Secretary for Health, Welfare and Food

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The Secretary for Health, Welfare and Food (Chinese: 衞生福利及食物局局長; pinyin: Wèishēng Fúlì Jí Shíwù-jú júzhǎng) was a ministerial position in the Hong Kong Government, who headed the former Health, Welfare and Food Bureau (HWFB). It was replaced by Secretary for Food and Health on July 1, 2007.

The position was politically appointed, and its term expired when the Chief Executive left office. The secretary was also a member of the Executive Council (ExCo).

Centre for Health Protection[edit]

The CHP was created in 2003 in response to the SARS outbreak and copies the function of the CDC in the United States.

Before the introduction CHP reports to the Director of Health.

List of office holders[edit]

After POAS was introduced

Before POAS was introduced (as Secretary for Health and Welfare)

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Preceded by:
Food and Health Bureau and Environment and Food Bureau
Secretary for Health, Welfare and Food
2002-2007
Succeeded by:
Secretary for Food and Health and Secretary for Labour and Welfare