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Past Events & News – 2015

 

Hong Kong Cancer Day 2015 - Together, We Prevent Cancer

   

13 December 2015

The Hong Kong Cancer Day 2015 was co-organised by the Department of Health and The Hong Kong Anti-Cancer Society, was successfully launched at Piazza of Kowloon Park on 13 December, 2015. Captain AC led the Healthy League members to promote health messages on cancer prevention such as maintaining healthy body weight, eating more vegetables and fruits, exercising more, no smoking and no alcohol drinking. To learn more, you may visit the Hong Kong Anti-Cancer Society website or facebook.

Cancer Day 2015 photo 1 Cancer Day 2015 photo 2 Cancer Day 2015 photo 3

 

Cancer Symposium

   

12 December 2015

The Department of Health and The Hong Kong Anti-Cancer Society co-organised the “Symposium on Cancer Control in the Western Pacific cum Launching of the Cancer Atlas 2nd Edition (Chinese Version)” on 12 December 2015. Over 20 professional bodies, academic institutes and cancer-related NGOs from Western Pacific regions shared their experiences in cancer control and promulgated the key content of the Cancer Atlas 2nd edition and launched the Chinese version of the Atlas. To learn more, you may visit the Hong Kong Anti-Cancer Society website or facebook.

Cancer Symposium photo 1 Cancer Symposium photo 2 Cancer Symposium photo 3

 

Newspaper Column

   

11 December 2015

An article on cervical cancer screening was published in Sky Post on 11 December 2015. If you wish to know more, please click here (Extracted from Sky Post on 11 December 2015; Chinese version only).


 

Newspaper Column

   

16 July 2015

An article on cervical cancer screening was published in Sing Pao on 16 July 2015. If you wish to know more, please click here (Extracted from Sing Pao on 16-July-2015; Chinese version only).


 

Newspaper Column

   

9 July 2015

An article about the risk factors of cervical cancer and Cervical Screening Programme was published in Sing Pao on 9 July 2015. If you wish to know more, please click here (Extracted from Sing Pao on 9-July-2015; Chinese version only).


 

Radio Interview

   

29 June 2015

A radio interview about Cervical Screening Programme was broadcast on RTHK Radio 1 “Ad-wiser” programme on 29 June 2015. IIf you wish to listen to the radio programme, please click here (Chinese version only).


 

Closure of Maurine Grantham Maternal and Child Health Centre and Transfer of Service to Tsuen Wan Maternal and Child Health Centre

   

22 June 2015

Maurine Grantham Maternal and Child Health Centre will cease operation with effect from 22 June 2015. All services including cervical screening service will be provided by Tsuen Wan Maternal and Child Health Centre. For more information, please click here for details.

For more information on the medical professionals or organizations that provide Cervical Screening Service, please click here.


 

Health Promotion Sharing Forum

   

22 May 2015

Community Liaison Division of the Centre for Health Protection organised Health Promotion Sharing Forum on 22 May 2015 with the theme of cancer prevention. The speakers include Professor Lam Tai-hing, Dr Duncan Tung, Dr Joyce Tang, Mr Stephen Chan and Ms Chau Chuen-heung. The Forum provided an interactive platform for sharing information on cancer prevention and screening and valuable experiences of working with communities for promoting healthy lifestyles to prevent cancer.

Health Promotion Sharing Forum photo 1 Health Promotion Sharing Forum photo 2

 

Press Conference on Cancer Prevention and Screening

   

22 April 2015

A press conference on cancer prevention and screening to raise public awareness on primary and secondary prevention of cancers was held on 22 April 2015.

Photo: Press conference 2015 1 Photo: Press conference 2015 2

Announcements in the Public Interests (APIs) on cancer prevention and screening

Two new Announcements in the Public Interests (APIs) on cancer prevention and screening were premiered at the press conference and can be found at Centre for Health Protection (CHP) website.

Announcement of Public Interest on Cancer Prevention Announcement of Public Interest on Cancer Screening
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mclBh_o9OYA https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R-S2Gr4Iih8

Healthy League Facebook Fanpage and Thematic Website on Prevent Colorectal Cancer

A group of seven mascots named the "Healthy League" has been created to provide a renewed and livelier way of putting across messages on cancer prevention. Captain AC (Captain Anti-Cancer) is the leader of the Healthy League. Each of the other mascots represents a particular area of cancer awareness and prevention.

Please "Like" and share the Healthy League Facebook Fanpage and thematic website on Prevent Colorectal Cancer, so that more of your friends and their friends may benefit for the content.

Healthy League Facebook Fanpage   Prevent Colorectal Cancer Website
www.facebook.com/HealthyLeague www.ColonScreen.gov.hk

 

Non-Communciable Diseases (NCD) Watch

   

22 April 2015

The latest (April 2015) issue of NCD Watch, which features on "To Screen or Not to Screen for Cancer", has been published and can be found at the Centre for Health Protection (CHP) website, please click here.


 

Cervical Cancer Screening Coverage

   

22 April 2015

The latest cervical cancer screening coverage is now available. To view the result, please click here.


 

Annual Statistics of the Cervical Screening Programme

   

22 April 2015

The updated Annual Statistics of the Cervical Screening Programme is now available. To view the statistics, please click here.


 

Statistics of Cervical Cancer

   

12 March 2015

The updated Statistics of Cervical Cancer is now available. To view the statistics, please click here.


 

Closure of Ngau Tau Kok Maternal and Child Health Centre and Transfer of Service to Kwun Tong Maternal and Child Health Centre

   

4 March 2015

Ngau Tau Kok Maternal and Child Health Centre will cease operation with effect from 23 March 2015. All services including cervical screening service will be provided by Kwun Tong Maternal and Child Health Centre. For more information, please click here for details.

For more information on the medical professionals or organizations that provide cervical screening service, please click here.


 

   
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