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  1. Big picture urged on spreading health care

    Posted Jul 07th 2007, 12:00am by Nora Tong

    ... Nora Tong Schools encouraged to promote self-esteem Health education should go beyond individual behaviour in order to create 'a culture for health' in schools, an expert in the field told an international conference this week. Albert Lee, head of the Centre for Health Education and Health Promotion at Chinese University of Hong Kong, told the annual conference ...

  2. Caring profession needs more managers

    Posted Mar 07th 2009, 12:00am by Andrea Pawlyna

    ... Andrea Pawlyna An ageing population and a growing demand for health services are fuelling Hong Kong's urgent need for top-notch managers in the health care sector. Geoffrey Lieu, programme director for the master of science in management (health services) at Polytechnic University (PolyU), said: 'Health care continues to expand and change. There will be a lot ...

  3. Parental care worth more than money

    Posted Jun 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... language or a musical instrument. However, because they are so busy, they do not have time to take care of their children. Many parents think money is the most important requirement, so they work hard and hire maids to look after their children. In fact, the tender, loving care of parents is the most important thing for children. Without it, some children may even grow up to become ...

  4. Poor economy injects new life into caring sector

    Posted Mar 21st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... but their prospects were good. They can also apply for registered nursing posts in other health care institutions, or bachelor of nursing conversion programmes in Hong Kong and overseas universities. ...

  5. Caring profession open to all

    Posted Jan 10th 2009, 12:00am by Richard Watt

    ... components required for registration with the Nursing Council of Hong Kong, and is accredited by the council. It covers child and adult care, maternal care, mental health nursing, community nursing, ... from the HKCEE. 'After graduating, students are able to work in hospitals and health care settings in the public and private sector,' Dr Chow said. ...

  6. Due care

    Posted Dec 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... children anything academic, it must register as a school. In order to obtain a school licence, the organisation has to seek approval from the buildings, fire services, health and lands departments. ...

  7. Health voucher rethink after abuse by doctors

    Posted Jan 17th 2011, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... Ella Lee The government wants to pay for direct private primary care services for the elderly after some doctors were found to have raised fees on patients using HK$250-a-year health care ... of health care vouchers An elderly person over 70 receives this many HK$50 vouchers a year to offset the cost of consulting private doctors: 5 ...

  8. Elderly may get to choose care facilities

    Posted Jan 08th 2008, 12:00am by Sherry Lee

    ... in an RTHK radio programme, saying it would boost the quality of privately run homes. The government now pays welfare money directly to the private homes that take care of the elderly. Based on Dr ... cent of the elderly living in privately run homes are welfare recipients. Such homes are notorious for cramped space, bad hygiene and poor care. Dr Leong attributed the problem to the low ...

  9. Women's Health

    Posted Mar 25th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... An ageing population and longer life expectancy have increased the burden on the health care system as health issues, particularly among women, have expanded. Until quite recently, ... differences, the diversity of women's health conditions through the life cycle and the different health needs influenced by culture, ethnicity, social experiences and access to medical care ...

  10. Child care centre reopens after closing a week for flu

    Posted Apr 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... guidelines were received from the Department of Health. The Caritas centre was given the all-clear to reopen despite a four-year-old girl remaining in serious condition in the intensive care unit ... Zoe Mak and Mary Ann Benitez Classes resume at one school, another on alert over sick boy A child care centre that was forced to close last week when at least 13 children were feared ...




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