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  1. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Hong Kong is not equipped to study the Ebola virus

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 02:57am by Jessie Lau and Emily Tsang

    ... to conduct Ebola culturing- extracting the virus from a patient's specimen and attempting to grow it- is not a cause for concern. Speaking in Beijing yesterday after attending the 4th ... and the World Health Organisation on issues related to laboratory diagnosis." Due to its virulent nature, Ebola culturing must be conducted in laboratories that meet a biosafety level of four ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1574397/hong-kong-not-equipped-study-ebola-virus
  2. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Hong Kong medical workers 'put at risk in Ebola scare'

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 05:03am by SAMUEL CHAN, Emily Tsang, BRIAN YAP

    ... Mansions, in Nathan Road- arguably the city's most culturally diverse place- Ghanaian Owusu James, who runs a menswear shop on the ground floor, said most of the Africans there were in Hong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1571567/hong-kong-medical-workers-put-risk-ebola-scare
  3. News - China - HEALTH

    Jilin to ban schools from giving pupils medicine without parental consent

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 05:14pm by Anne Yi

    ... Anne Yi anne.yi@scmp.com Draft law comes after a number of kindergarten drug scandals in recent months The authorities in the northeastern Jilin province are planning to ban kindergartens from giving pupils medicine without their parents’ permission. The draft law was reviewed at a provincial congress meeting on Monday, the New Culture Newspaper reported on Thursday. If passed, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1563482/jilin-ban-schools-giving-pupils-medicine-without-parental-consent
  4. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    HKU's HK$200m bill for mainland hospital

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 04:09am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com Pioneering initiative in Shenzhen intended to promote reform of the medical culture faces crisis after two years in row over expenses HKU's HK$200m bill for mainland hospital The University of Hong Kong-Shenzhen hospital which opened in Futian two years ago with the aim of reforming the medical culture on the mainland is in crisis, with the Shenzhen ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1559293/hkus-hk200m-bill-mainland-hospital
  5. News - World - HEALTH

    Ebola epidemic unlikely outside West Africa, says scientist who helped discover deadly virus

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 12:38pm

    ... was being transmitted through a handful of needles which were being reused to give injections to pregnant women. There were also a string of outbreaks linked to funerals. “Like in any culture ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1563352/ebola-epidemic-unlikely-outside-west-africa-says-scientist-who-helped
  6. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Wine tax could be reintroduced to curb Hong Kong's binge drinking

    Posted May 16th 2014, 03:12am by LO WEI

    ... and students should know more about the harmful effects of drinking." Ching said many local students picked up the habit at university, from overseas students who brought in the drinking culture ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1512953/officials-look-taxes-and-ads-curb-binge-drinking
  7. News - World - HEALTH

    One billion people still defecate in public despite health risks, says UN

    Posted May 09th 2014, 11:58pm by Reuters

    ... in more than 80 countries, the UN says. The goal is to eliminate the practice entirely by 2025. Poverty is no excuse, the study said, noting the role of cultural differences. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1508714/one-billion-people-still-defecate-public-despite-health-risks-says-un
  8. News - China - HEALTH

    Nationwide campaign to promote smoking ban in public spaces in China

    Posted May 06th 2014, 03:21pm by Li Jing

    ... issued an order in December telling Communist Party officials to “lead by example” and to stop smoking in areas such as government offices, schools, hospitals and sports and cultural venues. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1505796/nationwide-campaign-promote-smoking-ban-public-spaces-china
  9. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    WHO chief raises prospect of ban on live poultry sales

    Posted Mar 25th 2014, 03:47am by LO WEI

    ... Margaret Chan Fung Fu-chun, formerly Hong Kong's director of health, also said that the regional culture of eating fresh chicken would have to evolve to help governments fight the diseases. ... to encourage a change in that culture. WHO has been monitoring occurrences of diseases in different parts of the world, including analysing online posts to search for rumours and early indications ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1456391/who-chief-raises-prospect-ban-live-poultry-sales
  10. News - World - HEALTH

    Being overweight risks becoming the new European norm, WHO warns

    Posted Feb 26th 2014, 09:47pm by Reuters

    ... of physical inactivity, coupled with a culture that promotes cheap, convenient foods high in sugars, fats and salt. Obesity rates among 11-year-old boys and girls were highest in Greece, Portugal, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1435790/being-overweight-risks-becoming-new-european-norm-who-warns

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