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  • The Ultimate Guide to Physios in Hong Kong

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    Whether you suffer from sports injuries, chronic pain, posture issues or post-operative pain, physiotherapy sessions are a great option to recover. If you are looking for a physiotherapist in Hong Kong, Healthy Matters brings you a comprehensive guide, with practical ...

  • The Ultimate Guide to Measles in Hong Kong

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    Since the beginning of 2019, there has been a large number of new measles cases around the world. This outbreak has alarmed the public and especially people travelling. In Hong Kong, the majority of the reported measles cases involve people ...

  • Your Guide To Psychologists in Hong Kong

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    Feeling overwhelmed with stress or anxiety? Your mental health shouldn’t be left behind, and seeing a psychologist may be the right thing to do. We have prepared a practical guide to help you find the right psychologist in Hong Kong: ...

  • The 6 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 ...

  • Your Guide to Hong Kong Children’s Hospital 香港兒童醫院

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    Have you heard about Hong Kong Children’s Hospital? It is Hong Kong’s brand new children hospital and its opening on 18 December 2018 marked an important step in Hong Kong’s healthcare development.   Background of Hong Kong Children’s Hospital The decision to build ...

  • Regulation For Psychologists Stirs Controversy

    New regulation for Clinical psychologists in Hong Kong.

    Back in 2016, the Department of Health decided to define a framework for several unregulated professions*. Even if voluntary organisation-based registration exists, the government wanted to harmonize the practice of such disciplines. Clinical psychology is now being discussed and it ...

  • Big News! After Shortage, The HPV Gardasil 9 Vaccine is Back in Hong Kong

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    After a period of shortage, the HPV Gardasil 9 vaccine is now available in Hong Kong. This shortage was following Merck’s announcement of a temporary shut down in the production due to a cyber attack. For Hong Kong, this forced ...

  • The Complete Guide to Flu Vaccines in Hong Kong

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    In Hong Kong, the flu is most common from January to March and from July to August. It is recommended by the Department of Health that flu vaccines should be received every year in autumn. Getting a flu vaccine early ...

  • Special Discount for the HealthTech O2O Summit 2019

    Hong Kong HealthTech 020 Event 2019

    Are you interested in learning about the cutting edge technology in today’s healthcare system? Would like to learn from top professionals in a variety of healthcare careers? If any of that interests you, we suggest checking out the second annual ...

  • 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 ...


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