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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

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

23 May 2012

The Palliative Centre of North District Hospital opens striking a chord with ‘Heart of Gold’

(Hong Kong, 23 May 2012)The Palliative Centre of North District Hospital was officially opened on 22nd May 2012. The centre provides hospice and palliative service for terminal cancer patients in a comfortable environment where patients can complete their life journey with dignity. This centre is the... 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

19 October 2011

Opening of world-class research and education institute at St Michael’s Hospital promotes the discovery, sharing and application of knowledge

(TORONTO, Ont, Oct 18, 2011) A transformative gift from Hong Kong entrepreneur and philanthropist Mr Li Ka-shing has created a world-class institute at St Michael’s Hospital that will benefit people around the world by combining groundbreaking medical research, education and patient care. Read More