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Regulatory Affairs

The reorganisation of the Department of Health has taken effect on 1 October 2019 to better address the society’s public health challenges.

Upon the reorganisation, the Regulatory Affairs function, headed by the Controller, Regulatory Affairs has been redefined. The Controller, Regulatory Affairs is responsible for overseeing the operation of seven services and steering the enforcement of public health legislation and formulation of regulatory strategies capable of responding to new challenges arising from the evolving landscape of medical and health services.

The seven services under Regulatory Affairs include the following:

  • Boards and Councils Office
  • Chinese Medicine Regulatory Office
  • Drug Office
  • Health Sciences and Technology Office
  • This link will open in a new windowOffice for Regulation of Private Healthcare Facilities
  • Tobacco and Alcohol Control Office
  • Forensic Pathology Service
  •   Last Revision Date : 30 Sep 2020