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  1. News - China - HEALTH

    China pledges an extra HK$630 million to Africa in battle against Ebola

    Posted Oct 25th 2014, 03:48am by AP; MIMI LAU

    .... In Guangzhou, the Eighth People's Hospital in Baiyun district ran a full drill on Thursday to prepare for any cases. Twenty-seven hospitals in Guangdong are designated as treatment centres ... Associated Press and Mimi Lau in Guangzhou New donation announced as deadly virus spreads to New York and Mali China pledges HK$630m Ebola aid China has pledged 500 million yuan (HK$630 ...

  2. News - China - HEALTH

    Smoking to have 'devastating' economic impact in China: WHO

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 04:39am by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... and the deputy chairman of the National People's Congress Chen Zhu during her visit. She said she told leaders that tobacco-related illnesses such as cancer, cardiovascular disease and diabetes ... Zhuang Pinghui pinghui.zhuang@scmp.com Tough anti-tobacco measures needed to ensure healthy workforce, says head of the WHO Smoking to have 'devastating' economic impact The head ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Ebola outbreak will hit China, virus pioneer Peter Piot warns

    Posted Oct 27th 2014, 02:07pm by ELIZABETH CHEUNG

    ... Elizabeth Cheung elizabeth.cheung@scmp.com Number of workers in Africa raises threat, says Peter Piot, who also dismisses HK screening Ebola outbreak will hit China, virus pioneer warns One of the scientists who discovered Ebola has warned that China is under threat from the deadly virus because of the huge number of Chinese workers in Africa. Professor Peter Piot also made ...

  4. News - World - HEALTH

    Global economic downturn is ‘driving men to have the snip’

    Posted Oct 27th 2014, 10:08pm by GDN

    ... College in New York wondered about the contraceptive effects of a global economic downturn. Could financial pressures and the anticipated cost of raising children drive men to seek a permanent ... of full-time work and insurance in the wake of the recession, as well as a drop in annual income. Najari said the urologists inferred men were seeking vasectomies on the basis of economics ...

  5. News - China - HEALTH

    China's rich and corporations lag in fight against Ebola, World Food Programme says

    Posted Oct 21st 2014, 04:37am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Beijing China's rich lag in fighting Ebola, UN agency says China's corporations and billionaires have lagged behind in contributions to fighting the Ebola epidemic in West Africa despite vast economic ties to the region, the World Food Programme (WFP) said yesterday. An Ebola outbreak in West Africa, the worst on record, has killed more than 4,500 people. ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Hong Kong takes extra steps to block spread of Ebola virus

    Posted Oct 21st 2014, 04:33am by ELIZABETH CHEUNG

    ... Nigeria and the Democratic Republic of Congo are being asked to fill out a health questionnaire on arrival. In addition, the temperature reference level taken to indicate a suspected Ebola case ... for passengers to complete the questionnaire which seeks personal information, travel history, health status and details of any contact with Ebola patients. Anyone showing Ebola-like symptoms, ...

  7. News - China - HEALTH

    Completely foreign owned hospitals approved for leading cities

    Posted Oct 28th 2014, 04:53am by Alice Yan

    ... and difficulties in attracting local doctors, will think it is a hard choice to fund hospitals in China." Rich, however, said that because of the mainland's large population and economic ... a profit, said Hanson Li, co-founder and managing director of the Beijing-based Huatone China Strategic Investment Solutions. "Over the past two decades, the number of high-income earners ...

  8. News - China - HEALTH

    Doctors warn of lymphoma, a growing cancer that's little known in mainland China

    Posted Oct 26th 2014, 06:03am by Alice Yan

    ... Alice Yan ting.yan@scmp.com Push to raise awareness of lymphoma, blood disorder that's often curable Incidence of rare cancer on the rise It's rare but growing and there's almost no public awareness of it. Lymphoma is an uncommon type of bl ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Little risk of Ebola sufferer flying into Hong Kong, but China is another story

    Posted Oct 26th 2014, 05:50am by ALICE WOODHOUSE

    ... of Ebola infection in HK The risk of an Ebola sufferer flying directly into Hong Kong is minimal, a study suggests, but the city could be at greater risk from an outbreak in mainland China ... Kong's School of Public Health. "We hope that the hospitals in China are also preparing themselves to cope with possible exported cases and that there wouldn't be any outbreak," ...

  10. News - Asia - HEALTH

    Asian countries worry about ability to cope with Ebola

    Posted Oct 27th 2014, 04:27am by AP

    ... ones are most at risk. While Asia scores higher than West Africa on most development indexes, countries like China, India, the Philippines and Indonesia have vast numbers of poor, many of whom ...




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