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

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

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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

  • eradicate depression through social engagement using hopscotch, skipping, Chinese shuttlecock, quizzes and flyers;
  • introduce the new Air Quality Health Index to promote public safety during ‘very high’ and ‘serious’ high risk days;
  • encourage good hand hygiene practice to hospital visitors to prevent infection;
  • encourage good workplace practices to prevent repetitive strain injury; and
  • raise awareness of familial breast cancer and the importance of early detection.

For further details, please refer to the following newspaper articles:

http://hk.on.cc/hk/bkn/cnt/news/20140126/bkn-20140126131424816-0126_00822_001.html
http://hk.apple.nextmedia.com/realtime/news/20140203/52150421
http://m.on.cc/nc/hknews/20140202/20140202120958lc.html
http://rthk.hk/rthk/news/englishnews/20140202/news_20140202_56_982049.htm

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