Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area Healthcare Alliance Officially Launches — Kiang Wu Representatives Sign an Agreement to Jointly Promote Medical Care Development

(2018-08-01)
  • The official launching of Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area Healthcare Alliance

  • The representatives of three regions jointly signing the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area Healthcare Alliance Agreement

  • KWNC President Van Iat Kio giving an introduction of medical treatment and healthcare integration

Invited by Guangdong Province Hospital Association and Guangdong Provincial Nurse Association, Vice-President of Board of Directors and General Secretary of Kiang Wu Charitable Association Ung Pui Kun, Sub Director of Kiang Wu Hospital Cheung Chun Wing, Nursing Director of Nursing Department of Kiang Wu Hospital Vong In Leng, President of Kiang Wu Nursing College of Macau Van Iat Kio and Assistant Professor of Kiang Wu Nursing College of Macau Au Mio Leng have attended the Conference on Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area Healthcare Alliance and the first Summit on Rehabilitation Medicine and Healthcare at Sofitel Guangzhou Sunrich Hotel on 28 July 2018, and signed the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area Healthcare Alliance Agreement to jointly promote the medical care development.

The five institutions representing Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macao to sign the agreement included Guangdong Provincial Nurse Association, Guangdong Province Hospital Association, Guangdong Provincial Nursing Education Center, The Hong Kong Academy of Nursing and Kiang Wu Charitable Association. Through the signing of agreement, they hoped to strengthen the cooperation in healthcare in Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macao, to promote the establishment of a medical service system integrating medical care, rehabilitation, nursing and healthcare, as well as to work hand in glove to improve the level and quality of medical care services in Greater Bay Area for the public needs.

According to KWNC President Van Iat Kio's introduction at the summit, Kiang Wu Hospital has been optimizing medical care services in line with the promotion of medical treatment and healthcare development at all times. Along with the current promotion stage of the outreach medical service, appropriate treatments and nursing care are expected to be widely provided to different classes of patients in the communities and households in the future. In addition to providing cognitive screening for older persons in local nursery homes, the KWNC Nursing & Health Education Research Centre has also been continuously providing training to the organisation's staff and raising personal healthcare awareness of the older persons through home visits with the Youth Ambassadors (volunteers). Kiang Wu Hospital and the College would like to contribute to the local development of medical treatment and healthcare integration through a series of activities.

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