• Sunday
  • November 23, 2014
  • Last updated: 9:04am
Hong Kong




Refine Your Search

Sort by

Related Keywords


Search Results

Results 1 - 10 of 5652 for hong kong health issues

Related topics matching your search

Search results

  1. Talkback

    Posted Aug 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... such as: controlling private property development rights; reducing the land sales programme; and reviewing Hong Kong's urban renewal strategy and its aggressive compensation scheme. Measures that could alleviate the deteriorating situation, such as sustainable transport solutions like rail, trams and escalators, are hampered by Hong Kong's refusal to subsidise these as a public ...

  2. Doctors help identify users in pilot scheme

    Posted Mar 14th 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... this month, 24 private practitioners will help identify drug abusers and refer them to the Hong Kong Lutheran Social Service Cheer Lutheran Centre so that they can seek help from social workers. The Hong Kong Council of Social Service, another operator of the joint project, said a sticker featuring a logo of the scheme would be displayed at the clinics and pamphlets would be available. ...

  3. No ramps, and no way for many old folk to see doctor

    Posted Jun 17th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... their estates,' she said. Direction Association for the Handicapped chairman Lee Yuen-tai said it was unfair wheelchair users were denied access to health care because of physical limits. 'Even when ...

  4. Referral service helps mothers cope with post-natal depression

    Posted Feb 04th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... was launched in 2006, mothers are asked to fill in a questionnaire on post-natal depression when they take their children for check-ups at maternal and child health centres. Those who score more than ... depression at Tuen Mun Hospital's specialist outpatient clinic between July and December 2008, 85 per cent were referred by the maternal health centres. Siu said those who were referred were ...

  5. Health-care funding 'needs a holistic view'

    Posted May 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... system and health-care reform. Retirement benefits are a social problem, so we should take a look at the whole social issue.' He also said there was 'no proper time' to introduce ... network is good, but it will take a long time to convince people about it,' he said. With Hong Kong's compactness making doctor-shopping easy, it would be hard to eradicate the practice ...

  6. In Brief

    Posted May 26th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Island and southeastern Hong Kong Island to locate turbines, the company's director of engineering, Wan Chi-tin, said yesterday. The most important considerations were the strength of wind ... by the Neighbourhood and Workers' Service Centre. The centre interviewed 300 people this month about health-care financing reform. Eighty-six per cent of respondents said they hoped the government would ...

  7. Going viral

    Posted Mar 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to assistant professor Kim Jean-hee, co-director of the master of public health programme at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), the three fundamental qualities required in this field ... within the framework of need, demand and supply,' says Dr Janice Johnston, deputy head for education at the University of Hong Kong's (HKU) School of Public Health. 'The challenge ...

  8. Government rejects advice over health reform

    Posted Jul 10th 2006, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... is director of the school of public health at Chinese University, said there should be public debate on the issue. 'How do these different organisations- the Health Authority, the private sector, ... by University of Hong Kong professor Rosie Young Tse-tse. Professor Lee, emeritus professor of community medicine at Chinese University, said: 'We need an action plan- [but] how do you implement ...

  9. Sars aftermath is still a matter of urgency

    Posted Oct 27th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In the past month or so, health officials and the public have seen two thorough, expert assessments of how Hong Kong's public health system fared during this spring's Sars ... to conduct contact tracing in the event of any new infectious disease cases, whether they come from the public or private sector. These are encouraging signs that Hong Kong's public health ...

  10. Fall guy for Sars crisis finds that people do matter

    Posted Oct 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Chris Yeung

    ... CHRIS YEUNG After 14 years as head of Hong Kong's health system, Secretary for Health, Welfare and Food Yeoh Eng-kiong calls it a day this week following his resignation over ... sensitivity of issues such as welfare benefits and health care under his portfolio. At a time when there was enormous pressure to cut social spending to help reduce the government deficit, he found ...




SCMP.com Account