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  1. Hire foreign nurses, and teach them Cantonese

    Posted Apr 20th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... schools of the Philippines and possibly among our domestic helper population. So why, with our health system increasingly being compromised by the shortfall, are such options still left untapped? ... the global financial crisis in 2008, the world was suffering a severe shortage of nurses. The Philippines had for years been plugging that gap by producing recruits with internationally recognised ...

  2. News - China - HEALTH

    Doctors attacked by knife-wielding patient in Shanghai, latest in series of assaults on medics

    Posted Mar 21st 2014, 05:00pm by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan minnie.chan@scmp.com Violence comes as police in Hubei province stage a drill on how to deal with angry relatives who storm a hospital after a loved one dies after treatment ... carried out a drill to practice how to deal with large groups of angry patient’s relatives attacking a hospital. A 50-year-old man with cancer attacked the doctors at a hospital in Shanghai ...

  3. News - China - HEALTH

    Weeping doctor paraded around hospital by angry mob after patient dies

    Posted Mar 06th 2014, 05:07pm by SIJIA JIANG

    ... Sijia Jiang sijia.jiang@scmp.com Relatives blamed medic for death of Guangdong man who was admitted after drinking excessively A doctor in Guangdong province has been confronted by an angry mob and paraded around a hospital after a man he treated had died the previous night, a mainland newspaper reported. More than one hundred people including relatives of the dead man ...

  4. Foreign cases fuel dengue risk

    Posted Aug 14th 2003, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... contracted the disease in Singapore, and two were infected in Cambodia, Malaysia, the Philippines and Sri Lanka respectively. Regarding Thai media reports that a new strain of dengue fever had been ...

  5. News - Hong Kong

    Victim's relative accuses DR beauty chain of being 'irresponsible'

    Posted Oct 12th 2012, 11:45pm by Stuart Lau and Emily Tsang

    ... Stuart Lau and Emily Tsang A relative of one of the women who fell seriously ill last week after a “beauty therapy” accused the DR centre of being irresponsible and making no effort to contact the victims. A man, who would only give his name as Mr Leung, said he was related to the woman who was in a serious condition at Ruttonjee Hospital in Wan Chai. “Someone has died,” he ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Sars-like virus in Middle East 'closely related to Hong Kong bat strains'

    Posted Sep 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Emily Tsang emily.tsang@scmp.com Expert says new coronavirus is 90pc similar to two other bugs that were discovered in city Sars-like virus closely related to HK bat strains A Sars-like respiratory virus that has emerged in the Middle East is closely related to two bat viruses found a few years ago in Hong Kong, a university don says. Neither bat virus jumped from animal to human ...

  7. Mental health a poor relation in Hong Kong

    Posted Oct 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Ronald Ling Pak-ki, University of Hong Kong October 10 was designated World Mental Health Day by the World Health Organisation. The day raises public awareness of mental health issues and encourages investment in the prevention and cure of mental disorder ...

  8. Comment - Blogs

    Ultra crazy: The North Face 100, Hong Kong's latest 100km race

    Posted Jun 30th 2013, 11:07am by Jeanette Wang

    ... 100 series, which first race was held in Australia’s Blue Mountains in 2008. In the same year, races were also launched in the Philippines, Japan and Singapore. China launched the first TNF ... 100 at 26 hours is relatively stingy? This is the first time we’re doing it, and I think we want to make sure that we have the logistics to support the race properly, hence we’re being fairly ...

  9. Lifestyle - Health

    On the hunt for herbal remedies

    Posted Oct 07th 2013, 12:00am by Jeanette Wang

    ... root and hibiscus for about 3,000 years as a social drink. Thanks largely to Kilham, who collaborated with a US-based company to develop kava as an alternative treatment for anxiety and related ... but are relatively unknown in the West. Kilham says Erigeron breviscapus , a herb native to the southwestern province of Yunnan and known as duan ting fei peng in Chinese and Lifeflower in English, is one ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    China must declare war on tobacco

    Posted Feb 26th 2013, 12:00am by Cesar Chelala

    ... was the import of opium legalised but cigarettes were allowed to be imported to China duty-free. By 1900, China was almost entirely permeated by foreign companies. In 1929, Fritz Lickint, a German ... Trade Organisation to loosen its monopoly. Since 2001, increased access has been granted to foreign companies. Today, although China Tobacco dominates the domestic market, foreign brands can ...




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