Why is the HK public hospital system on brink of collapse?

Despite the fact that Hong Kong’s healthcare system always attains high rankings in different global studies and indexes, it is an undeniable disgrace that the city’s medical system is at a “bursting point”. The phenomenon was more obvious during the annual influenza season when hospitals were so congested that the occupancy rate exceeded 100 percent, …

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Challenges and benefits of breastfeeding in Hong Kong

Just three months ago, a group of mothers staged a flashmob protest over prejudice against breastfeeding in public spaces in Central. This demonstration best exemplifies the conundrum that local moms are facing. Despite well-known ‘breast is best’ advocacy, Hong Kong, one of the more developed cities in Asia, still has a low breastfeeding rate. In …

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