Sun Yat-sen (the second from left), one of the first students of the Hong Kong College of Medicine for Chinese, with friends Yeung Hok-ling (first from left), Chan Siu-bak (second from right, seated) and Yau Lit (extreme right) in 1888. The four young men, who often got together to discuss how to overthrow the Qing dynasty, were dubbed ‘the four bandits’. Standing behind them is Kwan King-leung, Sun's classmate at the college. Credit: HKU archives

An army of doctors to reform medicine in China: the 130-year history of the faculty of medicine at the University of Hong Kong

  • New book covers intriguing story of respected faculty, which counts Sun Yat-sen among graduates and later weathered Japanese occupation
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Sun Yat-sen (the second from left), one of the first students of the Hong Kong College of Medicine for Chinese, with friends Yeung Hok-ling (first from left), Chan Siu-bak (second from right, seated) and Yau Lit (extreme right) in 1888. The four young men, who often got together to discuss how to overthrow the Qing dynasty, were dubbed ‘the four bandits’. Standing behind them is Kwan King-leung, Sun's classmate at the college. Credit: HKU archives
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