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February 2016

College of Surgeons of Hong Kong - Present and Future

26 February 2016

“While many promotions under the system are well-deserved, there is concern that such a scheme demotivates public sector surgical specialists to truly excel or to pursue academic research” - Paul Lai, President of the College of Surgeons of Hong Kong   The College of Surgeons of Hong Kong is a young college, having just recently celebrated our si…


Moving toward universal health coverage

23 February 2016

In recent years, many countries have adopted universal health coverage (UHC) as a national aspiration. Last week's Lancet featured research on the lessons learned from 11 diverse countries engaged in developing or sustaining UHC. The study was a joint collaboration of the Government of Japan and the World Bank. It gives a fascinating insight into t…



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Due to essential systems maintenance and upgrades there will be intermittent interruptions to some on-line services on Saturday 27th of February. There will be further interruption to some core services on Wednesday 2nd and Thursday 3rd of March.

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