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  1. News - China - HEALTH

    'Chinese are shorter than Japanese, Koreans': Yao Ming, lawmaker spotlight China's fitness problems

    Posted Mar 07th 2014, 06:10pm by Keira Lu Huang

    ... with 1.707 metres and Koreans who rank 18th at 1.74 metres,” she said. A previous government work report in 2011 mentioned a Ministry of Education document requiring students below university level ... Keira Lu Huang keira.huang@scmp.com Obesity, eye problems and lagging height among youth a sign that nation must improve health A National People’s Congress delegate has urged ramped-up ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1442719/chinese-are-shorter-japanese-koreans-yao-ming-lawmaker-spotlight-chinas
  2. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    'Arbiter' needed, doctors' chief says

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 05:55am by Emily Tsang

    ... and Health Bureau, or an independent third party, stepped in. But Dr Choy Khai-meng, the authority's chief manager for service transformation, said it was for the government to decide whether ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1582482/arbiter-needed-doctors-chief-says
  3. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Hong Kong Red Cross volunteers return from Ebola-stricken Liberia, free of disease

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 02:45am by CHRIS LAU, TIMMY SUNG

    ... decision not to issue a travel alert for the four Ebola-hit West African countries- Nigeria, Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. Democratic Party lawmaker Helena Wong Pik-wan questioned why ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1579477/hong-kong-red-cross-volunteers-return-ebola-stricken-liberia-free
  4. News - World - HEALTH

    British parliamentarians urge health warnings for alcohol

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 08:08pm by GDN

    ... is part of a series of measures put forward by the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Alcohol Misuse to tackle what it says is an epidemic of alcohol abuse in Britain. Conservative MP Tracey Crouch, ... "Not only does it cost lives but it burdens the UK health service and the criminal and justice systems and others with ever increasing costs," he said. "All the political parties know ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1571471/british-parliamentarians-urge-health-warnings-alcohol
  5. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Medical Council demands new misconduct body amid fears errors swept under the carpet

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 11:24pm by CANNIX YAU

    ... unreasonable that public doctors aren't subject to the council's inquiries. A central complaints system would therefore be fairer to all parties." Under his reform blueprint, the new ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1571647/joseph-lau-wan-yee-demands-new-misconduct-body-hospitals
  6. News - China - HEALTH

    Jilin to ban schools from giving pupils medicine without parental consent

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 05:14pm by Anne Yi

    ... Anne Yi anne.yi@scmp.com Draft law comes after a number of kindergarten drug scandals in recent months The authorities in the northeastern Jilin province are planning to ban kindergartens from giving pupils medicine without their parents’ permission. The draft law was reviewed at a provincial congress meeting on Monday, the New Culture Newspaper reported on Thursday. If passed, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1563482/jilin-ban-schools-giving-pupils-medicine-without-parental-consent
  7. News - China - HEALTH

    Premier-in-waiting Li Keqiang meets Aids activists

    Posted Nov 28th 2012, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... with ministry party chief Zhang Mao and Health Minister Chen Zhu. Li Keqiang vowed to fight public-sector discrimination towards patients with HIV/Aids and called an inter-ministerial meeting that same ... on the Communist Party's supreme Politburo Standing Committee, in preparation for his ascent to premier in March. It was seen as a sign that the incoming administration intended to tackle some ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1092519/premier-waiting-li-keqiang-meets-aids-activists
  8. News - China - HEALTH

    Smoking to have 'devastating' economic impact in China: WHO

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 04:39am by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... and the deputy chairman of the National People's Congress Chen Zhu during her visit. She said she told leaders that tobacco-related illnesses such as cancer, cardiovascular disease and diabetes ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1550692/smoking-have-devastating-economic-impact-china-who
  9. News - China Insider - HEALTH

    Drinking your own urine: The unorthodox Chinese 'miracle cure'

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 07:32pm by Nectar Gan

    ... was quoted as saying. This heated discussion of the merits of urine therapy eventually drew the attention of Chinese Communist Party mouthpiece People’s Daily, which published an investigative report ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1544386/drinking-your-own-urine-unorthodox-chinese-miracle-cure
  10. News - China - HEALTH

    Campaigners call for blanket ban on tobacco advertising in China

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 04:35am by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... People's Congress. A survey released by the China Centre for Disease Control and Prevention two weeks ago suggested nearly half of all children aged 13 to 15 had seen tobacco advertisements ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1528936/campaigners-call-blanket-ban-tobacco-advertising-china

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