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.
Chairman Prof. LAU Yu-lung, B.B.S., J.P.
Members Dr CHIU Cheung-shing, Daniel Prof. Benjamin John COWLING Prof. HUI Shu-cheong, David, B.B.S., J.P. Prof. HUNG Fan-ngai, Ivan, B.B.S. Dr HUNG Ling-lung, Derek Prof. HON Kam-lun, Ellis Dr KUNG Kin-hang Dr KWAN Yat-wah, Mike Dr LAM Wing-wo, Edmund Dr TAI Lai-bun Dr TO Kai-wang, Kelvin Dr TSANG Tak-yin, Owen
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.