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HIA is a humanitarian organization established in 2011 in Hong Kong. Apart from ethnic minorities and ASRs, HIA also focuses on the health inequities faced by local working poor families, who often prioritise generating income to attain household livelihood over pursuing sustainable and healthy body-mind functions. Their work is rooted in the core belief that every human being has the right to health. HIA is a registered charity in Hong Kong and is a member of the Hong Kong Council of Social Service.
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Ethnic minorities and ASRs in Hong Kong: How to achieve equal health care for all?
Ethnic minorities and ASRs in Hong Kong: How to achieve equal health care for all?
Although Hong Kong is often depicted as an affluent and international city, ethnic minorities, as well as asylum seekers and refugees (ASRs), still encounter all forms of health inequities in accessing healthcare services. In this exclusive interview with MIMS, Dr Ning Fan, Chairman of Health In Action (HIA), a humanitarian organization with the vision to eliminate health inequity in societies, illustrated the health care disparities amongst ethnic minorities and ASRs in Hong Kong, and their vision of HIA in reaffirming the principle which the WHO also proclaims: Health is a fundamental human right that every human being shall enjoy. 
The struggle against smoking and the growing threat of e-cigarettes in Hong Kong
The struggle against smoking and the growing threat of e-cigarettes in Hong Kong
Dr Ning Fan, Chairman of Health In Action shared in an interview with MIMS the struggle in anti-smoking efforts and the growing threat of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) behind the low smoking prevalence in Hong Kong.