Symposium on Transmission and Control of Respiratory Pathogens on 14 June 2016


The Symposium on Transmission and Control of Respiratory Pathogens will be co-hosted by the WHO Collaborating Centre for Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Control at the School of Public Health of The University of Hong Kong and RGC Theme-based Research Scheme on Viral, Host and Environmental Determinants of Influenza Virus Transmission and Pathogenesis, with details below:

Date:      14 June 2016 (Tuesday)
Time:      14:00-18:00
Venue:    LT4, Cheung Kung Hai Conference Centre, William MW Mong Block, 
                 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong

Professor Zhong Nan-Shan, Academician of The Chinese Academy of Engineering and Director of The National Clinical Research Center for Respiratory Disease and China State Key Laboratory of Respiratory Disease, will serve as the keynote speaker at the Symposium. Other invited speakers from local and overseas institutions comprise:

  • Dr Werner E. Bischoff, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Wake Forest University, United States
  • Professor Benjamin J. Cowling, School of Public Health, HKU
  • Professor David Hui Shu-Cheong, Department of Medicine & Therapeutics, CUHK
  • Dr Samira Mubareka, University of Toronto, Sunnybrook Research Institute, Canada
  • Dr Joseph Wu Tsz-Kei, School of Public Health, HKU
  • Dr Yen Hui-Ling, School of Public Health, HKU

Online registration, Programme and Award of CME/CPD credits are at

For enquiries, please contact the Secretariat at (852) 3917 9044 or