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  1. News - China - SOCIETY

    Health care costs still a heavy burden for mainlanders, says health minister

    Posted Jan 08th 2013, 12:00am by ZHUANG PINGHUI

    ... Zhuang Pinghui pinghui.zhuang@scmp.com Despite four years of reforms and HK$1.4 trillion in government funding, citizens' medical bills remain too heavy, health minister tells conference Health-care costs remain too expensive Health care is still too expensive on the mainland despite almost four years of reform, Health Minister Dr Chen Zhu said yesterday. At the annual ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1122452/health-care-costs-still-heavy-burden-mainlanders-says-health-minister
  2. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    'I don't see a good future for Hong Kong': Elderly lament loss of the city they once knew

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 03:42am by Emily Tsang

    ... of the newspaper that is passed around at the aged-care home." The exhibit runs until July 26 at Lincoln House, Taikoo Place. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1558314/elderly-hongkongers-see-only-trouble-ahead-their-hometown
  3. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    40pc of Hongkongers have considered retiring abroad for financial reasons

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 03:57am by Olga Wong

    ... 50 per cent of respondents were also anxious about their health, while more than 20 per cent feared their lifespan would be unusually long. The average estimate of cash needed to support ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1557039/40pc-hongkongers-would-consider-retiring-elsewhere-survey-finds
  4. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Doctor delivers practical care where it’s needed most

    Posted Oct 13th 2013, 06:05pm by Annemarie Evans

    ... back from Vietnam. “We are rolling out a national health care delivery platform in four countries – Vietnam, China, Philippines and Indonesia,” she says, so she’s spending a lot of time in southern Vietnam. The projects are to ensure health care reaches those who need it, as she feels many people are now falling through the cracks. What the volunteers get out of it is exactly why ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1330934/doctor-delivers-practical-care-where-its-needed-most
  5. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Youngsters most disillusioned with governance and rule of law

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 07:41pm by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... base of 100. Respondents rated their mental health as better- up by about 10 per cent- and perceived a drop in youth crime. Their views of economic conditions, participation ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1548854/youngsters-most-disillusioned-governance-and-rule-law
  6. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Give my family breathing space, says Leung Chun-ying after daughter's ordeal

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 05:41am by JEFFIE LAM

    ... "Every parent cares about their children … and parents would exhaust every effort to help and protect their children if they are in trouble." Chai-yan told a Chinese-language newspaper she ... right now is a quiet environment. It's not easy to be the daughter of a public figure. "I hope people who care about Chai-yan could leave some space … to her and my family." ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1542675/give-my-family-breathing-space-says-leung-chun-ying-after-daughters
  7. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Sing Tao boss Charles Ho gets Grand Bauhinia Medal in city honours list

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 03:54am by Phila Siu

    ... a spokesman said. Others honoured include Dr Law Chi-kwong, chairman of the Community Care Fund, who is awarded the Gold Bauhinia Star. Pro-government lawmakers including Wong kwok-kin ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1543934/sing-tao-boss-charles-ho-gets-grand-bauhinia-medal-city-honours-list
  8. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Regulation of medical devices delayed

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 03:36am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... and Health Bureau wants to introduce a registration system to cover instruments, traders and assessment bodies, as well as an appeal board to monitor advertisements and keep track of after-sales ... this year, but will now not be finished until next year. Medical sector lawmaker Kwok Ka-ki told a health panel meeting of the Legislative Council yesterday that the delay ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1534242/regulation-medical-devices-delayed
  9. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Cross-border schoolchildren could face mental health issues, says expert

    Posted Oct 24th 2013, 04:29am by Olga Wong

    ... educational needs of these children is only one of the areas the government should look into. Their mental health is worrying. They lack parental care and are a high-risk group," he told ... on family policies. He referred to his own research papers from 1995 to 2011 which he said showed that anxiety, behavioural problems, learning difficulties and other mental health issues afflicted ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1338322/cross-border-schoolchildren-could-face-mental-health-issues-says
  10. News - China Insider - SOCIETY

    Farmer cuts off his own feet after being unable to afford frostbite treatment

    Posted May 14th 2014, 05:09pm by Chris Luo

    ... told his brother about his plight when his wounds became infected due to a lack of follow up care, causing him further pain.  After hearing about the tragic event, local village officials took ... is expected to be discharged from hospital within two weeks. Liu was cited as saying that he did not enrol in the voluntary health insurance pla because he didn’t think he would need it, saying ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1512067/anhui-farmer-unable-afford-medical-expenses-amputates-own-feet

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