Hong Kong Neuro-Muscular Disease Association

Non Member, Hong Kong

Region covered:

Hong Kong Special Administration Region of People’s Republic of China

Branches/chapters:

None

Date founded: November 1998

Contacts

  • GiGi Yueng, Project Officer (Social Worker)

Address:

G/F, Wang Tau Hom Estate,
Kowloon,
Hong Kong SAR,
PRC China

Phone:

+852 2338 4123

Fax:

+852 2338 2410

Email:

hknmda@netvigator.com

Website:

www.hknmda.org.hk/index.php

Activities

Hong Kong Neuro-Muscular Disease Association Activities

  • To establish and enhance the networks with related institutes and professionals for case referral, information sharing and joint venture
  • To liaise with funding bodies for stable donation and sponsorship
  • To communicate with other patient self-help organizations on medical, health and social welfare policies and services
  • To publish member newsletters regularly for enhancing the connection with members and providing updated information
  • To provide local and overseas information about the disease, treatments and social resources
  • To invite medical, health and social professionals as the professional advisors of the Association
  • To provide service in different regions – Hong Kong Island, Kowloon East, Kowloon Central, New Territories East and New Territories West regions
  • To organise community educational programmes or seminars
  • To make use of mass media to arouse public concern on the needs of patients and carers
  • To arrange friendly visits to hospital, speciality out-patient clinics, allied health departments and special schools
  • Medication and medical treatment
  • Integrated social rehabilitation programme, day care centre and residential care, especially for adult patients
  • Accessibility and public transportation
  • Rehabilitation and psycho-social programme
  • Talks, workshops and seminars
  • Regular gathering
  • Social and recreational activities
  • Educational package and materials
  • Social concern group on related policy and service
  • Volunteer service and concern visit
  • District-based small mutual support group