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  1. Aid group's HIV work blocked for four years

    Posted Jun 19th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Siu-sin Medecins Sans Frontieres says delay in treating Henan patients is frustrating Henan health authorities have prevented Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) from setting up ... of the patients are not being put first,' Ms Nicolai said from Brussels. 'We have been thinking about that [the Henan project] for four years and many people have died in those four years. You ...

  2. Corrections & clarifications

    Posted Jun 20th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Medecins Sans Frontieres received verbal permission from county authorities in Henan in November last year to set up an HIV/Aids treatment project early this year. It was not given permission in November 2002 as stated in the second edition of the report 'Aids group's HIV work blocked for four years' on page A6 yesterday. ...

  3. Cover-up fears on infant deaths

    Posted Mar 25th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zhuang Pinghui Health authorities have identified two infant deaths from hand, foot and mouth disease, in Heze, Shandong province, and a third in Minquan county, Henan, amid claims ... National Radio reported that in Minquan county, in neighbouring Henan, the Ministry of Health concluded that Hu Wenyan, two, had died of the disease. CNR said the disease was the suspected cause ...

  4. WHO issues alert on super strain of tuberculosis

    Posted Mar 16th 2004, 12:00am by Doug Nairne

    ... Health Organisation. The WHO says it urgently requires more information on the prevalence of MDR-TB after finding 10 per cent of new cases in Liaoning and almost 8 per cent in Henan did ... of resistance among new cases, while Henan was ninth. Kazakhstan and Israel had the highest rates, about 14 per cent. A co-author of the report, Mohamed Abdel Aziz, said the rate of MDR-TB ...

  5. Officials punished over outbreak

    Posted Mar 20th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chow Chung-yan Several officials in the central province of Henan have been punished for failing to prevent hand, foot and mouth disease from spreading. They failed to take action after ... reported the most cases of hand, foot and mouth disease in Henan, a total of 2,173 as of Wednesday, according to official figures. Last year, authorities in Hubei penalised six doctors ...

  6. Action not taken on fatal illness for 3 years

    Posted Sep 10th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zhuang Pinghui Henan health authorities admitted they waited three years to launch a large-scale campaign over a fatal disease caused by tick bites after the first case was reported. ... to impose a news blackout was made by the city's mayor in April, citing 'fears over panic and instability'. An official with the Henan Health Department's emergency response ...

  7. Protesting parents hurt in scuffle with police

    Posted Jul 21st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the Ministry of Health headquarters in Beijing on Monday. One parent suffered a fractured rib and a broken finger. The parents, from Shanxi, Liaoning, Shandong, Jiangxi, Henan and Beijing, had gathered ... Shangqiu, Henan, was taken away by six people from his hometown a week ago and had not been heard from since. Monday's scuffle started around noon when police tried to seize a camera from Ren ...

  8. Aids activist stabbed after corruption claim

    Posted Jul 04th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Vivien Cui An Aids patient-activist in Shangcai county, Henan- ground zero for China's HIV/Aids epidemic- has been stabbed in an apparent revenge attack for revealing corruption among ... for Disease Control and Prevention for regular viral load testing. He was attacked after the meeting. Mr Liu took part in a 2002 epidemiological survey of HIV/Aids in the Henan countryside, which ...

  9. Donated tree fails to weather HK climate

    Posted Jun 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... the tree did not survive. The department said staff had been taking care of the tree since a city government in Henan donated it to Hong Kong in 2003 and the tree was transplanted to the park. ...

  10. Oesophageal cancer at a glance

    Posted Dec 10th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... There is a high incidence in Henan province in China and in the early 1980s a large-scale screening study on more than 100,000 individuals was carried out. Participants in the trial swallowed a mini tube ...




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