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Healthcare enters new chapter

Chief Executive Carrie Lam today said primary healthcare development has entered a new chapter under the efforts of the current-term Government.   Mrs Lam made the statement at the District Health Centre - New Journey in Primary Healthcare Ceremony, noting that she advocated in her first Policy Address in 2017 the setting up of District Health Centres (DHCs) that are operated in a brand new mode with a view to enhancing public awareness on preventive healthcare and personal health management through community networks.   To date, DHCs or DHC Expresses have started service in 14 districts. The DHCs will be extended to cover the remaining four districts of Wong Tai Sin, Yuen Long, Southern District and Tsuen Wan, in the next few months.   Mrs Lam noted that upon their presence in all 18 districts within this year, the DHCs and DHC Expresses will serve as the important hardware for promoting the collaboration of primary healthcare services.   She also pointed out that the Food &am

Election Committee final register set

The 2021 Election Committee subsector (ECSS) final register of voters will be released tomorrow, the Registration & Electoral Office (REO) announced.   The final voter register contains 7,971 voters, comprising 2,551 individual and 5,420 corporate voters. They may vote in the 2021 ECSS Ordinary Elections on September 19.   Registered individual and corporate voters may log in to the Online Voter Information Enquiry System, or call 2891 1001 to check their registration particulars.   There is an increase of 80 voters in the final voter register compared to the provisional one.   The REO explained that it took follow-up actions, including those on the claims and objections cases received, after the publication of the provisional voter register. With the Revising Officer's approval, the individuals and bodies concerned have been deleted from or included in the final register accordingly.   Validly nominated candidates, members of the press and political parties may inspect the final voter register from tomorrow at the REO offices at 10/F, Harbour Centre, Wan Chai and 13/F, Kowloonbay International Trade & Exhibition Centre.   The parts of the final register which contain only corporate voters' registered particulars and do not show individual voters' names and principal residential addresses are available for public inspection.   The notice on the inspection of the final register will be gazetted tomorrow.
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