Certificate in Primary Healthcare for Social Workers (Session 1) - Overview of Primary Healthcare and its Development in Hong Kong
【Session 1 - Overview of Primary Healthcare and its Development in Hong Kong】
Note: This session is part of the “Certificate in Primary Healthcare for Social Workers”. Enrollment for this individual session is NOT applicable. For details of the full certificate programme, please click HERE.
- To learn about the concepts related to health, well-being, and principles of primary healthcare
- To understand Hong Kong’s healthcare system and its challenges
- To understand on prioritised primary healthcare policy area with relations to the social sector
- Principles of primary healthcare
- Basic principles of healthy cities and community participation and empowerment in primary healthcare
- Overview of healthcare system and healthcare services provided by NGOs in Hong Kong
- Opportunities and challenges of primary healthcare to NGOs
- Taking local cases of social service intervention of health
- Introduction of District Health Centre (DHC) scheme
|27 Oct 2022 (Thu)
|0930 - 1700 (6 Hours)
|Duke of Windsor Social Service Building, 15 Hennessy Road, Wanchai, HK
|Registered social workers who are interested to know more about or support primary healthcare initiatives
|Cantonese (supplemented with English)
|HKD 0.00 (For HKCSS Agency Member Staff Only)
|Early Bird Fee
|HKD 0.00 (Payment on or before 16/09/2022 for HKCSS Agency Member Staff Only)
|2876 2434 or [email protected]
Dr. TAM Yat Hung 譚一鴻醫生
Honorary Clinical Assistant Professor in the School of Public Health of the University of Hong Kong; Public Health Consultant and Medical Director of Shoebill Healthcare
Dr. Tam is a specialist in public health medicine. He graduated with his medical degree in the Chinese University of Hong Kong and further completed his master’s degrees in public health and buddhist studies, and Diploma in Family Medicine in Hong Kong, and infectious diseases in United Kingdom respectively. He previously served as medical doctor in the former Centre for Health Protection and Senior Medical Officer in previous Primary Care Office, Department of Health, HKSAR. Currently, he is the Honorary Clinical Assistant Professor in the School of Public Health of the University of Hong Kong. He is working as both public health consultant and Medical Director of Shoebill Healthcare promoting vaccination, travel health and health management. He is also working as Network Medical Practitioner for a number of District Health Centre (DHC) and District Health Centre Express under the DHC Scheme. Dr. Tam has been active in the social welfare sector serving as advisor for NGOs and visiting doctors for residential care homes for the elderly and persons with disabilities. He is also a co-opted member of the Standing Committee on Policy Research & Advocacy, HKCSS. Dr. Tam is the Co-founder and Director of Health and Social Exchange in Hong Kong which is an NGO to provide a platform to support knowledge sharing and experience exchanges on specific topics between the health and social care sectors.
Ms. HUNG Anchor 熊德鳳女士
Vice-chair, Western Pacific Region, International Bureau of Epilepsy; Co-founder and Director of Health and Social Exchange in Hong Kong
Anchor Hung is a registered social worker with extensive experiences in health and rehabilitation services in Hong Kong. She obtained her Bachelor of Social Work at the Hong Kong Baptist University. She also obtained her masters’ degree of disability studies in United Kingdom and public health in Hong Kong respectively. She was Senior Manager, District Health Centre Team, Primary Healthcare Office of former Food and Health Bureau on district health centres development. She also served in the senior management team in a few NGOs provide pioneering health and social services. She was Vice-Chair of Standing Committee on Policy Research & Advocacy and member of primary healthcare development group in HKCSS. She is volunteering as Vice-chair, Western Pacific Region, International Bureau of Epilepsy, and serving as honorary advisors for a number of NGOs. Anchor is also the co-founder and Director of Health and Social Exchange in Hong Kong which is an NGO to provide a platform to support knowledge and experience exchanges on specific topics between the health and social care sectors.
Mr. WONG Peace 黃和平先生
Policy Research and Advocacy Unit, Hong Kong Council of Social Service
Peace Wong is the Chief Officer in the Policy Research and Advocacy Unit of the Hong Kong Council of Social Service, with poverty, social security, health, housing and ageing population as his main research foci. He has been recently working on how social-medical collaboration to promote the health of underprivileged groups and to reduce health inequity.
Dr. LAM Ching Choi, SBS, JP 林正財醫生 SBS 太平紳士
Chief Executive Officer
Haven of Hope Christian Service
Dr. Lam Ching-choi is a specialist in paediatric and community medicine and is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Haven of Hope Christian Service. Under his leadership, Haven of Hope Christian Service is one of the pioneers in the provision of holistic care for the elderly in Hong Kong.
Dr. Lam is a non-official member of the Executive Council of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. He also serves as the Chairman of the Council for Sustainable Development to advise the Government on the related policies. He is also the Chairman of the Independent Commission Against Corruption Complaints Committee and the Supervisory Board Member & Nominating Committee Member of the HK Housing Society.
Dr. Lam was awarded the titles of Justice of the Peace (JP) and Silver Bauhinia Star (SBS) in 2003 and 2019 respectively. Apart from receiving Honorary Fellowship from Lingnan University in 2018, he was also given the Ageing Asia Global Ageing Influencer Award (Special Recognitions) for his devotion to public services and his influence on policy-making for the global ageing trend.
Mr. WU Yeung Key, Jimmy 胡仰基先生
Director (District Health Centre Team)
Primary Healthcare Office, Health Bureau
"Small NGO Talent Development Subsidy Programme" does not apply to this course. For other financial support, please click HERE .
Certificate in Primary Healthcare for Social Workers
Certificate in Primary Healthcare for Social Workers - Session 2 (Social Work Intervention and Cross-sectoral Collaboration in Primary Healthcare (1))
Certificate in Primary Healthcare for Social Workers - Session 3 (Health Promotion and Community Participation)
Certificate in Primary Healthcare for Social Workers - Session 4 (Social Work Intervention and Cross-sectoral Collaboration in Primary Healthcare (2))
Certificate in Primary Healthcare for Social Workers - Session 5 (Enhancing Social-medical Collaboration with Technology-based Solutions)
Certificate in Primary Healthcare for Social Workers - Session 6 (Human Library: Primary Healthcare)
Certificate in Primary Healthcare for Social Workers - Visitation 1 (HIA Pharmacy)
Certificate in Primary Healthcare for Social Workers - Visitation 2 (Sham Shui Po District Health Centre)
About Vaccine Pass & "LeaveHomeSafe" QR Code
- All participants are required to scan the "LeaveHomeSafe" venue QR code and present their Vaccine Pass for verification to show evidence of vaccination or medical exemption certificate upon entry to the class venue.
- Depending on the latest pandemic situation, the mode of course delivery might change to online class.
- No refund or course withdrawal will be made due to non-fulfillment of QR code scanning and Vaccine Pass verification and / or change of course delivery mode.
- For details of the Vaccine Pass (疫苗通行證), please visit https://www.coronavirus.gov.hk/chi/vaccine-pass.html