This is a safe city for both men and women, both in daytime and at night. However one must be aware of pickpockets and thieves. It is advisable to keep all belongings, travel documents and money safely locked in hotel safes. There is constant police patrolling on the Island.
Crime is slightly higher as one goes towards North Kowloon or New Territories.
Asthmatics and people with respiratory problems have to be careful as there is major air pollution problem, increasing rapidly every year.
It is best to carry mosquito repellent to avoid dengue fever.
Travel Medical Insurance should be obtained before arriving in Hong Kong.
Smoking is prohibited in public areas and littering is illegal.
List of some hospitals
40 Stubbs Road, Hong Kong
Tel 2574 6211
125 Wong Chuk Hang Road, Aberdeen, HK
147A Argyle Street, Kowloon City
Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital
Building / Floor3 Lok Man Road, Chai Wan, Hong KongTelephone2595 6205
Prince of Wales Hospital
Building / Floor30-32 Ngan Shing Street, Shatin, New TerritoriesTelephone2645 1222
Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Building / FloorWylie Road, Kowloon Hong KongTelephone2958 8438
St. Pauls Hospital
Building / Floor2 Eastern Hospital Road, Causeway Bay, Hong KongTelephone2890-6008
Tung Wah Eastern Hospital
Building / Floor19 Eastern Hospital Road, Causeway Bay, Hong KongTelephone2162 6888