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SDSN Hong Kong Webinar – From SARS to COVID-19 Pandemic: The Hong Kong Journey, and What Next?

By Sustainable Development Solutions Network


Online and Hong Kong SAR China

Date & time

21 April 2020



21 April 2020


About this event

COVID-19 is posing unprecedented challenges to the global community. In Hong Kong, we have been fighting the epidemic for several months. A concerted effort from different sectors in the community would be needed to win this battle.

COVID-19 is now a global pandemic, and the situation is constantly evolving. SDSN-HK hopes to share our experience in Hong Kong and look forward to explore with you:

  • Interventions adopted in Hong Kong to fight COVID-19
  • Psychobehavioural responses of the general public towards the outbreak, and insights for
    intervention and risk communication strategies
  • How we may mobilise support measures especially for vulnerable communities from
    philanthropic perspectives
  • How we may address post-outbreak challenges and build the city’s resilience
Date 21 April 2020 (Tuesday)
Time 8:30–10:00pm (Hong Kong GMT+8)
Speakers Mr Leong Cheung
Executive Director, Charities and Community, The Hong Kong Jockey Club
Co-Chair, The Hong Kong Chapter of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Solutions Network
Professor Gabriel M Leung
Dean of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong
Founding Director, the WHO Collaborating Centre for Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Control
Professor Samuel Wong
Professor and Head, Division of Family Medicine and Primary Healthcare;
The Jockey Club School of Public Health and Primary Care
Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong


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