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Public & Private Health Services


Learn more about Hong Kong's public and private health services. Your healthcare options and what to expect.
  • The Hong Kong Children’s Hospital 香港兒童醫院 Is Now Open

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    Here is what you should know about the Hong Kong Children’s Hospital. This is Hong Kong’s very first children hospital and its opening on the 18 December 2018 marked an important step in Hong Kong’s healthcare development. Background of the Hong Kong ...

  • Where and How to Get the Morning After Pill in Hong Kong

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    Looking for a morning-after pill? In Hong Kong, there are two types of emergency contraceptive pills that both require a doctor’s prescription: Ulipristal Acetate (UPA EC Pill) and Progestogen EC Pill (LNG EC Pill).   What is a morning-after pill? The morning-after pill ...

  • Your Guide to Quality HealthCare in Hong Kong

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    Looking to visit Quality HealthCare in Hong Kong? Here is a trusted guide with everything you need to know. Quality HealthCare Medical Services or QHMS (卓健醫療中心 or 卓健) is one of HK’s largest medical groups. It offers high-quality treatments and ...

  • Complete Guide to Colonoscopy in Hong Kong

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    Learn the basics and importance of colonoscopy in Hong Kong with Dr. Ernest Li 李恒輝醫生 a private practice Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist based in Hong Kong. Colorectal cancer is the most common cancer in Hong Kong. It afflicts a large portion of ...

  • Afraid of Needles? Try the Only Nasal Spray Flu Vaccine in Hong Kong

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    FluMist Quadrivalent is the only type of Live Attenuated Influenza Vaccine (LAIC) available on the market in Hong Kong. It was once available from 2009 to 2013 but was discontinued after 2013. It was registered again in Hong Kong in ...

  • A Complete Guide to The Family Planning Association of Hong Kong

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    The Family Planning Association of Hong Kong (FPAHK) is a non-profit organization providing sexual and reproductive health services, education, training and resources, advocacy and communications. It also offers research and studies to the community of Hong Kong. FPAHK plays a major ...

  • Complete Guide to Canossa Hospital (Caritas) 嘉諾撒醫院 in Hong Kong

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    Looking to visit a private hospital in Hong Kong for shorter wait lines and more personalised options? Here is a comprehensive guide to Canossa Hospital (Caritas) on Old Peak Road 嘉諾撒醫院 in Hong Kong.   What is Canossa Hospital (Caritas)? If you ...

  • Best Breastfeeding Resources in Hong Kong

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    Whether you consider breastfeeding for just a few weeks or more than a year, arming yourself with knowledge and preparation is key to your success. Here are the most helpful resources for expecting and new mothers in Hong Kong.     Breastfeeding preparation ...

  • STD Screening | Where to Go in Hong Kong

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    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 extremely important to get ...

  • A Complete Guide to Abortion in Hong Kong

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    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. We have all the information you need on getting an abortion in Hong Kong ...


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