About the HKTS & CHEST Delegation Hong Kong and Macau Limited Conjoint Website
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About the Website: Developmental milestones (in reverse chronological order):
The website management migrate from Sosomedia to the Federation of Medical Societies of Hong Kong Secretariat (our new designated website host) with new web domain: hkts.hk. After the migration, the website will have improved security against hackers. The content of the web site will become searchable with Google.
On-line membership application is available and payment can be performed through PayPal function.
Online application form was first successfully used for enrollment to the HKTS/ACCP (HK & Macau Chapter) Certificate Course in Non-Invasive Ventilation 2012. Secretarial work, printed material and postage fee were thus greatly reduced.
Old issues of Newsletters archived on the website
Members of the Information Technology Subcommitte begin to convert materials from all issues of the Newsletter (since 1991) into electronic format and to upload them to the website in an easily searchable format.
Overall structure of the website is mature. Old issues since 2005 are uploaded for display. Videos and photos display are feasbile. July: Server ready for uploading of materials. Design of contents begins.
Decision to start the development of a Joint Website of Hong Kong Thoracic Society and American College of Chest Physicians (Hong Kong & Macau Chapter)
Suggestion to build a new website for all respiratory societies in Hong Kong