Building on 50 years of healthcare success

Offering accessible and sustainable healthcare solutions Hong Kong’s healthcare landscape has come a long way in the last five decades. And, although the existing system has provided the public with quality services for many years, there is increasing pressure for it to change to meet the needs of society. HKAPI has always believed that people-centred […]

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Modern healthcare means more than medicine

Creating a sustainable healthcare ecosystem in Hong Kong and Macau By most metrics, Hong Kong is healthier than ever. The city is well on the way to eradicating a number of diseases, such as Hepatitis C and HPV, the human papillomavirus which is the leading cause of cervical cancer. However, such achievements aren’t only due […]

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R&D underpins healthcare innovation

Expertise, patient data and access to treatments is attracting international attention How much of Hong Kong’s healthcare success is due to medical breakthroughs is hard to say. But, the scale of city’s role within the global R&D universe has certainly increased markedly in recent years. Today, most major pharmaceutical companies conduct clinical trials in Hong […]

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Preserving intellectual property

Protecting the medicines of today to pay for those of tomorrow Creativity is the power to connect the seemingly unconnected. Nowhere is that more true than in the field of pharmaceutical development, where innovations have helped to extend life expectancy and improve quality of life for billions the world over. Globally, patents are the most […]

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Focusing on the future

What used to be science fiction could be mainstream in the next few years We live in exciting times, especially when it comes to biomedical research and healthcare solutions. Taking a person’s own cells, reengineering them, then injecting them back into the body as part of a cancer treatment or gene therapy is no longer […]

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