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The Ultimate Guide to Acupuncturists in Hong Kong

Looking for an Acupuncturist in Hong Kong? Healthy Matters brings you an expert, comprehensive guide, to help you with all the details you need. Methodology: This guide is informative only, doesn’t aim to be exhaustive and is based on our independent research. No practitioner or clinic paid any fees or rendered any service in exchange… Read More

The Ultimate Guide to Psychiatrists in Hong Kong

If you’re looking for a mental health specialist qualified to prescribe medication but unsure of your options, here is your expert guide with all the details you need. Read More

STD Screening | Where to Go in Hong Kong

Looking for STD testing in Hong Kong? Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) are not something most people openly discuss or like to think about, but let’s talk about it! Because STD symptoms can go unnoticed, it is essential to get STD testing if you had unprotected sex and you think you may be at risk of… Read More

Everything You Need To Know About Morning After Pills in Hong Kong

Looking for a morning-after pill in Hong Kong? Here is a comprehensive guide, reviewed by Dr. Zara Chan 陳駱靈岫, Specialist in Obstetrics and Gynecology.  As starter,  note that there are two types of emergency contraceptive pills and both require a doctor’s prescription: Ulipristal Acetate (UPA EC Pill) and Progestogen EC Pill (LNG EC Pill). What… Read More

The Complete Guide to Abortion in Hong Kong

Terminating a pregnancy is a very personal and difficult decision. If you are considering abortion, Healthy Matters is here to help guide you along the way. Here is all the information you need for an abortion in Hong Kong including your options, what to expect, the costs, and where to go. Is abortion legal in… Read More

8 Things To Know About Healthcare in Hong Kong

The healthcare system in Hong Kong is unique in that it has high-quality private and public healthcare tracks. Together these serve roughly 7.4 million people. Here are 8 things to know about the healthcare system in Hong Kong. 1. The Hong Kong healthcare system has excellent reputation. It is known for its quality and efficiency,… Read More

Your Comprehensive Guide to Hong Kong’s 12 Private Hospitals

Looking for a private hospital in Hong Kong? Here is the most complete guide for you. In Hong Kong, private hospitals allow shorter wait times and can bring more choice in terms of treatment and physicians than in a public one. Hong Kong private hospitals also focus on patient comfort, often boasting state-of-the-art technology. Lastly,… Read More

Your Complete Guide to IVF in Hong Kong | All Your Options & Costs

According to The Council on Human Reproductive Technology in Hong Kong, one in six couples have difficulty conceiving. In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) is the most well-known assisted reproductive treatment for infertility related issues. If you are currently exploring IVF in Hong Kong or just curious about this option, here is all the information you need… Read More

Your Guide to IVF and Fertility Treatments in Hong Kong

Interested in IVF or other fertility treatments in Hong Kong? The first thing to know is that only legally married couples – not same sex couples – are able to access these services in Hong Kong. Consent from both partners is required. There is a great divide between the public and private providers when looking… Read More

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