The 18-person delegation of the Academy including
the President, Vice-President (Education & Exams), Past President, Honorary
Treasurer, an elected Council member, representatives from 13
and the General Secretary, visited Beijing
from 11th to 14th April.
Besides attending the 90th
Anniversary and the 23rd National Representative Meeting of the
Chinese Medical Association
(CMA), the delegation had
meetings with the Vice Chairman of the Standing
Committee of National People’s Congress,
the Ministry of Health, Hong Kong and Macao Affairs
Office of the State Council, Chinese
(CAE), Chinese Academy of Sciences
(CAS), Chinese Academy of Medical
& Peking Union Medical College
Union Medical College Hospital
United Family Hospital &
(BUFHC), and the Association
of Medical Universities & Colleges in China.
During the 4-day visit, the Academy delegation had fruitful discussion
and exchanged views with these organizations on various topics including
specialist registration system, exchange programmes on training and CME. Planning is underway
for the various activities where the Academy and its Colleges shall play
essential roles for the first time.
Hong Kong participants attending CMA's the
90th Anniversary and the 23rd National Representative Meeting
The delegation waiting for a group photo at CMA's 90th anniversary celebration
The Academy President presented the Academy's 10th anniversary book to CMA's
Meeting with Mr. Han Qide, Vice-Chairman, Standing Committee of National
People's Congress on 12 April
Outside the Ministry of Health
The Academy's President presenting a souvenir to Prof. Hunag Jiefu, Vice
Minister, Ministry of Health of PRC after the meeting
The delegation visited the Beijing United Family Hospital and Clinics during the
trip to Beijing (BUFHC)
delegation was given a brief introduction of the Peking Union Medical
group visited the Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE) and met their Deputy
Director and Vice Directors
delegation visited the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and introduced
the Academy and its Colleges to their officials
group photo outside the CAS
General Meeting – 16 June 2005
Council has decided to hold an EGM on 16 June 2005
to admit new Fellows. The EGM will
be held at 7:00 pm at the Council Chamber, 10/F HKAM Jockey Club Building,
99 Wong Chuk Hang Road
Majority of Colleges have submitted their
manpower plans to the Academy. The
Academy’s Medical Manpower Planning Committee chaired by the Vice-President
(General Affairs) will hold a meeting to discuss.
Academy would like to congratulate Dr. Stephen Foo, Honorary Treasurer of the
Academy, on his being awarded an Honorary Fellowship of the Academy of Family
Physicians of Malaysia (AFPM) in April 2005.
Another Fellow of the Academy, Dr. Peter Lee, also received this honour
from the AFPM.
are reminded that their 2005
Annual Subscriptions are due on 1 January 2005.
Fellows should have
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Please be reminded that it is the
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