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Surveillance & Epidemiology Branch

Head:

Dr CHING Cheuk-tuen, Regina, JP

MBBS (HK)
MSc in Public Health Medicine, LSHTM (Lond)
FHKCCM
FHKAM (Community Medicine)
Dr CHING Cheuk-tuen, Regina, JP

Spectrum of work:



  • Be responsible for epidemiological investigation on disease outbreaks, surveillance and control of communicable diseases in Hong Kong.
  • Be responsible for surveillance and control of non-communicable diseases of significance to the Hong Kong population and formulation of related strategies and programmes.
  • Be responsible for promoting knowledge-based, needs-driven, effective and coordinated health promotion actions; providing advice to the community and the District Councils on public health issues; coordinating with various local and overseas organisations to strengthen actions that improve the public health; and undertaking health promotion activities.