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  1. Screening programme is urged to control hepatitis B

    Posted Feb 16th 2004, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Hong Kong should launch a universal screening programme for hepatitis B, partly because of an influx of mainland migrants, a liver expert has warned. George Lau Ka-kit, senior lecturer of the medicine department at the University of Hong Kong, said 500,00 ...

  2. Misdiagnosed Sars patients may get payout

    Posted Oct 21st 2003, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... If they suffered serious side effects, they could get a share of the $135 million relief fund for victims of the outbreak People who were misdiagnosed with Sars and suffered side effects from drug treatment they received may be offered government relief. ...

  3. Gender-bending campaign targets boys

    Posted Oct 14th 2003, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... In the new Mother's Choice sex-education advertisement, a pregnant teenager tries to seek an abortion alone in a Shenzhen clinic. What makes the scene striking is that the 'mother-to-be' is a boy. The 45-second commercial tries to remind yo ...

  4. New disease centre joins the battle against a fresh outbreak

    Posted Sep 24th 2003, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... A new infectious diseases centre opened yesterday at the Chinese University in preparation for any future Sars outbreak. It has been opened in advance of the government's promised Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), which is scheduled to ...

  5. Guangdong to invest $1.4b on public health

    Posted Aug 09th 2003, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... The plan includes a new disease control centre and training for medical workers Guangdong will spend 1.5 billion yuan (HK$1.41 billion) over the next three years to improve its public health system, including 500 million yuan to rebuild its Centre for Dis ...

  6. Kidney failure rate one of the highest in the region

    Posted Jul 28th 2003, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Not enough check-ups and unhealthy habits blamed for increase in sufferers Hong Kong has one of the highest rates of end-stage kidney failure because many patients are reluctant to undergo regular medical checks and change unhealthy habits, doctors have w ...

  7. Doctors bemoan the lack of prescriptions for what must be done

    Posted Oct 03rd 2003, 12:00am by Ella Lee, Klaudia Lee, Patsy Moy

    ... The panel's investigation has not produced an effective remedy for coping better with a future outbreak, representatives of hospital staff said last night. Leung Ka-lau, a former president of the Public Doctors' Association and a member of its c ...

  8. Doctors query revised Sars death toll

    Posted Sep 27th 2003, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez, Patsy Moy

    ... The Hospital Authority's new fatality rate of 9pc falls below the global average Doctors have questioned the revised Sars death toll of 159 produced by the Hospital Authority - down from the 299 previously said to have died in the outbreak. They said ...

  9. Hospital Authority chief says there is no shortage of masks

    Posted Sep 23rd 2003, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez, Patsy Moy

    ... Hong Kong has an adequate supply of small-sized N95 surgical masks, the chief executive of the Hospital Authority said yesterday as he tried to ease concerns over a shortage of the top-quality protective mask. William Ho Shiu-wei said the problem was not ...

  10. Truck driver's advice made health chief take WHO job

    Posted Aug 19th 2003, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez, Patsy Moy

    ... As Margaret Chan says goodbye, she tells how a chance encounter swayed her Outgoing Director of Health Margaret Chan Fung Fu-chun revealed yesterday how the advice of a passing truck driver last month convinced her to quit her government post to join the ...




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