CDAHK has received the World Spine Day Award 2017
World Spine Day takes place on October 16 each year and is coordinated by the World Federation of Chiropractic (WFC). With over 550 official partners spread across each of the WFC's 7 world regions, this year's theme of "Your Back In Action" prompted a huge range of activities. Hong is one of the regions receive the most awards. The Chiropractic Doctors Association of Hong Kong (CDAHK) received the 2nd price among all global organizations.
Judges of the 2017 World Spine Day competition, Dr Robyn Brown (Europe), Dr Kendrah da Silva (Africa), and Dr Ron Kirk (North America) have described the standard of 2017 entries as 'truly outstanding'. "In awarding the runner-up prize to the Chiropractic Doctors Association of Hong Kong, the judges were impressed by the range of events employed to engage the public in spinal health, which included a radio show, charity events and a new book dedicated to spinal health." reported by the Quaterly World Report of WFC.
"Over a four years span, we have received 2 first and 1 second price. Our achievement is not only the price, its the envirronment we created to embrace all organizations to promote chiropractic in asia. We would like to thank all those who participated in the 2017 World Spine Day competition for their enthusiasm and support of this event." Said by Dr Eric Chun Pu Chu, CDAHK Chairman.
The judges commented on the tremendous growth in engagement by chiropractic organizations in World Spine Day. In particular, they were encouraged by the number of 'first time' entries with chiropractors from all corners of the world participating in community and national events.