Alex He Jingwei

Alex He Jingwei

Alex He Jingwei is an associate professor of the Department of Asian and Policy Studies, The Education University of Hong Kong. He specialises in health policy

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Opinion | Hong Kong coronavirus third wave can be tamed by mass testing – with China’s help

The local government has resorted to its old, small policy toolkit of social distancing, travel bans and dissuasion. Given the constraints on Hong Kong’s ability to test its population, it is perhaps a good idea to seek help from the mainland, which has excess capacity.

15 Jul 2020 - 8:09AM

The local government has resorted to its old, small policy toolkit of social distancing, travel bans and dissuasion. Given the constraints on Hong Kong’s ability to test its population, it is perhaps a good idea to seek help from the mainland, which has excess capacity.

Hong Kong coronavirus third wave can be tamed by mass testing – with China’s help
Opinion | China coronavirus crisis: Beijing is marshalling its formidable bureaucracy – but at what cost?

With a supreme act of political will, China’s fragmented bureaucracy is being marshalled against the coronavirus crisis. But with some officials still unable to speak truth to power, a true reckoning still awaits China’s state machinery.

1 Feb 2020 - 9:24AM

With a supreme act of political will, China’s fragmented bureaucracy is being marshalled against the coronavirus crisis. But with some officials still unable to speak truth to power, a true reckoning still awaits China’s state machinery.

China coronavirus crisis: Beijing is marshalling its formidable bureaucracy – but at what cost?
Lessons from Hong Kong's neighbours on health care reform
Hospital Authority passes health test

In mid-July, a legislator's motion on dissolving the Hospital Authority, the statutory body for managing all public hospitals and institutions, stirred widespread debate on Hong Kong's health policies. Although the motion did not succeed in the Legislative Council, heated discussion still goes on.

12 Sep 2013 - 2:46AM

In mid-July, a legislator's motion on dissolving the Hospital Authority, the statutory body for managing all public hospitals and institutions, stirred widespread debate on Hong Kong's health policies. Although the motion did not succeed in the Legislative Council, heated discussion still goes on.

Hospital Authority passes health test