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  1. Mainland assesses health risks for Olympics

    Posted Mar 15th 2007, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... the bureau has carried out an assessment of health risks ahead of the Olympics. It has pinpointed 45 problems that could jeopardise the event, including the outbreak of contagious diseases ...

  2. Beijing steps up its campaign against foreign prostitutes

    Posted Jun 17th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... services, such as smugglers, drug traffickers and people with 'mental diseases' or contagious diseases such as venereal diseases, or those thought likely to carry out activities harming ...

  3. Hopping mad rabbit lovers halt park's bunny-hugging event

    Posted Jan 31st 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to abandoned rabbits. It was worried that peple without proper rabbit-hugging training would hurt the bunnies. Contagious diseases could also be easily spread among rabbits and, if they were ...

  4. Transsexual police officer lodges complaint with panel

    Posted Jul 10th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a 'contagious disease'. The alleged insults culminated in a torrent of abuse from her supervisor, whom, she says, delighted in sending her on solitary assignments. He allegedly called her ...

  5. Hepatitis C rate alarms addiction recovery groups

    Posted Aug 15th 2005, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... for hepatitis C. They have also accused health officials of turning a blind eye by refusing to conduct screenings to find carriers of the incurable contagious disease or seek ways to prevent its spread. The disease, for which there is no vaccine, is spread by blood and bodily fluids and can lead to cirrhosis and liver cancer. Carriers infect each other by sharing needles or having unsafe sex. ...

  6. Health-care woes threaten stability, lawmaker warns

    Posted Sep 06th 2005, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... to food safety. Mr Lei said the government should focus on prevention, instead of just treatment, of diseases such as Aids, hepatitis, tuberculosis and schistosomiasis, or snail fever. Chronic, non-contagious diseases such as diabetes and cancer were also a growing concern. Officials have given few details of planned health-care reforms because of continuing debate at the highest levels ...

  7. Volunteers vow to rid mainland of trachoma

    Posted Oct 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Lana Lam lana.lam@scmp.com Lions Clubs International yesterday announced an ambitious plan to eliminate trachoma from the mainland by 2016. The international volunteer organisation pledged US$2.7 million for its SightFirst China Action project, which will fund the third stage of its campaign to combat the highly contagious but preventable disease which can cause blindness. ...

  8. Honesty is the best policy

    Posted Jan 07th 2004, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... health-care system to international scrutiny. There was much hope then that the disease would usher in a new era of governmental openness. That hope has not been realised, but the emergence of a new case of Sars in Guangzhou shows that the Chinese government has, indeed, become more open at least as far as Sars- and probably other contagious diseases- is concerned. The patient, ...

  9. Widespread discrimination makes job market even tougher for many

    Posted Aug 24th 2009, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... checks and a general disregard of fairness has resulted in endemic discrimination. Carriers of non-contagious diseases and people with physical disabilities are the worst affected, but gender, ... the disease to his or her colleagues in the vast majority of workplaces. Employers have argued they have a right to know whether prospective staff carry the virus- along with a raft of other details ...

  10. Concerns mount over huge measles vaccination push

    Posted Sep 09th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... It will be the biggest inoculation campaign in the nation's history. Beijing is answering the World Health Organisation's call to eliminate measles- an acute, contagious viral disease characterised ... from the Chinese Centre for Disease Control and Prevention post and asked why vaccinated children needed to have the shots again. Babies on the mainland are required to have two measles vaccine ...




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