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.