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  1. Community role is vital, says specialist

    Posted Nov 04th 2005, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... of this year the long-term policy on central slaughtering) Hospitals Hospital Authority will call a red alert, activating a central command committee chaired by the authority?s chief executive. ... for a 'community contingency plan' to be incorporated in a flu pandemic plan. Dr Lo, a former legislator and a former member of the monitoring committee on the implementation of post-Sars measures, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/node/523436
  2. Live chicken sales to be banned by 2009

    Posted Feb 17th 2006, 12:00am by Ella Lee, Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... month present the Legislative Council with a timetable to phase out the sale of live chickens, to coincide with the plan for setting up a central slaughterhouse in the northwest New Territories. ... their licences. Stallholders and farms have until August 4 this year to get out of the industry under the scheme. The government plans to build a central slaughterhouse in the northwest New Territories, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/536820/live-chicken-sales-be-banned-2009
  3. Patient group steps up drug subsidy battle with petition

    Posted Apr 20th 2005, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... standard drug list. The Central Drug Formulary, which is under consultation until April 30, lists 1,273 drugs that patients would receive at a cost of $10. Other drugs, including 26 cancer ... with authority executives, said he left disappointed. 'The authority said that perhaps after reviewing the list, some of the medicines would be put back into the Central Drug Formulary. They also ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/497320/patient-group-steps-drug-subsidy-battle-petition
  4. Smoking room idea in the works for months

    Posted Oct 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... room in Central in June on his invitation. His comment is in apparent defence of the beleaguered Dr Chow, who has been accused of making an about-face on smoking in public places. Legislators ... from Election Committee members. Dr Chow has denied there was any political compromise. Mr Cheung said yesterday he had been trying to convince Dr Chow to give smoking rooms a try ...

    http://www.scmp.com/node/568655
  5. Third plaque approved marking Philippine hero's links to HK

    Posted Dec 14th 2004, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... at the intersection of Rednaxela Terrace and Shelley Street by the Central Escalator and unveiled on December 30, the 108th anniversary of Rizal's execution in Manila which sparked the Philippine ... and publicity committee. The Rizal home on No 2 Rednaxela Terrace was named after the original owner whose name, Alexander, was spelled backwards by a Chinese street painter. 'The small house ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/482121/third-plaque-approved-marking-philippine-heros-links-hk
  6. Hospital Authority boss recalls his feverish battle with death

    Posted Aug 01st 2003, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... into intensive care, where his condition worsened in the following two days. A central line for steroids was put into his chest after both his forearms became hot and swollen. The Hong Kong Doctors' ... when the [central] line was taken out,' Dr Ho said. As for the sunflowers - Dr Ho's wife brought them to the hospital and handed them to a nurse. Dr Ho asked her to put them ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/423491/hospital-authority-boss-recalls-his-feverish-battle-death
  7. Maids urge bosses to join protest at levy

    Posted Jan 17th 2005, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... The migrants' body has scheduled a march on February 6 from Chater Garden to the Central Government Offices. 'Our call for a wage hike is just as fair as the fight against the levy and for a wage ... liberal. The major problem here is to restore the wage level and overturn the $400 levy.' Jinggoy Estrada, chairman of the Senate committee on labour and overseas Filipino workers, promised ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/485848/maids-urge-bosses-join-protest-levy
  8. Finally, a deadline for ban on live chicken sales- 2009

    Posted Feb 17th 2006, 12:00am by Ella Lee, Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... with the plan for setting up a central slaughterhouse in the northwest New Territories. The moves were aimed at further reducing the risk of bird flu infection in humans. Under the blueprint, chicken ... the central slaughterhouse in the northwest New Territories, where chickens will be butchered before being distributed to retail outlets. The government source said a few private contractors had shown ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/536819/finally-deadline-ban-live-chicken-sales-2009
  9. Samaritan Fund to get $100m boost

    Posted Mar 11th 2005, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... and the Finance Committee. Social workers at each hospital assess a patient's eligibility for the fund, which is means-tested. The Hospital Authority said the fund ensured no needy patients were ... subsidy'. The planned central formulary covers 1,273 pharmaceutical and disposable products. Patients would receive a supply lasting for up to six weeks at $10 an item, no questions asked. The list ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/492167/samaritan-fund-get-100m-boost
  10. The year of living dangerously

    Posted Dec 29th 2005, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... status was an important accolade from the central government, and a valued testimony to our research excellence,' HKU vice-chancellor Tsui Lap-chee said in his year-end message released last week. In July, Dr Chow's newly reconstituted Health and Medical Advisory Committee also rolled out a consultation paper on models for health-care delivery. The results of the consultation ...

    http://www.scmp.com/node/530876

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