A technician works at a BGI genetic testing laboratory in Kunming, Yunnan province. Gene-profiling may be the future of medicine, but basic issues like access to health care still plague medical systems. Photo: Reuters
David Dodwell
Opinion

Opinion

Outside In by David Dodwell

Medical discoveries can wait. First, improve Hong Kong’s access to clinics and primary care

  • David Dodwell says medical innovations involving AI and gene-profiling don’t count for much when needs like community-based primary care and elderly care are neglected. And these are areas in which Hong Kong must do better

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A technician works at a BGI genetic testing laboratory in Kunming, Yunnan province. Gene-profiling may be the future of medicine, but basic issues like access to health care still plague medical systems. Photo: Reuters
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