Speakers and Workshop Facilitators
Keynote Speaker
Prof. Michael KIDD AM FAHMS
Principal Medical Advisor and Deputy Chief Medical Officer
Australian Government Department of Health

Prof. Michael KIDD AM is Deputy Chief Medical Officer and Principal Medical Advisor with the Australian Government Department of Health, and Professor of Primary Care Reform at The Australian National University. He is a family doctor, a past president of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, a past president of the World Organization of Family Doctors (WONCA), and a past Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences at Flinders University. Prior to joining the Department of Health, he was Director of the World Health Organization Collaborating Centre on Family Medicine and Primary Care, and Professor and Chair of the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the University of Toronto in Canada.

Speakers
Prof. Edward CHAN Ko Ling
Professor, Department of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Prof. Edward Chan Ko Ling is a Fulbright Scholar committed to preventing family violence through the development of high-impact and socially relevant research. He is an internationally leading scholar in family violence studies with groundbreaking research on child and family polyvictimization. His primary research interests include partner violence, child abuse and neglect, disadvantaged children with poverty and disability, and internal migration in the Chinese mainland.

An outstanding scholar with intellectual rigor and passion in his research, Prof. Chan received the Senior Scholar Award, RGC-Fulbright Hong Kong Research Scholar Program in 2013-14, and was awarded as an outstanding scholar by the RGC Humanities and Social Sciences Prestigious Fellowship Scheme in 2016. His international leadership was recognized by being nominated as the first social work academia board member of the Academy on Violence and Abuse, an international health professional association based in the USA. He has also been appointed as an Honorary Professor of the University of Tokyo, Tokyo, and Yonsei University, Seoul.

Prof. Chan excels in his research, and his academic outputs stand out among his peers. He has authored over 200 research publications, which have been frequently cited by scholars around the globe. Prof. Chan has been sustainably awarded large and competitive research grants from both local and international funding agencies.


Mr. Jason CHAN
R.S.W., Programme Manager (Youth), AIDS Concern

Graduating with a Master of Social Science in Social Work degree from the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Mr. Jason CHAN has 13 years of experience in youth work. Mr. CHAN currently serves as the Programme Manager (Youth) in AIDS Concern, responsible for planning and monitoring the team’s progress in delivering sexual education and related services for the local youth. Under Mr. CHAN’s leadership, the team has organised various mass sex education programs in recent years, including the Jockey Club Youth Zex Educator Program funded by the Hong Kong Jockey Club, as well as the community-based sex education program for youth and parents sponsored by the Kwai Ching and Eastern District Council. Apart from these large-scale events, Mr. CHAN has organised workshops and sharing sessions for parents and professionals regarding effective methods to conduct sexual education for youths. Furthermore, Mr. CHAN has provided individual counseling services for youths who face challenges arising from sexually transmitted illnesses, their sexual orientations and their relationships with their partners.


Dr. Symphorosa S.C. CHAN
Chief of Service and Honorary Clinical Associate Professor, Dept. of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Dr. Symphorosa S.C. Chan was graduated from The Chinese University of Hong Kong and she became a specialist in O&G in 2003. She is currently serving as Chief of Service and Honorary Clinical Associate Professor in Dept. of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong.

She has led the Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology (PAG) service in Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong since late 2002. She became an International fellow in Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology (FIGIJ) in 2008. Her center was accreditated by FIGIJ as a training center in PAG since 2009. She was a Board member of FIGIJ since 2010. She was the Chairperson of the 17th FIGIJ World Congress of PAG which was held in Hong Kong. She served as the Director of the IFEPAG examination since 2013. She is also the Board member of AOSPAG (Asian Oceanic Society of PAG) since 2020. She helps running the monthly AOSPAG Webinar.

She is also a subspecialist in Urogynaecology. She is the Program Director of the Urogynaecology Subspecialty Training of Hong Kong College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists and Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists.

She has published over 60 articles in international and local journals. She is a member of Editorial Board of International Journal of Urogynecology and reviewer of a number of international journals.

