The Chiropractic Doctors' Association of Hong Kong

01/05/2022

CDAHK has been awarded Second PRIZE of the WFC World Spine Day Competition.

WORLD SPINE DAY COMPETITION WINNERS ANNOUNCED. Chiropractic Doctors Association of Hong Kong has been awarded Second PRIZE of the WFC World Spine Day Competition.



Held each year on October 16, the WFC has coordinated World Spine Day since 2008. Thought to be the largest global public health event dedicated to promoting spinal health and wellbeing, World Spine Day is observed by health professions and public organizations concerned with spine care.
The theme of Back2Back reflected the need to reset and refocus on spinal pain and disability as part of the global burden of disease. With an estimated 540 million people in the world suffering with low back pain at any one time, it remains the leading cause of years lived with disability.

"Second prize in the category went to the Chiropractic Doctors Association of Hong Kong, which reached millions of consumers with a program of advertising on public transport and a series of events promoted through a rane of media sources." Reported by Quarterly World Report of World Federation of Chiropractic.

World Spine Day organizing committee and judge panels is consisted of Danielle Wiesner, Kelly McCormack, Lean Swaenpoel, Rebekah Wilks and Richard Brown. Committee chair, Dr Richard Brown, said, "Public health Initiatives like World Spine Day are critical in raising awareness, providing information and empowering the public to care for their spines. For spine health experts, World Spine Day provides a perfect opportunity to meaningfully contribute and proactively participate in their communities."

"Hong Kong has received over 20 WFC awards in different catetories over the past years. Our achievement is not only the price, its the envirronment we created to to embrace all organizations in Asia. We would like to thank all those who participated in the 2020 World Spine Day competition for their enthusiasm and support of this event." Said by Dr Eric Chun Pu Chu, Chairman of CDAHK.