Mother turns grief into a mission against orphan diseases

Christina Strong founded the Joshua Hellmann Foundation for Orphan Disease in honor of her son, with the mission of advancing the awareness, diagnosis, treatment and research of orphan diseases, and improving the welfare of children with orphan diseases in Hong Kong. Orphan diseases refer to rare genetic disorders that usually are not addressed by the pharmaceutical […]

Launch of the Yoga Therapy Subsidy Scheme

The Joshua Hellmann Foundation, in partnership with YAMA Foundation, is currently accepting applications for a Yoga Therapy Subsidy Scheme, offering subsidised services to families of children and young adults with special needs. Under the current scheme, participants will receive 10 weekly sessions 1-1 specialised therapeutic yoga with a qualified teacher offered on a pay-as-you-wish basis. […]

JHF Featured on Dreams, Passion & Your Hong Kong Story

Christina Strong was recently interviewed by Jaya Kumar, author and host of the popular YouTube show, Dreams, Passion & Your Hong Kong Story. This channel features guests from different walks of life in Hong Kong, who have pursued their passions and found great success in Hong Kong. Guests represent different industries, trades, business and nationalities […]

International Board Decorated

Professor Jan Smeitink, International Board Advisor to JHF and professor in Research of diagnosis and treatment of Mitochondrial disease in the Netherlands has been decorated with a Royal Honour (‘Dutch Knighthood) for his life’s work.  Congratulations to Professor Smeitink for his well deserved decoration, his continuous drive to raise awareness of and remove barriers and […]