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  1. Financial hub running out of blood

    Posted Jan 14th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Eva Woo Shanghai is facing a shortage of rare blood types this winter after efforts to curb illegal blood sales and crack down on illegal blood-collection centres. Many hospitals had postponed operations to avoid depleting reserves at the city blood centre, Shanghai's Youth Daily reported yesterday. State media said the situation was particularly serious because many ...

  2. Financial downturn proves to be a real headache for Hongkongers

    Posted Apr 21st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... patterns such as deteriorating sleep quality, moodiness, and lowered concentration and efficiency. Some said their headaches led to a drop in libido. Drug Education Resources Centre education ...

  3. Ride the financial storm in a teacup

    Posted Aug 13th 2009, 12:00am by Evelina Leung

    ... director of the HKTDC, organiser of the fair. The tea fair will be staged at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre in Wan Chai from today until Saturday. Only traders are allowed ...

  4. Aids expert fears financial crisis to worsen mother-child infections

    Posted Dec 04th 2008, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... cent, said Dr Ho, director of the university's Comprehensive Aids Research Centre. Dr Ho, who will receive an honorary doctorate from the University of Hong Kong today, said he was worried ...

  5. Cancer rehabilitation centre cuts prices in bid to attract patients

    Posted Apr 06th 2009, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... Ella Lee Hong Kong's first non-profit rehabilitation centre for cancer patients has fallen victim to the financial crisis, and has slashed its prices by up to 40 per cent to cope with a poor occupancy rate. The centre, run by the Hong Kong Anti-Cancer Society and sponsored in part by the Jockey Club, was opened in October to provide more personalised rehabilitation ...

  6. Medical centre to halve joint surgery queue

    Posted Jun 16th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hospital. The centre was set up with HK$42 million earmarked in Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah's budget this year. In all, four doctors, 13 nurses and other physiotherapists ... Ng Yuk-hang A new joint replacement centre to be opened at the end of this year is expected to dramatically cut the queue for hip and knee replacements in the Kowloon Central area. More ...

  7. Financial fruits

    Posted Apr 09th 2008, 12:00am by Ho Lok Sang

    ... much each needs to spend for basic health care. The fact is that excessively low or non-existent user fees will cause waste and undermine prevention. We need to preserve some financial ... will to implement something that will really benefit Hong Kong, while being sustainable. Ho Lok Sang is director of, and professor at, the Centre for Public Policy Studies, Lingnan University ...

  8. New centres for the mentally ill to open in all districts

    Posted Feb 09th 2010, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... that providing better community care was one of the department's priorities in the new financial year. The government will inject extra resources into setting up integrated centres in all ... Ella Lee The number of mentally ill patients receiving community care, such as visits by social workers and occupational therapy, will be doubled when new integrated centres are set up ...

  9. Financial life support

    Posted Jun 30th 2007, 12:00am by Albert Chen, Albert Cheng

    ... The Bauhinia Foundation Research Centre has recently released a report on health care financing, which proposes a mandatory medical savings scheme for workers. It is understandable if the health ...

  10. First rehabilitation centre for cancer patients opens

    Posted Nov 20th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... activities,' he said. Dr Ko said he was worried that the financial crisis might deter patients from using the rehab centre, but he was 'confident that there is such a need in society'. ... Ng Yuk-hang Hong Kong's first cancer rehabilitation centre has opened in Wong Chuk Hang, with patients offered cooking classes, video games and tai chi in a break from the gloomy ...




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