Introduction of the Council

The Chinese Medicine Council of Hong Kong (the Council) is a statutory body established under the Chinese Medicine Ordinance. Established on 13 September 1999, the Council is responsible for implementing regulatory measures for Chinese medicine practitioners and Chinese medicines. The main purpose for regulation of Chinese medicine is to protect public health and consumers' rights and to ensure the professional standard of Chinese medicine practitioners and the trade of Chinese medicines through "self-regulation". The structure of the Chinese Medicine Council is as below -