Announcement: The Actuarial Society of Hong Kong is actively monitoring the COVID-19 Coronavirus situation to ensure the safety of attendees and presenters at all our events. We will continue to monitor the situation with the COVID-19 and keep our members updated of any changes. 

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Announcement: ASHK Actuarial Summit 2020 – Dinner Buffet Coupon
For delegates and speakers of the Actuarial Summit 2020 who are entitled to receive a hotel dinner buffet voucher, kindly note that the hotel buffet coupon expiry date has been extended till 30 June 2021.
Since the hotel will not re-issue the coupon, please kindly present the same coupon to enjoy the dinner buffet at Café Kool by 30 June 2021. You are encouraged to make a reservation with Café Kool in advance. Thank you for your attention!


Publications, articles and academic research that might be of interest

"The Health and Health System of South Africa: Historical Roots of Current Public Health Challenges"

Hoosen Cooovadia, Rachel Jewkes, Peter Barron, David Sanders, Diane McIntyre,, published online August 2009


“Traditional Medicine”

The World Health Organization, Executive Board, 134th Session, December 2013, Provisional Agenda Item 9.1


“Health Affairs”

Reinhard Busse, Disease Management Programs in Germany Statutory Health Insurance System Health Affairs, 23, no.3 (2004): 56-67

“Cumulative Anti-Selection Theory”

William F Bluhm, Society of Actuaries 50th Anniversary Monograph, Chapter 5, 1999


“Actuarial Methods in Health Insurance Provisioning, Pricing and Forecasting”

Peter Lurie, the Institute of Actuaries of Australia’s (Institute) Biennial Convention 2007


“Creating Value through Integrated ERM for Health Care Insurers in Europe”

George C. Orros, Jane Howell, Society of Actuaries, 2008


“ERM for health insurance from an actuarial perspective: A discussion paper”

G.C. Orros and J. Smith, Institute and Faculty of Actuaries, November 2010

Last Update: 18 Aug 2014