Dr Wu Lien-Teh Commemorative Symposium Harbin 2013


18 to 20 January 2013

Venue :

Harbin, China



Foreign Delegates Itinerary, Dr Wu Lien-Teh Commemorative Symposium

(held alongside 3rd Boreal Congress of Cardiology). Speakers CV attached.

 18 Jan 2013 (Friday)

17:00-18:30 Dinner by Song Hua Jiang River

19:00-21:00 Tour Ice festival


19 Jan 2013 (Saturday)

08:30-09:00 Commemorative Symposium Opening Ceremony

09:00-09:30 Work & Life of Dr WLT in China (Ms ONG Lay Hong, Mediacorp Singapore)

09;30-10:00 Dr WLT’s life outside of China (Dato Dr Anwar FAZAL, U Science Penang)

10:00-10:30 Dr WLT Memorial Museum Report (Prof YANG Bao Feng, Chancellor, Harbin U)

10:30-11:00 Global Public Health: The Legacy of Dr Wu Lien-Teh

(Prof Boo Hoe KWA, U of South Florida)

11:00-11:30 Public Health and Preventive Measures in China

(Prof Dayi HU, Peking U People’s Hospital)

11:30-12:00 Dr Wu Lien-Teh, Plague Fighter: A Family Perspective

(Dr Shan Woo LIU, Instructor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School

and great grand daughter of Dr WLT)

12:30-14:00 Lunch at Old Chef” (a 4-generation restaurant with Dr WLTs influence)

14:30-16:00 Tour Dr WLT Memorial Museum and Hospital, Central Street, Sophia Church, etc.

18:00-20:00 Gala Dinner at Shangrila Hotel

Address by Chairmen: Dr Alex K H Ooi & Mr Loke Gim Tay

Speeches: Heilongjiang Governor and Penang Chief Minister


20 Jan 2013 (Sun)

08:30-11:00 Foreign delegates fellowship

Heilongjiang, China – Penang, Malaysia dialogue (2014 event, etc)

11:00-12:00 Media Conference / Press Release / Lunch / Departures


Meeting the Vice Governor of Heilongjiang Province
Meeting the Vice Governor of Heilongjiang Province

Penang Story Lectures

Plague Fighter Dr Wu Lien-Teh, A Penang Hero who modernized medicine in China by Ong Lay Hong

19 May 2012


Wawasan Open University


Joint Organisers

 THINK CITY SDN BHD (TCSB) is a subsidiary of Khazanah Nasional Berhad, the investment arm of the Malaysian government, and an urban regeneration agency operating in the historic city of George Town. It manages the George Town Grants Programme (GTGP), which is a public grants programme designed to protect and preserve George Town’s Outstanding Universal Values. These include the city’s multiethnic and multi-cultural living heritage, architectural legacy and intangible heritage as a historic port city in the Straits of Malacca. Think City’s involvement in this project provides focus on the cultural mapping process (documentation and outreach activities involving local histories and heritage) and the intangible heritage of the city. THE PENANG HERITAGE TRUST (PHT) is one of Malaysia’s most successful nongovernmental organizations championing the heritage conservation with special emphasis on Penang and George Town. The PHT played a pivotal role in the nomination of George Town as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It was also a key partner in the 2001/02 Penang Story Project bringing together local communities through a celebration of cultural diversity.

Knowledge Partners

 GEORGE TOWN WORLD HERITAGE INCORPORATED (GTWHI) is the area manager of the George Town UNESCO World Heritage Site. It provides consultation and public awareness regarding the World Heritage Site. GTWHI also provides advice to the State and Local governments regarding heritage conservation issues and assists private property owners about best practices in conservation. UNIVERSITI SAINS MALAYSIA (USM) is Malaysia’s Apex University with wide ranging research programmes. USM initiated several projects directly related to heritage conservation work in Penang and elsewhere.

[box type=”download”] Plague Fighter Dr Wu Lien-teh[/box]


Celebrating the life of the man who brought modern medicine to China, who fought the Manchurian plague, and who set the standard for generations of doctors to follow. 伍连德博士 : 斗疫防治,推进医学 , 歌颂国士无双