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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    With Olympics over, time to inspire a sporting life

    Posted Sep 02nd 2012, 12:00am by WALTER CHEUNG

    ... television and 145 minutes surfing the web every day. In London, International Olympic Committee president, Jacques Rogge, urged Olympians to be role models, saying we should "hope to see ... Hongkongers to change their sedentary lifestyles Time to inspire a sporting life As the euphoria over the London Olympics fades, how can we sustain public enthusiasm for sports? How many couch ...

  2. 'Perfect' Olympic crisis response vowed

    Posted Jun 07th 2008, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez, Peter So

    ... Organising Committee for the Olympic Games and send officials to Beijing for future drills. He said the Hospital Authority would not need to cancel staff leave during the Games, saying the 14 local ... Peter So and Mary Ann Benitez The health minister has vowed the emergency response to any public health crisis during the Olympic equestrian events in August will be perfect. More than 100 ...

  3. Committee of inquiry set up after complaints

    Posted Mar 09th 2007, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... yesterday confirmed it set up a committee of inquiry on January 27 after it received complaints 'relating to certain billing arrangements in respect of private patients of a clinical department ... Lam.' The Hospital Authority also received an internal e-mail about the dean's resignation on Wednesday. Last night, the faculty explained the rules on fee-splitting arrangements involving ...

  4. Only 35pc report on risk management

    Posted Dec 16th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... amid the global economic crisis, according to international accounting firm Grant Thornton. A survey by Grant Thornton of disclosures made in annual reports by 200 companies included ... understood the importance of an internal audit group, only 62 per cent concluded their internal controls were effective and fewer still (38 per cent) thoroughly described their processes ...

  5. Intern hours alarm patients' group

    Posted Nov 28th 2004, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... during which they also perform nursing and clerical tasks. The Hospital Authority issued a one-sentence response: 'The Central Internship Committee is regularly monitoring the training and working environments of interns.' Patients' Rights Association spokesman Ho Hei-wah expressed serious concerns about the quality of medical services if the internship programme ...

  6. News - China - HEALTH

    Weeping doctor paraded around hospital by angry mob after patient dies

    Posted Mar 06th 2014, 05:07pm by SIJIA JIANG

    ... liability insurance should be promoted to solve disputes. Independent reconciliation committees handled 53,000 medical disputes and 88 per cent of the cases were settled. ...

  7. News - World

    Overweight children ‘to be new norm in Europe’

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 06:14pm

    ... of 11-year-olds across Europe are too heavy, says the UN agency that focuses on international public health. Greece has Europe's highest proportion of overweight 11-year-olds, at 33 per cent, ...

  8. Working hours for medical interns are excessive, say senior doctors

    Posted Nov 21st 2004, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy Senior doctors are demanding a review of training for medical interns in Hong Kong, including shorter working hours, after new research showed exhaustion increases the chance ... of Medicine, interns who worked long shifts made 36 per cent more serious medical errors in intensive care units than those working normal hours. They also made 5.6 times as many serious diagnostic ...

  9. Merchants brewing up historic tea for visitors

    Posted Jul 16th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and the Beijing Organising Committee for the Olympic Games is betting that next month's Games will be a prime time for overseas and domestic visitors to acquire, or reacquire, a taste for the tea. ... director of Longrun's Beijing branch, said the products would be the first from Yunnan authorised to use the 2008 Olympic Games logo. One set of Puer tea will be given to the International ...

  10. Vet's dream is to send all Olympic horses home healthy

    Posted Jun 28th 2008, 12:00am by Melanie Ho

    ... and the equine hospital at the Jockey Club, which will serve as the 24-hour surgical facility. The 900-square-metre clinic will be staffed by 11 international veterinarians, many with previous Olympic ... Melanie Ho For Chris Riggs, success at the Olympics is not measured in medals but by the condition of the approximately 300 horses once they leave Hong Kong. 'At past Olympics ...




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