Appointments to Human Organ Transplant Board
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     ‚ÄčThe Government today (February 8) announced the appointments of Miss Sandy Wong Hang-yee and Dr Mark Li Kin-yin as the Chairman and the Vice-Chairman of the Human Organ Transplant Board respectively.     
      
     At the same time, four serving panel members of the Board have been appointed as substantive members, and seven new panel members have been appointed.
      
     All appointments will take effect from February 15, 2019, for a term of three years. Details are as follows:
 
Appointments of serving panel members as substantive members
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Dr Chan Ka-lai
Ms Samantha Ko Kit-mui
Dr Raymond Lo See-kit
Ms Priscilla Wong Wai-yee
 
Appointments of new panel members
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Dr Chan Kwok-ki
Miss Louisa Chu Wai-san
Dr Joan Fok Pui-chu
Mr Jason Joseph Lee Kwong-yee
Mr Lee Wing-fung
Dr Grace Lui Chung-yan
Dr Joyce Tang Shao-fen
 
     The Secretary for Food and Health, Professor Sophia Chan, welcomed the new members. She also expressed gratitude to the outgoing Chairman, Miss Ophelia Chan Chiu-ling; three other substantive members, Mr Hui Ching-on, Dr Kwok Tin-fook and Dr Poon Tak-lun; as well as three panel members, Mr William Chan Wing-lim, Dr Chow Sin-ming and Dr Karen Shum Hau-yan, for their invaluable contributions to and unfailing support for the Board in the past.
      
     Established under section 3 of the Human Organ Transplant Ordinance, the Board is tasked to consider applications made for the Board's prior written approval to carry out restricted organ removal and/or restricted organ transplant, to receive prescribed information about transplant operations and certificates accompanying imported organs and to perform any other functions that the Board is required or permitted to perform under the Ordinance.
      
     Under section 3A of the Ordinance, the Board consists of nine substantive members and 14 panel members from the medical, social work, legal and non-medical sectors. 
      
     The membership of the Board with effect from February 15, 2019, is as follows:
 
Substantive members:
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Miss Sandy Wong Hang-yee (Chairman)
Dr Mark Li Kin-yin (Vice-Chairman)
Mr Nicholas Chan Hiu-fung
Dr Chan Ka-lai
Ms Samantha Ko Kit-mui
Dr Raymond Lo See-kit
Dr Gene Tsoi Wai-wang
Ms Priscilla Wong Wai-yee
Dr Josephine Grace Wong Wing-san
 
Panel members:
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Dr Chan Kwok-ki
Mr Vincent Chin
Miss Louisa Chu Wai-san
Dr Joan Fok Pui-chu
Mr Jason Joseph Lee Kwong-yee
Mr Lee Wing-fung
Dr Li Chak-ho
Dr Emmy Li Yuen-mei
Dr Grace Lui Chung-yan
Mr Mui Wai-keung
Dr Stanley Tam Kui-fu
Dr Joyce Tang Shao-fen
Mr Wong Tim-wai
Dr Thomas Yau Chung-cheung

Ends/Friday, February 8, 2019
Issued at HKT 11:19

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