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  1. Asia considered land of health-care opportunity

    Posted Mar 05th 2005, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... Asia is considered one of the fastest developing health-care markets in the world, and the market for pharmaceuticals is no exception. With the rapidly growing Chinese market increasingly ... in Hong Kong, a developed society with an advanced health-care system. Companies that hire new health-care salespeople generally expect them to complete a series of comprehensive training ...

  2. Wanted: graduates for the health and safety industry

    Posted Apr 09th 2005, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... As a result, manufacturers and service providers are required to comply with increasingly stringent international regulations governing many aspects of health and safety, as well as broader concerns ... in science, management and organisational management, and for sales, operational and clerical support staff. SGS offers testing services for food, health care and pharmaceutical products, garments ...

  3. Keeping tabs on infectious diseases

    Posted Jan 15th 2005, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... and the World Health Organisation (WHO) predicting it is only a matter of time before a flu-type virus causes mayhem on a global scale, the surveillance and control of emerging diseases has become a matter of urgency for Hong Kong and the region. With the effects of Sars and the H5N1 strain of bird flu still fresh in our minds, the Health, Welfare and Food Bureau has provided $8 million ...

  4. A leading light in science

    Posted Dec 09th 2004, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... and Technology's (HKUST) Biotechnology Conference on Health and Diseases, has applied this philosophy to his own research in health and disease, and to developing platform technologies for clinical diagnosis and drug discovery based on chemical reactions that produce light. He is also passionate about public understanding of science and health, and says both play a central role ...

  5. Testing is fun for the children

    Posted Aug 29th 2005, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... Reports by Chris Davis EARLY DETECTION of potential eye problems can be the key to successful treatment and avoiding possible learning difficulties, especially among young children. Albert Ho, PolyVision general manager, said parents should allocate the same amount of time and attention to children's primary eye care as they do to dental and general health matters. ...

  6. Research into Chinese medicine aims to persuade the sceptics

    Posted Mar 05th 2005, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... Chris Davis China's late premier Zhou Enlai once remarked: 'Until science can explain how traditional Chinese medicine works, there will always be doubters and sceptics.' To a certain extent this phenomenon still holds true and is one of th ...

  7. Planning for a brighter future

    Posted Jan 15th 2005, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... Reports by Chris Davis The demand for skilled environmental and public health managers is growing FEW DOUBT THAT air and water pollution in Hong Kong is a serious threat to public health ... The need for broadly educated engineers, technologists, health professionals and managers who understand why the environmental infrastructure deteriorates, why Sars broke out and how its effects ...

  8. A racing career for teenagers

    Posted Jul 08th 2006, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... Chris Davis Jockey Club is starting a programme aimed at initiating recruits to the popular spectator sport ANYONE WITH AN interest in horse racing would be familiar with the spectacle of jockeys riding their mounts at exhilarating speed around Hong Kong& ...

  9. PolyU brings eye care into focus

    Posted Aug 29th 2005, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... that they need and deserve,' said PolyVision chief executive George Woo, who is also associate dean of PolyU's Faculty of Health and Social Sciences, and chair professor of optometry ... part of Hong Kong's primary health-care structure. Each examination takes between 45 minutes and an hour, and costs $350. The centre can handle about 30 patients a day, with this number ...

  10. Watson drives global growth

    Posted Dec 08th 2005, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... free medical services into what is now the world's largest health and beauty chain by number of stores. In 1963, the Hutchison Group took a controlling interest in AS Watson, which became ... expanding and to have at least 10,000 stores in operation by 2008. ASW business activities include health and beauty, luxury perfumeries and cosmetics, food and electronics. The company has ...




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