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  1. Lifestyle - Health

    Treatments on the fly: Asia a top destination for medical tourism

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 04:52pm by Rachel Jacqueline

    ... for attracting medical tourists seeking legal loopholes around treatments such as gender selection IVF treatment or sex changes, but most go there for cosmetic surgery. "The experience ... and English-speaking staff. The city state has carved a niche in organ transplants, cancer treatment, cardiac surgery and fertility treatment. Medical expenditure generated from travellers amounted to US$784 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1574197/treatments-fly-asia-top-destination-medical-tourism
  2. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Freed Afghan war prisoner Bowe Bergdahl arrives in US for medical treatment

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 06:10pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Washington Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, who spent five years as a Taliban prisoner of war before being released on May 31, has arrived at an Army medical centre in Texas where he will receive further treatment, the Pentagon said on Friday. Rear Admiral John Kirby, a Pentagon spokesman, said Bergdahl left Ramstein Air Base in Germany aboard a military plane ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1531728/freed-afghan-war-prisoner-bowe-bergdahl-arrives-us-medical-treatment
  3. Lifestyle - Health

    Advance directives on medical treatments likely to catch on

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 10:15am by Richard Lord

    ... Richard Lord life@scmp.com Advance directives, in which people specify what medical treatment they want close to death, will become more common, writes Richard Lord Go your own way ... of life-sustaining treatment on terminally ill people contained a small section on advance directives, taken from guidelines previously issued by the British Medical Association. Then, in 2006, Hong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1526817/advance-directives-medical-treatments-likely-catch
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Revise medical subsidy scheme to lure more private doctors

    Posted Sep 06th 2014, 05:12am by SCMP Editorial

    ... far. The pilot public-private partnership project, which is now running in Wong Tai Sin, Kwun Tong and Tuen Mun, provides hypertension patients with a subsidy of HK$2,708 for 10 treatments ... joined belong to medical chains, while many others have criticised the subsidy because they say it is simply not enough to cover their services. The Medical Association, which originally planned ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1586273/revise-medical-subsidy-scheme-lure-more-private-doctors
  5. News - World - Ebola virus

    Ebola toll hits 2,400 as Cuba pledges medics

    Posted Sep 13th 2014, 06:11pm by Agence France-Presse in Geneva

    ... Agence France-Presse in Geneva World Health Organisation chief Margaret Chan stresses the need for more medical staff to combat the Ebola outbreak in West Africa as the number of cases hits 4,784 with 2,400 killed The worst-ever Ebola outbreak has killed more than 2,400 people, the UN said on Friday, as Cuba pledged the largest foreign medical team deployed so far in the West ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1591728/ebola-toll-hits-2400-cuba-pledges-medics
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Medical sector needs greater transparency

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 04:30am by SCMP Editorial

    ... the misinterpretation of breast cancer as a benign tumour suggests more than a little element of luck. Medical treatment can never be risk-free, nor would it be realistic to expect that human error can ... SCMP Editorial Transparency the best remedy Five years ago a sustained rash of medical blunders prompted the authorities to send special teams into our hospitals to monitor compliance ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1575672/greater-transparency-best-remedy-ills-medical-sector
  7. News - China - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Gao Zhisheng's wife wants him to seek treatment in US after 'horrific torture' in Chinese jail

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 12:34pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Wife pleads with China to let her 'underfed and psychologically abused' husband travel to America to seek medical help and be with his family Chinese rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng suffered malnutrition and psychological abuse in prison, his wife said as she called for Beijing to let him seek treatment in the United States. Gao, who has ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1573422/gao-zhishengs-wife-wants-him-get-treated-us-after-horrific-torture
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Put patients first in medical staffing crisis

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 04:30am by SCMP Editorial

    ... doctors, was short of 200. A year later the Medical Council announced it was holding more licensing exams for non-local medical graduates willing to serve, for a time at least, in the public ... face a challenge in maintaining standards of treatment and care. The task force consisted of British academic and National Health Service experts engaged to advise on clinical governance. Its ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1578816/put-patients-first-medical-staffing-crisis
  9. News - World - UKRAINE

    Ukraine's president may release jailed Tymoshenko for medical treatment in Germany

    Posted Oct 18th 2013, 05:20am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Kiev President may free rival for medical treatment Ukraine's president signalled yesterday that his main rival, the jailed former prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko, ... said that if parliament passed a bill allowing Tymoshenko's release to Germany for medical treatment, he would support it. "Today Ukraine does not have a law which would allow ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1334101/ukraines-president-may-release-jailed-tymoshenko-medical-treatment
  10. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Army gender treatment for Manning

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 12:19am by AP

    ... the Army's recommendation to keep Manning in military custody and start a rudimentary level of gender treatment. Defence officials have said the Army doesn't have the medical expertise needed ... cannot guarantee the safety and security of Chelsea in the way the military prison system can." Coombs said on Thursday he was encouraged that the Army will begin medical treatment. "It ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1556531/army-gender-treatment-manning

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