Founded in 1963, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) is a forward-looking comprehensive research university with a global vision and a mission to combine tradition with modernity, and to bring together China and the West. As a top university in Hong Kong and Asia, CUHK aims to nurture students with both specialised knowledge and wisdom for life.

The Nethersole School of Nursing was established under the Faculty of Medicine at CUHK in 1991. The School is internationally recognised for its high quality undergraduate and postgraduate education in nursing and gerontology, innovative research and clinical practice. Through maintaining strong connections with mainland and overseas universities, undertaking collaborative projects with community and healthcare partners, and organising international conferences and symposiums, the School contributes significantly to the promotion of global health and the development of the nursing and aged care professions.

According to QS World University Rankings 2019 – Nursing, the School ranks No. 1 in Hong Kong, No. 2 in Asia, and No. 26 in the world.

Cochrane Hong Kong at the School is an Affiliate supporting the mission of Cochrane and promoting Cochrane and its work in Hong Kong, mainland China, and the Asian region. Cochrane Hong Kong supports members in their engagement with Cochrane and builds links with particular regional and national bodies in mainland China and Asian regions for more targeted dissemination of Cochrane Reviews.

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Supporting Institutions

Department of Nursing, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan

School of Nursing, Faculty of Health, Queensland University of Technology, Queensland, Australia

School of Nursing, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand

School of Nursing, Fudan University, Shanghai, China

School of Nursing, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

School of Nursing, The University of California, Los Angeles, United States

School of Nursing, UT Health San Antonio, Texas, United States

The University of Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia