This website is established by the Nethersole School of Nursing and funded by the Knowledge Transfer Project Fund, the Chinese University of Hong Kong. The aim of this website is to promote healthy lifestyles and the prevention of chronic diseases among South Asians in Hong Kong. From this website, you can find the health information about the common chronic diseases of South Asians in Hong Kong, namely Cancer, Diabetes Mellitus, High Blood Pressure, Stroke, Heart Attack, and Osteoarthritis. Preventive measures and the Health screening tests of the chronic diseases will also be introduced.
The Nethersole School of Nursing, previously named the Department of Nursing, was established under the Faculty of Medicine in the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 1991. It provides high-quality undergraduate and postgraduate nursing education and research to improve the health of people in Hong Kong and advance the development of nursing profession. Receiving the support from the Alice Ho Miu Ling Nethersole Hospital and the United Christian Medical Service, the Department of Nursing was renamed the Nethersole School of Nursing in 2002.