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Inaugural Symposium for FAMILY:
A Jockey Club Initiative for a Harmonious Society cum Training
Public Health Approaches to Family Health, Happiness and

October 22 – 27, 2008

The 1st symposium and workshops of the FAMILY project, aim to provide an evidence-based platform for the open exchange of experiences and views to establish and evaluate strategies and interventions to promote family Health, Happiness and Harmony (3Hs).

The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust
School of Public Health of The University of Hong Kong




Speaker: Professor Jeffrey L Edleson (University of Minnesota)
               Professor Howard Koh (Harvard School of Public Heath)
               Professor Daniel Shek (The Chinese University of Hong Kong)
               Dr Vish Viswanath (Harvard School of Public Health)


Workshop 1

Working with the media towards developing family health and harmony


Speaker: Dr Vish Viswanath (Harvard School of Public Health)
               Professor Chan Siu Chee (The University of Hong Kong)



Workshop 2

Preventing conflicts and enhancing family harmony


Speaker: Professor J Edleson (University of Minnesota)
               Dr Tiwari Fung Yee, Agnes (The University of Hong Kong)

               Presentation 1        Presentation 2        Presentation 3


Workshop 3

Nurturing leadership in neighbourhoods for health


Speaker: Professor Howard Koh (Harvard School of Public Health)
               Dr Fung Hong (Hospital Authority)

               Presentation 1        Presentation 2         Presentation 3


Workshop 4

Randomized controlled trials of complex social interventions


Speaker: Professor Lam Tai Hing (The University of Hong Kong)
               Professor Sunita Stewart (The University of Hong Kong/ The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas)

               Presentation 1          Presentation 2