Meeting with Tsang Shiu Tim Charitable Foundation
Representatives of the Tsang Shiu Tim Charitable Foundation visited the University on 23 September 2020. The guests including Mr. Tsang Wing Wah, Mr. Tsang Kai Yuen, Mr. Patrick Tsang Kai Chi and Ms. Tam Wai Man met with HKBU representatives Professor Guo Yike, Vice-President (Research and Development); Professor Bian Zhaoxiang, Associate Vice-President (Chinese Medicine Development); Professor Julien Baker, Head of the Department of Sport, Physical Education and Health; and Mrs. Lily Chan, Director of University Advancement and Secretary-General of the HKBU Foundation, to exchange views on the University’s newly launched rehabilitation programme for discharged COVID-19 patients.
The Hong Kong Rehabilitation Programme for COVID-19 is the first clinically-validated rehabilitation programme for COVID-19. It combines cardiorespiratory exercise, resistance training and inspiratory muscle training along with Chinese herbal medicines to improve systemic metabolic and immune function, as well as pulmonary problem-related clinical symptoms which are evident in discharged COVID-19 patients.