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PREVENTION. KNOWLEDGE. POWER.

Learn more about preventive health. Your healthcare options in Hong Kong and what to expect.
  • Best Apps to Monitor Air Quality in Hong Kong

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    According to the World Health Organization, Hong Kong is ranked in the top 20% most polluted cities of the world. Poor air quality has become a serious health hazard to humans and the impact on human health continues to be ...

  • 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 ...

  • 9 New Year Health Resolutions for a Healthier and Happier 2019

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    Everyone wants to live longer, healthier lives. The only way to achieve this is by taking a proactive attitude towards your health. Start off with our top 9 health resolutions for the New Year in 2019!   New Year Resolution 1 – ...

  • 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 ...

  • Chinese Medicine for Women: Helping Through Perimenopause & Menopause

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    lInterested to know more about Traditional Chinese Medicine? Although, Hong Kong and Chinese women tend to report far lower rates of menopausal symptoms than their Western counterparts, typical symptoms for both peri-menopause and menopause include; irregular periods, hot flashes which ...

  • 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 ...

  • Haven’t Received Your Flu Shot Just Yet? Read This Now

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    The flu is a serious disease that can lead to hospitalization and sometimes death. On January 15, 2018 a 3-year-old girl was the first child fatality of the Hong Kong winter influenza season bringing flu-related death tolls in Hong Kong ...

  • Complete Guide to Matilda Hospital 明德國際醫院

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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 Matilda Hospital 明德國際醫院 in Hong Kong.   What is Matilda International Hospital? Matilda International Hospital is a private hospital ...

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