A medical worker walks on a bridge joining two buildings in the grounds of Princess Margaret Hospital in Hong Kong. It is among several public hospitals undergoing redevelopment to support future health care demands in the city. Photo: AFP
Chiu Kam-kuen
Opinion

Opinion

Concrete Analysis by Chiu Kam-kuen

Make Hong Kong’s stretched health care system an indispensable part of urban planning

  • Covid-19 outbreak has stretched the city’s medical capacity, requiring urgent enhancement to meet current and future needs
  • Apart from redevelopment of existing hospitals, new ones should also address public health care needs in tandem with housing shortage
A medical worker walks on a bridge joining two buildings in the grounds of Princess Margaret Hospital in Hong Kong. It is among several public hospitals undergoing redevelopment to support future health care demands in the city. Photo: AFP
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