Global Health and Development Leadership Camp 2019

Course Code: GHDLT2019

Faculty of: Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine

Level-of-study: S5

Course Period: July 28, 2019 to July 31, 2019

Course Fee: HKD7,500

Accommodation: Included

Discount: Please refer to the conditions below*

Deadline for Application: May 31, 2019

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  1. 5% Early Bird Discount:  Applicable for submission on or before April 30, 2019
  2. 5% Alumni/Staff Discount:  Applicable to applicants whose parents/siblings is/are alumni/staff of HKU (Can be used in conjunction with Early Bird Discount. ) (Please upload the HKU-related document during the application process, please click here for more information)

Course Description

Designed for secondary 5 (or equivalent) students, this 4-day/3-night summer camp will revolve around a table-top exercise of a major infectious disease outbreak. Campers will get exposed to real-world global health and development (GHD) issues that arose when countries face emergencies and learn about leadership and decision-making in GHD crises. Through multiple simulation workshops, campers will be able to see that outbreaks are not just infections and patients but a complex group of many concerns and perspectives, and be tasked to apply their leadership, diplomacy, negotiation, critical thinking and analytical skills in various disaster response scenarios. The camp will close with a high table dinner in the final evening.

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