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  1. Letters

    Posted Jan 29th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Services Mao's body What to do with the corpse of Mao Zedong? ('Debate over Mao's body', January 27). Why not float him down the Pearl River? That's where many ...

  2. Top PLA hospital, university join forces

    Posted Jun 17th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... treated such state leaders as Mao Zedong, Zhou Enlai and Deng Xiaoping. It was most recently reported that former vice-premier Huang Ju, who died earlier this month after a long illness, had been ...

  3. Snail fever creeps back in Yangtze black spots

    Posted Apr 27th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Alice Yan Almost 50 years after Mao Zedong penned the poem Sending Away the God of Plague to celebrate the nation's victory over snail fever, the disease has returned. Snail fever is the world's second most-debilitating parasitic disease after malaria, according to the World Health Organisation. Of the 60 million people living in seven provinces along the Yangtze River, 810,000 ...

  4. Nature to nurture

    Posted Oct 29th 2009, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... be horrifying, as when tyrannical idealists such as Robespierre, Mao Zedong and Pol Pot saw those they ruled as a clean slate to be moulded to fit their own ideological liking. Thankfully, we no longer ...

  5. Child study a turning point for therapy

    Posted Jan 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... was perceived as superior to acupuncture in practice, but during the Long March (1934-35), acupuncture was used as the primary tool to help maintain the health of the army. Mao Zedong officially united ...

  6. Blood sweat & tears

    Posted Sep 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... with support from the top leadership including Mao Zedong and Zhou Enlai, partly to combat the disease domestically and partly to answer a call for help from North Vietnam, which was being hit hard ...

  7. Top cardiologist has never forgotten grass-roots upbringing

    Posted Jun 04th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and poverty-stricken area myself, I know how difficult the health-care situation can be. Even diarrhoea can kill a person. We came up with a plan to revive the 'barefoot doctors' idea that Mao Zedong ...

  8. China's health care time bomb

    Posted Sep 16th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... at the county level. Fair or not, it was still some comfort to farmers who had been treated by Mao Zedong's untrained 'barefoot doctors', who had questionable acupuncture skills. Costs ...

  9. Slow diagnoses blamed for high mortality rate

    Posted Feb 11th 2006, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... Josephine Ma The high mortality rate in the mainland's H5N1 outbreak could be blamed on late diagnosis of the disease, Ministry of Health spokesman Mao Qunan said yesterday. 'Of the 11 confirmed human cases, seven died after rescue efforts. The mortality rate is relatively high and higher than the international average,' Mr Mao said, hours before the mainland ...

  10. News - China - HEALTH

    Premier-in-waiting Li Keqiang meets Aids activists

    Posted Nov 28th 2012, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... with ministry party chief Zhang Mao and Health Minister Chen Zhu. Li Keqiang vowed to fight public-sector discrimination towards patients with HIV/Aids and called an inter-ministerial meeting that same ...




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