Safety Issues of Chinese Medicine: A Review of Intoxication Cases in Hong Kong

  • NG Kit-ying, CHENG Chuen-lung, XU Hong-xi
  • Published 2009


Chinese medicine (CM) has been widely used in Hong Kong for centuries. In fact, CM practitioners currently provide over 20% of the medical consultations in Hong Kong and about 60% of the population has previously used CM. In 1999, the Legislative Council passed the Chinese Medicine Ordinance with aims to govern practice, use, trading, and manufacturing of… (More)