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  1. Set emission controls

    Posted Aug 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The letter headlined 'Sounding an air pollution alert for Hong Kong' (August 20) recommends we turn off our computers at lunchtime to cut air pollution. How pathetic! Instead, why doesn't Clear the Air recommend mandatory maximum emission levels for sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxides? Controls are the first point of protection for citizens in other truly ...

  2. Act now to raise medical standards

    Posted Apr 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... With many people leading unhealthy lifestyles, there is a rising demand for medical services in Hong Kong. People expect hospitals to offer top-quality care despite the increasing pressure on medical staff. The recent series of medical errors in public ho ...

  3. Rules set new standards for massage industry

    Posted Aug 01st 2009, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... Fiona Tam The mainland's massage parlours will have to meet qualification and hygiene requirements when a new set of standards is introduced next year. Accidents, including fractures ... to a hospital,' he said. While the standards may improve the quality of massage, there are concerns over implementation, such as the feasibility of supervising so many small massage parlours spread across ...

  4. 'Standard practice' used on blood bag

    Posted Feb 25th 2009, 12:00am by Peter So

    ... Peter So Standard procedures were followed in the transport of the blood bag involved when a patient with a chronic liver ailment died after a blood transfusion, the Coroner's Court ... medical technologist at the Red Cross blood bank, said the blood bag had gone through all standard procedures- including tests for any bacterial infection, checks on the bags and verification ...

  5. Beijing hospital raises standard of care for the mentally ill

    Posted Dec 01st 2007, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... people are getting more competitive and in the rural areas, people feel they have difficulties in catching up with the cities' living standards,' he said. White-collar workers suffered ...

  6. Ren carries Chinese standard in drugs

    Posted Sep 24th 2007, 12:00am by Kandy Wong

    ... with sadness. Mr Ren's father died last year after failing to seek early medical help, an event that has him even more determined to boost the standard of the mainland's drug industry. He ... to earn money for my wife, child and parents. But the most important thing for me now is to develop drugs that meet international standards and which can help more people. My dad died ...

  7. Doctors criticised control standards

    Posted Mar 28th 2004, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy The Department of Health was accused by two senior doctors of failing to implement effective contact tracing to control the spread of Sars at the start of last year's outbreak, the Legco inquiry was told yesterday. Secretary for Health, Wel ...

  8. Clean bill of health

    Posted Jul 30th 2009, 12:00am by Christine Loh

    ... to the point where pollution no longer poses a significant threat to health, as it does today. The good news is that the government is finally reviewing Hong Kong's outdated air quality standards ... a 'staged approach', with interim standards, should be adopted. It is hard for non-specialists to deal with this kind of question. There is a complicated chart, but it's probably ...

  9. Swelling hints at deeper malaise

    Posted Jun 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... then performed a standard investigative procedure for enlarged lymph nodes called fine needle aspiration. A slender needle was inserted into the enlarged lymph node to extract cellular material. ... the production of antibodies). PET- or positron emission tomography- scans were used to determine the affected lymph nodes more clearly, and a bone marrow biopsy was carried out to determine whether ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - SURGERY

    Concern over retirement of Hong Kong sex-change surgeon

    Posted Apr 14th 2013, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... and aesthetic surgery, said health authorities should adopt the international standards of care as detailed by the World Professional Association for Transgender Health. For years, Burd has been ...




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