Agenda-Setting for the Regulation of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Hong Kong

  title={Agenda-Setting for the Regulation of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Hong Kong},
  author={P L Ho},
  journal={Asian Journal of Public Administration},
  pages={257 - 286}
  • P. Ho
  • Published 1 December 2002
  • Political Science
  • Asian Journal of Public Administration
This article is a study of the agenda-setting process for the regulation of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) in Hong Kong, the first such policy in 150 years of colonial rule. Kingdon’s streams model is used as the tool of analysis. Data were collected from interviews with key individuals involved in the policy-making process. It is suggested that the political changes in the transitional period, in particular the democratisation of the Legislative Council (LegCo) and the growing influence of… 

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