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News and Events
bullet 16-Jun-2015
PHRC seminar: "Measurement precision of two health-related quality of life instruments in breast cancer patients" new
bullet 20-May-2015
TRS CIR Seminar: “Emergence of new epidemic viruses by host shifting: understanding canine parvovirus and canine influenza viruses” new
bullet 19-May-2015
PHRC seminar: “UK Biobank: An open access resource for studying genetically complex disease” new
bullet 14-May-2015
FAMILY: A Jockey Club Initiative for a Harmonious Society Kick-off Ceremony of “FAMILY Holistic Health” cum Hong Kong Family and Health Information Trends Survey Press Conference new
bullet 04-May-2015
HKU School of Public Health Supports World Hand Hygiene Day new
bullet 25-Apr-2015
HKU leads the first health study in Asia which shows that long-term exposure to fine particles PM2.5 is associated with mortality in Hong Kong elderly
bullet 24-Apr-2015
The School of Public Health receives a prestigious research award from AXA Research Fund
bullet 21-Apr-2015
HKU Youth Quitline appreciates peer smoking cessation counsellors in the 10th anniversary celebration ceremony
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



Wong O.L., Schooling C.M., Cowling B.J. and Leung G.M., Breast cancer incidence and mortality in a transitioning Chinese population: Current and future trends, British Journal of Cancer 2015, 112(1): 167-70.


Ho K.F., Huang R.J., Kawamura K., Tachibana E., Lee S.C., Ho S.S.H., Zhu T. and Tian L., Dicarboxylic acids, ketocarboxylic acids, α-dicarbonyls, fatty acids and benzoic acid in PM2.5 aerosol collected during CAREBeijing-2007: An effect of traffic restriction on air quality , Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics. 2015, 15(6): 3111-23. [link]


Wei L., Liu W., Zhang X.A., Liu E.M., Wo Y., Cowling B.J. and Cao W.C., Detection of viral and bacterial pathogens in hospitalized children with acute respiratory illnesses, Chongqing, 2009-2013, Medicine. 2015, 94(16): e742. [link]


Zhou Y., Cowling B.J., Wu P., Chan W.M., Lee S.Y., Lau E.H. and Schooling C.M., Adiposity and influenza-associated respiratory mortality: A cohort study, Clinical Infectious Diseases. 2015, 60(10): e49-57. [link]

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