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  1. Find cure with dose of Chinese medicine

    Posted Nov 24th 2007, 12:00am by Unus Alladin

    ... a popular choice of study in Hong Kong as an alternative therapy to western medicine practices. The University of Hong Kong (HKU) has been running the master's of Chinese medicine in acupuncture and moxibustion since 1999, to meet the increasing interest in the subject. That year the Chinese Medicine Council of Hong Kong was established to implement regulatory measures for Chinese ...

  2. Wards for Chinese medicine urged

    Posted Aug 13th 2007, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... Lilian Goh Call for practitioners to run units in hospitals Wards run by practitioners of Chinese medicine should be set up in public hospitals, a top medical school official has suggested. Che Chun-tao, director of Chinese University's school of Chinese medicine, also hoped the Hospital Authority could open up more training positions for fresh graduates in Chinese ...

  3. Opting for traditional Chinese medicine could be dangerous

    Posted Sep 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Practitioners of tribal medicine from some far-off corner of the world would not be permitted to practise their skills in Hong Kong. This is because they are not properly trained in the science of medicine, in areas such as physiology, anatomy and pharmacology. Therefore, why are traditional Chinese herbal 'doctors' permitted to practise in Hong Kong? They have ...

  4. Drugs boss executed over fake medicine

    Posted Jul 11th 2007, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... Beijing 'setting example for shaming nation' Former state pharmaceuticals chief Zheng Xiaoyu was executed yesterday as the central government stepped up its battle against unsafe food and drug products. The execution was verified and approved by ...

  5. Pilot scheme boosts traditional medicine

    Posted Nov 08th 2007, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... Josephine Ma in Beijing Beijing is stepping up measures to regulate practitioners of Chinese medicine as part of efforts to promote traditional remedies and meet the mainland's vast need for health care. Chen Zhu, recently appointed health minister, is an advocate of traditional medicine and is expected to make it one of his policy priorities, according to a Ministry ...

  6. Family medicine centre seeks staff

    Posted Dec 15th 2007, 12:00am by Lee Wing-Sze

    ... in Hong Kong, more resources will be put into family medicine, which is widely recognised as essential primary care and an effective way to promote health. After having established the first family medicine centre in the hospital last year, Hong Kong Sanatorium and Hospital will today open a centre in Central. 'Hong Kong needs... family medicine centres. The government has ...

  7. Elderly seek Chinese medicine subsidies

    Posted Jun 25th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Helen Wu The elderly and social workers are calling on the government to subsidise traditional Chinese medicine for the underprivileged because public clinics do not meet growing demand. ... herself Chinese herbal medicine after feeling too weak to queue for hours for a Chinese medicine consultation. The retiree has received chemotherapy for nasal cancer since 1999, which leaves her ...

  8. 10 firms to make and sell 18 basic medicines

    Posted Nov 17th 2007, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... Josephine Ma in Beijing Beijing has announced a list of 10 pharmaceutical companies that will be responsible for producing and selling 18 basic medicines to community medical institutes and drug stores in cities and the countryside. The experiment is part of an attempt to address simmering public grievances over mounting medical bills by providing affordable basic medicines ...

  9. Overcoming conventional views of traditional medicine

    Posted Sep 30th 2007, 12:00am by Ivan Zhai

    ... Liu Xusheng was one of the first three mainland doctors of traditional Chinese medicine to provide outpatient services in a Hong Kong public hospital. He tells Ivan Zhai he hopes one day ... is an international city, we believe more foreign friends can come to understand the power of this venerable form of medicine. Why did the Hong Kong government recruit TCM doctors from the mainland? During ...

  10. Programme for medicinal purposes

    Posted Dec 07th 2007, 12:00am by Wilson Lau

    ... programme with Hong Kong Baptist University to nurture future specialists in traditional Chinese medicine in Hong Kong. The debut three-week programme, in which 16 final-year undergraduates ... for local students to learn Chinese medicine production skills and theories. 'In the past, they could only go to China [to learn these skills]. But Hong Kong has developed unique methods ...




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