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  1. Industry wants quota on chicken imports eased

    Posted Jan 11th 2007, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Yuk-tak, said the restriction was a 'valid and useful measure' against bird flu. Previously, the import quota was 30,000 a day. The association wants it lifted to 40,000, and to 100,000 ... Martin Wong Citing increased demand, importers of live chickens from Guangdong want the city to lift import restrictions imposed after a bird flu outbreak in the province last year. ...

  2. Government can help citizens realise the importance of organ donor register

    Posted May 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... The government should provide the necessary funds to advertise the register and recruit volunteers who can get the message across. The Red Cross could play an important role here. If more is done, ...

  3. 225 people caught importing raw meat

    Posted Apr 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... Paggie Leung Quarantine dogs caught at least 225 travellers bringing raw meat into the city since January last year, the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department said. The Centre for Food Safety's four dogs- Diva, Max, Jed and Sunny- also searched 217 trucks since February last year. The dogs search luggage and trucks to prevent the illegal import of raw meat, poultry and game. ...

  4. Cardiac specialist stresses the importance of exercise

    Posted Oct 08th 2009, 12:00am by Ajay Shamdasani

    ... a wide variety of healthy foods are locally available for every budget. 'You don't need organic food,' he said. For good overall health, it is important to consume cereals ...

  5. Three more imported cases diagnosed in HK

    Posted Jun 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... imported, mainly from the US. But Ho Pak-leung, a microbiologist at the University of Hong Kong, said mild cases of swine flu in the community would not be picked up as most flu cases were treated ...

  6. Hong Kong faces main rabies risk from illegally imported pets

    Posted Sep 27th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Tomorrow is World Rabies Day, an international campaign to raise awareness about the impact of human and animal rabies. Each year more than 55,000 people die from rabies worldwide and the disease is not an insignificant problem on the mainland. So Hong Ko ...

  7. Comment - Letters

    New government must be proactive in health care planning

    Posted Aug 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... on health care manpower planning is particularly important, as the shortage can only be eliminated by an overall review of the needs of staff. In 2010-11, the turnover rate of nurses in public ... to retain people, such as improving nurses' working conditions, remuneration packages and career development opportunities, setting a nurse-to-patient ratio, increasing quotas for specialty ...


    Research: sudden cardiac death

    Posted Oct 30th 2012, 12:00am by JEANETTE WANG

    ... "as available as fire extinguishers"- can save many lives. "The odds of surviving a cardiac arrest can increase to up to 75 per cent when early CPR is used in combination with an AED in the first few minutes," Abramson says. The importance of AEDs was demonstrated this past summer when NHL hockey player Brett MacLean, 23, suffered a cardiac arrest at an arena in Ontario during ...

  9. New import controls ensure supplies during bird flu outbreak

    Posted Apr 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Loretta Fong New controls on poultry imports from Guangdong have been adopted in an effort to stabilise supplies while safeguarding health during a bird flu outbreak in the province. Under the system, used during the two most recent cases, it is not necessary to suspend all imports every time there is an outbreak anywhere in the province. Previously the only approach was to suspend all ...

  10. Lifestyle - Health

    Breast cancer awareness month

    Posted Oct 02nd 2012, 12:00am by JEANETTE WANG

    ... let's do something," she says. Rockowitz's mother had breast cancer about 15 years ago, and Lee understands how tough the journey for patients can be. "A lot of women in Hong Kong ... breast prosthesis, information booklet and other important items that help post-surgery patients with their healing and rehabilitation. Shop for Pink HKCF has collaborated with a number ...




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