To enrich the participants on their capacity and knowledge in health maintenance, as well as encouraging the use of public health facilities. By doing so, one can avoid the negative effect of disease on life and work, thus, breaking the vicious cycle where the inability to remain healthy leads to a decrease in income.
Our project aims to promote social equity for ASR through empowering them to maintain good health in Hong Kong. We work to improve ASR health care access, to educate ASRs to acquire health ownership through a preventive health model, to advocate for more equitable health policies, and to promote humanitarianism and social inclusion of ASRs in Hong Kong.
Health In Action advocates health equity for the underprivileged, including EMs and ASRs in Hong Kong. The right to health implies that the government should provide accessible and acceptable basic healthcare to all living in the city.
HIA’s Solukhumbu Operation 2016 aims to empower local communities and to build up a sustainable disaster response system in Solukhumbu region. The ultimate goal is to help the community to build up a sustainable local emergency response system and primary health care program.
Health In Action commenced its first slum program in Metro Manila, the Philippines, since 2011. By utilizing its expertise, HIA conducted health promotion, disease prevention and provided medical consultations to people in urban poor communities. The communities we provided services to include Sawata, Vigro Drive and Bangkulasi in Navotas City.