The 9th Global Conference of the Alliance for Healthy Cities: Keynote Speech & Awards

Our Centre has participated in the 9th Global Conference of the Alliance for Healthy Cities organised by the China Hong Kong Chapter of the Alliance for Healthy Cities (AFHC) from 3rd to 5th November.

Centre Director Prof EK Yeoh was the speaker in the second Keynote Address on the topic “Control and Policy Beyond COVID-19″. He suggested that 3-component enhancement towards controlling the COVID is needed, including the preparedness plan and system for public health emergencies, readiness, and the response system.

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The team has also won several awards in the Conference:

Best COVID-19 Global Community Project Awards

Name: Eliza Lai-yi Wong, Eng-kiong Yeoh

Project: An intergenerational approach to care for Hong Kong older adults with chronic diseases during COVID-19: the Medical Visit Buddy (MVB) program

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Name: Crystal Y Chan

Project: Role of lay health workers in diabetes management: Design of a pragmatic randomized controlled trial for people living in inadequate housing

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Young Investigator Award & My Favourite Young Investigator Award

Name: Crystal Y Chan

Topic: Immediate aid and resilience building for food-insecure, low-income families affected by COVID-19 pandemic

Origin: Hong Kong

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