People wait to be seen at Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital in Chai Wan. Photo: David Wong People wait to be seen at Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital in Chai Wan. Photo: David Wong
People wait to be seen at Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital in Chai Wan. Photo: David Wong

Cheaper drugs for Hong Kong’s diabetics after government’s HK$120 million funding boost

  • Subsidised medicine scheme could see cost of some drugs drop to as little as HK$15 for up to four months at city’s public hospitals
  • Money is part of recurrent funding allocated to Hospital Authority, and covers seven more types of medication from April

Topic |   Hong Kong health care and hospitals
People wait to be seen at Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital in Chai Wan. Photo: David Wong People wait to be seen at Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital in Chai Wan. Photo: David Wong
People wait to be seen at Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital in Chai Wan. Photo: David Wong
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