Her main research interests are pelvic floor disorders, perineal ultrasound on pelvic floor, quality of life measures, gynaecological ultrasound, and paediatric and adolescent gynaecology.


Dr. CHEN Chih Dao
Chairman, Taiwan society for adolescent medicine and health
Chief, Family Medicine Department, Far Eastern Memorial Hospital

Dr. Chen is the chairman of the Taiwan society for adolescent medicine and health and the Chief of the Family Medicine Department at Far Eastern Memorial Hospital. He is a family doctor also a Ph.D. of the preventive medicine group of the Institute of Epidemiology and preventive medicine at National Taiwan University. He has served in Far Eastern Memorial Hospital for more than 20 years and has been engaged in adolescent health care services for many years.

Dr. Chen established Far Eastern Memorial Hospital Youth Health Center in 2003. Since 2007, he has served as secretary-general and executive director of the Taiwan society for adolescent medicine and health. He is committed to promoting youth care services. Since 2005, Far Eastern Memorial Hospital Youth Friendly Clinic has been established (also known as Teen’s nine). Dr. Chen continued promoting Far Eastern Memorial Hospital to pass the certification of the Youth Friendly Care Organization.


Dr. Ferrick CHU Chung Man
Executive Director (Operations), Equal Opportunities Commission

Dr. Ferrick Chu is currently the Executive Director (Operations) of the Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC). He has joined the EOC since its establishment in 1996 and has assumed supervisory roles in different teams, including Disability Division, Complaint Services Division, and Policy, Research and Training Division.

Apart from his duties at the EOC, Dr. Chu was appointed as the Honorary Consultant of The Hong Kong Epilepsy Association (2003-2013); Member of the Hong Kong Advisory Council on AIDS (2005-2011); Member of the Community Forum on AIDS (2011- present); Member of the Steering Committee on Mediation (2012-2015); and Member of the Review Committee on Mental Health (2013-2017). He also serves on the Steering Committee of the C-for-Chinese@JC Project created and funded by The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust.


Prof. GAU Song Jing
Assistant Professor, College of Teacher Education, National Taiwan Normal University
Director, Mercy Memorial Foundation
Managing Director, Taiwan Association of Sexuality Education

Prof. Gau obtained his Doctorate from the Institute of Health Education, National Taiwan Normal University. He was the Principal of Taipei Municipal Dali High School and Beizheng Junior High School, Director of Taiwan Association for Sexuality Education, and the Adjunct Assistant Professor of National Taiwan University. Prof. Gau is specialized in Sexuality education, study of love, health education teaching materials and teaching methods, health education curriculum design and school health administration. He received the Taipei Excellent Teacher Award(2007), Taiwan Federation of Education and Academic Organizations Award (2009), Ministry of Education Outstanding Teaching Award (2011) and the 2nd International Association of Chinese Medical Specialists & Psychologists Outstanding Award (2019).

Publications:
Gau, Song-Jing (2006), Love can be repaired: Concept and practice of comprehensive sexuality education, Taipei Youth Culture.
Gau, Song-Jing (2005), Notes on how to talk about love and sex with children, Department of Education, Taipei City Government.


Dr. Grace HO, PhD, RN
Assistant Professor, School of Nursing, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Research Interests: (1) Parenting Perceptions and Behaviors Across Cultures; (2) Family Violence; Child Maltreatment; Child Welfare; (3) Adverse Childhood Experiences and Health


Ms. HONG Ping
Commissioner, China Family Planning Association

Board member of Asia Pacific Alliance for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights, INPAC Project Advisory Board member of the 7th Framework Programme of the European Union, “Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health” Expert Team member of UNESCO, Director of the Chinese International Exchange Association, Advisor of China Sexology Association, Convenor of the Cross-Strait, Hong Kong and Macau Conference on Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health. Ms. Hong has been devoting her effort to international exchanges and collaboration. Many international joint projects were implemented under her leadership. She has initiated programs on adolescent sexual and reproductive health, HIV/AIDS prevention, family health promotion, gender equality, minority rights protection and cultural sensitivity, etc.


