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List of Publications, Pamphlets and Other Information Materials

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Administration / General Information
   
Boards and Councils Office
   
Centre for Health Protection
 
   
Child Assessment Service
   
Chinese Medicine Division
   
Clinical Genetic Service
   
Dental Service
   
Drug Office
   
Elderly Health Service
   
Family Health Service
   
Forensic Pathology Service
   
Medical Device Control Office
   
Narcotics and Drug Administration Unit
   
Office for Registration of Healthcare Institutions
   
Port Health Office
   
Primary Care Office
   
Professional Development and Quality Assurance
   
Radiation Health Unit
   
Student Health Service
   
Tobacco Control Office

 

 


Administration / General Information

Description of Information Format Availability and
charge, if any
Department of Health Annual Report CD-ROM
Webpage
CD-ROM - $15
Tables on Health Status and Health Services Webpage (PDF)  
Department of Health Environmental Report Webpage (PDF)  
Hong Kong Fact Sheet on Department of Health This link will open in a new windowWebpage (PDF)  


Boards and Councils Office
 

Description of Information Format Availability and
charge, if any
List of registrants for healthcare professionals:    
- Chiropractors This link will open in a new windowWebpage  
- Dentists This link will open in a new windowWebpage  
- Medical Laboratory Technologists This link will open in a new windowWebpage  
- Medical Practitioners This link will open in a new windowWebpage  
- Midwives This link will open in a new windowWebpage  
- Nurses This link will open in a new windowWebpage  
- Occupational Therapists This link will open in a new windowWebpage  
- Optometrists This link will open in a new windowWebpage  
- Pharmacists This link will open in a new windowWebpage  
- Physiotherapists This link will open in a new windowWebpage  
- Radiographers This link will open in a new windowWebpage  

 


This link will open in a new windowCentre for Health Protection
(Please also visit the above website for more information)

  • Emergency Response and Information Branch
Description of Information Format Availability and
charge, if any
Centre for Health Protection Strategic Plan 2010 - 2014 This link will open in a new windowWebpage (PDF)  
CHP Strategic Plan on Prevention and Control of Communicable Diseases 2007-2009 This link will open in a new windowWebpage (PDF)  
Preparedness Plan for Influenza Pandemic 2012 This link will open in a new windowWebpage (PDF)  
Influenza Pandemic Preparedness Information Kit for Health Care Workers This link will open in a new windowWebpage (PDF)  
CHP Objectives and Strategies 2004-2006 This link will open in a new windowWebpage (PDF)  

  • Infection Control Branch

Description of Information Format Availability and
charge, if any
Fact sheets / guidelines / training materials on infectious disease and infection control This link will open in a new windowWebpage  

  • Programme Management and Professional Development Branch

Description of Information Format Availability and
charge, if any
CHP Newsletters This link will open in a new windowWebpage (PDF)  

  • Public Health Laboratory Services Branch

Description of Information
(E) - English version only
Format Availability and
charge, if any
Guide to requests for laboratory testing and other guidelines (E) This link will open in a new windowWebpage  
Types of Pathological examination and gazetted prices of laboratory tests Webpage  

  • Public Health Services Branch
    • Social Hygiene Service
Description of Information Format Availability and
charge, if any
Information on sexually transmitted infections: Pamphlets Free distribution
- Sexually transmitted infections
- Why is STIs important?
- Sexual Health
- Syphilis
- Gonorrhoea / Non-gonnococcal Urethritis (male) / Non-specific Genital Infection (female)
- Genital Herpes
- Genital Wart / Trichomoniasis / Pubic Lice
Information on dermatological disease: Pamphlets Free distribution
- Basic techniques on skin care
- Eczema
- Irritant Contact Dermatits (Housewife Hand)
- Psoriasis
- Tinea Pedis and Tinea Unguium
- Corns, Warts and Essential Foot care
Lists of clinics and health centres: Webpage  
- Dermatological Clinics
- Integrated Treatment Centre (Social Hygiene Service)
- Social Hygiene Clinics (Female)
- Social Hygiene Clinics (Male)


Description of Information Format Availability and
charge, if any
About HIV / AIDS: Pamphlets / posters / VHS Free distribution
- General information on HIV / AIDS
- The HIV tests
- Safer sex and prevention of HIV infection
- Harm reduction and prevention of HIV infection in drug users
- Prevention of blood borne infections
- Introduction to services of Red Ribbon Centre, Integrated Treatment Centre, Voluntary Counselling and Testing Service, and Therapeutic Preventive Clinic

(Most of the above have Chinese and English versions. Some are also available on other languages, including Simplified Chinese, Thai, Hindu, Urdu, Japanese, Tagalog, Bengali etc.)

