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Pharmacy: Useful Websites

Useful Websites


Census and Statistics Department 政府統計處

Census and Statistics Department provides major social and economic official statistics of Hong Kong.

Drug Office, Department of Health, Hong Kong 

The Drug Office is the law enforcement agency over the legislations concerning medicines.

Pharmacy and Poisons Ordinance

Pharmacy and Poisons Ordinance (Chapter 138) consolidates  the law relating to pharmacy, pharmaceutical products and poisons of Hong Kong.

Pharmacy and Poisons Board of Hong Kong

The Pharmacy and Poisons Board of Hong Kong is to carry out functions in accordance with the provisions of the said Ordinance and its subsidiary legislation.

Hospital Authority - Pharmacy

Hospital Authority is a statutory body established on 1 December 1990 under the Hospital Authority Ordinance to manage all public hospitals in Hong Kong.

The Pharmaceutical Society of Hong Kong 

The Pharmaceutical Society of Hong Kong is to promote the character, status and efficiency of the pharmacy profession in Hong Kong.

The Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Hong Kong (香港醫院藥劑師學會)

The Society aims to promote, improve and assist the advancement of hospital pharmacy service.

藥物教育資源中心  (Drug Education Resources Centre, DERC)

『藥物教育資源中心』是一個隸屬於『香港醫院藥劑師學會』的組織, 主要目標是為病人及公眾人士提供藥物教育及相關資訊。


国家药品监督管理局 National Medical Products Administration


臺灣食品藥物管理署 Taiwan Food and Drug Administration 

Food and Drug Administration is to ensure the quality and safety of food and medical products.


The DrugBank database is a unique bioinformatics and cheminformatics resource that combines detailed drug data with comprehensive drug target information. 

Drug Tariff (UK)

European Medicines Agency 

The European Medicines Agency is responsible for the scientific evaluation of medicines developed by pharmaceutical companies for use in the European Union. 


Medscape is the leading medical resource most used by physicians, medical students, nurses and other healthcare professionals for clinical information.

National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health

The database provides information on scientific research on the diverse medical and health care systems, practices, and products that are not generally considered part of conventional medicine.

Pharmacopoeia (Free access)

      International Pharmacopoeia (11th Ed, 2022)

      Japanese Pharmacopoeia (18th Ed, 2021)

      Korean Pharmacopoeia  (10th Ed, 2012)

        臺灣中藥典  (4th ed, 2021)

PubMed Dietary Supplement Subset

PubMed Dietary Supplement Subset limits PubMed search results to citations from a broad spectrum of dietary supplement literature including vitamin, mineral, phytochemical, ergogenic, botanical, and herbal supplements in human nutrition and animal models.

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

FDA is responsible for protecting the public health by assuring the safety, efficacy and security of human and veterinary drugs, biological products, medical devices, our nation’s food supply, cosmetics, and products that emit radiation.

WHO Drug Information

WHO drug information provides an overview of topics of current relevance relating to drug development and regulation.

This page is compiled by the CUHK Library which collects the e-version of journals and newsletters published by the medical related professional organizations of Hong Kong.




Chinese Medicine



Emergency Medicine


Gerontology and Geriatrics

Gynaecology, Obstetrics and Midwifery


Infectious Diseases



Orthopaedics, Physiotherapy, Sport Sciences



Palliative Medicine




Public Health



The DrugBank Database

The DrugBank (Canada) combines detailed drug data with comprehensive drug target information.