Dr. Mona LAM Wai Cheung
Executive Director, The Family Planning Association of Hong Kong

Dr. Lam is a specialist in Obstetrics and Gynaecology with 20 years of professional expertise in public hospitals. She has been the Consultant in-charge of her Department since 2016, polishing her management skills in health administration.

She has also been devoting her efforts to serving the community and has extensive volunteer experience in collaborating with various non-governmental organizations and professional women groups.


Mr. LAO Chi Meng
Team leader of student counselors, Youth, Community and School Counseling Service of Caritas Macau

Graduated from KaoHsiung Medical University (Taiwan) – Bachelor of Psychology degree, and having years of experience in school counseling service as well.

Working at Youth, Community and School Counseling Service of Caritas Macau as team leader of student counselors, with job duties including school activities related to sex education.


Ms. LEI Meng Iam
Service-in-Charge, Youth, Community and School Counseling Service of Caritas Macau

Bachelor degree holder of Fu Jen Catholic University Taiwan in Social Work, with more than 15 years experience in school counseling service of teenagers.

Currently serving as Service-in-Charge of Youth, Community and School Counseling Service of Caritas Macau, responsible for the administration as well as supervision of the team’s counseling and sex education activities at school.


Ms. LI Hong Yan
National Program Officer, UNESCO Beijing Cluster Office

LI Hong-yan is currently the National Program Officer of UNESCO Beijing Cluster Office, managing UNESCO's HIV/AIDS and school health programme in China and Mongolia. She is the leading officer in China to responsible for introducing the newly released International Technical Guideline on Comprehensive Sexuality Education released in 2018, and her main thematic work areas include comprehensive sexuality education, gender-based violence, and inclusive education. In earlier years she worked for the All-China Women's Federation and the Secretariat of the China Organising Committee for the Fourth World Conference on Women. She got her Bachelor’s degree in English from Beijing 2nd Foreign language Institute in 1994 and obtained a Master’s degree in Communication Management from University of South Australia. She attended the Summer Institute of Sexuality, Culture and Society of the University of Amsterdam in 2013 and was a short-term visiting scholar at the Youth Research Centre of the University of Melbourne in 2017.


Ms. LIN Shin Yi
Counseling Psychologist, Family Medicine Department / Adolescent Health Promotion Center, Far Eastern Memorial Hospital



Prof. Alice YUEN LOKE
Professor, School of Nursing, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Prof. Alice Yuen Loke was the Associate Head and Theme Lead of the Family and Community Health Research Theme in the School of Nursing. Prof Loke is a fellow of the American Academy of Nursing, and the immediate past President of the Hong Kong College of Education and Research in Nursing.

Her research focuses on adolescents, women’s and family health, aiming to strengthen the capacities of families for health challenges. She has published well over 130 SCI scholarly papers that are influential in the area. In 2020, she received the International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame Sigma Global Nursing Excellence that recognizes nurse researchers who have achieved significant and sustained national or international recognition whose research has improved the profession and the people it serves.


Dr. Anna NG Hoi Nga
Chairperson, The Hong Kong Association of Sexuality Educators, Researchers & Therapists (HKASERT)

Dr. NG Hoi Nga Anna is Director of Student Affairs cum Assistant Professor of Humanities and Languages of Caritas Institute of Higher Education. She is a registered social worker, certified sex therapist, a Somatic Experiencing Practitioner, certified Integrative Body-Mind-Spirit practitioner, and a Senior Counseling and Training consultant of Caritas Human Empowerment and Achievement Training. She is the Founder and Coordinator of Research Unit on Love, Marriage and Family. Besides, she is also a magazine and newspaper columnist who has been interviewed by radio and TV programmes in promoting sexuality education. She has been guest speaker for various public sexuality education seminars. She serves as the Chairperson of the Hong Kong Association of Sexuality Educators, Researchers and Therapists. Her research interest includes outcome evaluation of holistic care intervention workshops and marital counselling, sexual health and sexuality education, female penetrative intercourse difficulty, sexual self-concept of female adult survivors of child sexual abuse, and related factors of female sexual dysfunction.


