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HKUMed and Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention Collaborate to Nurture Public Health Talents and Strengthen Scientific Research Collaboration

14 June 2019

In response to the Chinese government’s initiative to groom global public health leaders and to develop a public health cooperation network among the Belt and Road countries, HKUMed and the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention (China CDC) announced a visionary collaboration to jointly nurture public health professionals and foster closer scientific exchange on disease control and prevention and global health.

A Memorandum of Understanding Signing Ceremony was held at HKU on June 14, 2019, with Professor Gabriel Leung, Dean of Medicine, and Professor George F Gao, Director-General of China CDC, as signatories.

Above and beyond the aspiration of nurturing public health leaders and research elites for China and the Belt and Road countries, both parties have also agreed to further strengthen scientific, technical and academic exchange and cooperation where areas of infectious diseases, non-communicable diseases, environment and health and public health policy will be covered.

 

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