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SFH to attend World Health Organization meeting on traditional medicine

     The Secretary for Food and Health, Dr Ko Wing-man, will depart for Macau tomorrow morning (October 28) to attend the World Health Organization (WHO) High Level Meeting on the Implementation of WHO Traditional Medicine Strategy: 2014-2023.

     The meeting will be held from October 28 to 30 in Macau. The Director-General of the WHO, Dr Margaret Chan, will deliver a keynote address at the launching ceremony of the WHO Traditional Medicine Strategy: 2014-2023 in the morning on October 28. In the keynote speeches session after the ceremony, Dr Ko will outline the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government's efforts in developing Chinese medicine and share his experience in formulating the relevant policies.

     Accompanying Dr Ko to the meeting will be the Director of Health, Dr Constance Chan, and the Assistant Director of Health (Traditional Chinese Medicine), Dr Ronald Lam. Dr Ko will return to Hong Kong tomorrow afternoon.

Ends/Sunday, October 27, 2013
Issued at HKT 16:00


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