Charitable funds have been established to help low-income Hongkongers access “self-financed drugs” but not all cancer patients may be aware of them. Photo: Shutterstock Charitable funds have been established to help low-income Hongkongers access “self-financed drugs” but not all cancer patients may be aware of them. Photo: Shutterstock
Charitable funds have been established to help low-income Hongkongers access “self-financed drugs” but not all cancer patients may be aware of them. Photo: Shutterstock

Letters | Hong Kong cancer patients in public hospitals need a better information system on funding for ‘self-financed’ drugs

  • A centralised system would help public hospitals assess patient’s financial needs and give health care professionals and patients easy access to information on available help for acquiring more expensive ‘self-financed’ drugs

Topic |   Hong Kong health care and hospitals
Charitable funds have been established to help low-income Hongkongers access “self-financed drugs” but not all cancer patients may be aware of them. Photo: Shutterstock Charitable funds have been established to help low-income Hongkongers access “self-financed drugs” but not all cancer patients may be aware of them. Photo: Shutterstock
Charitable funds have been established to help low-income Hongkongers access “self-financed drugs” but not all cancer patients may be aware of them. Photo: Shutterstock
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