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  1. News - China

    China Digest, October 10, 2012

    Posted Oct 10th 2012, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... dispute Provincial health authorities will ask a third-party group to conduct an appraisal of a medical dispute involving a 25-year-old man who said that surgeons at a hospital in Yueyang ...

  2. 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. ...

  3. News - China - CHINA DIGEST

    China Digest, November 17, 2012

    Posted Nov 17th 2012, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... on Thursday, the Oriental Morning Post reports. Ma, who teaches at the university, was beaten unconscious by local thugs in a dispute over land he bought in Xishuangbanna prefecture. He was attempting ...

  4. Doctors dispute finding that workloads are easing

    Posted Feb 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... Ella Lee Measures put in place to cut doctors' hours have been given the thumbs up from the Hospital Authority, but the thumbs down from doctors. The authority says that only 4.8 per cent of public hospital doctors worked more than 65 hours a week in ...

  5. Shijiazhuang disputes earthquake study

    Posted Jul 25th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Stephen Chen Authorities in Shijiazhuang, Hebei province, rejected a study which says it is the most vulnerable on the mainland to an earthquake and are trying to contact scientists for clarification, a newspaper says. The Hebei-based Yanzhao Metropolis D ...

  6. Health reforms likely to trigger insurance disputes

    Posted Mar 18th 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam Disputes over medical claims are expected to increase when health-care-financing reforms are introduced, an insurance panel said yesterday. Complaints about hospitalisation ... on medical insurance policies rose from a total of HK$2.9 billion to HK$4 billion. 'When more people buy medical insurance, disputes over medical claims are bound to increase,' Mr Tsui ...

  7. Disputes over medicines putting lives at risk

    Posted Mar 16th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The international rules are straightforward: at no time should intellectual property rights get in the way of national public health emergencies. But as the dispute between Thailand's ... one, but a precedent has been set which the WTO needs to deal with quickly to prevent other companies taking similar actions to those of Abbott. The WTO has a mechanism to deal with disputes ...

  8. Union dispute on Indian tea estate kills 21

    Posted Nov 07th 2003, 12:00am

    ... S.N.M. Abdi Twenty-one tea plantation workers, including four women, were burned to death over a labour dispute in eastern India yesterday. Police said that angry tribespeople surrounded the house of a trade union leader, Tarakeshwar Lohar, in West Bengal's Dalgaon tea estate and set it on fire killing him and his supporters who were trapped inside. The tea estate ...

  9. Events

    Posted Jun 30th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Today: British Chamber of Commerce breakfast: 'China blows the whistle on overheated property market'. Hong Kong Club. Tuesday, July 6: British Chamber of Commerce breakfast: 'Using mediation to resolve employment disputes'. Canadian Chamber of Commerce lunch: 'Why isn't your business blogging?' Kinwick Centre, Central. Canadian Chamber of Commerce ...

  10. Patients must come first in health-care dispute

    Posted Aug 08th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... But it will not necessarily end the disputes. In the US, where HMOs flourish, they are subject to strict regulation to ensure doctors will not be at their mercy. Still, disputes between them abound. This conflict ...




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