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  1. News - Hong Kong - H7N9 Bird Flu

    Elderly man latest to die in Hong Kong after contracting H7N9 bird flu

    Posted Jan 29th 2014, 03:34pm

    ... Emily Tsang emily.tsang@scmp.com Man had long-term health problems and had been in Shenzhen, where samples of the virus have been found at wet markets Hong Kong's death toll from ... people have died. There have been four cases in Hong Kong; three of the victims have died. The first, Indonesian domestic helper Tri Mawarti, was released from Tuen Mun Hospital earlier ...

  2. Lifestyle - Health

    Allergies need to become a medical discipline in Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 04th 2012, 12:00am by Richard Lord

    ... is very poor. That's not unique to Hong Kong. It's the same wherever allergies aren't a medical discipline." While the HKAA gets government funding, Wong says the political ... Richard Lord healthpost@scmp.com Allergies are becoming more common in Hong Kong but a shortage of trained specialists is hampering treatment for sufferers, writes Richard Lord Not up ...

  3. Hong Kong clinic beats bureaucracy to open in Guangzhou

    Posted Apr 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Chloe Lai in Guangzhou Nearly three years after the cross-border free trade pact opened the way to wholly-owned Hong Kong clinics on the mainland without any minimum investment requirement, the first one has finally opened in Guangzhou. The Hong Kong Wan Zhi Medical Services Centre, with three specialists and one family doctor, rented 240 square metre premises in Guangzhou ...

  4. Hong Kong should be a world vaccine producer, not consumer

    Posted Oct 15th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... doorstep. Hong Kong already has the expertise, capital and means to develop a leading vaccine research and production centre second to none. It just requires the political will from our government ... time as the virus will eventually become resistant. Consequently, the world looks to vaccination as its main defence against this pandemic. The Hong Kong government's own pandemic plan ...

  5. Mental centres a political hot potato

    Posted Nov 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... the territory. So far, only nine centres have been set up. Late last year, a Tuen Mun district councillor of the Democratic Alliance for Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong (DAB) led the opposition ...

  6. Scientist leaves politics out of equation

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

    .... Professor Yuen Kwok-yung (right), chair professor of microbiology at the University of Hong Kong, says the new centre will better protect Hong Kong against outbreaks of infectious diseases. 'During Sars, the wall was proven to be not strong enough to protect Hong Kong. Now we have built a taller wall and it will be put to the test when another outbreak comes.' Professor Yuen ...

  7. A prescription for political change

    Posted Aug 14th 2004, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Mary Ann Benitez looks at the medical sector in our series on the functional constituencies A maverick dentist who acknowledges his chance of winning is 'very slim' and a private surgeon who hopes to be second-time lucky are challenging incumben ...

  8. Comment - Blogs

    Ultra crazy: The North Face 100, Hong Kong's latest 100km race

    Posted Jun 30th 2013, 11:07am by Jeanette Wang

    ... Jeanette Wang jeanette.wang@scmp.com The event is the fourth 100km trail race to be held in Hong Kong and caters to a growing demand for such endurance challenges With marathons being ... for century races that Hong Kong is set to have its fourth this year: The North Face 100 Hong Kong on Dec 14. It joins the Vibram Hong Kong 100, Lantau 100 and Oxfam Trailwalker on the territory’s ...

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    Hong Kong runner Andre Blumberg's Grand Slam quest

    Posted Jul 04th 2013, 12:12pm by Jeanette Wang

    ... then the Leadville 100 (Aug 17) in the Colorado Rockies, and finishing off with the Wasatch Front (Sept 6) in Utah’s Wasatch Mountains. Hong Kong is represented by Andre Blumberg, 43, a German IT director ... difficult part is getting through the lottery for the Western States 100,” says Blumberg, who returned to Hong Kong on Tuesday after the first Slam. The race, the world’s oldest 100-mile race ...

  10. kevin sinclair's hong kong

    Posted Jan 26th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... incredibly good that everyone wants to use it. There is no person in Hong Kong more highly qualified than Dr Chow to diagnose a cure. The 57-year-old orthopaedic surgeon has devoted his life to managing and improving Hong Kong's medical services. He has been at the spearhead, battling the problem personally as chief executive of Queen Elizabeth and Queen Mary hospitals. He ...




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