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  1. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Charity given deadline on huge rent rise

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 04:13am by BRIAN YAP

    ... & Rheumatism Foundation learned that the monthly rent for its 144 square metre base at Nam Shan Estate, Shek Kip Mei, would increase from HK$13,000 to HK$19,000 when its lease expires at the end of this month. Talks with landlord the Housing Authority resulted in a reduction to HK$18,000- and the authority on Monday told the foundation it had until tomorrow to decide whether ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1573015/charity-given-deadline-huge-rent-rise
  2. News - China - HEALTH

    Jilin to ban schools from giving pupils medicine without parental consent

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

    ... Jilin would follow in the steps of eastern Anhui province, which is the first province to impose such a law on schools. The proposed regulation makes it illegal for preschool educational institutions to administer medicine to their pupils without their parents or guardians’ express consent. It also prohibits schools from giving pupils medicine not approved by the local administration. ...

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

    Mosquito crackdown as Japanese encephalitis cases in Hong Kong reach three-year high

    Posted Aug 13th 2014, 04:34am by BRIAN YAP

    ... previous cases, where there were pig farms near the patients' homes, there are no such farms within the 2km radius of the British man's residence at the Crossroads Foundation, a charity ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1572331/encephalitis-cases-spark-mosquito-clampdown
  4. News - China - HEALTH

    Shenzhen company develops kit to test for Ebola virus, report says

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 02:51pm by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... is the foundation for studying the pathogenic function and crystal structure of the viral proteins”. “This information can help researchers gain a better understanding of the pathogenesis and transmission ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1573511/shenzhen-company-develops-kit-test-ebola-virus-report-says
  5. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Hong Kong is not equipped to study the Ebola virus

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 02:57am by Jessie Lau and Emily Tsang

    ... is not found in this part of the world," said University of Hong Kong microbiologist Professor Yuen Kwok-yung. David Heymann, a professor of infectious disease epidemiology at the London School ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1574397/hong-kong-not-equipped-study-ebola-virus
  6. News - World - HEALTH

    Blood test could identify people more likely to commit suicide, says study

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 12:57am by WASHPOST

    ... for age, gender and levels of stress or anxiety. Zachary Kaminsky, an assistant professor of psychiatry and behavioural sciences at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine who led the study, said ... within five years, through research and identifying those at greatest risk. Jill Harkavy-Friedman, vice- president of research at the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, said: “Suicide ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1563551/more-stressed-officials-taking-their-own-lives-corruption-crackdown
  7. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Tuen Mun man makes Hong Kong's fourth case of Japanese encephalitis this year

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 04:25am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... the Crossroads Foundation, said he had not left the city in the past two weeks- the disease's incubation period- but could not recall if he had been bitten by mosquitoes. He is now in stable ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1567850/tuen-mun-man-makes-hong-kongs-fourth-case-japanese-encephalitis-year
  8. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Arthritis patients set to miss out as charity is hit with huge rent rise

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 04:41am by Emily Tsang

    ... Arthritis & Rheumatism Foundation. The 144 square metre site is leased on a commercial basis, but the foundation says sites offered cheaply to welfare groups are in locations inconvenient ... of increase or consider leasing the site to us as welfare letting," Chan said. An authority spokesman said the foundation could let premises allocated for welfare groups at a fixed HK$49 per ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1562857/arthritis-patients-set-miss-out-charity-hit-huge-rent-rise
  9. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Chronic shortage of doctors in Hong Kong will not be resolved for years, report warns

    Posted Aug 06th 2014, 11:46pm by Emily Tsang

    ... it may require legislative amendments," Lau said of the internship rule. Foreign doctors would still take a multiple choice test on their professional knowledge and an English language exam ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1567939/pressure-more-foreign-doctors-meet-chronic-shortage-hong-kong
  10. News - China Insider - HEALTH

    Chinese prostitutes as young as 15 suffering high STD and abortion rates, study reveals

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 04:46pm by Chris Luo

    ... information from schools,” the study concluded. As a result, 40 per cent of respondents resorted to incorrect or unreliable birth-control methods, consequently leading to high unplanned pregnancy ... of prostitutes surveyed migrated from rural areas to cities, and of that number, 92 per cent were school dropouts, the study showed. “Prostitution is the only source of income for 93 per cent of all ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1561169/chinese-prostitutes-young-15-years-old-suffering-high-std-and

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