Chief Executive Carrie Lam (centre) attends the Our Hong Kong Foundation symposium on Monday. Photo: Jonathan Wong
Chief Executive Carrie Lam (centre) attends the Our Hong Kong Foundation symposium on Monday. Photo: Jonathan Wong

Hong Kong think tank proposes targeted voucher scheme to screen residents for chronic diseases, offer subsidies based on medical needs

  • Our Hong Kong Foundation says scheme aims to encourage early detection and management of chronic diseases, alleviate pressure on public hospitals
  • Hospital Authority chairman Henry Fan says scheme could add strain on public health care system and instead suggests private sector should shoulder primary care responsibilities

Topic |   Hong Kong health care and hospitals
Chief Executive Carrie Lam (centre) attends the Our Hong Kong Foundation symposium on Monday. Photo: Jonathan Wong
Chief Executive Carrie Lam (centre) attends the Our Hong Kong Foundation symposium on Monday. Photo: Jonathan Wong
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