In 2017/18, HKOTF started to offer internship opportunities to students of the Master of Public Health (MPH) Practicum program.  Students in the program were supervised by Prof. Chan See-ching, Vice-President of HKOTF. Up to 2022/23, HKOTF has participated in the Practicum program for six consecutive years and offered internship opportunity to 11 students.

During the internship period, students helped in the preparation and delivery of seminar, design and participation in organ donation promotional activities, drafting of activity proposals, and conducting research projects. The research projects in the last six years covered a variety of topics including comparative study of organ donation system in different countries, analysis of the perspective towards organ donation amongst different age groups, impact of policy changes and social events on organ donation, feasibility of opt-out system, study on cardiac death as a criteria for organ donation, and the applicability of novel incentive in organ donation etc.

Prof. Chan See-ching explained the importance of HKOTF’s work to students of HKU Master of Public Health program.

The 1st batch of interns from 2017/18 program helped HKOTF to set up booths and distribute leaflets to promote organ donation to the passerby of Hong Kong Automobile Association 100th Anniversary Carnival.

The intern of 2018/19 program participated at an Organ Donation Promotion booth at Windsor, appealing for support to register as an organ donor.

The intern of 2019/20 program shared knowledge of organ donation with students in delivering thematic seminar at Tin Shui Wai Government Secondary School.

The intern of 2020/21 program introduced the current situation of organ donation in Hong Kong to Secondary students through online seminar. They also assisted in the daily work of HKOTF. 

The intern of 2021/22 program assisted in the operation of the organ donation game booth at an activity day in The Chinese Foundation Secondary School. They also participated in the thematic seminar at Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education (Sha Tin).  

The intern of 2022/23 program shared knowledge of organ donation with participants in thematic seminars held at Tuen Mun District Health Centre and Pok Oi Hospital Tang Pui King Memorial College.