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DC reform meetings held

The Government held exchange meetings on the theme of improving the district governance system and reforming the District Councils (DCs) at the Central Government Offices today.   Over 80 Hong Kong Special Administrative Region deputies to the National People's Congress (NPC) and Hong Kong SAR members of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) were there to exchange views on improving the district governance system and supporting the District Council election.   Chief Executive John Lee noted that it is the first major citywide election after improving the district governance system and reforming the DCs, and is of particular significance.   He said it also marks the final mile for the full implementation of the principle of “patriots administering Hong Kong” in the district governance structure.   The Chief Executive also noted that the election is of great significance to the good governance and the long-term st

Health chief meets Xiamen delegation

Secretary for Health Prof Lo Chung-mau met a delegation led by Xiamen Municipal People’s Congress Standing Committee Deputy Director Zheng Yuelin today to explore the potential for collaboration between Xiamen and Hong Kong on healthcare matters.

Prof Lo outlined to the delegation Hong Kong’s policies with regard to primary healthcare, as well as developments such as the launch of the city’s Primary Healthcare Blueprint last December. Measures in the blueprint include establishing a community-based primary healthcare system, promoting the family doctor concept and early management of health issues and chronic diseases, and enhancing the Electronic Health Record Sharing System.

Prof Lo also told the delegation about developments in other areas of healthcare in Hong Kong, including medical innovation, public health, the management of hospitals, service quality, and more. Both sides agreed to prioritise co-operation in these areas in the future.

The health secretary added that the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government is committed to co-operation on healthcare service developments with various Mainland provinces and cities with the aim of benefitting the healthcare development of both the Mainland and Hong Kong and levelling up healthcare delivery.

“Looking ahead, we will remain committed to fostering cross-boundary medical co-operation so as to propel the important national strategy of ‘Healthy China’ through concerted contributions,” he added.

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