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HK J Paediatr (New Series)
Vol 23. No. 2, 2018

HK J Paediatr (New Series) 2018;23:203

Announcement

Announcements from the Hong Kong Paediatric Society 56th Annual General Meeting & 11th Oration on Child Health

56th Annual General Meeting
The 56th annual general meeting of the Hong Kong Paediatric Society (HKPS) will be held on at 7:00PM on 17th May 2018 (Thursday) at The Ballroom, One -Three, 18/F. The Mira Hong Kong, 118 Nathan Road, Tsimshatsui, Kowloon. Members will receive agenda and related documents for the meeting by post.

The 11th Oration on Child Health
The Council of HKPS endorsed the setting up of the HKPS Medal on Child Health in 2007. The Medal is awarded to a notable person who has contributed significantly to the advancement of knowledge, betterment of services, health education, and advocacy on child health (including medical, social and educational sectors) in Hong Kong. The Awardee will be the orator to deliver a keynote lecture at the time of annual general meeting.

The Council of the HKPS resolved in the 4th council meeting held on 21st December 2017 that we would award Mrs. Priscilla Lui Tsang Sun Kai, B.B.S. (雷張慎佳) the HKPS Medal on Child Health 2018.

Mrs. Lui is the chairperson of the Hong Kong Committee on Children's Rights (2016- present) and the former director of the Against Child Abuse (1979, 1983-2011). She is one of the founders of the Hong Kong Committee on Children's Rights in 1995 and the Macau Against Child Abuse in 2006.

Mrs. Lui has been invited as keynote speaker in international conferences including the 17th ISPCAN International Conference on Child Abuse in Hong Kong. She also served as trainer in Taiwan, Singapore, Macau and China. The awards she received include the Ten Outstanding Young Persons Award (1990), Bronze Bauhinia Star Award (2000), the Outstanding Community Services Leaders Award from the Lions Club (2001), the Outstanding Services Award from International Society of the Prevention of Child Abuse & Neglect (2006), The Hong Kong Humanity Award from the Red Cross (2009).

She contributed numerous articles to different journals and has published two books: Listen to the Voice of the Wounded Children 聽受傷的孩子在說話 in 2011, and the Child at Heart 說童心 in 2017.

We are pleased to announce that Mrs. Lui would receive the award and deliver the oration titled "From Child Welfare to Child Rights: the Importance of a Child Perspective" on 17th May 2018 after our Annual General Meeting.

 
 

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