Government appoints Advisory Committee on Chinese Medicine Development Fund member

     The Government today (August 13) announced the appointment of Miss Suen Wai-lam as a member of the Advisory Committee on Chinese Medicine Development Fund. The appointment is effective from today until the end of the current tenure, i.e. February 28, 2023.
     Since the establishment of the Chinese Medicine Development Fund (CMDF) in 2019, various funding schemes have been launched in phases to support training, improvement of clinic facilities, enhancement of proprietary Chinese medicine (pCm) manufacturing quality and management systems, pCm registration, promotion of Chinese medicine, applied studies and research. The Committee has provided professional and valuable advice on matters relating to the scope, implementation, promotion and vetting of applications of these funding schemes.
     The Secretary for Food and Health, Professor Sophia Chan, thanked the outgoing member, Dr Priscilla Choy Wai-fun, for her contributions to the Committee. Professor Chan said she believed that Miss Suen's experience and wise counsel would benefit the Committee in advising the Government on matters relating to the overall administration of the CMDF.
     The membership of the Committee, with effect from August 13, 2021, is as follows:
Mr Douglas So Cheung-tak

Non-official Members
Professor Bian Zhaoxiang
Dr Chan Kei-wai
Mr Chan Wing-suen
Professor Feng Yibin
Ms Lam Pui-yan
Ms Serena Lau Sze-wan
Mr Henry Lee Kai-ping
Dr Liong Ching
Mr Gerry Ma Kwai-yung
Dr Or Ka-hang
Miss Suen Wai-lam
Ms Wang Huimin
Mr Wong Ka-on
Professor Justin Wu Che-yuen
Ex-officio Members
Representative(s) from the Food and Health Bureau
Representative(s) from the Department of Health
Representative(s) from the Hospital Authority
Representative(s) from the Innovation and Technology Commission

Ends/Friday, August 13, 2021
Issued at HKT 10:00