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  1. In the zone of compassion

    Posted Apr 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Tim Metcalfe

    ... for international humanitarian organisation Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF). Inevitably, he flies to one of the world's many crisis zones for what can only be called 'holidays in hell'. His ... in the middle of another crisis- the deadly tsunami. The Hong Kong government, as part of its contribution to the relief effort, allowed volunteer doctors a month's leave with full pay. He ...

  2. Talking points

    Posted Nov 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... rather dramatically that the public should be protected.' Euro finance ministers meet in Brussels Finance ministers meet in Brussels today after a week in which confidence in the euro zone ...

  3. Tsunami rebuilding efforts lay foundation for health crisis

    Posted Aug 14th 2006, 12:00am by Steve Sandford

    ... to repair buildings in the disaster zones, a meeting of several hundred health and environmental experts in Bangkok last month has raised the spectre of another disaster in the region, this one ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Overseas doctors needed in Hong Kong to ease crisis, say UK experts

    Posted Sep 28th 2012, 12:00am by EMILY TSANG AND LO WEI

    ... Emily Tsang and Lo Wei British experts warn Hospital Authority that restrictions on foreign recruitment should be relaxed quickly to lift threat to patient safety Overseas doctors 'needed to ease crisis' Curbs on hiring overseas doctors should be eased because of a staffing crisis that poses a threat to the safety of patients, the Hospital Authority was told yesterday. ...

  5. Stay in the comfort zone

    Posted Apr 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Elaine Yau When British teacher Claire Nazer gave birth to her first child, Mila, a few years ago, she wanted to put off her hospital stay for as long as possible, and enlisted midwife Hulda Thorey's help to cope with a dash to Matilda International ...

  6. Disgruntled artists plan ghostly campaign in forbidden zone

    Posted Oct 19th 2010, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... Adrian Wan A group of disgruntled artists will hold a series of 'ghost' activities at the Cattle Depot Artist Village in To Kwa Wan to highlight their complaints that due to government bureaucracy 'only ghosts are let in'. Walk-in visi ...

  7. Danger zone

    Posted Dec 15th 2007, 12:00am by Darren Mann

    ... Hong Kong needs to improve hospital safety to reduce the toll of death and injury from medical errors, writes Darren Mann No health care knowledge is more important than how to prevent harm to patients. So says Sir Liam Donaldson, chair of the World Healt ...

  8. A lesson in crisis management

    Posted Jun 28th 2009, 12:00am by Dan Kadison

    ... Dan Kadison It was Friday, May 1, and the government had a crisis on its hands. Doctors confirmed that a sick Mexican traveller, who had stayed in a Wan Chai hotel, was infected ... praising Hong Kong and saying they'd return not only to the city, but to the hotel as well. A crisis can 'capsize your canoe' or it can enhance your value, popularity ...

  9. It doesn't take a crisis to test competence

    Posted May 11th 2009, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... Chris Yeung Two public images of the government that have emerged from two unrelated incidents are both ironic and thought-provoking. The swine flu crisis saw a government in action- from ... of an outbreak, the government must be seen to have acted. However, the system of government is not only tested in times of crisis. People's perceptions of the government are often shaped ...

  10. Financial crisis to put strain on drug subsidies

    Posted Oct 30th 2008, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... Ella Lee The financial crisis is expected to put extra stress on a fund that subsidises public patients' drugs- including cancer drugs- and expensive medical equipment, the Hospital Authority and patients groups said. More patients are expected to seek help from the authority's Samaritan Fund to buy medicines not covered by the public hospitals' standard list. ...




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