Health Advice & Disease Prevention

Health Advice & Disease Prevention

General Health Care

Child Health

Find out the health care services and information for your child. You can also find the locations, fees and charges of the Maternal and Child Health Centres and Woman Health Centres under the Department of Health

Youth Health

Get practical advice on a range of youth-related health issues here.

Women Health

Learn about the health issues concerning women as well as relevant community resources for them.

Men’s Health

This website aims to raise men’s interests in their own health and provides advice on lifestyle as well as the prevention and treatment of common physical and psychological health problems encountered by men.

Health Advice for the Elderly

Check out the health information and public services available for the elderly and their carers from this article.

Keep Warm Keep Well

Find out tips on how to keep warm, prevent flu and stay safe at home in cold weather.

Summer Health Checklist

Find information about summer sickness and the preventive measures here.

Oral Health

Check out the Tooth Club website for oral care tips, diseases and problems for teens, grown-ups and families.

Eye Care

Learn how to protect your eyesight and prevent eye diseases. You may also find some eye care tips for children and the elderly.

Exercise & Nutrition

Learn about how to enjoy a healthier lifestyle by taking regular exercise and eating a balanced diet.

Disease Prevention

Non Communicable Diseases and Risk Factors

There are a number of non-communicable diseases and their risk factors.  Learn about the details here.

Non-Communicable Diseases Watch

Check out this online publication relating to non-communicable diseases (NCD) and learn about the health information about NCD and related issues.

Promoting Health in Hong Kong: A Strategic Framework for Prevention and Control of Non-communicable Diseases

This is the document published by the Department of Health to illustrate its commitment to combat against non-communicable diseases.  Check out this website for the whole document.

Prevention of Cervical Cancer

Cervical cancer can be prevented by regular cervical screening.  This website aims to raise public awareness on regular cervical screening. It provides comprehensive information about cervical screening and cervical cancer, including smear taking procedure, result interpretation, diagnosis and treatment.

Hong Kong Reference Framework for Diabetes Care in Adults in Primary Care Settings (Patient version)

The Reference Framework aims to empower patients and their carers, and raise public awareness for the importance of the proper prevention and management of diabetes.

Hong Kong Reference Framework for Hypertension Care in Adults in Primary Care Settings (Patient version)

The Reference Framework aims to empower patients and  their carers, and raise public awareness for the importance of the proper prevention and management of hypertension.

"10-minute Exercise" Demonstration Video

Demonstration of "10-minute Exercise".

Mosquito Control

Mosquito control is important to public health. You can learn about the common local mosquito-borne diseases and prevention tips here. Residents can contact the district pest control offices or Pest Control Advisory Section of the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department for assistance in mosquito control.

Rodent Control

Rodents provide the essential link in the spread of rodent-borne diseases, which are of public health importance. Check out this website for the information on common rodent-borne diseases and prevention. 

Accident and Poisoning Prevention

Injury Prevention and Environmental Health

Accidents can happen anytime, anywhere. Yet there are things you can do to prevent some of them. Check out this webpage for tips.

Prevention of Poisoning in Children (pdf file)

This webpage provides you the tips for preventing childhood poisoning and the dos and don’ts of handling medicines and household products.

Prevention of Poisoning in the Elderly (pdf file)

Here you can check out the tips for preventing elders from poisoning.

Poisoning Watch

Check out this online publication for details of poisoning incidents and prevention tips.

First Aid

Find useful advice on first aid treatments for some common emergencies.

Travel Health

Travel Health Service by Department of Health

Check out this website for health news and information on your destinations, vaccinations as well as travel health advice.

Periodicals

CHP Newsletter

Check out this online publication for the events and people having an interface with the Centre for Health Protection (CHP) to learn about their work, values, beliefs and practices.

Community Health Partnership Communication

This online publication about health-related topics and risks is targeted at local partners.

Communicable Diseases Watch

This online biweekly publication for healthcare professionals provides news and knowledge on up-to-date infectious diseases relevant to Hong Kong.

Flu Express

Check out the online weekly report which monitors and summarises the latest local and global influenza activities.

Avian Influenza Report

This online weekly report highlights global avian influenza activities in humans and birds.

EV Scan

This online weekly report summarises the surveillance findings of local hand, foot and mouth disease and enterovirus 71 infections.

Report on IPD

This online monthly report summarises the surveillance findings of invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD) cases reported to the Centre for Health Protection.

Last revision date: October 2018
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