Dr. Ho Yuk-yin

Consultant (Community Medicine) (Risk Assessment & Communication),
Centre for Food Safety, Food and Environmental Hygiene Department,
The Government of HKSAR


Nutrition and health claims in Hong Kong


Dr. HO Yuk-yin joined the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department as Consultant in Community Medicine upon its establishment on 1.1.2000. He is now head of the Risk Assessment and Communication Division of the Centre for Food Safety. The Centre for Food Safety was designated by the World Health Organization (WHO) as a WHO Collaborating Centre for Risk Analysis of Chemicals in Food in October 2010.

Dr. HO is a graduate in medicine of the University of Melbourne and obtained a Master of Science degree in epidemiology from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. He is a fellow of the Hong Kong College of Community Medicine, a fellow of the Hong Kong Academy of Medicine and a fellow of the Faculty of Public Health of the United Kingdom.