HKBU receives further donation from Fong’s Family Foundation in support of Chinese medicine development

06 August 2019

Professor Roland T. Chin, President and Vice-Chancellor hosted a lunch on 6 August 2019 for Mr. David Fong, BBS, JP, Vice-Chairman of the Fong Shu Fook Tong Foundation and the Fong’s Family Foundation, Managing Director of Hip Shing Hong (Holdings) Company Limited, to express his deep gratitude to Mr. Fong and his father Dr. Henry Fong, GBS, MBE, JP, for their staunch support and contributions to the University over the years, particularly in the development of Chinese medicine and various clinical research work of the School of Chinese Medicine. During the gathering, they also shared views and explored the feasibility of future collaboration in providing high quality Chinese medicine healthcare service to the community, aiming at promoting the development of Chinese medicine and the community health.

The Fong Shu Fook Tong Foundation and the Fong’s Family Foundation have been long-standing supporters of HKBU, particularly the School of Chinese Medicine, since the 1980s. They have made substantial donations to support various Chinese medicine projects, such as the guidelines on the clinical research of integrative medicine in 2015, and the development of Chinese medicines databases in 2013. The Fong’s Family Foundation recently gave continued support to a project entitled “Clinical Research and Application of Acupuncture in the Treatment of Autistic Children”, which has been supported by the Foundation since 2012.

Other participants included Miss Becky Hung, Head of Public Relations, Department of Public Relations of the Hip Shing Hong (Holdings) Company Limited; Dr. Andy Lee, Vice-President (Administration) and Secretary; Professor Bian Zhaoxiang, Associate Vice-President (Chinese Medicine Development); Mr. C.K. Yeung, Associate Vice-President (Engagement); Mrs. Lily Chan, Director of University Advancement and Secretary-General of the HKBU Foundation; and Dr. David Lai, Senior Consultant and Head of the Planning Office for Chinese Medicine Hospital.