The Health Risk Communication Programme is Asia’s premier research institute and training centre for risk communication and health journalism. The programme advocates that communication is one of the most powerful tools for risk assessment, crisis mitigation, and disaster relief, and seeks to provide research and training to meet the needs of public health organisations, governments and international organisations.

The Programme works closely with governments and international organisations such as the United Nations, the World Health Organisation, and the European Union. The programme conducts studies and reports on topics ranging from the role of the media during natural disasters to the interface between human and animal health, and facilitates educational workshops, courses, and exchanges for journalists to develop their skills as health and risk communicators.

25 February 2016

Health Risk Communication Programme

The Health Risk Communication Programme is Asia’s premier research institute and training centre for risk communication and health journalism. The programme advocates that communication is one of the most powerful tools for risk assessment, crisis […]
10 November 2014

Open House November 28 for Master of Journalism Applicants

The JMSC will be holding an Admissions Open Day on Friday, November 28, at 6:30pm. It will be held in the Digital Media Lab of Eliot Hall, the JMSC's headquarters on The University of Hong Kong campus.
25 November 2013

JMSC to Hold Open House November 29 for Master of Journalism Applicants

The Journalism and Media Studies Centre is now accepting applications for its Master of Journalism program for the 2014-2015 academic year. To kick off the process, the JMSC will be holding an Admissions Open Day […]
8 October 2013

Workshop on Integrated Marketing Communication for Behavioural Impact (IMC/COMBI) in Health and Social Development

This 10-day course focuses on strategic communication planning for behavioural impact in health and social development, based on the COMBI (Communication for Behavioural Impact) used by the World Health Organization and UNICEF in areas ranging from communicable and non-communicable diseases to HIV/AIDS, early childhood development, and perinatal care.