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Department of Health - Health Promotion Branch Dietitian: Yeung Wing Ka
November 14 is World Diabetes Day. Diabetes increases your risk for many serious health problems, including heart diseases, kidney diseases, skin and eye complications. The good news is, diabetes can be prevented by simple lifestyle changes. The follo...

November 20, 2021
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Every day, more than 2,000 patients suffering from end-stage organ failure in Hong Kong are waiting for organ transplants (Table 1).  While many of us would like to support organ donation by registering our wish to donate organs after death, some may hesitate because of their own age or health status.  In fact, supporting organ donation is an ac...

November 12, 2021
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After weeks of horrifying experience of pain, Ferlita, 28, could finally say she is now a bit physically fine and just need rest for complete healing after her surgery. Her pain started last Aug. 19, while working at her employer, she felt a sharp pain in the lower part of her abdomen. She immediately informed her employer about it but her emplo...

October 5, 2021
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A timid girl from the province, Prila S. - a 30-year old domestic worker is usually all ears when approached but now anxious because after four months of waiting, the box from her blood and sweat is nowhere to be located. Prila is one of the many domestic workers who reported against CargoFlex, a "door-to-door" shop located at the 2nd level of ...

September 26, 2021
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A Filipina domestic worker who lived under a flyover in Tsuen Wan for more than two months was finally able to fly back home to the Philippines on Wednesday.

Mel Santiago left Hong Kong on Wednesday morning after a support group, Social Justice for Migrant Workers, was able to give her HK$1,000 and a ticket. She is...

July 21, 2021
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This article was contributed by Former Philippine Labor Attaché in Hong Kong, Jalilo dela Torre.
Diaspora originally meant the dispersion of Jews around the world after the Babylonian and Roman conquests, but in modern times, diaspora has come to signify any ethnic group who are dispersed outside its homeland for economic migration or d...

June 21, 2021
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A Filipina community organiser and household service worker in Hong Kong is among the awardees of a foundation in search of the Philippines’ most exemplary migrant workers.

Rodelia Pedro Villar, an Antique native, was given the 2021 Bagong Bayani Award for Community and Social Service at the Bagong Bayani Awards o...

June 8, 2021
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Nagsimula ang malawakang Covid-19 vaccination programme ng Hong Kong government noong Peb. 26 at nasa 145,800 na ang nabakunahan dito sa siyudad.

Ngunit lumala ang pangamba ng mga tao matapos magtala ng apat na pagkamatay ilang araw lang ang nakalipas nang unang mabakunahan.

Bagaman sinabi na ng ...

March 12, 2021