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Healthier Bone for Beautiful Community

Funding Category
Major New Initiatives
Service Types
Rehabilitation & Aftercare Services - Services for the Mentally Handicapped
Funding Period
2017 - 2019
Project Code
MNI-13-001
Agency Name
Evangelical Lutheran Church Social Service - Hong Kong
Project Name
Healthier Bone for Beautiful Community
District
Kwai Tsing, Tsuen Wan
Approved Allocation
HK$2,354,409
Project Detail

This innovative project pioneers the introduction of Traditional Chinese Medicine with the combination of western medicine in diagnosis, follow up and the treatment of osteoporosis to people with intellectual disabilities.  It can minimise the impact of osteoporosis in these families through the establishment of “Community Support Networks” and well utilise community resources.  In addition, it can arouse public awareness on the prevention of osteoporosis, and raise the concern about the needs of people with intellectual disabilities.

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