Healthcare

15 December 2014

The 7th Palliative Care Symposium for Health Care Workers in Chinese Population: ‘Palliative Care in the Community’

(Hong Kong, 15 December 2014) The 7th Annual Palliative Care Symposium for Health Care Workers in Chinese Population, jointly organised by the Faculty of Medicine of The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK); Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine of The University of Hong Kong (HKU), The Hong Kong College... Read More

20 November 2014

21st HKICC Hospice & Palliative Social Work Satellite Symposium – “The Art of Palliative Social Work – Research, Practice and Beyond”

To promote a positive attitude towards death and dying and to increase public awareness of hospice and palliative care, the 21st Hong Kong International Cancer Congress Hospice & Palliative Social Work Satellite Symposium “The Art of Palliative Social Work – Research, Practice and Beyond... Read More

27 May 2014

New Donation of HK$100 million Extends Collaboration with China Disabled Persons’ Federation

(May 27, 2014, Wuhan) There are an estimated 85 million people with disabilities in Mainland China. Along with their family members of over 200 million, they comprise 20% of China’s population. Two-thirds of these families live in rural areas that lack proper support resources. The Li Ka Shing Foundation... Read More

18 March 2014

New DNA-editing technology spawns bold UC initiative

BERKELEY —The University of California, Berkeley, and UC San Francisco are launching the Innovative Genomics Initiative (IGI) to lead a revolution in genetic engineering based on a new technology already generating novel strategies for gene therapy and the genetic study of disease. The Li Ka Shing... Read More

23 January 2014

Li Ka Shing Foundation gives US$3 million to Stanford for ‘big data’ initiative

]STANFORD, Calif. — The Li Ka Shing Foundation has provided a US$3 million planning grant to the Stanford University School of Medicine for a new initiative to explore ways of harnessing the vast repositories of biomedical data to improve human health and lower health care costs. This latest gift will... Read More

03 May 2013

Prime Minister joins Sir Ka-shing Li for launch of £90m initiative in big data and drug discovery at Oxford University

(London, 3 May 2013) The new Centre for Health Information and Discovery, made possible with a donation of £20 million from the Foundation, was launched by the Prime Minister David Cameron and Mr. Li Ka-shing. The focus of the new Centre is to tap the potential of “big data” to revolutionise health... Read More

20 March 2013

Faster Treatment Better Results Milestone laid for cancer treatment as State-of-the-art TrueBeam System commences service in public hospital

(Hong Kong, 20 March 2013) The Li Ka Shing Foundation (LKSF), the Faculty of Medicine of The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) and the Prince of Wales Hospital (PWH) are pleased to announce that PWH is the first public hospital in Hong Kong to offer the TrueBeam System, the most advanced linear... Read More

15 November 2012

“Heart of Gold” Hong Kong Hospice Service Programme Extended to Hong Kong Buddhist Hospital

(Hong Kong, 15 November 2012) The tenth Hospice Centre established under the “Heart of Gold” Hong Kong Hospice Service Programme, a collaboration programme between the Hospital Authority (HA) and the Li Ka Shing Foundation (LKSF), was opened in Hong Kong Buddhist Hospital today (15 November). The... Read More