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What is AsianSTSS?


AsianSTSS was founded in 2005 as a fully incorporated limited company registered in Hong Kong for professionals to share information about the effects of trauma. AsianSTSS was officially approved by the Inland Revenue Department to be a charitable organization with effect from 24 October 2012.


  • To advance knowledge about the nature and consequences of highly stressful events
  • To provide a forum for the sharing of research, clinical strategies, public policy concerns and theoretical formulations on trauma around the Asian region
  • To promote high standards and ethical practice in the trauma field

Strategic Goals

  • To provide quality services to AsianSTSS members
  • To encourage networking and development of AsianSTSS within the Asian region
  • To promote standards of excellence in trauma research and practice among members
  • To pursue dialogue and links within the international trauma community
  • To encourage exploration of different paradigms in research and practice
  • To explore the role of prevention in traumatology
  • To seek to influence the way traumatology is addressed in public policy and the media
  • To pursue a role within the non- professional community through education