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Government appoints member of Chinese Medicines Industry Subcommittee under Chinese Medicine Development Committee
     ​The Government today (August 13) announced the appointment of Miss Suen Wai-lam as a member of the Chinese Medicines Industry Subcommittee (CMISC) under the Chinese Medicine Development Committee (CMDC). The appointment is effective from today until the end of the current tenure, i.e. January 31, 2023.
     The CMDC provides recommendations to the Government concerning the direction and long-term strategy of the future development of Chinese medicine in Hong Kong, focusing on the study of four key areas, namely the development of Chinese medicine services, personnel training and professional development, scientific research and development, and development of the Chinese medicines industry (including Chinese medicines testing). The Chinese Medicine Practice Subcommittee and the CMISC have been set up under the CMDC to focus deliberation on respective areas.
     The Secretary for Food and Health, Professor Sophia Chan, thanked the outgoing member, Dr Priscilla Choy Wai-fun, for her contributions to the CMISC. Professor Chan said she believed that Miss Suen's experience and wise counsel would provide valuable insights and advice to the development of Chinese medicine in Hong Kong and the work of the CMISC.
     The membership of the CMISC, with effect from August 13, 2021, is as follows:
Mr Tommy Li Ying-sang

Non-official Members
Dr Dawn Au Ching-tung
Ms Michelle Au Yeung Fung-ying
Dr Chan Kei-wai
Mr Cheung Chun-hoi
Mr Kwok Tsz-ming
Mr Dominic Lam Chun-hong
Mr Lam Wing-ho
Ms Li Handong
Ms Winnie Ng Wing-mui
Professor Shen Jiangang
Miss Suen Wai-lam
Mr Tam Kwok-leung
Mr Wong Ka-on
Mr Nicholas Wong Lup-hoi
Ms Wong Sau-wan
Mr Edward William Yau Fook-wing
Mr Harry Yeung Kwok-chun
Mr Mason Yip Yue-keung
Dr Zhang Qingling

Ex-officio Members
Representative(s) from the Food and Health Bureau
Representative(s) from the Department of Health
Representative(s) from the Innovation and Technology Commission
Ends/Friday, August 13, 2021
Issued at HKT 10:01
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