Dr. Angela NG Wing Ying
Board Member, Hong Kong Association of Sexuality Educators, Researchers & Therapists

Dr. Angela Ng Wing Ying is an experienced family physician in private practice, a sex educator and therapist. She graduated from Hong Kong University Medical School in 1974, and in 1986 got the Diploma in Family Medicine from the Chinese University of Hong Kong. In the same year, she became Member of the Royal College of General Practitioners, UK, and in 2009 obtained the Postgraduate Diploma in Community Psychological Medicine, HKU. She is now serving as vice-chairperson of the End Child Sexual Abuse Foundation and is also a committee member of the Hong Kong Association of Sexuality Educators, Researchers & Therapists.

For many years, Dr. Ng has been actively promoting sex education and sex therapy in Hong Kong, taking part in the teaching of the Human Sexuality Course in the Hong Kong University Medical School, and also providing training to primary and secondary school teachers and social workers on sex education and sexual medicine. She co-hosted a popular radio program on sex education for seventeen years.

Dr. Ng is also an honorary consultant to many social service organizations, and her clients include children who had been sexually abused and adult survivors, teenage girls who do compensated dating, youths who have sexual problems, sex addicts, and prison inmates and sex offenders who have served their term of sentences etc. She has written a number of books on sex education and sex therapy --- 《性醫學新釋》、《性與情》、《性在有情》、《人之初》和《私蜜檔案》etc.


Ms. Clare PUN
Assistant Director, Youth Services, Mother’s Choice



Dr. SHUM Po Ying
Doctor, The Family Planning Association of Hong Kong

Dr. Shum Po Ying obtained a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery at The University of Hong Kong, a Diploma of Family Medicine at The Chinese University of Hong Kong, and a Diploma of Community of Gynaecology at Hong Kong College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists. Dr. Shum joined The Family Planning Association of Hong Kong as a Doctor since 2000. She is the Youth Health Care Services in-charge and takes part in “Community Care Fund Cervical Cancer Vaccination Pilot Scheme” launched in October 2016 targeting girls from low-income families in Hong Kong. Dr. Shum is familiarized with issues around adolescent sexual and reproductive health, she believes that the right of young people to make voluntary, responsible and informed choices concerning their sexual and reproductive health should be respected.


Dr. William WONG
Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine and Primary Care, The University of Hong Kong

Dr. William Wong attained his medical education and Doctorate in Community Medicine from the University of Edinburgh. He has been working extensively in hospitals and local communities in the UK, Australia, China and Hong Kong for the last 25 years. He joined the University of Hong Kong as Clinical Associate Professor in 2010. Currently, he also holds concurrent appointments as Chief of Service, Department of Family Medicine at HKU–Shenzhen Hospital and professorship at Fudan and Flinders Universities. A well-recognised world leader in Family Medicine, Dr. Wong actively engaged with the WHO West Pacific Office and WONCA- contributed to a number of WHO guidelines on HIV/ sexual health issues and the set-up of WONCA Health Equity Special Interest Group. The primary focus of his scholarly and clinical career is the intersection of primary care and public health, with an emphasis on early detection and prevention of HIV/ sexually transmitted infections and hepatitis in primary care. Addressing the social dimension of health and ensuring equitable access to high-quality health services remain a unifying theme in his work.

Dr. Wong has a strong track record of attracting research and infrastructure grants with the multidisciplinary teams. He is the investigator of 45 competitive research grants (awarded >HK$45million) and several projects commissioned by the HKSAR and Australian Governments. With over 150 peer-reviewed publications, his contributions to research have led to international recognition with >60 invited lectures and workshops. He is the principal architect of several educational innovations in Asia Pacific. His advice on developing academic Family Medicine and building research capacity has been sought by many countries.


Dr. Lilian WONG Hiu Lei
Secretary General, Hong Kong Paediatric Foundation

Dr. Lilian Wong is graduated from the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) in 1994. She was awarded the Fellowship of Ho Hung Chui Memorial Fund Foundation, Hong Kong in 2002. She attained further trainings in Adolescent Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) of United States in 2002, Diploma in Practical Dermatology at the Cardiff University in 2007 and Master of Public Health at CUHK in 2008.

