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  1. It's brew love for our cafe society

    Posted Aug 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Margaret Wee healthpost@scmp.com 'Venti double mint mocha. Whip. For here.' If you can fire off that coffee order perfectly, you are probably one of the thousands who frequent Hong Kong's coffee shops day and night. Coffee is fast becoming ...

  2. Child health centres are overstretched

    Posted Jul 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... and the waiting time was too long. The doctors, who are members of the Government Doctors' Association, preferred not to be named as they are civil servants.Association chairman Dr Stanley Tsang ...

  3. Officials' nanny state outlook is creating a society of small minds

    Posted Mar 01st 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of these are signs that the authorities think we are stupid. Are the famously self-reliant citizens of Hong Kong content to become like bleating sheep? The nanny state is creating a society of small minds. ...

  4. Medical group backs status quo

    Posted Jan 29th 2008, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... whose group has more than 7,000 members, said: 'Doctors will perform jury duty if the majority in society believe we should.' He was responding to a proposal by the Law Reform ... Society's criminal law and procedure committee, said requiring doctors to be jurors could cause a problem as their work was not merely a business but concerned the physical well-being of others. ...

  5. Medical schools should cater to society's needs

    Posted Nov 18th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Medical advances notwithstanding, the role of family medicine in the efficient delivery of modern health care is well established in developed societies. But few of Hong Kong's future ... is a comparison with other developed societies, including those where many of Hong Kong's doctors have studied for higher professional qualifications. There, medical authorities and educators have ...

  6. News - China - SOCIETY

    Underdiagnosis of hypertension reveals bigger health system gap in China, experts say

    Posted Jun 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Jeanette Wang

    ... Professor Yu Wei, a medical insurance expert from Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, said China’s medical insurance network did not seem ready for the ageing society. Further, benefit ...

  7. Anti-Cancer Society faces funding crunch

    Posted Feb 23rd 2008, 12:00am by May Chan

    ... May Chan The Hong Kong Anti-Cancer Society may have to suspend its operations for three months this year because its funding is running low. The society, founded in February 2006, had reserves of less than HK$2 million, its chairman, former Hospital Authority deputy director Ko Wing-man, said. The society was suspended for nearly three months last spring because of a lack ...

  8. Society inspires 'little warriors' across the border to fight cancer

    Posted Dec 30th 2007, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... Celine Sun The Little Life Warrior Society, a mutual aid organisation for children with cancer, is inspiring mainland hospitals to give more courage and confidence to the young patients in their battle for life. Based in the Prince of Wales Hospital, the Little Life Warrior Society was set up by veteran paediatrician Matthew Shing Ming-kong in 1999 with the aim of relieving depression ...

  9. Society offers hope to 'little warriors' in cancer battle

    Posted Nov 27th 2007, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... aid organisation in 1999, later named Little Life Warrior Society, for children, their families and the centre's medical staff to relieve their stress and strengthen their confidence ... facilities, high-quality care and counselling services. Patients and their families need mental support as well.' Having attracted more than 800 members, the society organises regular ward ...

  10. Remember, sex sells in a consumer society

    Posted Oct 17th 2007, 12:00am by David Eimer

    ... and airwaves in the past two weeks. Sarft's timing has been noted by disgruntled netizens. Some parody President Hu Jintao's calls for a 'harmonious society', noting how authorities ... of the consumer society that politicians want for the nation. The Health and Recreation Special Council report claims that if 20 per cent of the population spent 2,000 yuan a year on leisure activities, ...




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