short-term Effects of Coarse Particulate Matter Air Pollution on Population Health - Time Series Studies in Hong Kong”
bullet 08-Jan-2015
WHO Launches HKU-Verified Hand Hygiene Programme Globally - Hong Kong Breaks “Hand Sanitizing Relay” World Record
bullet 08-Jan-2015
HKU School of Public Health designated as a WHO Collaborating Centre for Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Control
Teaching and Learning

School of Public Health
Graduation Ceremony 2014

The School of Public Health Graduation Ceremony 2014 was held on 6 December
2014. We were honoured to have Dr Ko
Wing-man, Secretary for Food and Health, Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region as Officiating Guest,
and Professor Anthony J Hedley, Emeritus Professor of our School as Guest of Honour. Family, friends, alumni and staff joined the Ceremony and congratulated the graduands
on their achievements. To recap the joyful moments of the Ceremony, please click the above video.


MPH Intercalated Programme

MPH Intercalated Programme offers an inter-professional pathway for MBBS, BChinMed, BNurs and BPharm students. It provides a broadly based training on contemporary healthcare issues and opportunities to learn
with students from all over the world. It is recognized as a quotable qualification by the Hong Kong Medical Council for MBBS graduates.

For more details of the progarmme, please
click HERE.

Recent Publications



Xu L., Jiang C.Q., Lam T.H., Zhang W.S., Cherny S.S., Thomas G.N. and Cheng K.K., Sleep duration and memory in the elderly Chinese: Longitudinal analysis of the Guangzhou Biobank Cohort Study. Sleep 2014; 37(11):1737-44. [link]


Tian L., Ho K.F., Wang T., Qiu H., Pun V.C., Chan C.S., Louie K.K.P. and Yu I.T.S., Ambient carbon monoxide and the risk of hospitalization due to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, American Journal of Epidemiology. 2014, 180(12): 1159-67. [link]


Perera K.V.H.K.K., Vijaykrishna D., Premarathna A.G., Jayamaha C.J., Wickramasinghe G., Cheung C.L., Yeung M.F., Poon L.L.M., Perera A.K., Barr I.G., Guan Y. and Peiris J.S.M. Molecular Epidemiology of Influenza A(H1N1)pdm09 Virus among Humans and Swine, Sri Lanka ,Emerging Infectious Diseases. 2014, 20(12): 2080-4. [link]


Ni M.Y., Chan B.H., Leung G.M., Lau E.H., Pang H., Transmissibility of the ice bucket challenge among globally influential celebrities: retrospective cohort study, British Medical Journal. 2014, Dec 16; 349: g7185.[link]

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