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SFH to understand genomic medicine in UK (with photos)
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The Secretary for Food and Health, Professor Sophia Chan, continued her visit in London, the United Kingdom, today (January 9, London time) to meet with the senior management of Genetic Alliance UK which is a patient organisation involved in the 100 000 Genomes Project. Picture shows Professor Chan (centre) meeting with the Chief Executive of Genetic Alliance UK, Dr Jayne Spink (second right); and the Director of Policy, Dr Nick Meade (second left). Looking on is the Permanent Secretary for Food and Health (Health), Ms Elizabeth Tse (first left).

The Secretary for Food and Health, Professor Sophia Chan, today (January 9, London time) pays a courtesy call on the Ambassador of the People's Republic of China to the United Kingdom (UK), Mr Liu Xiaoming (right), during her visit in London, the UK.


The Secretary for Food and Health, Professor Sophia Chan, continued her visit in London, the United Kingdom, today (January 9, London time) to learn more about genomic medicine in the country and meet with healthcare professionals there. Professor Chan (left) is pictured with the Clinical Director for the North Thames Genomic Medicine Centre, Professor Lyn Chitty, during her visit to Great Ormond Street Hospital to understand the genetic and genomic services and the hospital's role in the 100 000 Genomes Project.



On her last day visit in the United Kingdom, the Secretary for Food and Health, Professor Sophia Chan (front row, centre) today (January 10, London time) visited Wellcome Genome Campus in Hinxton and met with professionals who were involved in various stages of the 100 000 Genomes Project. Looking on is the Permanent Secretary for Food and Health (Health), Ms Elizabeth Tse (front row, fourth left).

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