Throughout her professional pathway, she has worked in neonatology, child protection and adolescent medicine. Dr. Wong has served both public and private sectors for 25 years now with special interests on infant feeding, eating disorder, psychosomatic disorder, substance abuse and child developmental disorders. Dr. Wong has also actively involved in clinical research and teaching of undergraduates in paediatrics and master students in public health. Internationally, Dr. Wong was the President of the International Chapter of the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine (SAHM) from 2005-2007 and Regional Vice President of the International Association for Adolescent Health (IAAH) from 2009-2017.

Dr. Wong has connected with the International Pediatric Association (IPA), Asia Pacific Pediatric Association (APPA) and American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) for more than a decade. Currently, she serves as the Member of the APPA Standing Committee and the Secretary of Ethics Committee of APPA. With these international connections, she hopes to facilitate the collaboration between local and world experts to promote global child and adolescent health.

Locally, she has been the President of the Hong Kong Paediatric Society (2014-2016), currently the Secretary General of the Board of Directors of the Hong Kong Paediatric Foundation and as the Member of Commission on Children in Hong Kong since June 2018. Dr. Wong has actively involved in child advocacy work and global child health. She has involved in organizing regional meetings targeting at the emerging child health. For child advocacy, Dr. Wong has composed a number of Position Statements on ad hoc child health crisis and promoted children’s rights at the Child Health Panel at the Legislative Council. Together with over 100 healthcare professionals and the Child Health Policy Team, Dr. Wong has formulated the first “Proposal on Child Health Policy for Hong Kong” and submitted to the HKSAR government in Sep 2015.


Dr. WU Che Chen

  1. Current position
    President of Planned Parenthood Association of Taiwan
    Director General of Health Bureau of Keelung City
  2. Education
    Bachelor of Medicine , graduate of Private Taipei Medical University
    Master of Law, Graduate School of Law of Shih Hsin University
    Master of Health Policy and Management, College of Public Health of National Taiwan University
  3. Experience
    Superintendent of Keelung Municipal Hospital
    Chief of Department of Surgery ( Gastrointestinal Surgery ) of Keelung Hospital, Ministry of Health and Welfare
    Medical Matters Secretary of Department of Surgery of Keelung Hospital, Ministry of Health and Welfare
    Lecturer of Department of Education


Prof. Matthew YAU Kwai Sang
Dean, School of Medical & Health Sciences, Tung Wah College
Founding Chair, HKASERT
Current Vice Chair, HKASERT
AASERT Certified Sex Therapist & Supervisor
Advocate for the Sexual Rights of People with Disabilities



Dr. Christopher YIU Chi Pang
Board Member, The Hong Kong Association of Sexuality Educators, Researchers & Therapists (HKASERT)

Specialist in General Surgery, MBBS(HK), PhD(Medical Science)(Tohoku), FCS(HK), FRCS(Edin), FHKAM(Surgery). Dr. YIU is also a part-time teacher of Divinity School of Chung Chi College, The Chinese University of Hong Kong.


Mr. Philip YUEN Chi Hoi
Service Director, Caritas Macau

Mr. Philip Yuen is currently Service Director of Caritas Macau, with responsibilities in promoting the planning and execution of Agency’s administration and management in social service sector, as well as supervising the professional development of Agency’s social service units in the areas of elderly, rehabilitation, family, children and youth, community, labourer and social innovation.


Moderators
Dr. Mona LAM Wai Cheung
Executive Director, The Family Planning Association of Hong Kong

Dr. Bronya LUK
Assistant Professor, School of Nursing, Tung Wah College

Ms. Grace LEE Ming Ying
Education Manager, The Family Planning Association of Hong Kong

Dr. Anna NG Hoi Nga
Chairperson, The Hong Kong Association of Sexuality Educators, Researchers & Therapists

Dr. Grace XIE
Assistant Professor, School of Nursing, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Dr. Lilian WONG
Secretary General, Hong Kong Paediatric Foundation

Dr. Sue LO Seen Tsing
Senior Doctor, The Family Planning Association of Hong Kong

Prof. Alice YUEN LOKE
Professor, School of Nursing, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University