HKBU welcomes delegation from Yan Chai Hospital

24 June 2019
 Mr. Vincent Wong received souvenirs from Prof. Roland Chin
 Prof. Roland Chin introduced to the guests the latest developments of HKBU
 Mr. Vincent Wong received souvenirs from Prof. Roland Chin
 Ms. Cindy Chan gave a presentation on the innovative service-learning initiatives of the University

 The delegation visited the Department of Journalism, Academy of Film and School of Chinese Medicine

A 21-member delegation from Yan Chai Hospital, led by its Chairman of the Board of Directors Mr. Vincent Wong, paid a visit to the University on 24 June 2019.

Professor Roland T. Chin, President and Vice-Chancellor, extended his warm welcome to all members for visiting the University despite their busy schedules. He then shared with the delegation the recent achievements of the University, as well as the uniqueness and strengths of HKBU. He looked forward to collaborating closely with Yan Chai Hospital in nurturing more outstanding Chinese Medicine talents for the betterment of society.

Founded in 1973, Yan Chai Hospital provides acute and extended care services to the Tsuen Wan community and its neighbouring areas. At present, the Hospital operates three Chinese Medicine clinics jointly with HKBU School of Chinese Medicine, offering general out-patient services and different kinds of specialised out-patient services. Chairman Vincent Wong greatly appreciated the University’s vision of delivering academic excellence in a caring, creative and global culture. On behalf of the Hospital, he expressed his sincere wish to establish more fruitful collaborations with the University, particularly in the areas of Chinese medicine, internship and service-learning programmes.

The visit began with a presentation on the innovative service-learning initiatives of the University by Ms. Cindy Chan, Director of the Centre for Innovative Service-Learning. The delegation then visited the facilities at the Department of Journalism and the Academy of Film, as well as the School of Chinese Medicine. They were warmly received by Dr. Albert Chau, Vice-President (Teaching and Learning); Professor Bian Zhaoxiang, Associate Vice-President (Chinese Medicine Development); Mr. Yeung Chee Kong, Associate Vice-President (Engagement); Dr. David Lai, Senior Consultant and Head of Planning Office of the Chinese Medicine Hospital; Mr. Man Shu Sum, Associate Director of the Academy of Film; Mr. Bruce Lui, Senior Lecturer of the Department of Journalism; and Mrs. Lily Chan, Director of University Advancement and Secretary-General of the HKBU Foundation. A luncheon was hosted by Professor Chin after the visit.