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8th European Colorectal Congress (ECC), 1-4 December 2014, Munich, Germany

Approved Statement on Laparoscopic rectal cancer surgery 2014

26th International Conference of the Society for the Medical Innovation and Technology                                         
Objective
  • To promote the advancement of Coloproctology and allied subjects.
  • To co-ordinate and correlate the efforts of organizations, companies, associations, societies, institutions, statutory bodies and other authorities and individuals interested in Coloproctology or allied subjects, in the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of disease with a view to reducing mortality therefore in Hong Kong.
  • To provide information and education to the public for the prevention and treatment of common colorectal problems.
  • To stimulate public interest and provide public education in the Coloproctology and related subjects and to assist in keeping the medical profession in Hong Kong up to date in the latest development in the field of medical and scientific research.
  • To encourage, assist and arrange for medical practitioners, scientists, students and others to come to Hong Kong for the purpose of research and study and for the purpose of teaching and demonstrating theory and practice related to the causes, diagnosis and treatment.
  • To encourage, assist and arrange for medical practitioners, scientists, students and others to travel abroad and engage in research study and training and to gain experience in Coloproctology.
  • To encourage, arrange for and assist medical practitioners, scientists, students and others from Hong Kong and from aboard to undertake research in basic sciences of Coloproctology and to acquire training in Coloproctology.
  • To encourage, arrange, form, promote, establish and support non-profit making special dispensary facilities, infirmaries, clinics and institutions in Coloproctology.
  • To arrange or provide monetary assistance for and establish scholarships and make donations to students, medical practitioners, scientists and other persons for the purpose of teaching and demonstrating their professional skill in and knowledge of Coloproctology.
  • To undertake all such measures for the care, aid, protection, education, recreation and rehabilitation of persons suffering from disease as the Council from time to time determine.
  • To build, establish, maintain, manage or operate non-profit making hospitals, sanatoria, nursing homes, clinics, dispensaries, laboratories, research units and hostels.
  • In furtherance of the objects of the Society:-
 

(a) To arrange, engage in and carry on general or particular research work upon such lines as the Council may from time to time determine and to acquire, erect, equip, maintain and conduct such laboratories and other facilities as may be deemed desirable.
(b) To employ and engage clerks, servants and persons whose service may be deemed necessary or desirable for the purpose of the operations of the Society.
(c) To purchase, take on lease, or in exchange, hire or otherwise acquire any real or personal property, and rights or privileges which the society may think necessary or convenient for the purpose of the Society.
(d) To encourage, stimulate and aid research and investigation into Coloproctology and other related subjects.
(e) To co-operate with other bodies or organizations both within Hong Kong and overseas having objects in whole or in part similar to the objects of the Society.
(f) To establish, subsidize, promote, co-operate with receive into union or affiliation, subscribe and donate to or become a member of, control, manage, superintend, lend or give monetary assistance to or otherwise aid associations institutions and organizations incorporate or not incorporated and whether within Hong Kong or elsewhere with objects substantially similar to these objects provided that the associations, institutions and organizations to which the Society give assistance, shall prohibit distribution of their income and property amongst their members to an extent as great as that imposed on the Society by virtue of Clause 4 of the Memorandum of Association of the Society.
(g) To raise money by all lawful means and to solicit, receive and enlist financial and other aid from individuals, trusts, companies, corporations, associations, societies, institutions, and other organizations or authorities and from Governments, Departments of State and public bodies and to conduct fund-raising campaigns.
(h) To promote, obtain and achieve any of the objects of the Society by or through the facilities available in any public or private Hospital, established university, recognized medical scientific or research institute, council faculty, school or like institutions and to make outright donations of money, apparatus and equipment and give subsidies to the same.
(i) To make such grant to or in aid of or to make donations or give assistance to or to make contracts with such individuals, trusts, corporations, associations, societies, institutions or other organizations or authorities whether within or outside Hong Kong.
(j) To make known and further the objects and activities of the Society by the publication and distribution of papers, journals and other publications and by advertising in any medium or by any means.
(k) As far as the law will permit and subject to provisions of any relevant statue, rule, regulation or by-law and/or any license issued in pursuance thereof to collect funds and to solicit, receive, enlist, and accept financial and other aid, subscriptions, donations and bequests from individuals trusts and other organizations or authorities, and from Governments and public bodies.
(l) To draw, make, accept, endorse, discount, negotiate, execute and issue promissory notes, bill of exchange, and other negotiable or transferable instruments.
(m) To borrow or raise or secure the payment of money in such manner as the Society shall think fit.

  • To promote, establish, superintend, conduct, control and assist within Hong Kong branches, committees and other forms of organization and administration for the purpose of widening the influence and operations of the Society.
  • To assist in any way deemed desirable by the Council any other body or organization in connection with the conduct of any research or similar work which the Council considers to be in the interests of the Society or to be conducive to be attainment of any of its objects.
  • To undertake and execute any trusts the undertaking whereof the Council may determine necessary or desirable for the carrying out of any of the objects of the Society and to accept any gift, endowment, bequest or devise made to the Society generally or for the purpose of any specific object and to carry out any trusts attached to any gift, endowment, bequest or devise providing that the Society shall only deal with any property which is subject to any trusts in which manner as is allowed by law having regard to such trusts.
  • To take all necessary or proper steps with the authorities, national, local, municipal or otherwise, of any place in which the Society may have interests, and to carry on any negotiations or operations for the purpose of directly promoting the purpose of the Society or effecting any modifications in the constitution of the Society, and to oppose any steps taken by any other company, firm or person which may be considered likely directly or indirectly to prejudice the purpose of the Society.
  • To open and operate any banking account or accounts with any bank or banks for the purpose of the Society, and for such purpose to make, give, accept, endorse, transfer, discount and negotiate bills of exchange, promissory notes, cheques or other similar instruments.
  • From time to time to make, rescind, add to or amend such by laws or regulations not inconsistent with any Ordinance or with the Articles of Association of the Society for the time being in force for the regulation or control of any of the property or affairs of the Society as deemed necessary or desirable by the Council.
  • Generally to do all such lawful acts, matters and things and to enter into and make such agreements as are incidental or conducive to the attainment of the above objects or any of them.
 
 
  Copyright (C) Hong Kong Society For Coloproctology; updated by Dr. Kevin Yau 2014.