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  1. Parents shun check-ups at mainland clinics

    Posted Oct 01st 2008, 12:00am by Colleen Lee, Paggie Leung

    ... doctors will see patients perfunctorily.' Speaking on a radio programme, Hospital Authority quality and safety director Leung Pak-yin said all five children who had been found to have kidney ...

  2. News - China - PUBLIC HEALTH

    Hospitals in China resist bid to reform drug sales

    Posted Nov 27th 2012, 12:00am by Alice Yan

    ... the government to sustain their operation every year," said Sun Hong, president of the 3,500-bed Xiangya Hospital in Changsha, Hunan. "Authorities should not kick off this reform if they cannot ... Alice Yan in Xiamen ting.yan@scmp.com Government initiative to scrap mark-up on medication prices faces backlash as chiefs of staff say it will result in crippling revenue loss Hospitals ...

  3. News - China - HEALTH CARE

    Reforming mainland hospitals 'a tough job'

    Posted Feb 27th 2013, 12:00am by ZHUANG PINGHUI

    ... Zhuang Pinghui pinghui.zhuang@scmp.com Public hospitals the 'hard part' in plan for reforms on mainland Nearly four years after the mainland embarked on comprehensive reform of its health-care system, the health minister says changing public hospitals is the trickiest task he faces in the next three years. "The hard part is to reform the public hospital ...

  4. News - China - YANGTZE BRIEFING

    Fudan University's top hospitals list blamed for worsening bed crunch

    Posted Dec 01st 2012, 12:00am by Alice Yan

    ... to the goal of health reform. The authorities want the bulk of patients, especially those with chronic diseases, to attend class-B or class-C hospitals, with class-A ones left to deal with rare ... Alice Yan Experts say annual effort to single out best facilities, while well intentioned, is making overcrowding worse Ranking of top hospitals no cure for health woes Shanghai's ...

  5. News - China

    Exiled Chinese author recounts prison ‘hell’

    Posted Jan 19th 2013, 12:26pm by Agence France-Presse in Paris

    ... the beginning of a four-year prison ordeal. “I only stayed naked in front of everyone six to seven minutes, but I felt I had lost all dignity,” the author and poet said about the start of his 1990 ... The third time, I decided to escape.” Liao has never fully revealed how he managed to flee over the border to Vietnam in 2011 at a time when activists, dissident artists and authors were under ...

  6. News - China - CHANGING FACES

    Bedside vigil pits husband against hospital he blames for wife's woes

    Posted Sep 23rd 2012, 12:00am by He Huifeng

    ... He Huifeng Bedside vigil pits husband against hospital For the past three years, Luo Zhanmiao, a 73-year-old retired engineer, has slept on a "bed" made of three chairs fitted together alongside his 68-year-old wife at a public hospital in Guangzhou. For more than 1,000 nights, he has helped care for her. But his presence is also a protest of sorts against the hospital ...

  7. News - China

    China has efficient systems in place to tackle infectious disease outbreaks

    Posted Feb 22nd 2013, 12:00am by ZHUANG PINGHUI

    ... In the wake of Sars, billions of yuan were spent in building emergency centres and hospitals for infectious diseases in central and western provinces. Another 14.3 billion yuan (HK$17.76 billion) ... covers 98 per cent of CDCs and medical institutions at county level or above and 88 per cent of township hospitals." Before the CDC system, there was a network of anti-epidemic stations ...

  8. Tight security for hospital visit and family reunion

    Posted May 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... legal activist was already on his way to a hospital near the embassy for medical treatment and a reunion with his family. Accompanied by senior American diplomats, including US Ambassador Gary Locke, Chen was taken to the tightly guarded VIP clinic of Chaoyang Hospital in the eastern part of the capital. In an apparent part of a hastily arranged accord between Beijing and Washington ...

  9. Author adds nuance to Chinese history

    Posted Aug 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... and translator Julia Lovell, The Opium War, offers a more nuanced interpretation. It is most welcome in these confusing times. A star author at the recent Hong Kong Book Fair, Lovell told Young Post how ...

  10. Authors report worsening persecution by Beijing

    Posted Jul 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Verna Yu verna.yu@scmp.com The recent banning of six mainland writers from visiting Hong Kong and the barring of two exiled authors from returning to their homeland shows Beijing's ... will only get tighter and tighter,' Jiao said. Several writers and academics confirmed independently they had been warned by the authorities in recent months to maintain a low profile ...




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