This study will investigate the effectiveness of an intervention enhancing TCM practitioners' communication skills. The proposed intervention is expected to improve patient-centred communication and proficiency and to result in better care through the integration of patient’s Western medical history.
Despite its effectiveness in prevention, the influenza vaccination coverage in Hong Kong has remained lower than the 30% threshold proportion required for building up basic herd immunity. This project tries to introduce narrative persuasion as an effective tool for promoting influenza vaccine uptakes in Hong Kong.
Knowledge on the epidemiological features and transmission patterns of COVID-19 is accumulating. Detailed line-list data with household settings can advance the understanding of COVID-19 transmission dynamics.
Drawing on knowledge of both Chinese politics and health security, this article analyzes how Chinese actors have responded to the threat in the public and animal health sectors as well as the domestic and international implications of these responses.
This study examined masculinity as a predictor of engagement in health behaviour, and explores the mediating effect of age and social support on the relationship between conformity to masculine norms and health behaviour.
This study acknowledges the current research gap and builds an integrative framework portraying a more comprehensive picture about the relationship between government trust and public health risk assessment in the high-trust Chinese context.
Omega-3 supplementation may help reduce childhood antisocial and aggressive behaviour in females, and in children with high psychopathic-like personality, in an East Asian population, a study conducted by Dr Annis FUNG Lai-chu suggested.
Dr Ben LI Kin-kit and his collaborators conducted a study to investigate Hong Kong nurses’ influenza vaccine uptake rate, their intention to have COVID-19 vaccine and the psychological underpinnings of their vaccine hesitancy.
A research team led by Professor Christine HUANG Yihui, Chair Professor of Communication and Media, conducted a poll to find out citizens’ willingness to get vaccinated and any correlation between their tendencies and backgrounds.
Given New Zealand has so far been regarded as successful in fighting the pandemic, Dr Christoph HAFNER of CityU’s Department of English investigates whether (and how) the NZ government’s communication practices have played a role throughout the process.