Information on Hepatitis Pamphlet / poster
This link will open in a new windowWebsite
Free distribution
Information on Integrated Treatment Centre (Special Preventive Programme) This link will open in a new windowWebpage  


Description of Information
(C) - Chinese version only
Format Availability and
charge, if any
TB and Chest Service Leaflet
This link will open in a new windowWebpage
Free distribution
Annual Report - Tuberculosis and Chest Service (from 1991 onwards) This link will open in a new windowWebpage  
Address and Enquiry Tel. No. of Chest Clinics This link will open in a new windowWebpage  
Tuberculosis (C) Leaflet Free distribution
Prevention of Tuberculosis Leaflet
This link will open in a new windowWebpage
Free distribution
Treatment and Prevention of TB - Residential Homes (C) Leaflet
This link will open in a new windowWebpage
Free distribution
Guidelines on prevention and management of TB in elderly homes / workshop for the handicapped Leaflet Free distribution
Guidelines on prevention and management of TB in nurseries / kindergartens Leaflet Free distribution
Guidelines on prevention and management of TB in office settings Leaflet Free distribution
Guidelines on prevention and management of TB in schools Leaflet Free distribution
Guidance Notes on Hospital Admission for Tuberculosis and Chest Service Leaflet Free distribution upon hospitalization
Information for Patient on Anti-TB Drug Treatment Leaflet
This link will open in a new windowWebpage
Free distribution
BCG Vaccination (C) Leaflet
This link will open in a new windowWebpage
Free distribution
Tuberculosis - Statistical Data in Hong Kong This link will open in a new windowWebpage  

  • Surveillance and Epidemiology Branch

Description of Information
(E) - English version only
Format Availability and charge, if any
Avian Influenza Report This link will open in a new windowWebpage  

Report of Behavioural Risk Factor Survey

This link will open in a new windowWebpage  

About Cancer :

   
- Recommendations on Breast Cancer Screening (2012) (E) This link will open in a new windowWebpage (PDF)  
- Recommendations on Colorectal Cancer Screening (2012) (E) This link will open in a new windowWebpage (PDF)  
- Prevention and Screening for Breast Cancer - Information for women and their families This link will open in a new windowWebpage (PDF)  
- Prevention and Screening for Colorectal Cancer This link will open in a new windowWebpage (PDF)  
- Screening for Prostate Cancer - Information for Men and their Families (under review) (E) This link will open in a new windowWebpage (PDF)  
- Health Advice on Prevention and Screening of Cancer for the Healthcare Professionals (2004) (E) This link will open in a new windowWebpage (PDF)  
- Health Advice on Prevention and Screening of Cancer for the Public (2004) This link will open in a new windowWebpage (PDF)  
Communicable Diseases Watch (E) This link will open in a new windowWebpage (PDF)  
Community Health Partnership Communication This link will open in a new windowWebpage  
Flu Express This link will open in a new windowWebpage  
Guidelines for Health Professionals This link will open in a new windowWebpage  
Health Topics :    
- Communicable Diseases This link will open in a new windowWebpage  
- Non-communicable Diseases This link will open in a new windowWebpage  
Non-Communicable Diseases Watch This link will open in a new windowWebpage  
Poisoning Watch This link will open in a new windowWebpage  
Population Health Survey This link will open in a new windowWebpage  
- Report on Population Health Survey 2003 / 2004 This link will open in a new windowWebpage  
- Heart Health Survey 2004 / 2005 This link will open in a new windowWebpage (PDF)  
- Knowledge, Attitude and Practice of Medical Checkup 2008 This link will open in a new windowWebpage (PDF)  
- Child Health Survey 2005/2006 This link will open in a new windowWebpage (PDF)  
- Injury Survey 2008 This link will open in a new windowWebpage (PDF)  
Public Health and Epidemiology Bulletin (E) This link will open in a new windowWebpage  
Recommendations for General Public This link will open in a new windowWebpage  
Topical Health Report:    
- Prevention and Screening of Cervical Cancer  
Viral Hepatitis:    
- Surveillance of Viral Hepatitis in Hong Kong (E) This link will open in a new windowWebpage  


