Many issues that we explore in AMSAHK are intersectional. Different Standing Committees collaborate to create events that delve deeper into different dimensions.
SCOME x SCORA
Speak up: Sexually Smarter - A condom-making workshop
In collaboration with Sagami Hong Kong, SCOME and SCORA have arranged a series of four condom-making workshops. The workshops aim to educate medical students on sexual safety and sexually transmitted diseases. Our tutors from Sagami cover various topics, such as the history, the production process, and the proper usage of condoms. The engaging and fun activities would encourage students to be mindful about safe sex and protection.
SCOPH x SCORP
Contagion: Control or Compassion - Balancing ethics and public health
SCOPH and SCORP jointly held a workshop on outbreak response and the related ethical considerations SCOPH focused on epidemiology and policy decisions, whereas SCORP brought awareness to the inevitable clash between public health measures and individual rights. Professor Ivan Hung Fan-ngai was invited to share about pandemic management, and participants were put in the shoes of different stakeholders in multiple case scenarios to encourage them to think from different perspectives.
SCOPH x SCOME
“Challenges and Opportunities for Transborder Health Issues” Public Health Workshop for the Next Generation
SCOPH and SCOME held a joint 2-day workshop for secondary school students interested in medicine to broaden their insights in tobacco control and post-pandemic recovery. We invited Emeritus Professor Lam Tai Hing, one of the world's leading scientists and advocates on tobacco control as a speaker. Following that, participants took part in various interactive workshops to learn about the components of cigarettes, and health effects of tobacco. To conclude, participants advocated for a reduction in smoking or vaping rates in a presentation which was judged by SCOPH and SCOME.