Canadian Medical Association

Vancouver; Sun Yat Sen University of Medical Sciences (China), 1944; general practice. Died Oct. 18, 2018, aged 97. Survived by a son and grandson. “Dr. Kwong overcame much adversities, surviving WW II, riots, revolution and widowhood. She immigrated twice, to Hong Kong in 1956, and then to Canada in 1968. Through determination and faith she requalified to serve as a medical doctor in both Hong Kong and Canada, where she became the first female Chinese general practitioner in Vancouver and was loved by her patients.”

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