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  1. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Doctors confident Hong Kong is prepared if Sars strikes again

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

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com More respiratory specialists and isolation ward beds mean city can better handle new outbreak Doctors confident HK prepared if Sars strikes again Hong Kong is prepared to responded to any future Sars outbreak, medical experts ...

  2. 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 for young children is safe. For their stance, they have been accuse ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Hong Kong on standby for H7N9 outbreak as China confirms three new cases

    Posted Apr 07th 2013, 12:00am by Daniel Ren, He Huifeng, Johnny Tam

    ... Daniel Ren in Shanghai, He Huifeng in Nanjing and Johnny Tam Government says it cannot rule out possibility of outbreak in city; Shanghai and Anhui confirm three new H7N9 cases HK on standby as new bird flu cases revealed China confirmed three more cases ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Beijing needs to give world full picture of bird flu outbreak

    Posted Apr 07th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... SCMP Editorial We need all the facts about flu One of the most important lessons of the 2002-03 Sars outbreak was that more openness from mainland officials would have helped combat the epidemic. There is evidence it has been remembered- though perhaps be ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHAT THE MAINLAND MEDIA SAY

    Questions fly thick and fast over delay in bird flu report

    Posted Apr 07th 2013, 12:00am by Keith Zhai

    ... Keith Zhai keith.zhai@scmp.com Several editorials ask if the lessons of Sars outbreak a decade ago were learned; some, though, give officials the benefit of doubt Questions fly thick and fast over delay in bird flu report Memories of the 2002-03 Sars epid ...

  6. News - China - HEALTH

    Li Bin brings rich experience to health and family planning commission

    Posted Mar 17th 2013, 12:00am by ZHUANG PINGHUI

    ... the two tricky issues of health-care reform and the controversial birth control policies. "We always bless people with the blessings that we wish everybody: health and a happy family. You can tell the weight of healthcare and family in people's hearts," Li said on the sidelines of the NPC yesterday after her appointment was announced. "We have to take our job ...

  7. Improve chances of healthy old age

    Posted Apr 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of the government's budget for recurring spending. Chief executive-elect Leung Chun-ying has promised to enhance health-care financing. We trust he will also approach reform of health-care delivery with more ...

  8. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Los Angeles porn makers vow to fight new condom law

    Posted Nov 09th 2012, 12:00am by Agence France-Presse in Los Angeles

    ... of Public Health to shoot sex scenes. Campaigners gathered over 360,000 signatures to force the issue onto the ballot. Michael Weinstein, president of the AIDS Healthcare Foundation, said: ...

  9. Going viral

    Posted Mar 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... site, public health issues are never far from the city's headlines. But how do public healthcare professionals begin to tackle problems of such immense scope and complexity? According ... facing healthcare professionals in Hong Kong is understanding how these factors interrelate and intermesh, so we can provide a healthcare service delivery model that satisfies ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - PROFILE

    No 2 at Health Bureau is just what the doctor ordered

    Posted Jan 21st 2013, 12:00am by Emily Tsang

    ... on training health-care professionals in tobacco dependency treatment interventions. Her duties now as undersecretary have already seen her cover a wide range of issues since her appointment ... health-care professionals in tobacco dependency treatment; head of HKU school of nursing [Correction: An earlier version gave the incorrect age of Sophia Chan as 58. She is 54.] ...




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