There are a variety of private hospitals and medical companies provided by the non-public healthcare sector. DH regulates all private hospitals and medical clinics registered underneath the Medical Clinics Ordinance (Cap.343). DH displays their compliance with related laws by conducting inspections, and dealing with medical incidents and complaints lodged by the general public against these institutions. All Western medicine practitioners practising in Hong Kong should register with the Medical Council of Hong Kong (MCHK). MCHK is a statutory body liable for registration and skilled discipline of medical practitioners to maintain skilled requirements for cover of the general public.
Good health depends upon greater than health care. Health behaviors and the social and bodily surroundings exert sturdy influences on inhabitants health. RAND Health has examined many of those influences, addressing difficult questions corresponding to how cigarette and alcohol advertisements affect conduct, if workplace wellness packages work, and why weight problems has reached epidemic proportions in the U.S. and world wide.
The Food and Health Bureau is answerable for forming policies and allocating sources for the running of Hong Kong’s health services. It also ensures these policies are carried out effectively to protect and promote public health, present lifelong holistic health care to each citizen of Hong Kong, and be sure that nobody is denied satisfactory medical remedy attributable to lack of means.