Lions & HKBU Chinese Medicine Charity Foundation receives donations to support free Chinese Medicine Service for Elderly

09 September 2021
 Ms. Amy Leung (sixth from left), District Governor of the Lions Club International District 303 – Hong Kong and Macao, China presented a donation cheque to CMCF 
 Mr. Wong Ya Ming (centre) presented a donation cheque to CMCF  


The Lions & Hong Kong Baptist University Chinese Medicine Charity Foundation Limited (CMCF) recently received a donation of HK$200,000 from Mr. Jeffrey Wong Ya Ming, Chief Executive Officer of Nova Furniture Limited, Second Vice-President of the Lions Club of Tuen Mun and Director of the HKBU Foundation, in support of the free online consultation services offered by HKBU Chinese Medicine Clinics. In addition, CMCF received a donation of HK$220,000 raised by the Lions Clubs International District 303 - Hong Kong & Macao, China through its charity golf event. The fund is designated for CNCF’s Privilege Scheme of Chinese Medicine Service for the Elderly, which will provide financial subsidies for elderly people to seek treatment at HKBU Chinese Medicine Clinics.

In appreciation of the donors’ generosity, a cheque presentation ceremony was held at the HKBU-Jockey Club Chinese Medicine Disease Prevention and Health Management Centre (the Centre). HKBU representatives attending the ceremony included Professor Bian Zhaoxiang, Associate Vice-President (Chinese Medicine Development); Professor Sun Feng, Associate Director of the School of Chinese Medicine’s Clinical Division; and Dr. Yang Junjun, Associate Director of the School of Chinese Medicine’s Clinical Division and Director of the Centre.

The Lions and Hong Kong Baptist University Chinese Medicine Charity Foundation (CMCF), jointly set up by HKBU and the Lions Club International District 303 - Hong Kong & Macao, China in 2007, is celebrating its 15th anniversary this year. Recently, CMCF has supported the Clinical Division of HKBU’s School of Chinese Medicine to launch online Chinese medicine consultation and medicine delivery service. With CMCF’s sponsorship, 1,000 quotas will be distributed to elderly aged 65 or above via Po Leung Kuk, Yan Oi Tong, The Lok Sin Tong Benevolent Society, Kowloon, Chinese YMCA of Hong Kong and YWCA Jockey Club Y Care (Sha Tau Kok). The elderly can then receive online consultation services at the elderly centres and medicine delivery service free of charge from 1 August 2021 till 31 July 2022.