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  1. Education at heart of SPCA's crusade in animal welfare

    Posted Feb 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... and primary levels, to the tertiary sector as well as mainland farmers. Part of the campaign's goal is to change food farming techniques. 'A number of diseases that are going around ...

  2. Public interest is served by having top infrastructure

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

    ... There is a distinction between gross negligence and failure to diagnose. Readers who say there must be a difference between infectious diseases and injuries may care to know that I once contracted legionnaires' disease, again without having it correctly diagnosed until many months later. Anyone who has had to cope with chronic suffering knows that anger does not help. Neither does negativity. ...

  3. Untapped: The Scramble for Africa's Oil

    Posted May 27th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... shows in a tour of 12 such African nations. Many develop an economic condition known as 'Dutch disease', a phenomenon whereby a constant inflow of foreign currency- oil is sold ...

  4. Warning of disaster from HK's pollution

    Posted Feb 19th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... services and companies is more than $1.3 billion a year. It also kills 3,500 to 4,000 people a year through heart and lung disease and stroke. 'We are running the risk of a disaster. ...

  5. Finally, a deadline for ban on live chicken sales- 2009

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

    ... has improved a lot.' Anthony James, a veterinarian and member of the Food Safety Advisory Committee, said: 'I think it is the correct thing to do.' Infectious diseases ...

  6. Profitable advice to leaders

    Posted May 10th 2008, 12:00am by Jade Lee-Duffy

    ... diseases and climate change. Where else, he asked, would people find the best managers who could apply their skills to address these worldly problems, but in profit-making companies? Management, Dr ...

  7. Sars-affected workers file first group writ for damages

    Posted Feb 15th 2006, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... victims, who are filing a writ at the High Court seeking compensation from employers. Woo Cheung-hing, the only non-employee in the case, is suing the Hospital Authority for contracting the disease ...

  8. Sharp rise in HIV infections

    Posted Feb 14th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... enough of these cells have been destroyed, the immune system barely works, leaving the body vulnerable to diseases,' he explained. Acute HIV infection progresses over time to clinical latent ...

  9. No room for sentiment in fight against bird flu

    Posted Feb 14th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the past is to choose a path into the unknown, one that infectious diseases experts agree could lead to a pandemic involving the deaths of millions of people. We learned from the H5N1 outbreak ...

  10. Insatiable thirst

    Posted May 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Laurence Brahm

    ... the population is slowly being poisoned by polluted water, placing a huge burden on the health system as cases of cancer and related diseases increase. State Environmental Protection Administration ...




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