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  1. 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 ...

  2. Drug dealers use dial-a-line taxi network

    Posted Mar 28th 2010, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu, John Carney

    ... and business is apparently booming. As in many other big financial centres around the world, some of the professionals working in Hong Kong use cocaine recreationally despite the fact that the drug ...

  3. Financial secretary drops in to back Brands Week and see new designs

    Posted Nov 28th 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak and Vivian Chen. Ahead of its annual Business of Design Week conference, the Hong Kong Design Centre wants to give local companies a head ... start until Monday, a launch was held this week at the Pawn, with Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah dropping by. A key part of the event is that 10 local designers worked with 10 local ...

  4. Best and brightest starved

    Posted Mar 01st 2004, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... as a regional financial centre is based on billions of dollars of investment, and the efforts of hundreds of thousands of people. A fraction of those resources have gone into influenza research, a field ... virulent for humans. Hong Kong was poised to become one of the world's key centres for influenza research, assuming that the necessary financial support was forthcoming. 'The University ...

  5. Letters

    Posted Oct 06th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... hit by lead-paint recall kills himself', August 14). Besides being an important financial centre, Hong Kong depends heavily on the export business and most of the export goods come from ...

  6. Liver centre's wish for more cash comes true

    Posted Jan 26th 2007, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Mary Ann Benitez Announcement coincides with new fund-raiser The liver transplant centre got its wish for more money from the Hospital Authority- on the same day surgeons helped launch ... of Queen Mary Hospital to receive coin donations. The new annual funding, from the 2007-08 financial year, would be used to renovate the liver transplant ward and recruit one consultant, one senior ...

  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. Cancer fund short of cash to provide new drugs

    Posted Mar 12th 2007, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam Cancer patients with financial difficulties could face delays in treatment due to a shortfall in funding for cancer drugs at a patient support group. The Anti-Cancer Society, ... offer them financial support so they can afford to buy the drugs.' The society has organised a Walk for Life on April 1 and hopes to raise HK$2 million to help 100 patients. Under ...

  9. Support urged for stressed carers of Alzheimer's patients

    Posted Oct 04th 2007, 12:00am by Colleen Lee

    ... Colleen Lee More health-care, financial and occupational support is needed for carers of Alzheimer's patients, according to a study which found carers suffering poorer mental health. ... temper,' said Winnie Lui Kwok-ying, manager of professional services at St James' Settlement Continuing Care. The St James' Settlement Kin Chi Dementia Care Support Service Centre ...

  10. Jockey Club to cut hospital donations

    Posted Jun 07th 2005, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... The decision comes as the authority faces a financial crisis, with a projected deficit of $7.3 billion in the next four years. Funding from the Jockey Club Charities Trust to public hospitals has risen ... are happy to fund projects such as better care for psychiatric patients or a centre for keyhole surgery, but we are not here to pay hospitals to replace old equipment or build a hospital,' ...




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