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  1. News - China - HEALTH

    Measles makes a comeback in China as vaccination falters among migrant workers

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 05:23am by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... for the whole of last year. "The outbreak of measles is related to the lack of vaccination. The incidence of measles is likely to rise, mostly in adults, because China has such a large mobile ... there were still more than 6,000 reported by the health authorities. Amid warnings the number of cases is likely to keep on rising, doctors have urged the central government to push vaccination. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1548296/measles-makes-comeback-china-vaccination-falters-among-migrant-workers
  2. News - China - HEALTH

    China bans officials from smoking in public

    Posted Dec 30th 2013, 12:13pm by Associated Press

    ... cigarettes when performing official duties. They also cannot use public funds to buy cigarettes, and within Communist Party or government offices tobacco products cannot be sold nor adverts displayed. Xinhua said on Sunday the rules were contained in a circular from the Communist Party’s central committee and the State Council, or China’s Cabinet. There is no nationwide law banning ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1393059/china-bans-officials-smoking-public
  3. News - China - HEALTH

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

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

    ... with diseases linked to smoking. "Every year more than one million people die as a result of tobacco-related illness. This is a terrible statistic," she said. "China needs to take urgent ... was promised by leaders that this problem would be addressed over time. China is the world's largest cigarette manufacturer and consumer, with more than 300 million smokers, according to national ...

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

    Nationwide campaign to promote smoking ban in public spaces in China

    Posted May 06th 2014, 03:21pm by Li Jing

    ... issued an order in December telling Communist Party officials to “lead by example” and to stop smoking in areas such as government offices, schools, hospitals and sports and cultural venues. ... in China from Monday to promote a nationwide ban on smoking in public places. A spokesman for the National Health and Family Planning Commission Mao Qunan told a launch ceremony in Beijing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1505796/nationwide-campaign-promote-smoking-ban-public-spaces-china
  5. 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 ... Nectar Gan nectar.gan@scmp.com The China Urine Therapy Association claims that drinking urine can 'improve the body's ability to fight diseases' If the infamously bitter ...

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

    Expert group questions ability of suspended heart surgeon Yu Cheuk-man

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 06:07pm by Emily Tsang

    ... suspension 'unfair', says surgeon More than 16 months after the suspension of Prince of Wales Hospital's top cardiologist, an independent review committee has concluded that the decision was valid. A report by the committee, which was released yesterday, found that Professor Yu Cheuk-man "lacked experience in some complex procedures and special techniques". ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1550398/expert-group-questions-ability-suspended-heart-surgeon-yu-cheuk-man
  7. News - China - HEALTH

    China approves DNA-sequencing devices to detect genetic defects in unborn babies

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 04:56pm by Angela Meng

    ... the controversial ban on medical diagnostic products that can help detect birth defects in unborn children. The China Food and Drug Administration (CFDA) on Monday approved the registration of genomics ... The CFDA also approved diagnostic kits for "high-risk" pregnant women, such as those older than 35. Such diagnostic products were introduced in China in 2011, initially for prenatal ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1545648/china-approves-dna-sequencing-devices-detect-babies-birth-defects
  8. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Health Authority to look into expired sutures use at Queen Elizabeth Hospital

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 05:43am by LO WEI, Patsy Moy

    ... those affected to arrange check-ups. It has also asked a committee to investigate and submit a report in six to eight weeks. The hospital said in a statement that it had consulted infection ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1548186/health-authority-look-expired-sutures-use-queen-elizabeth-hospital
  9. News - China - HEALTH

    Does Chinese law restrict doctors from helping outside their clinics? Man's fake rumour triggers heated debate

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 06:09pm by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... Zhuang Pinghui zhuang.pinghui@scmp.com Providing emergency help in good faith cannot be cause for malpractice lawsuit, experts say Courts, lawyers dispel fictitious doctor rumour A medical worker in Henan has been arrested for spreading a rumour- which ca ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1548827/man-punished-fake-news-doctor-was-convicted-illegally-delivering-baby
  10. News - China - HEALTH

    Campaigners call for blanket ban on tobacco advertising in China

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

    ... Zhuang Pinghui pinghui.zhuang@scmp.com Campaigners say changes to the law should honour China's commitment under a treaty to outlaw all forms of promotion for smoking Activists urge ... Anti-smoking activists, however, say the legislation does not go far enough. China has signed the World Health Organisation's Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, which requires it to ban all ...

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

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