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  1. News - China - HEALTH

    33 sickened by ammonia gas leak in northwestern China

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 01:29pm by WU NAN

    ... emergency procedures and cooperated with the region’s crisis management bureau and the environmental protection agency to handle the accident. The injured were treated at Ningxia Medical University ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1587785/thirty-three-sickened-ammonia-gas-leak-northwestern-capital
  2. News - Asia - HEALTH

    Two Koreas top of global suicide charts, for different reasons

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 05:21am by AGENCIES

    ... began climbing around the economic crisis of the late 1990s and has continued to increase. Many who took their own lives had expressed hopelessness in a society where there is stiff competition ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1586198/two-koreas-top-global-suicide-charts-different-reasons
  3. News - China - HEALTH

    Ambulance crew shortage costing lives, Shanghai experience shows

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 05:08am by Alice Yan

    ... Alice Yan ting.yan@scmp.com Shanghai is indicative of national crisis, with too few doctors willing to staff emergency vehicles Ambulance shortage risks lives Yong Xinwei believes her father might still be alive today had an ambulance arrived much sooner after he collapsed at home early this year. Her family called the medical-emergency service immediately in January when ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1586875/ambulance-crew-shortage-costing-lives-shanghai-experience-shows
  4. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Dental school to investigate months-long use of tainted water lines

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 05:55am by Olga Wong

    ... the "causes and issues" of the incident and provide recommendations to minimise risks of similar mishaps. It will interview staff involved in managing the crisis, including the manager of clinic ... Council, said all hospitals should have a protocol for crisis management. He said the hospital's board should be answerable to the public, as the hospital is outside the council's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1582529/dental-school-investigate-months-long-use-tainted-water-lines
  5. News - World - HEALTH

    Americans’ diet now less unhealthy, unless they’re poor

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 10:19pm by AP

    ... the financial crisis and which probably made healthy food less affordable for many people. Hu also noted that inexpensive, highly processed foods are often widely available in low-income neighbourhoods. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1583871/americans-diet-now-less-unhealthy-unless-theyre-poor
  6. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Hong Kong's only remedy for Ebola is a breast cancer drug

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 04:14am by Emily Tsang, Arthur Chan

    ... contact of blood or bodily fluids. As the Ebola crisis worsens, international pharmaceutical companies have been trying to develop effective cures and vaccines for the virus, but so far only a few ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1577156/hong-kongs-only-remedy-ebola-breast-cancer-drug
  7. News - World - HEALTH

    Canada patient showing Ebola-like symptoms is placed in isolation

    Posted Aug 09th 2014, 02:48pm by AFP

    ... Nigeria declared a national emergency several hours after the World Health Organisation called the epidemic a global health crisis. But spokesmen for two key aid groups criticised international ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1569953/canada-patient-showing-ebola-symptoms-placed-isolation
  8. News - World - HEALTH

    Ebola epidemic unlikely outside West Africa, says scientist who helped discover deadly virus

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 12:38pm

    ... of Ebola and 672 deaths in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO). Doctors Without Borders (MSF) has warned that the crisis is set to get worse and that there is no overarching strategy to handle the crisis. Piot co-discovered the Ebola virus as a 27-year-old researcher in 1976. He is now director of the prestigious London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1563352/ebola-epidemic-unlikely-outside-west-africa-says-scientist-who-helped
  9. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    HKU's HK$200m bill for mainland hospital

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 04:09am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com Pioneering initiative in Shenzhen intended to promote reform of the medical culture faces crisis after two years in row over expenses HKU's HK$200m bill for mainland hospital The University of Hong Kong-Shenzhen hospital which opened in Futian two years ago with the aim of reforming the medical culture on the mainland is in crisis, with the Shenzhen ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1559293/hkus-hk200m-bill-mainland-hospital
  10. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    US$100m Ebola emergency response plan unveiled by WHO's Margaret Chan

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 04:03am by Emily Tsang

    ... the crisis, quarantining Ebola-hit areas, banning all non-Ebola-related public meetings and deploying security forces to protect medical workers. There have so far been no report of any Chinese ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1563786/us100m-ebola-emergency-response-plan-unveiled-whos-margaret-chan

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