Description of Information Format Availability and
charge, if any
Health Education Halls and Health Zone Pamphlet Free distribution
We Promote Health to Our Community Professionally Booklet Free distribution
A wide range of health information:    
- in printed format Booklets / pamphlets / posters Free distribution
- for loan-out service VHS / VCD / CD-ROM / exhibition board Free
- for sale VHS / VCD / CD-ROM / publication $10 - $28 per copy
Detailed lists of This link will open in a new windowEducational Resources and This link will open in a new windowPublications and Teaching Aids are available on the Health Zone website.


This link will open in a new windowChild Assessment Service
(Please also visit the above website for more information)

Description of Information Format Availability and
charge, if any
Information leaflet on Child Assessment Service Leaflet Free distribution
Educational Series on Childhood Developmental Problems This link will open in a new windowWebpage  
List of Child Assessment Centres This link will open in a new windowWebpage  


Chinese Medicine Division
(Please also visit the websites of theThis link will open in a new window Chinese Medicine Division and This link will open in a new windowThe Chinese Medicine Council of Hong Kong for more information)

Description of Information Format Availability and
charge, if any
Pamphlet    
Pamphlet Free on request
Publication    
Publication Free on request
Interesting Chinese Herbs    
Interesting Chinese Herbs (Chinese version only)
Interesting Chinese Herbs 2 (Chinese version only)
Free on request
Information of Import and Export Control of Chinese Medicines    
Guidelines for Application for Import/Export Licence of Proprietary Chinese Medicine
Guidelines for Application for Import/Export Licence of Chinese Herbal Medicines
Free on request
Hong Kong Good Manufacturing Practice Guidelines for Proprietary Chinese Medicines Free on request
Application for Certificate for Manufacturer (GMP Certificate) Free on request
Hong Kong Chinese Materia Medica Standards    
Hong Kong Chinese Materia Medica Standards Volume 1 For purchase of Publication, please contact Information Services Department at 2537 1910
For request of free CD-ROM, please contact Department of Health at 2319 8562
Hong Kong Chinese Materia Medica Standards Volume 2 For purchase of Publication, please contact Information Services Department at 2537 1910
For request of free CD-ROM, please contact Department of Health at 2319 8562
Hong Kong Chinese Materia Medica Standards Volume 3 For purchase of Publication, please contact Information Services Department at 2537 1910
For request of free CD-ROM, please contact Department of Health at 2319 8562
Hong Kong Chinese Materia Medica Standards Volume 4 For purchase of Publication, please contact Information Services Department at 2537 1910
For request of free CD-ROM, please contact Department of Health at 2319 8562
Hong Kong Chinese Materia Medica Standards Volume 5 For purchase of Publication, please contact Information Services Department at 2537 1910
For request of free CD-ROM, please contact Department of Health at 2319 8562
Hong Kong Chinese Materia Medica Standards Volume 6 For purchase of Publication, please contact Information Services Department at 2537 1910
For request of free CD-ROM, please contact Department of Health at 2319 8562
Hong Kong Chinese Materia Medica Standards Volume 7 For purchase of Publication, please contact Information Services Department at 2537 1910
For request of free CD-ROM, please contact Department of Health at 2319 8562
Hong Kong Chinese Materia Medica Standards Volume 8 For purchase of Publication, please contact Information Services Department at 2537 1910
For request of free CD-ROM, please contact Department of Health at 2319 8562


Clinical Genetic Service

Description of Information Format Availability and
charge, if any
Information on Clinical Genetic Service, including how to refer clients to the Service Pamphlet Free distribution
Charges of Clinical Genetic Service Leaflet Free distribution
List of Clinical Genetic Service Centres Webpage  


Dental Service

Description of Information Format Availability and
charge, if any
School Dental Care Service Pamphlet
This link will open in a new windowWebsite
Free distribution
List of Dental Clinics with General Public Sessions (for pain relief and extraction only) Pamphlet
Webpage
Free distribution
About Oral Health:    
- Education Materials Exhibit / VCD / activity sheet / model / games On loan (free) to schools and organisations
- Information on Oral Health Pamphlets / VCD / booklets / posters Available for free at the clinics and Oral Health Education Unit
- Tooth Club This link will open in a new windowWebsite  
Oral Health Survey 2011 Report This link will open in a new windowWebpage  


