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Scientific Committee on Vaccine Preventable Diseases

Vaccination offers the best hope for protecting population health against challenges posed by infectious diseases, through strengthening of the human defense systems. The Scientific Committee on Vaccine Preventable Diseases is set up to provide science-based advice on vaccine use at the population level.

Dr. CHOW Chun-bong, B.B.S, JP

Dr. Albert AU Ka-wing
Dr. Alan CHAN Chi-kuen
Dr. Rickjason CHAN Chi-wai
Dr. Susan CHIU Shui-seng
Dr. CHU Chung-ming, M.H.
Dr. Daniel CHIU Cheung-shing
Prof. Benjamin John COWLING
Prof. David HUI Shu-cheong, B.B.S.
Dr. Edmund LAM Wing-wo
Prof. LAU Yu-lung
Dr. MAK Sin-ping, B.B.S.
Dr. Owen TSANG Tak-yin
Prof. Patrick WOO Chiu-yat
Dr. Betty YOUNG Wan-yin

Scope of Advice

1. To advise the Controller, CHP on scientific basis of the public health actions aimed at protecting the community from vaccine-preventable diseases; and
2. To review and develop strategies for public health management of vaccine-preventable infections and their risk factors in the light of changing epidemiology and advances in medical science.

Hong Kong Childhood Immunisation Programme

Papers Discussed / Recommendations