3-Day conference (3-5 November 2021) 



The 9th Global Conference of the Alliance for Healthy Cities “Smarter Healthy Cities Beyond COVID-19”


9:00am - 5:30pm

Supported by the World Health Organisation, AFHC, and Hong Kong SAR Government, the three-day global conference is expected to gather over 160 international and local experts, to share insights of building a smarter healthy city from a wide range of perspectives. Topics covering from updated COVID-19 Control and Policy, Risk Communications in Emergencies, eHealth, Mental Health, SDG Sustainable Cities and Climate Action, Primary Healthcare Services, Age-friendly Communities, City Design, to Data-driven City Planning and more.


Date: 3 - 5 November 2021 (zoom)


Main Theme: Smarter Healthy Cities beyond COVID-19



1) Sub-theme 1: Risk Communications in Emergencies

2) Mental Health Under and Beyond COVID-19

3) Age-Friendly Communities Beyond COVID-19


Early-bird tickets are now open until 15 October.


Official Language: English (Simultaneous Interpretation available for ALL sessions in Mandarin, Japanese and Korean)


Check out the conference full details online www.afhc2021.org


There are also some competitions that welcome staff/students/faculty/schools/departments to participate.






Speakers / Performers:
The Hon. Mrs Carrie Lam, GBM, GBS
Chief Executive at the Hong Kong SAR
Speakers / Performers:
Dr. Takeshi Kasai
Regional Director of Regional Office for Western Pacific, World Health Organization ("WHO")
Speakers / Performers:
Prof. Sophia Chan, JP
Secretary at Food and Health Bureau, the Hong Kong SAR
Speakers / Performers:
Mr. Leong Cheung
Executive Director of Charities & Community at The Hong Kong Jockey Club
Speakers / Performers:
Prof. Eng Kiong Yeoh, OBE, GBS, JP
Director of Centre for Health Systems and Policy Research Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Speakers / Performers:
Prof. David SC Hui, BBS
Chairman at Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of HK


Speakers / Performers:
Dr. Ronald Lam, JP
Director of Health at Hong Kong SAR
Speakers / Performers:
Dr. Ching Choi Lam, SBS, JP
Chief Executive Officer at Haven of Hope Christian Service
Speakers / Performers:
Mr. Terence Ng
Director of Policy & Technology Innovation Office Health Promotion Board, Singapore
Speakers / Performers:
Ms. Rowena Wong
Chief Manager (Chinese Medicine Department) at Hospital Authority
Speakers / Performers:
Prof. Emily Ying-yang Chan
Director of Collaborating Centre for Oxford University and CUHK for Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response (CCOUC)
Speakers / Performers:
Dr. Owen T.Y. Tsang
Medical Director of Hospital Authority Infectious Disease Centre
Speakers / Performers:
Dr. Léan Doody
Associate Director and Europe Integrated Cities and Planning Leader of Arun, Ireland, Dublin
Speakers / Performers:
Dr. Randeep Guleria
Director of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, India
Speakers / Performers:
Mr. Kevin Hin
Secretary General at the Junior Chamber International
Speakers / Performers:
Dr. Yuichi Imanaka
Professor and Head at Healthcare Economics and Quality Management Graduate School of Medicine and Faculty of Medicine, Kyoto University, Japan
Speakers / Performers:
Mr. Ronald Kan
Session Chairman/at Solicitor, Mediator and Notary Public, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and CPA (Australia)
Speakers / Performers:
Dr. Donald Li, SBS, JP
Session Chairman/at President, World Organization of Family Doctors (WONCA)
Speakers / Performers:
Dr. Jonathan, Heung-on Wai, JP
Session Chairman/at President, Hong Kong Disaster Medicine Association
Speakers / Performers:
Dr. Kitty K Wu, JP
Session Chairman/at Chairperson & Board of Director, Hong Kong Institute of Clinical Psychologists
Recommended For
Faculty and staff
General public
HKUST Family
PG students
UG students
Health, Safety and Environment Office on behalf of The China-HK Chapter of the AFHC
Please refer to the website for details

The China Hong Kong Chapter of the Alliance for Healthy Cities

Contact Organizer

+852 91903167

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