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Tuberculosis and Chest Service

The Tuberculosis and Chest Service provides services for clients with tuberculosis or other chest diseases, as well as implements control and preventive measures against these diseases.

Services include :

  1. Surveillance and control of tuberculosis.

  2. Out-patient service for clients with tuberculosis and other chest diseases.

  3. Providing directly-observed treatment for patients with tuberculosis.

  4. Health educational and promotional activities in relation to tuberculosis control, lung diseases and general health aspects.

  5. BCG vaccination programme for newborns.

  6. Assessment, preventive, curative and rehabilitative services for clients with pneumoconiosis.

  7. Research on tuberculosis and other chest diseases to look for better measures in the fight against these diseases.

This link will open in a new windowStatistics on Tuberculosis

 

This link will open in a new windowChest Clinics

For further information about tuberculosis in Hong Kong, please visit This link will open in a new windowhttp://www.info.gov.hk/tb_chest.

Chest X-ray examination
Out-patient service for clients with tuberculosis and other chest diseasesProviding directly-observed treatment for patients with tuberculosis
  Last Revision Date : 22 Mar 2007