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Past Events & News – 2004

 

Topical Health Report No. 4 - Prevention and Screening of Cervical Cancer has been published

   

10 Dec 2004

It is well known that regular cervical screening can prevent cervical cancer. However, cervical cancer is still one of the ten major lethal cancers among women in Hong Kong. This report highlights the importance of regular cervical screening for the prevention of cervical cancer.


 

Roving Exhibition for Cervical Screening Programme

   

30 Oct 2004

The exhibition dates and venues for November and December are listed in the following table:

  Date Time Venue
1. 1 - 3 Nov 10am - 7pm 1/F, Tseung Kwan O Metra City Plaza Phase III
2. 25 - 7 Nov 10am - 7pm G/F, Yat Tung Shopping Centre, Tung Chung
3. 16 - 18 Nov 10am - 7pm 3/F, Maritime Square, Tsing Yi
4. 23 - 25 Nov 10am - 7pm 2/F, Kai Tin Shopping Centre, Lam Tin
5. 30 Nov - 2 Dec 10am - 7pm G/F, Yau Oi Shopping Centre, Tuen Mun
6. 10 -12 Dec 10am - 7pm G/F, Tin Wan Shopping Centre, Tin Wan, Aberdeen
7. 20 - 22 Dec 8am - 6pm G/F, Cheung Sha Wan Government Offices, Kowloon

All are welcomed.

Press release >>

Poster (Nov - Dec) >>


 

Roving Exhibition for Cervical Screening Programme

   

17 Sep 2004

The exhibition dates and venues for September and October are listed in the following table:

  Date Time Venue
1. 18-20 Sept 11am - 8pm Home World, Whampao, Hung Hom, Kowloon
2. 27-29 Sept 10am - 7pm Heng On Shopping Centre, Ma On Shan, New Territories
3. 11-13 Oct 9am - 7pm Central MTR Station, Hong Kong
4. 18-20 Oct 11am - 7pm Discovery Park, Tsuen Wan, New Territories
5. 22-24 Oct 11am - 8pm Plaza Hollywood, Diamond Hill, Kowloon

Exhibition venues and details from November to December will be announced closer to the time.

Press release >>

Poster (Sep - Oct) >>


 

Roving Exhibition Photo

   

16 Sep 2004

 

Roving Exhibition for Cervical Screening Programme

   

19 Aug 2004

To increase the public's knowledge on cervical screening and participation in the Programme, a series of roving exhibition will be organized from August to December 2004 in different districts of Hong Kong, Kowloon and the New Territories. The exhibition will include display of information on prevention and screening of cervical cancer, games, VCD show, distribution of booklet and pamphlet. The public is welcomed to visit the exhibition.

The exhibition dates and venues for August and September are listed in the following table:

  Date Time Venue
1. 24-26 Aug 11am - 7pm Uptown Plaza, Tai Po, New Territories
2. 30 Aug -1 Sep 9am - 6pm Queensway Government Office, Hong Kong
3. 10-12 Sept 10am - 7pm Chung Fu Shopping Centre, Tin Shui Wai, New Territories
4. 15-17 Sept 10am - 7pm Oi Tung Shopping Centre, Shau Kei Wan, Hong Kong
5. 18-20 Sept 11am - 8pm Home World, Whampoa, Hung Hom, Kowloon
6. 27-29 Sept 10am - 7pm Heng On Shopping Centre, Ma On Shan, New Territories

The remaining schedule will be announced in due course. Please look out for it.

Press release>>

Poster (Sep-Oct)>>


 

Publicity video clip now playing at RoadShow

   

1 Aug 2004

A publicity video clip titled "Killer cancer of Hong Kong women - Cervical Cancer" is now on show to the public through the RoadShow telecast display on 1600 buses over Hong Kong till 30 August. Please take note when you ride the bus.


 

Surveillance & Epidemiology Branch, Centre for Health Protection established

   

1 Jun 2004

The Surveillance & Epidemiology Branch (SEB), established in June 2004 as a branch under the Centre for Health Protection, is responsible for formulating strategies and implementing measures in the surveillance, prevention, and control of communicable diseases and non-communicable diseases. The SEB assesses the health status and health needs of the community, plans and implements health intervention programmes, and conducts research and evaluation.

Cervical Screening Programme now becomes a work area of the Non-communicable Disease Division of the SEB.

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Invitation letter to all women in Hong Kong

   

20 May 2004

Since April 2004, the Department of Health has started sending out invitation letter to women in Hong Kong in phases, inviting them to join the Cervical Screening Programme. The aim is to arouse women's awareness towards cervical cancer and encourage women to have regular cervical smears.

The letter contents can be viewed here.


 

Registration information for the Cervical Screening Information System

   

14 May 2004

 

"Invisible Killer of Women" TV mini-programme

   

22 Apr 2004

A series of four episodes of 2.5-minutes mini-programme on cervical cancer have been broadcasted on 13 March, 21 March, 28 March and 4 April 2004.


 

Press Release - Cervical Screening Programme to safeguard women's health

   

8 Mar 2004

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The Launching Ceremony of the Cervical Screening Programme

   

8 Mar 2004

The Launching Ceremony of the Cervical Screening Programme organized by the Department of Health is held on Monday, 8 March 2004 at 2:30pm in the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. Dr. Lam Ping-yan, J.P., Director of Health will officiate at the ceremony.


 

 

 

 

   
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