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HKBU receives over $90 million funding from HKJC to set up Chinese Medicine Disease Prevention and Health Management Centre which opens Thursday

浸會大學獲香港賽馬會撥款逾九千萬港元 成立中醫疾病預防與健康管理中心 周四舉行開幕典禮

To address the challenges caused by an aging population and the continuously rising number of chronic disease patients, the School of Chinese Medicine of Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) will launch a five-year “Jockey Club ‘Embrace Health’ Chinese Medicine Programme” and establish the “Hong Kong Baptist University – Jockey Club Chinese Medicine Disease Prevention and Health Management Centre” with the generous grant of over HK$90 million from The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust. The Centre is the first Chinese medicine health service centre in Hong Kong founded on the core concepts of Chinese medicine disease prevention and body constitution, with the aim of “preventing diseases from occurring, worsening and relapsing” by providing comprehensive Chinese medicine healthcare services to enhance public health. 
 
The HKBU-Jockey Club Chinese Medicine Disease Prevention and Health Management Centre is now in full operation and will officially open on Thursday (12 July). Details are as follows:
 
Date:12 July 2018 (Thursday)
Time:(Opening Ceremony) 11 am; (Media Tour) 12 noon
Venue:3/F, Union Park Centre, 771-775 Nathan Road, Mongkok, Kowloon
(next to Prince Edward MTR station exit E)
 
Officiating guests:
  • Dr Constance Chan, Director of Health, HKSAR Government
  • Mr Brian Lo, Deputy Secretary for Education (Further and Higher Education Branch), HKSAR Government
  • Mr Anthony Chow, Deputy Chairman, The Hong Kong Jockey Club
  • Mr Cheng Yan-kee, Chairman of the Council and the Court, HKBU
  • Professor Roland Chin, President and Vice-Chancellor, HKBU
  • Professor Bian Zhaoxiang, Associate Vice-President (Chinese Medicine Development), HKBU
  • Professor Lyu Aiping, Dean of Chinese Medicine, HKBU
  • Professor James Tang, Secretary-General, University Grants Committee of UGC Secretariat
  • Professor John Leong, Chairman, Hospital Authority
  • Dr Cheung Wai-lun, Project Director, Chinese Medicine Hospital Project Office
 
You are welcome to send reporters/photographers to cover the event. For media enquiries, please contact Jasmine Lau of the HKBU Communication and Public Relations Office (3411 7828, hkbunews@hkbu.edu.hk).
 
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Notes to reporters / photographers:
  • Due to the limited area provided, each media organisation is welcome to send a maximum of two members to cover the event. Media members must follow the instructions of the organiser and stay in the assigned press area when taking photographs or shooting during the ceremony.
  • The Director of the Centre will introduce the facilities of the Centre to members of the media during the media tour at 12 noon.


為應對人口持續老化和慢性疾病患者數量不斷上升帶來的挑戰,香港浸會大學中醫藥學院喜獲香港賽馬會慈善信託基金慷慨撥款逾港幣9,000萬元,推出為期五年的賽馬會「擁抱健康」中醫計劃,並攜手成立「香港浸會大學─賽馬會中醫疾病預防與健康管理中心」。該中心為本港首間以中醫學「疾病預防」和體質養生理論為核心理念、以「未病防病,已病防變,病癒防復」為目標的健康服務機構,設有多元化的中醫診療服務,以期提升市民大眾的健康。
 
「香港浸會大學──賽馬會中醫疾病預防與健康管理中心」目前已正式投入服務,並將於本周四舉行開幕典禮,詳情如下:
 
日期:2018年7月12日 (星期四)
時間:(開幕禮)  上午11時
         (傳媒參觀)中午12時
地點:九龍旺角彌敦道771-775號柏宜中心3樓(太子港鐵站E出口旁)
 
主禮嘉賓:
  • 香港特區政府衞生署署長陳漢儀醫生
  • 香港特區政府教育局副秘書長(延續及高等教育科)盧世雄先生
  • 香港賽馬會副主席周永健先生
  • 香港浸會大學校董會暨諮議會主席鄭恩基先生
  • 香港浸會大學校長錢大康教授
  • 香港浸會大學協理副校長(中醫藥發展)卞兆祥教授
  • 香港浸會大學中醫藥學院院長呂愛平教授
  • 大學教育資助委員會秘書處秘書長鄧特抗教授
  • 醫院管理局主席梁智仁教授
  • 中醫醫院發展計劃辦事處總監張偉麟醫生
 
歡迎 貴機構派員到場訪攝。傳媒查詢:浸會大學傳訊公關處劉子瑩(3411 7828,hkbunews@hkbu.edu.hk)。
 
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典禮採訪安排
  • 由於場地空間有限,請每間傳媒機構派出最多兩名工作人員到場訪攝。典禮開始前或進行期間,請依照主辦單位的安排,在指定訪攝區內工作。
  • 傳媒參觀時間為中午12時,屆時中心主管會向傳媒介紹中心設施。