Official Statements of
The Hong Kong College of Paediatricians

The following collection is an archive of responses of the College to consultation papers on government policies, ordinances and topical issues. The Professional and General Affairs Committee helps drafting the responses and submits to the College Council for endorsenements before they become the official statements of  the College. 


19th July 2016

Summary of the Forum Regarding the Position Statement on the Medical Registration (Amendment) Bill 2016 issued by HKAM 29th June 2016

7th June 2016


7th June 2016

Position Statement on Diagnostic Tests and Antiviral Treatment for Children with Influenza Infection

24th May 2016

Recommendations Regarding the Mechanism for Handling Abuse Cases Relating to Children from High Risk Families 

8th December 2015

Position Statement on Support Services for Victims of Child Abuse

23rd September 2015

Position Statement on Neurodevelopment of Children with Lead Exposure

13th March 2015

Response to Public Consultations on Voluntary Health Insurance Scheme (VHIS) and Regulation of Private Healthcare Facilities (PHF)

12th March 2015

Position Statement on the Proposed Regulatory Framework on Nutrition and Health Claims on Infant Formula, Follow-up Formula, and Prepackaged Foods for Infants and Young Children Under the Age of 36 Months in Hong Kong 

29th January 2015

Response to the Initial Findings of the Child Fatality Review Panel on Child Death Cases Occurred in 2010 & 2011 [Submitted via HKAM]

17th February 2014

College's response to Hong Kong Population Policy 2014  

19th December 2013

Position statement on the use of amino-acid based formula (AAF) - A response from PIID subspecialty of Hong Kong College of Paediatricians towards direct-to-consumer advertising of a special infant formula.

19th November 2013

Press release in response to “The Concluding Observations on the combined third and fourth periodic reports of China (including Hong Kong and Macau SARs) adopted by the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child“

13th November 2013

Response to Concluding Observations by the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child on the Second Report of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region under Convention on the Rights of the Child

5th February 2013

Response to the newly proposed Air Quality Health Index in Hong Kong

4th February 2013

Response to Consultation on Hong Kong Code of Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes

1st February 2013

Joint statement on Recommendations on Formula Milk Feeding for Young Children

30th April 2012

Response to Consultation Paper on Child Custody and Access:
Whether to implement the "Joint Parental Responsibility Model" by Legislative Means

14th February 2011

Submission to Panel on Welfare Services of Legislative Council on The Final Report of The Review Panel of The Pilot Project on Child Fatality Review

20th July 2010

Response to Consultation Paper on Long-term Social Welfare Planning in Hong Kong

19th February 2010

Submission to Constitutional and Mainland Affairs Bureau on an Outline of the Topics in the 3rd Report of the HKSAR under the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

28th May 2009

Submission to Constitutional and Mainland Affairs Bureau on an Outline of the Topics in the Second Report on the HKSAR under the Convention on the Rights of the Child

28th October 2008

Response to the Consultation Paper on Interim Proposals on a Sex Offender Register 

12th June 2008

Submissions to LegCo Welfare Panel - Submission on Child Fatality Review

12th June 2008

Submissions to LegCo Welfare Panel - Submission on Batterer Intervention Program

27th May 2008

Response of the Hong Kong College of Paediatricians to "Your Health, Your Life: Healthcare Reform" Consultation Document

14th February 2008

Progress Report on the Implementation of Comprehensive Child Development Service

14th February 2008

Establishment of the Family Council

14th January 2008

Child Development Fund

14th November 2007

Response to 2007-08 Policy Address

28th June 2007

Response to The Report on Development of Risk Assessment Tools for Spouse Battering and Child Abuse

14th May 2007

Child Fatality Review and Child Protection


College's Response to The Consultation Paper - "Building a Healthy Tomorrow"

23rd March 2004

Press Release in Response to An Article in Mingpao dated 18th March 2004

16th March 2004

Position Paper on Exposure to Lead and Mercury in Children and Chelation Therapy

29th May 2002

Stop Smoking for Our Children's Sake - Press Conference

January 2001

Cord Blood Banking for Future Transplantation


Response to Government Consultation Paper on Child Pornography


Response to the Harvard Report


Position Paper of The College on "Classification of Vaccines, Toxoids, Antivenoms and Immunoglobulins"


Guidance Note - Application for Support of Temporary Medical Registration of Overseas Doctors for The Purpose of Clinical Teaching in a Private Hospital

March 1997

Sports and Physical Activities for Children in Health and Disease 

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