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  1. Doctors fight healthiest contest in years

    Posted Aug 12th 2008, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... and the president of the Hong Kong Doctors Union, Henry Yeung Chiu-fat. The public doctors are University of Hong Kong microbiologist Ho Pak-leung and the former president of the Public Doctors Association, ...

  2. Next chief executive

    Posted Nov 17th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The government says the election contest for the chief executive in 2007 will be open to candidates from all political parties. Who do you think rates as a candidate acceptable to Hong Kong and Beijing? Share your views: write to us. ...

  3. Hospitals wary over births 'zero quota'

    Posted Apr 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Emily Tsang and Tony Cheung Opposition is growing in private hospitals to the blanket 'zero quota' for births by mainlanders without Hong Kong husbands proposed by chief ... said they would still accept such women if they managed to find their way to Hong Kong. Private hospitals, meanwhile, were continuing to perform maternity checks on pregnant mainlanders without ...

  4. Surgical gloves off in fight for medical seat

    Posted Aug 27th 2004, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... years, but some people have shown no appreciation at all,' Dr Lo said. He pledged to press the government to better define the roles of the public and private sectors, to develop Hong Kong ...

  5. Doctor shortage only the tip of the iceberg

    Posted May 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... manpower planning for the private sector, and; a medical closed shop with an almost insurmountable barrier for overseas qualified doctors to work in Hong Kong. While it is good that the issue ... by the system of health care financing. We also need to realise that this is only the tip of a very large iceberg: Hong Kong needs to have the skills necessary to meet not only its policy commitments, ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    C.Y. Leung announces task force to 'advance' Chinese medicine

    Posted Aug 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to boost the standing of Chinese medicine practitioners. He said it should be developed according to a "Hong Kong format" which would bring together treatment from the East and West and would help ease the suffering of patients who had suffered strokes, cancer or chronic pain. Tong Yao, director of the school of Chinese medicine at the University of Hong Kong, said she hoped ...

  7. Briefs

    Posted May 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Once users have downloaded the 'Discover Hong Kong' app, their smartphones' GPS function will automatically identify buildings, restaurants and shops near them. ...

  8. York Chow seeks aid on mainland baby boom

    Posted Dec 11th 2006, 12:00am by Audrey Parwani

    ... increase in mainland women giving birth in Hong Kong. Secretary for Health, Welfare and Food York Chow Yat-ngok said yesterday that the government was looking at the capacity of both private ... Security Bureau figures show that in the first 10 months of this year, 12,398 babies were born in Hong Kong to non-resident parents, a 20-fold increase on 2001. In 2005-06, one-third, or 13,347, ...

  9. Health centre chief to get quarantine power

    Posted Apr 07th 2004, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... amendments to other public health-related legislation,' he said. Mr Yiu said Hong Kong would also refer to the World Health Organisation's international health regulations concerning ... system of notification with mainland provinces, which Hong Kong hoped to join. But Mr Leung said the use of 'human couriers' to report cases was a problem. 'Some places do not even ...

  10. HK lawmakers demand pork ban

    Posted Jul 28th 2005, 12:00am by Felix Chan

    ... Felix Chan Major Hong Kong political parties have called on the government to impose an immediate ban on the importing of frozen pork from Sichuan province. Ahead of today's special ... health. 'It seems that because of political considerations the Hong Kong government is prepared to let the mainland take the lead,' he said. 'This is contradictory to its swift ...




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