Lions & HKBU Chinese Medicine Charity Foundation receives donations to support elderly services
Lions & Hong Kong Baptist University Chinese Medicine Charity Foundation Limited (the Foundation) recently received generous donations of HK$100,000 from its Chairman Dr. Lam Hoi Ham, JP, and HK$110,000 from the Lions Club of Tuen Mun, in support of the Foundation’s Privilege Scheme of Chinese Medicine Service for Elderly (Please click here to find out more about the Scheme).
A cheque presentation ceremony was held in recognition of the donors’ generosity. Speaking at the ceremony, Dr. Lam Hoi Ham said that elderly patients with financial difficulties can apply for the Scheme to receive medical service at HKBU Chinese Medicine clinics. Professor Bian Zhaoxiang, Associate Vice-President (Chinese Medicine Development) of HKBU and Vice-Chairman of the Foundation, thanked the donors’ generous support and expressed that the Foundation will continue to help provide Chinese medical service to the elderly. Other HKBU representatives attending the ceremony included Ms. Christine Chow, Vice-President (Administration) and Secretary; and Dr. Yang Junjun, Associate Director of the School of Chinese Medicine’s Clinical Division.
Established in 2007, Lions & Hong Kong Baptist University Chinese Medicine Charity Foundation Limited is a non-profit-making charitable organisation recognised by the HKSAR Government. It aims to help the elderly and the underprivileged to receive quality Chinese medical service at a reasonable cost. Collaborators include Lions Clubs International District 303 – Hong Kong & Macao, China, as well as Hong Kong Baptist University and its School of Chinese Medicine. This year, to celebrate its 15th anniversary, the Foundation will sponsor 1,000 elders aged 65 or above to have a free body constitution assessment, which will be conducted with the Chinese Medicine Four Diagnostic Instrument at the Hong Kong Baptist University – Jockey Club Chinese Medicine Disease Prevention and Health Management Centre.