International Conference: "Enhancing Continuity of Care Through the Science and Art in Nursing and Midwifery"
October 7- 8, 2022


Professor Dr. Angela Y. M. Leung

Professor and Director
WHO Collaborating Centre for Community Health Services
School of Nursing, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong

Angela Y. M. Leung is Professor and Director of WHO Collaborating Centre for Community Health Services in School of Nursing of Hong Kong Polytechnic University. She was the recipient of The Excellent Health Promotion Project Award given by the Food and Health Bureau, Hong Kong Government (2021), awardee in the Hartford Geriatric Scholars Program in Johns Hopkins University (2014) and Distinguished Gerontological Nursing Educator by National Hartford Centre for Gerontological Nursing Excellence, USA (2018). She is an active researcher in health literacy and dementia caregiving, with a wide range of publications in international journals (e.g. doi:10.2196/10662; doi:10.2196/16772). She has a strong belief that technology can help people to understand their current health status and make the informed health decision. One of her recent innovations is the Blended Gaming COVID-19 Training System (BGCTS) for training residential care home workers with WHO infection control guidelines and local regulations. She is also dedicated to community-based health promotion initiatives. She lined up frontline workers and nursing students to adopt WHO ICOPE model in their practices.