Patients experience “mandala” art therapy, as part of the Hong Kong Cancer Fund’s wellness programme. Photo: Hong Kong Cancer Fund

A prayer for peace from Hong Kong cancer charity, as protest unrest sees much-awaited fundraiser postponed

  • Hong Kong Cancer Fund is among non-profit organisations hit by disruptions to fundraising due to safety concerns amid the prolonged civil unrest
Topic |   Hong Kong cancer therapy

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Patients experience “mandala” art therapy, as part of the Hong Kong Cancer Fund’s wellness programme. Photo: Hong Kong Cancer Fund
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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

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

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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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