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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    New York model to fight teen pregnancy not best for Hong Kong

    Posted Oct 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... SCMP Editorial Wiser solution to teen pregnancy The thought of Hong Kong fighting teenage pregnancy by following New York's example of handing out morning-after birth control pills ... of those keeping their babies dropping out of school. Teenage pregnancy would not seem to be as big a problem in Hong Kong. Census figures showed 166 births to women under 18 in 2010 and phone help ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Superbug cases rise fourfold in Hong Kong

    Posted Nov 17th 2012, 12:00am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... Drug-resistant superbugs outpace medical research Cases of the deadly drug-resistant superbug NDM-1 quadrupled in Hong Kong this year, rising from three to 12. Patients undergoing medical procedures ... on the misuse of antibiotics and a lack of new medicine in recent years. University of Hong Kong microbiologist Ho Pak-leung said: "Superbugs are turning into megabugs... Our medicine cannot catch ...

  3. Lifestyle - Health

    Men need educating about prostate cancer, SCMP poll shows

    Posted Oct 30th 2012, 12:00am by JEANETTE WANG

    ... they "failed" the quiz. Clearly, more education is needed on prostate cancer. With Movember launching officially in Hong Kong this year, hopefully there will be more conversations about the disease. ... low level of awareness for a disease that is growing at the fastest rate among all cancers affecting Hong Kong men. Prostate cancer is a disease that forms in the tissues of the prostate, ...

  4. Three schools close as record 783 cases are reported in Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 25th 2009, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok A daily record high of 783 new swine flu infections were reported in Hong Kong yesterday, while three schools had to close because of outbreaks. The cases involved 388 males and 395 females, aged from one month to 85 years, and pushed the total to 24,681, the Centre for Health Protection said. Meanwhile, an 84-year-old man who suffered from swine flu, tuberculosis, ...

  5. HK can educate Asia on misuse of antibiotics

    Posted Apr 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... will be a leading threat this decade. Experience elsewhere indicates that education- especially to dispel common misconceptions- and transparency are key to hopes that Hong Kong can lead the way ... to curb misuse. Hong Kong is no exception to a worldwide trend of resistance. This newspaper reported last year that the most common example in our hospitals, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus ...

  6. Hong Kong faces main rabies risk from illegally imported pets

    Posted Sep 27th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and the disease is not an insignificant problem on the mainland. So Hong Kong citizens should remain vigilant, and adopt and support good rabies prevention policies. The Society for the Prevention ... the biggest risk of a rabies epidemic in Hong Kong is from the smuggling of pets from the mainland. This threat is increased by unscrupulous elements in the pet trade, and the sheer scale of numbers ...

  7. Hong Kong: still perfect

    Posted Apr 30th 2009, 12:00am by Sara Yin

    ... something like this... As cracks begin to appear in the world's former superpowers, particularly in the freedom-loving United States, Hong Kong's economy is faring splendidly. 'There are no problems here,' said Chief-Almighty Wang Sing-ho, looking tanned and fit during his public address last night, despite overseas lies of ill health. Bright business outlook Hong Kong ...

  8. Education needed about the dangers of alcohol

    Posted Jul 04th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Of the many health problems concerning us in Hong Kong, alcoholism is one which receives little attention. Figures recently released suggest there is a need for greater concern. As we report today, average alcohol consumption has been falling in Hong Kong. While certain drinks have developed a trendy appeal, the overall intake of beer and brandy is declining while the amount ...

  9. Most students dissatisfied with quality of their sex education

    Posted Oct 06th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the task to teachers. However, although most Hong Kong youngsters were taught about sex in elementary school, many remain ignorant due to internet rumours or discussions with misguided peers, ... showed sex education teaching at secondary schools was out of touch with what teenagers wanted to know. While puberty is a mainstay of sex education- with 34 per cent of secondary schools ...

  10. Flu scare will keep primary schools shut: education chief

    Posted Jun 24th 2009, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... places. The 2009 Secondary School Places Allocation results would be released on July 7 and Secondary One registration would be held on July 9 and 10 as planned. The Pre-Secondary One Hong Kong ... Martin Wong All primary schools and kindergartens will remain closed and secondary schools will begin their summer breaks earlier, once examinations are finished, the education minister ...




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