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  1. Local authorities to be held accountable for product quality

    Posted Jul 14th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in their jurisdictions. Under a planned accountability system, local governments would be 'fully responsible' for the quality of food and drugs produced in their jurisdictions, the State Food and Drug Administration (SFDA) said. 'Local governments should put food and drug safety on their daily agenda, and treat it as a major issue in the locality's political and economic development,' ...

  2. Findings put government on the defensive

    Posted Oct 17th 2003, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... of the report's comments and conclusions about the government were 'questionable'. A bureau statement released last night said: 'We are uncertain as to how the report came to formulate ...

  3. 'A huge castle built on sand'

    Posted Sep 10th 2003, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... the government transferred its 20 general out-patient clinics to the authority. Around the fringes are 12 financially strapped private hospitals (which the DoH regulates) as well as 4,000 private doctors ... and Conservation; and Government Laboratory. Post-Sars, Dr Yeoh is spending $400 million to build 1,280 more infectious-disease beds in nine major HA-run hospitals. Little is known, however, about how much ...

  4. Scheme for public, private sectors to work as a team

    Posted Oct 27th 2003, 12:00am by Ella Lee, Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy and Ella Lee It aims to establish better sharing of information in case of a fresh outbreak A contingency plan for public and private health-care sectors to work together in fighting Sars was hammered out this month, after the government's expert report called for better co-operation between the two sectors. Under the scheme, private hospitals and doctors ...

  5. Struggling 'barefoot doctor' may call it quits

    Posted Oct 04th 2005, 12:00am by Josie Liu

    ... the county government for helping vaccinate village children. His medicine cabinet contains only a few rudimentary drugs. 'I have to have field work as my main business,' said Mr Yang, 54. Village doctors work at the grass-roots level to fight disease, but they attract very little attention from local government. County authorities rarely come to villages to inspect or give ...

  6. Mainland mums may get $20,000 hospital bill

    Posted Apr 24th 2005, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... for the medical sector, Kwok Ka-ki, said he supported a move to stop abuses but said the government's proposal might not be practical. 'The level of charges on mainland mothers is not the issue. ...

  7. Scientist warns of a hidden threat

    Posted Aug 21st 2004, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... from China's Centre for Disease Control and Prevention said yesterday. Speaking at a conference on Sars and bird flu organised by the Ministry of Health and the World Bank yesterday, ... don't know what will come next and we still may have to pay for it.' Among 40 emerging infectious diseases that have been identified around the world, China had conducted research on fewer ...

  8. Pirating of drugs 'a joke' that must be stamped out

    Posted Mar 16th 2007, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... welfare undertaking, according to NPC and CPPCC delegates. Yu Baofa, a National People's Congress deputy from Shandong who patented a therapy for treating cancerous tumours in the US, said ... with Beijing's failure to encourage private organisations to play a part in the health system, which was monopolised by public hospitals. Prominent medical expert and Chinese People's Political ...

  9. Move to tackle poor access to cheap drugs

    Posted Oct 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... to bring down medical bills, the programme currently features a list of drugs deemed essential- the price of which is regulated by the government, usually at the provincial level, by inviting ...

  10. IDS on buy-up trail as it looks to expand supply network on mainland

    Posted Apr 12th 2010, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... The company was the target of a Hong Kong government probe last month into allegedly illegal sales of drugs. It was suspected of selling products directly to kidney ailment sufferers, sidelining drugs ... some operations from Hong Kong to southern or eastern China this year, he said. It hopes acquisitions and improved productivity and cost-cutting will help turn around loss-making operations ...




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