Health Education Exhibition and Resources Centre

Health Education Exhibition and Resources Centre was opened on 17 May 1997 in Hong Kong. It is under the management of Food and Environmental Hygiene Department, HKSAR government.

History

The Health Education Exhibition and Resources Centre is housed in a historical building (Block S4 of former Whitfield Camp) in Kowloon Park.

Floor plan

The centre comprises an exhibition area on two floors and an outdoor health education garden.

The exhibition on the ground floor introduce the general information of Food and Environmental Hygiene Department and then focuses on various aspects of food and environmental hygiene - high-risk foods, GM foods and food additives. The topics are thoroughly explained through computer games, videos and photos, etc.

The ground floor lecture room holds regular seminars and visitors can also enjoy a walk in the Health Education Garden while browsing the history and development of the Keep Hong Kong Clean Campaign.

There is also a souvenir counter on the ground floor.

The first floor hosts temporary exhibitions in the centre of the hall and permanent exhibitions on environmental hygiene, kitchen hygiene, public toilets and pest control.

An additional resources center is located on the second floor. The resource center boasts a collection of over 6,000 publications, a lecture room and a small conference room. It is equipped with a great variety of books and audio-visual materials.

Activities

The centre organises extra-curricular programmes such as school and group visits, a volunteer scheme and a health troop membership scheme.

References

* [http://www.fehd.gov.hk/research_education/heerc/index.html Official Homepage]
* [http://hk.bcmagazine.net/issues/museum/02museumdetail.html#5 bc Magazine]


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • List of health topics (H) — * H. Keith H. Brodie * H. R. Cox * H. Winter Griffith * H.E.L.P. International * H1N2 * H5N1 * Habibullah Bahar Chowdhury * Habitat conservation * Hacettepe University * Hackensack University Medical Center * Haddon Matrix * Haight Ashbury Free… …   Wikipedia

  • Food and Environmental Hygiene Department — Infobox Government agency agency name = Food and Environmental Hygiene Department nativename a = 食物環境衞生署 logo caption = seal width = seal caption = headquarters = 44/F Queensway Government Offices, 66 Queensway, Hong Kong formed = preceding1 =… …   Wikipedia

  • Information and communication technologies for development — An OLPC class in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia …   Wikipedia

  • Business and Industry Review — ▪ 1999 Introduction Overview        Annual Average Rates of Growth of Manufacturing Output, 1980 97, Table Pattern of Output, 1994 97, Table Index Numbers of Production, Employment, and Productivity in Manufacturing Industries, Table (For Annual… …   Universalium

  • Libraries and Museums — ▪ 2007 Introduction Libraries and museums grappled with ways to attract more patrons during the year, introducing innovative software (Library 2.0), technological wizardry (iPods as museum aides), and even “bib dating.” Efforts continued to… …   Universalium

  • Timeline of Islamic science and engineering — This timeline of Islamic science and engineering covers the general development of science and technology in the Islamic world during the Islamic Golden Age, usually dated from the 7th to 16th centuries.From the 17th century onwards, the advances …   Wikipedia

  • Waldorf education — (also known as Steiner or Steiner Waldorf education) is a pedagogy based upon the educational philosophy of Rudolf Steiner, the founder of anthroposophy. Learning is interdisciplinary, integrates practical, artistic, and intellectual… …   Wikipedia

  • Information and Communication Technologies for Development — (ICT4D) is a general term referring to the application of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) within the field of socio economic development. ICTs can be applied either in the direct sense, where their use directly benefits the… …   Wikipedia

  • Moray House School of Education — {{Infobox University |name = Moray House School of Education |latin name = |image = |established =1848 |endowment = |staff = |head label=Dean/Head of School |head= [[DUGALD J MCKELLAR |free label = |free = |students = approx. 2000 |undergrad =… …   Wikipedia

  • Preservation (library and archival science) — Preservation is a branch of library and information science concerned with maintaining or restoring access to artifacts, documents and records through the study, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of decay and damage. [cite web… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.