21 July 2015

A Life Changing New Milestone for China’s Organ Transplantation Reforms The Li Ka Shing Foundation Supports Move Towards Transparency

Mr. Li Ka-shing pledged to donate RMB 8 million to the China Organ Transplantation Development Foundation (COTDF) to support China’s organ transplantation reforms. Behind this historic health reform is Dr Huang Jiefu, former Vice Minister for the Ministry of Health and Director of the COTDF. Dr Huang gained a fervent supporter in Mr Li when he shared his goals with him.|基金會主席李嘉誠先生支持國家移植事業文明改革,捐資800萬元人民幣,作為中國器官移植發展基金會的種子基金。推動這項重大改革的靈魂人物,原衛生部副部長兼中國器官移植發展基金會理事長黃潔夫教授,於日前在港與李先生會面並提出其具體計劃,讓器官捐贈體系全面陽光化。|基金会主席李嘉诚先生支持国家移植事业文明改革,捐资800万元人民币,作为中国器官移植发展基金会的种子基金。推动这项重大改革的灵魂人物,原卫生部副部长兼中国器官移植发展基金会理事长黄洁夫教授,於日前在港与李先生会面并提出其具体计划,让器官捐赠体系全面阳光化。

(Hong Kong, 21 July 2015) On January 1, 2015, the National Organ Donation and Organ Transplant Committee announced the ban of organ harvesting from death-row inmates, designating civilian organ donation as the only legitimate source for organ transplants. Behind this historic health reform in China is... Read More

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

Mr Li is a longtime supporter of Stanford University. He visited the University in September 2010 to unveil the Li Ka Shing Center for Learning and Knowledge together with Stanford President John Hennessy, and met with the students and faculty there.|李先生長期支持史丹福大學。他曾於2010年9月到訪該大學,與校長約翰軒尼斯一同為「李嘉誠知識研究中心」揭幕,並與學生和教職員見面。|李先生长期支持斯坦福大学。他曾於2010年9月到访该大学,与校长约翰轩尼斯一同为「李嘉诚知识研究中心」揭幕,并与学生和教职员见面。

]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

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(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

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(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