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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Foreign health funding can help to raise standards on mainland China

    Posted Sep 05th 2014, 04:28am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Foreign cash a good remedy Social services tend to lag great urban migrations. The mainland's health system is a case in point. Subject to free-market reforms while ... five or six years to bring the cost of medical care within the means of the poor and even some of the middle class, and wider insurance coverage. A targeted increase in health spending ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1585424/foreign-health-funding-can-help-raise-standards-mainland
  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Shifting forces of supply and demand test Asia's health care systems

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 04:25pm by STEVEN YEO

    ... Steven Yeo Steven Yeo says changing demographics and levels of affluence across Asia are presenting governments with the challenge of providing equitable health care amid a talent crunch ... The region is disparate both in population and in the evolution of its various health systems. However, the majority of Asian nations have been proactive in their approach to regional health ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1581732/shifting-forces-supply-and-demand-test-asias-health-care-systems
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - THE VIEW

    Health care could account for almost a third of Hong Kong GDP by end of century

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 03:19pm by Richard Wong

    ... Richard Wong Rising health-care expenses and income growth could result in the sector accounting for a third of Hong Kong's GDP by the end of the century Counting the cost Four factors determine spending on health care: the size of the population, the proportion of elderly people in the population, the average income per person, and the cost of health-care services. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1580799/health-care-could-account-almost-third-hk-gdp-end-century
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hospital Authority's secretive handling of medical misconduct damages trust in public health care

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 05:33pm by Neville Sarony

    ... Neville Sarony Neville Sarony says the Hospital Authority's practice of keeping medical misconduct out of public view creates unnecessary doubts about the professional standards of our public doctors Adverse reaction The failure of the Hospital Autho ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1577752/hospital-authoritys-secretive-handling-medical-misconduct-damages-trust
  5. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, September 16, 2014

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 03:11am by LETTERS

    ... High prices reflect good health care Professor Richard Wong's article on health care costs (" Counting the cost ", August 27) needs a few clarifications. He projected that the health care sector will account for a third of Hong Kong's gross domestic product by the end of the century. Holding down costs will allow this "growth industry to blossom". ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1593360/letters-editor-september-16-2014
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - A GOOD WEEK FOR ...

    A Good Week for..., September 14, 2014

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 04:39am by STAFF

    ... Harvard University The American institution received a shot in the arm- a US$350 million donation from a foundation set up by Hang Lung Group chief Ronnie Chan Chi-chung and his brother, Gerald. The money will go to its school of public health, which will be renamed the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health after the late tycoon Chan Tseng-hsi, who founded Hang Lung. It's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1591975/good-week-september-14-2014
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    More robust checks will rebuild Hongkongers' trust in food safety

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 05:03pm by KENT FUNG

    ... their work Safe to eat In Hong Kong, the legal framework of food safety control is laid down in the Public Health and Municipal Services Ordinance and its subsidiary legislation. The basic ... registration? Importers are responsible for ensuring that the food they procure complies with the local legislation. They are encouraged to obtain health certificates from the countries of origin ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1590963/more-robust-checks-will-rebuild-hongkongers-trust-food-safety
  8. Business - Economy - JAKE'S VIEW

    Permanent stimulus is putting China's economic health at risk

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 04:41am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Jake van der Kamp Permanent stimulus putting China's health at risk The Ministry of Finance recently urged local governments to speed up fiscal spending, while the People's Bank ... as it is in personal health and where that debility plays out in the economy is in the health of the financial system. Specifically, continued stimulus endangers the recoverability of advances made ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1534348/permanent-stimulus-putting-chinas-economic-health-risk
  9. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Is it so hard to turn Hong Kong's landfills into biofuels?

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 06:02am by Howard Winn

    ... at 39th, and Shanghai, 43rd. So it would take a catastrophic collapse in Hong Kong for Trigger Trend's scenario to fall into place.   Children's health We look forward with some interest to next month's "Child health & the environment" conference. Given Hong Kong's dirty air, it is surprising that there has not been more discussion on the impact ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1589623/it-so-hard-turn-hong-kongs-landfills-biofuels
  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    'Gutter oil' scandal shows why we must keep track of the food chain

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 03:11am by SCMP Editorial

    ... and outlets affected- also available on the government's website- better serves the interests of a community that depends on a proactive food safety regime for public health. The belated release ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1593363/gutter-oil-scandal-shows-why-we-must-keep-track-food-chain

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