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4 February 2019

World Cancer Day 2019

4 February 2019

Cancer is the top killer in Hong Kong. To echo with the World Cancer Day (4th February of every year), Senior Medical and Health Officer of the Department of Health Dr Andrew Lau and Senior Dietitian Ms Mandy Kwan shared tips on preventing cancer and dietary advice for the Lunar New Year. Please click here.

World Cancer Day 2019

   

Let’s support Hong Kong Cancer Day 2018

13 December 2018

Organised by the Hong Kong Anti-Cancer Society, the 6th Hong Kong Cancer Day event was held on 9 December 2018 at the Piazza of Kowloon Park, and the Department of Health was one of the co-organisers. This year’s event was themed "Anti-Cancer, Say No to Alcohol” to raise the public awareness on harms of alcohol for cancer prevention. If you wish to know more, please click here.

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Support Hong Kong Cancer Day 2017

18 December 2017

The Hong Kong Cancer Day was held on 10 December 2017 at the Piazza of Kowloon Park.  It was organised by the Hong Kong Anti-Cancer Society with the co-organisation and support by 61 organisations including the Department of Health. If you wish to know more, please click here.

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Support Hong Kong Cancer Day

15 December 2016

The Hong Kong Cancer Day 2016 with the theme "Healthy Diet ‧ Healthy Life" was held on 11 December 2016 at the Piazza of Kowloon Park. It was organised by the Hong Kong Anti-Cancer Society, co-organised and supported by 62 organisations including the Department of Health. If you wish to know more, please click here.

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Healthy League – Say No to Women's Cancers

28 October 2016

The Department of Health was honoured to be invited as a supporting organisation to the Globe-athon Hong Kong 2016 which was held on 25 September 2016 at Peak Road Garden. The activity was organised by Lee Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong and The Hong Kong Anti-Cancer Society. The theme of this year was "Give Me a Chance , Say No to Women's Cancers". If you wish to know more, please click here.

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Healthy League Jumped into the Digital World

10 March 2016

The Department of Health was honoured to be invited as a supporting organisation to the “6th Hong Kong Digital Game Development” this year. The competition was organised by Cyberport and Hong Kong Digital Game Based Learning Association. With the theme of “Cancer Prevention”, the competition aimed to enable participants to learn about the basic concepts and knowledge of cancer prevention and raise public awareness of cancer prevention through designing digital games. If you wish to know more, please click here.

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Hong Kong Cancer Day 2015 - Together, We Prevent Cancer

13 December 2015

The Hong Kong Cancer Day 2015 was co-organised by the Department of Health and The Hong Kong Anti-Cancer Society , was successfully launched at Piazza of Kowloon Park on 13th December 2015. Captain AC led the Healthy League members to promote health messages on cancer prevention such as maintaining healthy body weight, eating more vegetables and fruits, exercising more, no smoking and no alcohol drinking. Please click here to see the photos. To view the press release, please click here. (Extracted from Press Release)

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Cancer Symposium

12 December 2015

The Department of Health and The Hong Kong Anti-Cancer Society co-organised the “Symposium on Cancer Control in the Western Pacific cum Launching of the Cancer Atlas 2nd Edition (Chinese Version)” on 12 December 2015. Over 20 professional bodies, academic institutes and cancer-related NGOs from Western Pacific regions shared their experiences in cancer control and promulgated the key content of the Cancer Atlas 2nd edition and launched the Chinese version of the Atlas. If you wish to know more, please click here.

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"Healthy League" Family Colouring Contest

12 September 2015

The Department of Health organised the “Healthy League” Family Colouring Contest in May 2015 to target children of primary school age. The contest aims to promote the “Healthy League” mascots, who are ambassadors of healthy lifestyle and cancer awareness as effective means of cancer prevention. 

The competition received overwhelming response and attracted more than 1,500 entries. The adjudication panel met to select ten outstanding entries according to the criteria of creativity, use of colour, drawing skills and relevance to the theme. The prize presentation ceremony was held on 12 September 2015. If you wish to know more, please click here.

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Health Promotion Sharing Forum

22 May 2015

Community Liaison Division of the Centre for Health Protection organised Health Promotion Sharing Forum on 22 May 2015 with the theme of cancer prevention. The speakers include Professor Lam Tai-hing, Dr Duncan Tung, Dr Joyce Tang, Mr Stephen Chan and Ms Chau Chuen-heung. The Forum provided an interactive platform for sharing information on cancer prevention and screening and valuable experiences of working with communities for promoting healthy lifestyles to prevent cancer. If you wish to know more, please click here.

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Press Conference on Cancer Prevention and Screening

22 April 2015

A press conference on cancer prevention and screening to raise public awareness on primary and secondary prevention of cancers was held on 22 April 2015. Please click here to see the photos. To view the press release, please click here. (Extracted from Press Releases) 

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