PolyU CPCE Health Conference 2016 assembles international experts to discuss aging and healthcare issues

Updated: 2016-03-14 07:32

(HK Edition)

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School of Professional Education and Executive Development (SPEED) and Hong Kong Community College (HKCC), the educational units of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU)-affiliated College of Professional and Continuing Education (CPCE) held the CPCE Health Conference 2016 (http://healthconf2016.cpce-polyu.edu.hk) on PolyU Hung Hom Bay Campus on 11 January 2016.

With the support and sponsorship from 15 organizations in the tertiary education and healthcare sectors, the Conference gathered over 30 academics and experts from the United Kingdom, Canada, Thailand, Malaysia, the Chinese mainland, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macao to present their research papers. Prof. Sophia Chan, JP, the Under Secretary for Food and Health of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), officiated at the opening ceremony, together with PolyU President Prof. Timothy W. Tong.

Prof. Sir James A. Mirrlees, Nobel Laureate, Master of Morningside College and Distinguished Professor-at-Large, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, delivered a keynote address on "The Future Cost of Health and Care". Prof. Kenneth Lee, Head, School of Pharmacy, Monash University Malaysia, delivered a keynote speech on "The Use of Health Economic Data in Maximizing Health Outcomes - a Global Perspective". Prof. Peter P. Yuen, Dean of PolyU CPCE cum the Conference Chair, delivered a keynote speech on "Reforming Hospital Care Financing in Hong Kong: Everyone a Private Patient".

Generating insights, dialogue and future collaboration on various aging and healthcare issues were the main objectives of the Conference on "Aging, Health and Long Term Care - Integrity, Innovation and Sustainability". The Conference attracted a packed audience of over 350 healthcare professionals, academics and students.

 PolyU CPCE Health Conference 2016 assembles international experts to discuss aging and healthcare issues

VIPs and keynote speakers of CPCE Health Conference 2016.

(HK Edition 03/14/2016 page1)