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  1. Methods of selecting delegates reviewed

    Posted Aug 24th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... transport, finance and prevention of contagious diseases this week. The lawmakers have already begun revising the disease law. The amendment requires for the first time that prevention and control of infectious diseases such as Aids be written into local authorities' development plans. A report by the China Daily said the amendment would improve co-ordination between the central and local ...

  2. Warning over rise in hepatitis E cases

    Posted Aug 19th 2007, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... of infections in Hong Kong, including one fatal case, between January and July- five more than the whole of last year. A rising incidence of the contagious disease has been noted in the past decade ... disease, and might investigate and implement control measures in food premises jointly with the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department. Thomas Lai Sik-to, a specialist in gastroenterology ...

  3. Sars: Hong Kong taught world

    Posted Oct 13th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that this was the learning phase of a new contagious disease. Conduct a review to build for the future and not with the intent of criticising agencies and individuals who, in the face of this new and unknown global ... of the Sars epidemic. Such reviews are essential to ensure that lessons learned can be applied expediently in the event of a future outbreak. Hong Kong was dealing with a new disease, initially ...

  4. Massage can be bad for health, warns council

    Posted Aug 16th 2006, 12:00am by Barclay Crawford

    ... The council warned that those with infected skin, contagious diseases, cardiovascular diseases as well as deep vein thrombosis, cancer, fractures, arthritis or severe osteoporosis should avoid ...

  5. Quake victims in dire need, World Vision HK chief says in Sumatra

    Posted Oct 05th 2009, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... of contagious diseases. He added: 'Aftershocks happen a lot here, so we have to be cautious during the relief effort.' Although four days had passed since the quake struck, Chiu said everyone ...

  6. Australian horse flu threatens headaches for HK

    Posted Sep 26th 2007, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... contagious disease. So the New Zealand youngsters, plus those from the northern hemisphere, would collectively still give the Jockey Club a catalogue if they chose to press on. All the same, ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    'Sars-like virus could hit HK despite false alarm'

    Posted Oct 09th 2012, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... a common cause of human flu. But Ho said Hong Kong, like many major cities with busy traffic, was vulnerable to the spread of any contagious diseases. "We are unclear about the new virus, such as its degree of contagiousness and lethality," he said. "Even though Sunday's case turned out to be a false alarm, we should continue to stay alert." His view was shared ...

  10. News - China

    China Digest, October 18, 2012

    Posted Oct 18th 2012, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Contagious diseases More than 8,500 people were infected by contagious diseases with 44 deaths in the province last month, according to health authorities, Guiyang Evening News reports. The most common disease was tuberculosis, followed by hepatitis B, dysentery, syphilis and hepatitis C. Small businesses die early The average life span of small business in the province is three years, ...




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