Annie (not her real name) is an asylum seeker in Hong Kong who is suffering due to lack of dental care. Dentists are being urged to treat refugees and asylum seekers free of charge. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Annie (not her real name) is an asylum seeker in Hong Kong who is suffering due to lack of dental care. Dentists are being urged to treat refugees and asylum seekers free of charge. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Wellness

Free dental care urged for refugees and asylum seekers in Hong Kong, who cannot earn money to pay for treatment

  • Refugees and asylum seekers in Hong Kong are denied the right to work, so cannot earn money to pay for dental treatment, causing huge suffering for some
  • NGO Justice Centre Hong Kong has launched a Healthy Smile for Refugees campaign to urge dentists to treat refugees and asylum seekers pro bono

Annie (not her real name) is an asylum seeker in Hong Kong who is suffering due to lack of dental care. Dentists are being urged to treat refugees and asylum seekers free of charge. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Annie (not her real name) is an asylum seeker in Hong Kong who is suffering due to lack of dental care. Dentists are being urged to treat refugees and asylum seekers free of charge. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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