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  1. Business - Companies - Healthcare

    Quality HealthCare’s Hong Kong arm is up for sale, say sources

    Posted Aug 07th 2013, 09:16am by George Chen, Enoch Yiu

    ... George Chen and Enoch Yiu Hong Kong's leading private clinic operator Quality HealthCare is now attracting dozens of global private equity funds for an acquisition Global private equity giants, including TPG and Carlyle, are joining the bidding for Quality HealthCare Medical Services (QHMS), a Hong Kong-based private clinic operator owned by two of India’s richest ...

  2. Minister kept in dark for 9 days over baby swap

    Posted Aug 19th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Yuk-hang The health minister said he was upset he had not learned of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital baby mix-up until Monday morning- hours after the media were told and nine days after the blunder was discovered. It was also revealed yesterday that York ...

  3. 108, alone, but with a lifeline to safety

    Posted Apr 29th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Helen Wu Lam Po-sin carries an emergency device around her neck to call for help if she ever falls ill. But she has never had to use it, even though she is 108 years old. 'I am very healthy', said Ms Lam, who lives alone and cooks for herself. & ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - SARS

    'While I battled Sars, Dad died in ward above'

    Posted Feb 25th 2013, 12:00am by Phila Siu

    ... said at an event yesterday, where medical staff reflected on the Sars epidemic in Hong Kong that killed 299 people in the city. "When I was little, I held my father's hand ... and international organisations. Sars infected 8,096 people globally, and 1,775 in Hong Kong in the outbreak. There were 1,775 cases in Hong Kong. ...

  5. Means test for elderly comes under fire

    Posted Feb 04th 2010, 12:00am by Chris Taylor

    ... they actually had. Six interest groups have formed an alliance to oppose the plan. The groups are the Salvation Army Tai Po Centre for Senior Citizens, Caritas Federation of Senior Citizens, Hong Kong Christian Service, Hong Kong Association of Senior Citizens, Hong Kong Society of the Aged, and St James' Settlement Committee for Retired Senior Citizens. But critics of the current system say ...

  6. Coming clean

    Posted Oct 09th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Waiting times for surgery at public hospitals will be revealed publicly. What more can the government do to improve transparency and choice in Hong Kong's hospitals? Write to us. ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Hong Kong did right by MMR vaccine

    Posted Apr 18th 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Hong Kong did right by MMR vaccine Hong Kong's health authorities have insisted in the last decade that the combined measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine ... to debunk the MMR myth. Each time, I attracted my usual share of criticism, almost always from expatriate parents. As it turns out, Hong Kong's public medical officials have been vindicated. ...

  8. Paper on health-care financing due to be released soon

    Posted Nov 10th 2007, 12:00am by Dennis Chong

    ... the mainland, Hong Kong and Macau. During the meeting, the mainland's minister of health, Chen Zhu, discussed policies on preventing infectious diseases with Hong Kong and Macau officials. ... year to boost research and response plans for pandemics. Meanwhile, the second cross-border infectious-disease drill between Hong Kong, Macau and the mainland will be held at the end ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Promoting private insurance still key to health reforms

    Posted Jun 09th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... hospitals to offer fixed-price packages. This follows advice from a consultant that it is all too hard because Hong Kong lacks a "sophisticated mechanism" for setting up a fixed-price ... of health-care reforms, it was envisaged private hospitals would offer fixed-price packages for treating common conditions. This would make medical costs more transparent and predictable- a factor seen ...

  10. Mainland mothers' emergency births rise

    Posted Sep 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... mainland wives of Hong Kong men have been given discount bookings for childbirth at four private hospitals under a Private Hospitals Association plan. But more than 50 mothers-to-be in a similar situation were excluded from the plan and are seeking help from the Mainland-Hong Kong Families Rights Association, Lam Chun-fai, a member of the association, said. Meanwhile, the New Territories ...




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