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  1. Young doctors too focused on hours, top surgeon says

    Posted Aug 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Ella Lee ella.lee@scmp.com Some young doctors are too focused on labour rights instead of devoting themselves to their work, a leading surgeon said. Professor Lo Chung-mau, the new head of surgery at the University of Hong Kong (HKU), said a cap on the working hours of trainee doctors was to blame. He said young doctors should be prepared to deal with hardships and not concern ...

  2. Health reform to focus on prevention

    Posted Jul 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Ng Yuk-hang yukhang.ng@scmp.com 'Healthy people don't need a doctor- sick people do,' is a saying that the government would like healthy people to forget as it prepares to announce a reform of primary health-care services. Instead of seeing ...

  3. Film focus

    Posted Jul 11th 2010, 12:00am by Yvonne Lai

    ... Yvonne Lai In comedy director Harold Ramis' Year One (Star Movies; tonight at 9pm), cavemen Zed (Jack Black) and Oh (Michael Cera) have a hard time finding respect and getting girls. Berry-picking Oh's timidity makes him a doormat for bullies wh ...

  4. New centre to focus on disease links

    Posted Dec 10th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Maggie Ng A research centre that will focus on the link between inflammatory conditions, such as arthritis, and cancer opened at Baptist University's school of Chinese medicine ... Professor Liu Liang, dean of the school and its chair professor in arthritis and inflammation research, said the centre would focus on cancer and inflammation because inflammatory conditions could ...

  5. WHO focuses on diseases linked to climate change

    Posted Apr 13th 2008, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... We should all be concerned about the health implications of a warmer planet, writes Mary Ann Benitez Every day is dress casual day at the renovated regional headquarters of the World Health Organisation in Manila. With Manila sizzling at 39 degrees Celsiu ...

  6. Chinese genome the focus as gene bank builds up

    Posted Nov 01st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 'This will contribute to better treatment and prevention.' About 1,400 illnesses could already be detected through genetic sequencing, but mainland scientists had focused their clinical ... similar databanks but most focused on specific diseases. Zhao Hongshan of the Peking University Human Disease Genomics Centre said the Hangzhou-based databank was an 'important and meaningful ...

  7. DaChan pledges focus on core business

    Posted Oct 08th 2007, 12:00am by Kandy Wong

    ... Kandy Wong When investors questioned whether DaChan Food (Asia) was an attractive investment considering that it relied mainly on chicken processing, company chairman Mark Han Jia-hwan said after past failures at diversification, 'to be focused' was the best way to succeed. 'We should drill at our core competency to beat our competitors,' said Mr Han. ...

  8. Private homes for the elderly focus of reforms

    Posted Oct 29th 2007, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... Ella Lee Move to improve residential care Raising the quality of private homes for the elderly- where tens of thousands are languishing in unsatisfactory conditions- will be a key part of a reform in residential care for the city's ageing population. ...

  9. Lack of focus mars exhibition

    Posted May 24th 2004, 12:00am by Shane Abrahams

    ... SHANE ABRAHAMS Last week's CEhk exhibition proved to be something of a mixed bag of exhibitors that left some complaining about the lack of focus. CEhk incorporates the former Computer Expo, which was joined by the Consumer Electronics Expo and the Communications Expo under the CEhk umbrella. According to organiser CMP Asia, the expanded scope of the show was to exhibit ...

  10. Taskforces to focus on combating mosquito scourge

    Posted Jun 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Mary Ann Benitez Action teams have been set up to oversee anti-mosquito controls in all 18 districts, as the government yesterday denied that a lack of co-ordination was hampering the fight against dengue fever. Permanent Secretary for Health, Welfare and ...




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