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  1. News - World - HEALTH

    Ebola epidemic is overwhelming health resources, WHO admits

    Posted Sep 13th 2014, 03:31am by Reuters

    ... there could be as many as 20,000 cases in the region before the outbreak is brought under control. In a glimmer of good news, the WHO said eight districts with previous Ebola cases- four in Guinea, ...

  2. News - China - HEALTH

    33 sickened by ammonia gas leak in northwestern China

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 01:29pm by WU NAN

    ... the sites of explosions and fires in the past few months, causing severe financial damage and extensive injuries. Early this month, the warehouse of a chemical plant in Putian district of Xiamen, ...

  3. News - China - HEALTH

    Ambulance crew shortage costing lives, Shanghai experience shows

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 05:08am by Alice Yan

    ... the vehicle as quickly as possible. But we were told there was no ambulance available," said the woman, who lives in Shanghai's Putuo district. "The municipal emergency centre finally dispatched an ambulance from Zhabei district to pick up my father." The elderly man passed away the next day. He had suffered a cardiac arrest several weeks earlier and had only recently been ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    'Arbiter' needed, doctors' chief says

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

    ... doctors in the three districts covered have agreed to join the scheme, under which they are paid HK$270 per consultation. "There should be a better system to handle the project," said ... of the three districts- Wong Tai Sin, Kwun Tong and Tuen Mun. But Shih is concerned that the issue of patients' records could cause disputes. "I fully support emphasising primary health care ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Dead man's family says hospital ignored him

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 04:38am by Emily Tsang

    ... at the Yan Chai Hospital in Tsuen Wan neglected a small wound on Yuen Chung-kun's back, his children say. They say it developed into a tennis ball-sized ulcer with a bacterial infection that caused his death. "We will consult a lawyer and consider legal action against Yan Chai Hospital," Yuen's son Alan Yuen Han-chi said yesterday. "This is a serious mistake which ...

  6. News - World - HEALTH

    Later start to school day would benefit teenagers, research shows

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 11:37pm by NYT

    ... to chronic sleep loss," the organisation said. "The American Academy of Paediatrics strongly supports the efforts of school districts to optimise sleep in students." Sleep deprivation ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Prince Philip Dental Hospital used contaminated water, documents show

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 11:37pm by Olga Wong

    ... with the water problem when they are not informed?" he asked. Central and Western district councillor Wong Kin-shing plans a survey to see if any patients were affected. "The hospital ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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

    ... three weeks after a 13-year old boy from Tin Shui Wai tested positive for the virus, and about two months after the first case, which involved a 26-year-old woman in the same district. Unlike ...

  10. 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

    ... for the authority to refer more cases to the watchdog fell on deaf ears. In what he admits will be an uphill battle, council chairman Professor Joseph Lau Wan-yee will lobby the medical profession ... after he was prescribed an antibiotic to which he had an adverse reaction. A remedy to be taken with care Professor Joseph Lau Wan-yee knows that his controversial proposal for a central ...




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