This link will open in a new windowDrug Office
(Please also visit the above website for more information)

Description of Information
(E) - English version only
Format Availability and
charge, if any
Application for registration of pharmaceutical products and licensing of wholesalers, importers, manufacturers and retailers of pharmaceutical products Leaflet
This link will open in a new windowWebpage
Free distribution
Guidelines for applicants for the various licences and registration certificates Leaflet
This link will open in a new windowWebpage
Free distribution
Instructions for holders of the various licences and registration certificates Leaflet
This link will open in a new windowWebpage
Free distribution
List of registered pharmaceutical products (E) Compact disc
This link will open in a new windowWebpage
Free distribution
Drug information Leaflet
This link will open in a new windowWebpage
Free distribution
List of Authorised Sellers of Poisons (Dispensaries) (E) This link will open in a new windowWebpage  
List of Licensed Wholesalers of Poisons (E) This link will open in a new windowWebpage  
List of Registered Importers and Exporters of Pharmaceutical Products (E) This link will open in a new windowWebpage  


This link will open in a new windowElderly Health Service
(Please also visit the above website for more information)

Description of Information
(C) - Chinese version only
Format Availability and
charge, if any
Elderly health educational materials and other general information materials (C) Booklets Free distribution
Elderly health educational VCDs VCD $14 per copy
Elderly health messages and tips (C) This link will open in a new windowWebpage  
"Healthy Ageing" Campaign Resource Book (C) This link will open in a new windowWebpage  
Resource Book on Psychosocial Health Promotion in the Elderly (C) Book $28 per copy
Elderly Health Service Newsletter (C) Newsletter
This link will open in a new windowWebpage
Free distribution
List of Elderly Health Centres Webpage  


This link will open in a new windowFamily Health Service
(Please also visit the above website for more information)

Description of Information
(E) - English version only
Format Availability and
charge, if any
Instruction to clients Pamphlet / leaflet Free distribution
Information on clinic service:

- Session
- Clinic hours
- Health Education Programme

Pamphlets / clinic timetable / notices Free distribution
Centre details This link will open in a new windowWebpage  
Registration procedures (e.g. documents required) Leaflet Free distribution
Hong Kong Childhood Immunisation Programme Printed on Child Health Record
This link will open in a new windowWebpage
Free distribution
Breastfeeding Policy This link will open in a new windowWebpage  
A wide range of Information on Child Health and Woman Health Topics Pamphlets / leaflets
This link will open in a new windowWebpage
Free distribution
Audio-visual Resources This link will open in a new windowWebpage  
Family Health Service Publications and Reports (E) This link will open in a new windowWebpage  


Forensic Pathology Service

Description of Information Format Availability and
charge, if any
Information for identifiers Leaflet Free distribution
Report of the Independent Committee on Public Mortuary Incident - Executive Summary Webpage (PDF)  


This link will open in a new windowMedical Device Control Office
(Please also visit the above website for more information)

Description of Information Format Availability and
charge, if any
Guidance notes for the Medical Device Administrative Control System This link will open in a new windowWebpage  
Technical References This link will open in a new windowWebpage  
Code of Practice This link will open in a new windowWebpage  
Education materials and useful information for general public This link will open in a new windowWebpage  
Education materials and useful information for traders This link will open in a new windowWebpage  
Education materials and useful information for healthcare professionals This link will open in a new windowWebpage  


Narcotics and Drug Administration Unit

Description of Information Format Availability and
charge, if any
Information on methadone clinics Leaflet
Webpage
Free distribution
Are you an opiate addict? If so, Methadone can help you Leaflet Free distribution
Stop taking Heroin. Rejuvenate yourself with new lifestyles and methadone! Leaflet Free distribution


Office for Registration of Healthcare Institutions

Description of Information Format Availability and
charge, if any
List of Registered Private Hospitals Webpage  
List of Registered Nursing Homes Webpage  
Code of Practice for Private Hospitals, Nursing Homes and Maternity Homes Webpage (PDF)  
List of clinics registered under the Medical Clinics Ordinance (Chapter 343) Webpage  


Port Health Office

Description of Information Format Availability and
charge, if any
Information leaflet on Port Health Office Leaflet Free distribution
Guidelines for Application for Import and Transshipment of Human Remains Leaflet Free distribution

