Yeoh Eng-kiong

Yeoh Eng-kiong

Yeoh Eng-kiong, a former health secretary of Hong Kong, is director of the JC School of Public Health and Primary Care, and head of the Division of Health System, Policy and Management, Faculty of Medicine at the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

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Opinion | How Hong Kong can avert a fourth wave of Covid-19 infections

Studies show that infection transmission can vary widely depending on the primary setting. An understanding of the different risks involved would help policymakers maintain control even as containment measures are relaxed.

Studies show that infection transmission can vary widely depending on the primary setting. An understanding of the different risks involved would help policymakers maintain control even as containment measures are relaxed.

17 Sep 2020 - 6:42AM
Opinion | For Hong Kong, the danger of resurgent Covid-19 infections is not over yet

Hong Kong remains at risk with the global pandemic raging, so any relaxing of Covid-19 restrictions must be gradual and careful, with ongoing surveillance and all sectors engaged, including businesses and civil society.

Hong Kong remains at risk with the global pandemic raging, so any relaxing of Covid-19 restrictions must be gradual and careful, with ongoing surveillance and all sectors engaged, including businesses and civil society.

6 May 2020 - 6:54AM
Opinion | Hong Kong’s management of the coronavirus epidemic is an evolving science, even after the lessons of Sars

To be prepared for an outbreak is important but that provides only a framework. Any plan needs to be constantly informed by the emerging science in an epidemic, and complemented by real-time surveillance to gather effective intelligence in a fast-changing situation.

To be prepared for an outbreak is important but that provides only a framework. Any plan needs to be constantly informed by the emerging science in an epidemic, and complemented by real-time surveillance to gather effective intelligence in a fast-changing situation.

29 Feb 2020 - 10:22AM