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News and Events
bullet 21-Mar-2015
Master of Public Health Information Day new
bullet 14-Feb-2015
Master of Public Health Information Day new
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
bullet 19-Dec-2014
In Memory of Professor Anthony J Hedley (1941-2014)
bullet 17-Dec-2014
Two Faculty Members of our School receives special mention in the Nature Index 2014 - China Supplement
Teaching and Learning

Registration opens for HKU's First Free MOOC "Epidemics" (September 2014 intake)

The University has been working on a series of MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) named “HKUx” since joining edX. Among the first course to run on the HKUx platform will be "Epidemics", which is now open for registration at HERE. To learn more about this course, check out the video above. Further information about the course is also available at HERE.


Voices from Class of 2013's Graduates of our Master of Public Health Programme

To learn more about how our Master of Public Health Programme has helped transform the professional development and contributed to the intellectual pursuit of our graduates, listen to the sharing of two graduates from the Class of 2013, Dr Joy Leung and Ms Wendy Huang.


Year 3 MBBS Students ‘hit-the-streets’ to Promote Public Health Awareness

As the New Year begins,Year 3 MBBS Problem-based Public Health students, School of Public Health, University of Hong Kong, ‘hit-the-streets’ in Mong Kok, the corridors of Queen Mary Hospital, Centennial Campus HKU, and a local secondary school to promote public health advocacy.

Further details of these health advocacy projects are at 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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