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  1. Lifestyle - Health

    Men need educating about prostate cancer, SCMP poll shows

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

    ... years. About two in five were Asians- mostly Chinese. Occupations ranged from students to sportsmen, administrative staff to professionals in the fields of finance, education, aviation, ... 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. ...

  2. 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 ... infections. A 10-year campaign in Belgium to dispel such myths and educate both the public and doctors in the use of fewer antibiotics has seen resistance from pneumonia-causing bacteria drop by up ...

  3. Education holds key to organ transplants

    Posted Apr 26th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... is a difficult subject for most societies and asking people to donate while they are alive, or giving relatives that authority, remains touchy. Educating about the benefits is at the core of changing ... The mainland's thriving market should be stamped out through education and strictly enforced laws. Guangdong is to be lauded for moving against one of the worst aspects of the country's embrace ...

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

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

    ... 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 announced yesterday as the city's swine flu count rose to 408, with 60 new cases. Secretary for Education Michael Suen Ming-yeung said: 'After consulting the Department of Health, ...

  5. Grieving family urges more education on organ donation

    Posted May 16th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Kang-chung The family of a young man who died of a rare genetic disorder and required a liver transplant have appealed for more public education on organ donation. Tim Chan Tin-sung, ... sister, Catherine. 'We are not blaming anyone, but if we had been able to find a matched donor sooner, the result could have been different. 'We hope there will be more public education ...

  6. Most students dissatisfied with quality of their sex education

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

    ... 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 ... among students, were low on schools' priority lists, ranking seventh and 11th. Sex education at school often lacked the relevance needed in gaining students' interest, social workers ...

  7. HIV stigma strong despite education drive

    Posted Dec 01st 2007, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Mary Ann Benitez Despite more than 20 years of education and prevention work, people living with HIV/Aids in Hong Kong remain stigmatised, driving the disease underground, a survey of young people has found. Half showed at least one prejudice: patients with HIV/Aids should be banned from going to school or work, should move out of their home and should be avoided, ...

  8. The importance of education

    Posted Aug 09th 2003, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... Children have so much to learn in this complicated world of ours, and a new educational series by publisher Treasure-Fort Development is providing the much-needed information. Alert reader Eva Lo sent in this highly informative bilingual kindergarten series, written to enhance the vocabularies of young readers. It includes 'Learning animal', 'Learning ...

  9. Sex education seen as vital in schools

    Posted Jun 17th 2006, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... Will Clem Concern groups urge it as compulsory curriculum focus after near-record rise in new cases of HIV The government urgently needs to establish a compulsory sex education curriculum ... that show a near-record rise in new cases of HIV and news that many schools run by religious sponsoring bodies continue to base sex education based on their faiths rather than government guidelines. ...

  10. Lobbyists block sex education

    Posted Jun 30th 2006, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... Raissa Robles in Manila The government has suspended a sex education programme in state schools after priests and a conservative lobby group said they were 'scandalised' ... of Education director for secondary education Lolita Andrada said yesterday the classes were stopped last week while materials were under review. The classes were taught as a pilot programme ...




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