SCM at a Glance

Pioneer and Leader in Chinese medicine

  • First School of Chinese Medicine offering full-time UGC-funded programmes in Hong Kong, established in 1999.
  • Offers Hong Kong's first and only UGC-funded Bachelor of Chinese Medicine and Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Biomedical Science double degree programme (BCM), launched in 1998.
  • Launched in 2001 and runs Hong Kong's first and only UGC-funded Bachelor of Pharmacy (Hons) in Chinese Medicine programme (BPharm).
  • Boasts first purpose-built school of Chinese medicine building with herbal garden, first and only Chinese medicine museum, Chinese medicines centre and Chinese medicine library in a Hong Kong university.
  • Key player in education, research and healthcare services in Chinese medicine in Hong Kong and beyond.
  • Set up in 2011 the biennial Cheung On Tak International Award for Outstanding Contribution to Chinese Medicine carrying a prize award of HK$500,000.
  • Set up in 2018 the Hong Kong Baptist University–Jockey Club Chinese Medicine Disease Prevention and Health Management Centre, the first university-run healthcare centre of its kind in Hong Kong founded on the core concepts of Chinese medicine disease prevention and body constitution.

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Clinical services

  • Largest network of 16 Chinese medicine clinics among universities in Hong Kong
    • 9 clinics operated by SCM
    • 7 clinics operated in collaboration with Hospital Authority and NGOs
  • Runs the Hong Kong Baptist University–Jockey Club Chinese Medicine Disease Prevention and Health Management Centre
  • First-rate Chinese medicine specialty services provided by Chinese medicine experts
  • Clinical services informed by clinical studies
  • Subsidy schemes for underprivileged elderly for attending HKBU Chinese medicine clinics
  • Talks and seminars for Chinese medicine practitioners and the public

 

Last updated: 5 October 2018

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