School of Chinese Medicine strengthens elderly services with support from Hong Kong Jockey Club
08 Mar 2021
The School of Chinese Medicine (SCM) has received funding totalling about HK$10 million from The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust (the Trust) to enhance two SCM service programmes. These are the “Elderly Sponsorship Scheme of the Jockey Club ‘Embrace Health’ Chinese Medicine Programme” and the online “Chinese Medicine Video Enquiry Service” offered by the Hong Kong Baptist University ‒ Jockey Club Chinese Medicine Disease Prevention and Health Management Centre. It is expected that about 18,000 elderly people will benefit from these programmes.
Professor Bian Zhaoxiang, Tsang Shiu Tim Endowed Professor in Chinese Medicine Clinical Studies, and Director and Chair Professor of the Clinical Division at SCM, expressed his gratitude for the Trust’s support. “SCM is committed to providing quality Chinese medicine education, research and healthcare services. The support of the Trust allows us to further strengthen our clinical services, and it will benefit more elderly people in need,” he said.
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