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