To promote the advancement of
upper gastrointestinal tract surgery and allied subjects for public
- To co-ordinate and correlate the efforts of
organisations, companies, associations, societies, institutions,
statutory bodies and other authorities and individuals interested
in upper gastrointestinal surgery or allied subjects, in the diagnosis,
prevention and treatment of disease for reducing mortality therefrom
in Hong Kong.
- To promote, foster, develop and assist medical
and allied profession in the study of and the acquisition, dissemination
and application of knowledge and information concerning upper gastrointestinal
surgery and allied subjects.
- To stimulate public interest and provide public
education in the upper gastrointestinal surgery and related subjects
and to assist in keeping the medical profession in Hong Kong up
to date in the latest development in the field of medical and scientific
research for public benefit
- To encourage, assist and arrange for medical practitioners,
scientists, students and others to come to Hong Kong for the purposes
of research and study and for the purposes of teaching and demonstrating
theory and practice related to the causes diagnosis and treatment
of upper gastrointestinal disease.
- To encourage, assist and arrange for medical
practitioners, scientists, students and others to travel abroad
and engage in research study and training and to gain experience
in upper gastrointestinal surgery for public benefit.
- To encourage, arrange for and assist medical
practitioners, scientists students and others from Hong Kong and
from aboard to undertake research in basic sciences of upper gastrointestinal
surgery and to acquire training in upper gastrointestinal surgery.
- To encourage, arrange, form, promote, establish
and support special dispensary facilities, non-profit making infirmaries,
clinics and institutions in upper gastrointestinal surgery.
- To arrange or provide monetary assistance for
and establish scholarships and make donations to students, medical
practitioners, scientists and other persons for the purposes of
teaching and demonstrating their professional skill in and knowledge
of upper gastrointestinal surgery.
- To undertake all such measures
for the care, aid, protection, education, recreation and rehabilitation
of persons suffering from diseases as the Council from time to
time may determine.
- To build, establish, maintain, manage or operate non-profit
making hospitals, sanatoria, nursing homes, clinics, dispensaries,
laboratories, research units and hostels.