Archive

13 January 2015

Techcracker Lab Delegates Return to Hong Kong from Israel Motivated with “Chutzpah” and a Dose of “Innovation DNA”

(Israel, 12 January, 2105)–On 8 January, 50 Hong Kong students selected to join the Techcracker Lab programme ventured out of their comfort zones, and headed to Israel for a journey across the “Startup Nation”. Upon arrival, the group was met with unpredictable weather and snow, yet they managed... 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

24 November 2014

Techcracker Lab presents Innovation and Entrepreneurship 101: With Perseverance and Chutzpah

(Hong Kong, 24 November 2014) In 1923, after the First World War, Albert Einstein visited the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa, Israel. He founded the Technion Society and whilst there, planted the iconic Washingtonion Robusta. Still standing, the palm tree is symbolic of the Society’s... 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

13 November 2014

Dare to Venture into the Impossible LKSF Techcracker Lab Sponsors Students to “Start-up Nation” Israel

(Hong Kong, 10 November 2014) In this data-driven, talent-centric economy, innovation is critical to sustainable development and progress. The Li Ka Shing Foundation is proud to announce a collaboration with the Technion- Israel Institute of Technology to launch Techcracker Lab. About Techcracker Lab... Read More

10 November 2012

CUHK and HKU Host the 5thAnnual Palliative Care Symposium for Health Care Workers in Chinese Population

(Hong Kong, 10 November 2012) The 5thAnnual Palliative Care Symposium for Health Care Workers in Chinese Population, jointly organized by the Faculty of Medicine at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) and Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine at The University of Hong Kong (HKU) with the support of... Read More

07 November 2012

19th HKICC Hospice & Palliative Social Work Satellite Symposium – “Multidisciplinary Palliative Collaboration – Consolidation & Harmony”

(Hong Kong, 07 November 2012) Hong Kong is facing a rapidly ageing population. According to Government projection, the population of elderly persons aged 65 or above are expected to increase from 900 thousand at present to 2.1 million in 2030. As incidence of cancer and chronic illnesses is increasing... Read More

12 November 2011

Opening Ceremony of The 4thAnnual Palliative Care Symposium for Health Care Workers in Chinese Population

(Hong Kong, 12 November 2011) The 4thAnnual Palliative Care Symposium for Health Care Workers in Chinese Population jointly organized by the Faculty of Medicine at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) and Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine at The University of Hong Kong (HKU) with the support of the... Read More

12 December 2009

Professor Ying-wei Wang (2nd from left), Chief, Heart Lotus Hospice, Tzuchi Hospital, Taiwan; Professor Carmen Chan (3rd from left), Professor, Nethersole School of Nursing, CUHK; Professor T F Fok, Dean (4th from left), Faculty of Medicine, CUHK; Dr Cheung Wai Lun, Director (Cluster Services)(4th from right), Hospital Authority; Professor Anthony Chan (3rd from right), Associate Dean (External Affairs), Faculty of Medicine, CUHK;Ms Agnes Tin (2nd from right), Teaching Consultant, Centre on Behavioral Health, University of Hong Kong; and representatives from Li Ka-shing Foundation attend the opening ceremony

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13 December 2007

HKU Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine and HA launch Pilot Study on Pneumococcal Vaccination

  (December 13, 2007) The Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine of the University of Hong Kong, in collaboration with the Hospital Authority and Department of Health, has launched a Prospective Study on the Effectiveness of Pneumococcal Vaccination in Elderly Patients in preventing pneumococcal pneumonia.... Read More

14 April 2007

Pinnacle of Global Medical Collaboration Best of the Best Gather to Open Inaugural Meeting and Sign MOU of the East-West Alliance

  (April 14 2007, Hong Kong) Following its formation last year, the East-West Alliance (EWA) held its Inaugural Meeting and Signing Ceremony of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)at the University of Hong Kong on 14 and 15 April. The EWA is a global medical network comprising nine renowned research-led... Read More