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IGHI signs a formal collaboration with the Chinese University of Hong Kong


Professor the Lord Darzi with Professor Joseph Sung

The Institute of Global Health Innovation and the Chinese University of Hong Kong agree to work together across research and education

The institute of Global Health Innovation (IGHI) was delighted to welcome the Vice Chancellor of the Chinese University of Hong Kong this morning, Professor Joseph Sung, in order to discuss and finalise a new collaboration between the two universities. 

Given the current areas of specialisation and expertise at the two institutions, the Parties wish to work together to explore the growing opportunity for cooperation across education and research. A key outcome will be strengthened cooperation and exchange between their faculty members, departments and research institutes. 

Both organisations will work together to advance high-impact research and development across key areas, including:

  • Global health and the application of data analytics and methodologies to support the improvement of healthcare systems
  • Joint educational programmes in health policy
  • Innovation in engineering and robotics, which builds on strong foundations of collaboration between CUHK and the Institute of Global Health Innovation.

Profs Darzi and Sung signing the agreementProfessor Sung and IGHI’s Director, Professor Darzi, signed a memorandum of understanding which will runs for five years to formalise these new ties. 

“We were delighted to welcome CUHK and it truly is links such as these which underpin the great work and outputs from our Institute. I look forward to developing new and innovative programmes with our CUHK colleagues, going  forward.’’ said Professor Darzi, Director of IGHI. 


Jo Seed

Jo Seed
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