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DOCTOR JAILED FOR GROSS NEGLIGENCE MANSLAUGHTER OVER DEATH OF A LIPOSUCTION PATIENT: HKSAR v KWAN HAU CHI, VANESSA [2021] HKCFI 2978
Before:  Hon D’Almada Remedios J in Court Date of Reasons for Sentence: 4 October 2021 In 2014, Ms Lee Kar-ying Josephine (“P”) died following a liposuction procedure performed by a registered medical practitioner, the defendant (“D”), at the “Regrowth Hair Transplant Centre Ltd” on the 7th floor of No. 2 Carnarvon Road.  During the procedure, P was administered sedative drugs by D, who was only assisted by 2 receptionists and 2 beaut ...
Bioethical Reflections on COVID-19: Archive for Year 2021
CMEL's members have joined various discussions on the issues in medical ethics and law arising from COVID-19, including events organised by colleagues in the field. They have also written on this subject. Click on the links below for more information. Archive for the Year 2022: click here Archive for the Year 2021: below  Archive for the Year 2020: click here Policy Paper: "COVID-19 vaccine trial designs in the context of authorized COVID-19 vac ...
Media Article: views on Hong Kong’s youth vaccination arrangements and vaccine donation
Title of media article: 《釋除師弟妹疑慮 專家返母校解說》 Media: Sing Tao Daily Date: 11 June 2021 Language of article: Chinese In an interview with Sing Tao Daily, our Dr Calvin W. L. Ho shared his views on Hong Kong’s youth vaccination arrangements and vaccine donation. (Full credit given to Sing Tao Daily) 《釋除師弟妹疑慮 專家返母校解說》 2021-06-11 00:00 (星島日報報道)港府雖放寬疫苗接種至青少年,但要提升學生的打針意欲仍是一大難關。食物及衞生局局長陳肇始表示,前日已去信大學醫學院院長、各大專院校醫療護理系主任,呼籲他們回校釋除師 ...
Media Article: "Coronavirus: no jab, no job, and no fun? Some in Hong Kong cry foul over perceived vaccine discrimination"
Title of article: "Coronavirus: no jab, no job, and no fun? Some in Hong Kong cry foul over perceived vaccine discrimination" In an interview with the South China Morning Post, our Dr Calvin Ho commented on Hong Kong's "vaccine bubble", which has sparked concerns about the impact on unvaccinated employees.  He observed that while the “vaccine bubble” policy itself is ethically justified and reasonable, there still may be implementation gaps, which w ...
Programme on Radio Television Hong Kong: views on incentivising vaccination and the Hong Kong – Singapore travel bubble
Title of the radio programme: "香港家書 - 港大醫學倫理與法律研究中心總監何維倫——推動接種疫苗政策須平衡集體與公共利益" Media: Radio Television Hong Kong Date: 8 May 2021 Language of article: Chinese In a radio programme on Radio Television Hong Kong, our Dr Calvin W. L. Ho shared his views on incentivising vaccination and the Hong Kong – Singapore travel bubble. The transcript of the radio programme is available below. (Credit given to RTHK on the ...
Media article: "Ethicists suggest sunset clause for vaccine bubble in view of restrictions otherwise imposed on freedoms"
  Title of media article:  "Ethicists suggest sunset clause for vaccine bubble in view of restrictions otherwise imposed on freedoms" (《疫苗氣泡︱倫理學者倡措施設日落條款 否則等同限制市民自由》) Media: HK01 Date: 16 April 2021 Author of article: Tsui-pik CHENG (鄭翠碧)   Language of article: Chinese Article: Authorized by HK01 for reproduction (文章授權轉載自《香港01》https://bit.ly/3x9Deuf) 《疫苗氣泡︱倫理學者倡措施設日落條款 否則等同限制市民自由》 撰文:鄭翠碧 2021-04-16 08:00 政府將於4月29日起調整社交 ...

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