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  1. Health checks a hit at Senior Fair

    Posted May 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... populations in the world, so the need is great,' says project manager Jacqueline Choo. The fair has attracted more than 100 exhibitors, both commercial and non-profit. The health checks ...

  2. Club co-operation vital for sake of our health

    Posted May 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... on all days apart from those for racing have been provided for public use. Changing ways will not be easy, but must be done. For the sake of Hong Kong's health, the government has to give ...

  3. We can learn from HK, says health minister

    Posted Mar 04th 2008, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... Josephine Ma in Beijing The mainland should learn from Hong Kong when reforming its health-care sector, according to Health Minister Chen Zhu. Speaking on the sidelines of the opening ceremony of the annual session of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference yesterday, Dr Chen said Hong Kong had set a good example in providing accessible health care ...

  4. Protecting health while preserving choice

    Posted May 24th 2008, 12:00am by James Tien

    ... support for the good of our health and our city. The progress of this legislation has not been easy, however, and is only going to the vote after a vociferous debate, during which we led the fight ... and exempted from nutritional labelling, there would have been no such exemption for items containing nutritional claims. The result? Many small-volume products with health claims would not be sold ...

  5. New NPC deputies to focus on rural health care, environment

    Posted Feb 10th 2008, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... for 17 years, Professor Lam wants to push forward health-care reform in his new role. 'As a doctor I can help people,' he said. 'But on the NPC, I can make use of this platform ...

  6. Official foot-dragging that's a hazard to public health

    Posted May 01st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to wrinkles- despite concerns about the health risks. There has been much public discussion about the gel. At least six Hong Kong women have lost their breasts after receiving PAAG implants. ... process, are designed to ensure fair play and adherence to the rule of law. They are important to Hong Kong. But where health risks are concerned it is also important that the process does not take ...

  7. Better health care from smaller Hospital Authority

    Posted Mar 07th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hong Kong enjoys a highly subsidised health-care service that delivers world-class life expectancies and health statistics, despite spending, as a percentage of gross domestic product, one of the lowest amounts. There are only four major flaws that require treatment: overdependence on public health care, the Hospital Authority's deficit, increasing demand for service, and low staff ...

  8. Stop blaming the poor for their fate and ill health

    Posted Oct 20th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 'democracies'- illustrate, organised crime is competing aggressively in this game. So let's stop blaming the poor for their fate, misery and ill-health. RICHARD FIELDING, department of community ... Kong I refer to the article 'Health chiefs vow joint disease fight' (October 16). The previous day, I watched the news on ATV Home channel, where the medical chiefs of Hong Kong, ...

  9. News - Asia

    Briefs, September 28, 2012

    Posted Sep 28th 2012, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... no executions last year, but has conducted seven this year. The ministry says 131 convicts are on Japan's death row. AP   Action urged against drug-resistant malaria HANOI- The World Health ...

  10. Hidden gaps

    Posted Nov 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Christine Loh Hong Kong people enjoy relatively good health, and on the whole are wealthier and better educated than residents of many other cities around the world. However, it would ... we live in much smaller spaces than people in those other cities and also those in Singapore, who also do well in terms of health, wealth, education and provision of public transport. ...




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