“Love Can Help” Medical Assistance Programme
(Two Phases)

Time Frame:
2018 (Phase 1), 2020 (Phase 2)
Project Status:

Project Goals and Purpose

  • The programme served as a caring friend for patients falling outside the social security safety net and who were ineligible for government subsidies. Mr Li Ka-shing offered financial assistance to the individuals and families with these medical needs.
  • In 2018, the Foundation funded the following services with a donation of HK$100 million in collaboration with the Hospital Authority:

    • Positron Emission Tomography-Computed Tomography (PET-CT)
    • Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI)
    • PET-CT Centre at the Tuen Mun Hospital
    • Funding to support medical faculties at the University of Hong Kong and the Chinese University of Hong Kong, while also offering financial assistance to their patients
  • In 2020, the Foundation donated over HK$100 million:

    • To fund PCI procedures and also the newly added Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion (LAAO)
    • To support a pilot initiative, LKS Career Seeding Fund for Medical graduates from HKU Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine
    • To support the Hong Kong Sanatorium & Hospital’s “Transcatheter Cardiovascular Interventions Subsidy Scheme”
    • To support 12 non-governmental organisations providing various services to, among others, the visually impaired, mentally handicapped and physically disabled, autistic children, elderly, and underprivileged families