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  1. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Wenzhou villagers riot over substation they fear is health threat

    Posted Nov 22nd 2012, 12:00am by Alice Yan

    ... Alice Yan ting.yan@scmp.com More than 1,000 Wenzhou locals clash with police over plant they fear is a health threat Villagers riot against building of substation More than 1,000 villagers have clashed with police in Wenzhou over the construction of an el ...

  2. Angry patients blame and beat up the doctors

    Posted Nov 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... legal liabilities under civil law for wrongful action, was reinforced in July last year, patients have to provide evidence that a medical blunder caused the damage they suffered. But patients ... choose not to go through the legal process because they believe a hospital will pay more compensation if they cause unrest. He said patients also distrust the courts and the committees of medical ...

  3. Civil controls floated for PLA's hospitals

    Posted Jun 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Vivien Cui Facilities may be forced to report disease outbreaks Members of the NPC Standing Committee have recommended military hospitals be forced to report outbreaks of infectious diseases to the Ministry of Health. If adopted, the proposal would bring ...

  4. Stop civil servants clogging up public clinics: lawmaker

    Posted Jul 07th 2005, 12:00am by Agnes Lam, Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy and Agnes Lam The government has been told it should provide medical insurance for the 160,000 civil servants and get them out of public outpatient clinics, where they enjoy ... clinics. Panel chairman Andrew Cheng Kar-foo agreed, but said officials lacked the political courage to make such a change. Civil servants and their families, about 600,000 people in all, ...

  5. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    One million Pakistani children miss out on polio vaccination

    Posted Oct 19th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Pakistani children were left out of a polio vaccination drive which ended this week, officials said, as unrest and flooding limited access and some parents viewed the campaign as a Western ... because of access issues, unrest in southwestern Baluchistan province and flooding in many parts of southern Sindh province. They added that many parents in militancy-hit northwestern Khyber ...

  6. Business - Commodities

    Silicosis suit could crush S.Africa’s gold mining sector

    Posted Jan 28th 2013, 01:43pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Johannesburg Thousands of ex-gold miners suffering from silicosis have launched a class action suit in South Africa, in what could prove the final nail in the coffin of the country’s battered but vital mining sector. Already buckling under huge operational costs and seemingly endless labour unrest, some 30 gold mine operators were last month slapped ...

  7. News - Asia - HEALTH

    Devi Shetty's Narayana Hrudayalaya can perform heart surgery for US$800

    Posted Apr 22nd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... and we could see his commitment to poor people and middle-class people like us," said Ranjan Bhattacharya, a civil servant who brought his ill wife 2,000km by train from northeast India. ...

  8. Breast op patient died after anaesthetic

    Posted Oct 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com A 42kg woman who died after breast enhancement surgery last year was given enough anaesthetic for a 50kg person, the coroner's court heard yesterday. Zoey Leung Kwan, 24, wanted the surgery to be a surprise for her boyfriend. S ...

  9. A photo call is not a cure

    Posted Dec 04th 2003, 12:00am by Edmund Settle

    ... Frustration with the government's response has already led to an increase in civil unrest in some areas. Under China's Joint 121 Action Plan, universities and middle schools now have ...

  10. Major health reshuffle set for coming months

    Posted May 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Arthur Li Kwok-cheung, a surgeon. The Hospital Authority could not confirm that. One public doctor said he had concerns about Li's 'heavy-handed' leadership style. The Civil ...




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