Travel Health:

 

 

- Education Materials Leaflets / pamphlets Free distribution
- Travel Health Service This link will open in a new windowWebsite  
- List of Travel Health Centres Webpage  


This link will open in a new windowPrimary Care Office
(Please also visit the above website for more information)

Description of Information Format Availability and
charge, if any
For Healthcare Professionals    
- Hong Kong Reference Framework for Diabetes Care for Adults in Primary Care Settings This link will open in a new windowWebpage  
- Hong Kong Reference Framework for Hypertension Care for Adults in Primary Care Settings This link will open in a new windowWebpage  
- Hong Kong Reference Framework for Preventive Care for Children in Primary Care Settings This link will open in a new windowWebpage  
- Hong Kong Reference Framework for Preventive Care for Older Adults in Primary Care Settings This link will open in a new windowWebpage  
- Posters This link will open in a new windowWebpage  
- Leaflet for Primary Care Providers This link will open in a new windowWebpage  
- Primary Care Development in Hong Kong: Strategy Document This link will open in a new windowWebpage  
For Public    
- Posters This link will open in a new windowWebpage  
- Leaflets/Booklets This link will open in a new windowWebpage  
- Personal Health Records This link will open in a new windowWebpage  
- Feature Articles This link will open in a new windowWebpage  


This link will open in a new windowProfessional Development and Quality Assurance
(Please also visit the above website for more information)

Description of Information
(C) - Chinese version only
Format Availability and
charge, if any
Services provided (C) Leaflet Free distribution
Health education materials Pamphlets Free distribution
What is Family Medicine (C) Video Shown at clinics
Guide for making appointments at Families Clinics (C) Leaflet Free distribution
Information on Education and Training Centre in Family Medicine Webpage  


This link will open in a new windowRadiation Health Unit
(Please also visit the above website for more information)

Description of Information Format Availability and
charge, if any
Guidance Notes on Radiation Protection for Diagnostic Radiology Pamphlet
This link will open in a new windowWebpage (PDF)
Free distribution
Safe Handling of Radioactive Consignments Pamphlet
This link will open in a new windowWebpage (PDF)
Free distribution
Techniques to reduce the Radiation Hazards from using Phosphorus-32 Pamphlet
This link will open in a new windowWebpage (PDF)
Free distribution
Guidance Notes on Radiation Protection for Dental Radiology Pamphlet
This link will open in a new windowWebpage (PDF)
Free distribution
Ionising Radiation Pamphlet
This link will open in a new windowWebpage (PDF)
Free distribution
Understanding Radiation Pamphlet
This link will open in a new windowWebpage
Free distribution
User Guide for Radiation Health Unit Enquiry Hotline 2886 1551 Leaflet Free distribution


This link will open in a new windowStudent Health Service
(Please also visit the above website for more information)

Description of Information Format Availability and
charge, if any
General Information on Student Health Service Leaflet Free distribution
Information on Student Health Service Centre / Special Assessment Centre This link will open in a new windowWebpage  
A wide range of information on student health Leaflets / pamphlets
This link will open in a new windowWebpage
Free distribution
Student Health Service Newsletter Newsletter



This link will open in a new windowWebpage
Free distribution to all secondary schools and primary schools in Hong Kong


This link will open in a new windowTobacco Control Office
(Please also visit the above website for more information)

Description of Information Format Availability and
charge, if any
Tobacco Control Office This link will open in a new windowWebpage Free distribution
Smoking (Public Health) Ordinance - New Designated No Smoking Area Guide This link will open in a new windowWebpage Free distribution
Guidelines for management of statutory no smoking areas Booklets Free distribution
- Restaurants This link will open in a new windowWebpage  
- Workplace This link will open in a new windowWebpage  
- School This link will open in a new windowWebpage  
Smoking Cessation Information Kit (Health Care Professionals) Booklet
This link will open in a new windowWebpage
Free distribution
Tobacco Control Bulletin Bulletin
This link will open in a new windowWebpage
Free distribution
Health messages, health education materials and order forms Leaflets / posters / booklets / signs and gadgets
This link will open in a new windowWebpage
Free distribution
Smoking cessation hotline 1833 183 Hotline managed by counsellors Free of charge
Information on smoking cessation services This link will open in a new windowWebpage Free distribution
  Last Revision Date : 28 Mar 2017