Medical culture in the Canton-Hong Kong region in the long nineteenth century


Grant Data
Project Title
Medical culture in the Canton-Hong Kong region in the long nineteenth century
Principal Investigator
Professor Leung, Ki Che Angela   (Principal investigator)
Duration
48
Start Date
2010-01-01
Completion Date
2013-12-31
Amount
576483
Conference Title
Presentation Title
Keywords
Canton, Hong Kong, medical culture, nineteenth century, colonial medicine
Discipline
Humanities and the Arts (Obsolete),Others - Humanities and Arts
Panel
Humanities & Social Sciences (H)
Sponsor
RGC General Research Fund (GRF)
HKU Project Code
HKU 446909H
Grant Type
General Research Fund (GRF)
Funding Year
2009/2010
Status
Completed
Objectives
2. To evaluate the respective roles of traditional indigenous and nineteenth-century Western medicine in the constitution of Cantonese medical culture 3. To study and analyze the structure and functions of indigenous medical institutions such as charitable halls and yiyuan hospitals, and their relevance to the growth of a local medical culture