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  1. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Ex-Queen Elizabeth Hospital oncologist gets suspended sentence for failing to disclose conviction

    Posted Mar 12th 2014, 02:57pm by Jennifer Ngo

    ... had committed professional misconduct over his conviction for misconduct in a public office and his failure to report it to the council. The council issued a warning letter and ordered ... and addresses of patients. He later sent letters to the patients regarding his private practice Chan had a clean record before this offence, and was well regarded professionally by both patients ...

  2. News - China - HEALTH

    Reports from the front lines of hospital violence in China

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 05:02am by AGENCIES

    ... occurs when medical accidents happen; such accidents often arise from the pressure to try new and expensive treatments. Letter to The Lancet September 14, 2013 ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Health Authority to spend HK$14m to subsidise private care for 6,000 people

    Posted Mar 18th 2014, 11:52pm by Emily Tsang

    ... "We will send out invitation letters to patients shortly," Cheung said. "Since we have not set a quota, we will still fund eligible patients if the number exceeds 6,000." ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Chicken companies threaten to sue government over culling compensation

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 06:41pm

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com Director says he will give Food and Health Bureau two weeks to respond to letter Two local chicken production companies are threatening legal action against ... Chicken, said the two companies would send a “pre-action” letter to the Food and Health Bureau and Secretary for Food and Health Dr Ko Wing-man on Friday. Cheng said he would give them two weeks ...

  5. News - World - HEALTH

    Gene therapy and new antiretroviral offer hope of better HIV treatment

    Posted Mar 06th 2014, 09:37pm by GDN

    ... to spend the rest of their lives on antiretroviral drugs. But Levine said any improvement in the patients' health would be welcome. "Cure is a four-letter word. We don't like to use ...

  6. News - China Insider - HEALTH

    China's poultry industry wants to hush up bird flu news in damage control bid

    Posted Feb 05th 2014, 01:09pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com Poultry associations send open letters asking government to temper coverage of the outbreak amid billion-yuan losses China’s poultry industry leaders have asked health authorities to share less information about an outbreak of bird flu, as sales have suffered from an ever increasing death toll. In open letters, the national association ...

  7. News - China - HEALTH

    Expect more human H7N9 bird flu cases if live poultry sales continue, Chinese officials warn

    Posted Feb 11th 2014, 03:19am by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... of human infection, he said. Such moves are being resisted by the mainland poultry industry. In an open letter issued at the Lunar New Year, the national association of poultry farmers appealed ...

  8. News - World - HEALTH

    Food safety journal retracts article on 'cancer effect' of GM corn

    Posted Nov 29th 2013, 10:50pm by NYT

    ... and Chemical Toxicology, said in a letter to the paper's main author that the study's results, while not incorrect or fraudulent, were "inconclusive, and therefore do not reach ... in France, had done other studies challenging the safety of genetically engineered foods, some of which had also been questioned. In his letter to Siralini, Wallace Hayes, the editor-in-chief ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    'Record-breaking numbers' of HIV cases recorded in Hong Kong as gay men still at highest risk

    Posted Nov 26th 2013, 03:11pm by Christy Choi

    ... said Andrew Chidgey, chief executive of charity Aids Concern, in a letter to the South China Morning Post in September. Since the first case of HIV in Hong Kong, 2,446 cases of HIV have come ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Doctor attacks Hospital Authority's 'late' reaction to surge in superbug infections

    Posted Aug 26th 2013, 12:00am by LO WEI, JOSHUA BUT

    ... for the figures, but has not received a reply. In July, he wrote a letter to health minister Dr Ko Wing-man. He finally received a full picture of the outbreak from news reports after the July 31 press ...




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