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  1. 'Mr great guy' Back in the fray

    Posted Jul 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... earlier, in the wake of the mishandling of the 2003 Sars crisis, and returned to private practice. So the question on the lips of many Hongkongers when he was named as Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying's food and health minister was: what changed his mind? 'How much the government emphasises social justice was a main concern in making the decision,' Ko told the South China ...

  2. Leung's drug ban 'a wake-up call'

    Posted Sep 14th 2010, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... by the same token, we can't just lock people up to keep them away from what's going on in the world at large.' Chief steward Kim Kelly said that Leung (pictured) still had a right ... was not immune to wider social issues after Kevin Leung Ka-wai was suspended for six months for a ketamine positive yesterday. 'Naturally we are disappointed and frustrated and really very surprised ...

  3. Government plans wide shutdown of activities if flu spreads

    Posted May 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Workers at pig farms required April 27? Hospital Authority activates contingency plans, with 1,400 isolation beds readied at 15 hospitals? Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen says it is?very ... Fox Yi Hu The government's contingency plans in the event of swine flu spreading in Hong Kong include closing schools, cancelling entertainment events and curtailing non-essential ...

  4. Flu response will test government's fitness

    Posted May 04th 2009, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... of a swine flu outbreak looming, the government can take nothing for granted. Speaking to reporters on his return from Hefei last Monday, Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen assured people ... prevalent since the 1998 financial crisis. People's anger and disappointment at the government's handling of the deadly outbreak was one of the sparks that ignited the 500,000-strong ...

  5. HK mulling entry ban for Mexicans, health chief says

    Posted May 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... transmission cannot be stopped just by stopping the flow of passengers.' Lawmaker Leung Ka-lau, representing the medical sector, asked why the government was not consistent in its treatment ... Mexicans from visiting Hong Kong in the near future. Lawmakers have joined forces in calling for better medical surveillance of arriving Mexicans, but the government insists its current preventive ...

  6. Government can help citizens realise the importance of organ donor register

    Posted May 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... their organs to be harvested. I fail to understand the logic behind such strange double standards. On the mainland, executed prisoners have their organs removed for transplants. In all jurisdictions, ... by fundamental principles of humanity to help people in need and relieve their misery. It is all very well to preach, but actions speak louder than words. The government, along with the relevant ...

  7. HK health chiefs change strategy on quarantining

    Posted May 20th 2009, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... Ella Lee The city's health chiefs are changing their strategy in the fight against swine flu on the assumption it will soon spread in the community, as it has begun to do in Japan. ... under 100 a day by taking in only high-risk flu patients. The four cases of swine flu in Hong Kong have involved people who had been in infected countries. But the government believes scanning ...

  8. More medical students needed

    Posted Apr 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... was a reason why many of them left for private hospitals. Dr Leung Pak-yin, chief executive of the Hospital Authority, said it would put forward a list of measures to solve the problem. Doctors who ... Phila Siu The government wants the city's two medical schools to train more doctors to overcome a severe staff shortage at public hospitals. The plan calls for admissions to rise from ...

  9. Government rejects advice over health reform

    Posted Jul 10th 2006, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Mary Ann Benitez The government yesterday said it would not implement a recommendation to restructure the Health Department, despite advice that a more powerful health director could regulate the private sector under the planned 'one doctor, one family' system. The government plans to introduce a family doctor system, proposed by the Health and Medical Development ...

  10. See big picture on public health care

    Posted Apr 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... population and demand from mainland patients are straining services, sometimes dangerously. Chief executive-elect Leung Chun-ying knows the challenges and will have to make reshaping the sector a priority. Hard decisions, which successive administrations have shied away from, will have to be taken. Leung has already broached one of the issues, that of mainland women giving birth in the city. ...




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