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    Forum for Third United Nations Global Road Safety Week [May 2015] 




    Children are vulnerable in our complex road transport system, and they are susceptible to injuries as passengers, cyclists and pedestrians.

    The United Nations dedicates the Third UN Global Road Safety Week, 4th to 10th May 2015, to the theme ‘‘Children and Road Safety’’. During this week, governments, international agencies, civil society organisations, private companies - all of us who travel the world’s roads - are encouraged by the UN to plan and host events to raise our concerns and show our care.

    More information about this campaign can be found on the UN website :

    The Community for Road Safety (CRS) in association with the Hong Kong Childhood Injury Prevention and Research Association (CIPRA) and Designing Hong Kong hold this forum to draw together related professionals in education, engineering, medicine, enforcement ..., and concerned public to share experience and to formulate solutions to better protect children on our roads. The forum also aims to further attract the attention of Government and the society in children road safety.

    Collaborating Organisation:
    Centre for Health Protection

    Supporting Organisations:
    Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, University of Hong Kong
    Asian Society for Traumatic Stress Studies

    The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport in Hong Kong
    Hong Kong Institution of Engineers, Logistics and Transportation Division

    For better road safety, we need your views and suggestions in the Post-Forum survey at

    Date : 9 May 2015 (Saturday)

    Time : 1300 - 1800

    Venue : Lecture Theatre, G/F, Centre for Health Protection, 147C Argyle Street, Kowloon

    Media : English

    Seats : 150

    Registration :



    Email to or contact Mr. Woo at 9095 3817


    Successful Registration will be notified by email.

    * CPD certificate will be available at the end of forum

     Forum Programme

    13:00 - 13:30 Registration
    13:00 - 13:30 Press Release
    13:30 - 13:35 Welcoming Speech by the Organisers
    13:35 - 13:40 Speech by Hon Frankie YICK Chi-ming, Member of the Legislative Council of Hong Kong for Transport Constituency
    13:40 - 13:50 Speech by Dr LEUNG Ting-hung JP, Controller of Centre for Health Protection, Department of Health
    13:50 - 14:00 Presentation of Souvenirs
    14:00 - 14:20 The Characteristics and Trends of Road Traffic Casualties among Children in Hong Kong
    Ir Dr Joey LI Y.C., Research Officer of Department of Civil Engineering, University of Hong Kong
    14:20 - 14:40 Psychological Impact of Motor Vehicle Crash: Preliminary findings from a Territory-wide Epidemiology Study in Hong Kong  [Presentation File]
    Dr Kitty WU K. JP, President of Asian Society for Traumatic Stress Studies
    14:40 - 15:00 Geo-spatial Analysis on Burden of Childhood Traffic Injuries in Hong Kong 2001-2012
    Dr CHOW Chun-bong BBS JP
    Honorary Clinical Professor of the Department of Paediatrics and Department of Community Medicine, The University of Hong Kong
    Honorary Consultant of Hospital Authority Infectious Disease Centre and Paediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, Princess Margaret Hospital
    15:00 - 15:20 Road Safety and Police
    Mr Anson HUI Cheung-tai,Senior Inspector, Road Safety Unit, Traffic Branch Headquarter, Hong Kong Police Force
    15:20 - 15:50 Coffee Break
    15:50 - 16:10 Cycling Injuries in Children
    Dr KOU Sio-kei, Specialist in Orthopaedics and Traumatology
    16:10 - 16:30 Defensive Driving for School Bus Drivers
    Dr Patrick WONG, Director of Learning and Teaching Training Centre
    16:30 - 16:50 Creating Awareness for Better Streets  [Presentation File]
    Mr Paul ZIMMERMAN, CEO of Designing Hong Kong
    16:50 - 17:10 Children-friendly Road Design  [Presentation File]
    Ir Julian KWONG Tse-hin, Chairman of Community for Road Safety
    17:10 - 17:55 Panel Discussion
    17:55 - 18:00 Closing Remarks


     Forum Photos

    The Charter "I PLEDGE TO HELP SAVE KIDS LIVES with Road Safety" was supported and signed by our honourable guests and audience.
    (Click the image to enlarge it)

    Our Guests of Honour and Speakers.
    (from left to right) Dr. SK Kou, Dr. Joey Li, Mr. Barry Wilson, Dr. Patrick Wong, Mr. Paul Zimmerman, Hon Frankie Yick, Dr. TH Leung,
    Ir. Julian Kwong, Dr. CB Chow, Dr. Kitty Wu

    We committed to save kids'''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''''' lives.

    Ir. Julian Kwong was presenting souvenir to Hon Frankie Yick

    (from left to right) Dr. Regina Ching (CHP),Dr. TH Leung (CHP),Dr. SK Kou

    (from far to near) Mr. Barry Wilson (our moderator), Ir. Julian Kwong and Dr. CB Chow were leading our panel discussion


     Exhibition Boards

    Board#1 "Is Seat Belt Safe?"

    Board#2 "Are School Routes Safe?"

    Board#3 "Are School Buses Safe enough?"

    Board#4 "Is Cycling Safe?"

    You are still welcome to express your ideas at our Post-Forum online survey at