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Copyright Notice

Unless otherwise indicated, the contents and the materials (including without limitation all text, graphics, drawings, diagrams, photographs, compilation of data or other materials) on this website are subject to copyright owned by the Government. The Government copyright protected materials may be downloaded, reproduced, distributed or re-disseminated for personal or internal use within an organisation or for health promotional purpose, subject to the following conditions -

  1. the copy or copies made must not be for re-sale or commercial distribution purpose unless prior written authorisation is obtained from the Government;
  2. the reproduction, distribution and re-dissemination of the materials must be in complete and unmodified form and must not be used in a manner adversely affecting the moral rights of the Government;
  3. the source of the materials must be identified and the copyright status acknowledged;
  4. the copyright and all intellectual property rights in the contents and the materials on this website shall always remain rested in the Government (save and except any third party materials the copyright and all intellectual property rights thereof shall remain with the rightful owner) .

The Government shall not accept any responsibilities for any loss or damage arising from the information, or reproduction, distribution or re-dissemination of the information, within this website.

Please note that this permission only applies to Government copyright materials. Where third party copyrights are involved, permission to reproduce or otherwise use such materials must be obtained from the copyright owners concerned.


The information on this website is compiled by the Primary Healthcare Office under the Health Bureau, the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region ("the Government") for reference only. Whilst the Government endeavors to ensure the accuracy of the information on this website, no expressed or implied statement, representation, warranty or guarantee is given by the Government as to the accuracy or appropriateness for use in any particular circumstances.

This website contains information contributed by other parties over whom, and in respect of which, the Government may have no influence. Users may link from this website to external sites and obtain information provided by other parties. The Government expressly states that it has not approved or endorsed the information provided by others on this website or any other sites linked to this website and the Government accepts no responsibility or liability (howsoever caused) for such information.

The Government is not responsible for any loss or damage whatsoever arising out of or in connection with any information including data or programmes on this website. The Government reserves the right to omit, suspend or edit all information in this website at any time in its absolute discretion without giving any reason or prior notice. Users are responsible for making their own assessment of all information on this website and are advised to verify such information by making reference, for example, to original publications and obtaining independent advice before acting upon it.