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  1. The long hard climb out of addiction

    Posted Nov 19th 2008, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Mary Ann Benitez Filipino musician and young Nepali started new lives with the help of treatment centre An elderly Filipino musician says a British judge in Hong Kong helped him turn his life around after 12 years of drug abuse. A young Nepali says he found salvation when two 'brothers' saw him homeless and drug-addled under a bridge. Their lives intersected ...

  2. Caritas seeks funds for renovation plan

    Posted Jan 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... 'The substandard conditions of these blocks has also made it increasingly costly to maintain them in a serviceable condition,' it said. Caritas-Hong Kong is the parent organisation ... day hospital. Bridges will connect the new block with remaining buildings on the complex. The Wai Ming block, which has been in use for 28 years, will also be redeveloped. When ...

  3. Margaret Chan claims edge in WHO race

    Posted Jul 29th 2006, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung, Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez, Paggie Leung

    ... Paggie Leung in Beijing, Ambrose Leung and Mary Ann Benitez The former Hong Kong health chief who is a candidate to head the World Health Organisation believes backing from the city ... has a big advantage. The central government and the [Hong Kong] SAR government can extend our advantage.' Dr Chan, who appeared to be in a good mood, met Assistant Minister of Foreign ...

  4. Medical directors to oversee unregulated agencies

    Posted Jul 11th 2006, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Hong-Kong-style HMO are loosely defined as group medical practices and scheme administrators, specialised in providing a bridge between employers or insurers and doctors. Speaking at the Legislative ... prevalent in the private health-care market in Hong Kong.' Solo practitioners and the Hong Kong Medical Association have claimed that young, impressionable doctors are being made the scapegoat ...

  5. Regulation urged for health agencies

    Posted Sep 01st 2006, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... for problems would not go far enough in controlling the unregulated agencies. Hong Kong-style HMOs are loosely defined as group medical practices and scheme administrators, which specialise in providing a bridge between employers or insurers and doctors. The issue came to a head after a meeting a week ago between Dr Chow and 20 stakeholders, including doctors and HMO representatives, ...

  6. HK to test spinal injury remedy

    Posted Jul 24th 2006, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... therapy- using a psychiatric drug and cord blood- based on discoveries by Hong Kong scientists will be used in trials this autumn on Chinese patients with spinal cord injuries. The trials, which follow encouraging laboratory results, are the cornerstone of a two-year effort to find a cure for such injuries. A network of doctors and scientists from 17 centres in Hong Kong, on the mainland ...

  7. Infectious diseases unit to open

    Posted Jan 20th 2006, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Mary Ann Benitez Hong Kong's first infectious diseases unit- a $538 million, 17-storey block at Princess Margaret Hospital- will open late this year. The block will have a topping-out ... samples. And it is linked by a bridge to medical wards for easy transfer of patients. If there is no pandemic or major outbreak, patients with suspected infectious diseases will be moved ...

  8. HIV projects 'must follow HK men to mainland'

    Posted Jan 08th 2005, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Hongkongers travel for sex, an Aids advocacy group says. Chi Heng Foundation chairman To Chung said many of the people turning to its outreach services in Guangdong and Shenzhen were Hong Kong ... [HIV] prevalence rate in Guangdong, if Hong Kong residents have sex in Guangdong and contract a sexually transmitted disease or HIV, they will bring it back to Hong Kong and affect us. So ...

  9. WHO's next?

    Posted Jun 30th 2006, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... plans; it has stockpiled the flu treatment Tamiflu, and has liaised with pharmaceutical companies on possible pandemic flu vaccine development. In efforts at bridge-building, Lee named Liu Peilong, from China's Ministry of Health, as assistant director-general and an adviser to him at WHO. Margaret Chan Fung Fu-chun, who was Hong Kong's director of health from 1994 to 2003, ...



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