Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying addresses a Commission on Poverty summit. Photo: Jonathan Wong Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying addresses a Commission on Poverty summit. Photo: Jonathan Wong
Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying addresses a Commission on Poverty summit. Photo: Jonathan Wong
Paul Yip
Opinion

Opinion

Paul Yip

Investing in a healthy Hong Kong can cut welfare costs for the city

There is a need to create job opportunities to cut the number of people living in poverty

Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying addresses a Commission on Poverty summit. Photo: Jonathan Wong Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying addresses a Commission on Poverty summit. Photo: Jonathan Wong
Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying addresses a Commission on Poverty summit. Photo: Jonathan Wong
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Paul Yip

Paul Yip

Paul Yip is the founding director of the Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention at the University of Hong Kong, and a professor at the university's Department of Social Work and Social Administration. His interests include suicide prevention, population health and poverty research. He serves as the secretary general of the Asian Population Association and the research chair of the Family Planning Association of Hong Kong. He was a part-time member of the Central Policy Unit and a member of the Hong Kong government's Steering Committee on Population Policy.