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  1. People ignoring health needs, survey finds

    Posted May 29th 2006, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... regular medical check-ups and 70 per cent did not have a family doctor. Most people interviewed were aware that poor health conditions would give rise to problems including mental stress (61 per ... Patsy Moy About 80 per cent of people aged between 40 and 65 have health problems but less than half receive regular medical check-ups, according to a survey. Hong Kong Primary Care ...

  2. Here's to your health and the bottom line

    Posted May 14th 2007, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... president of Asia Financial Holdings, the health-care business in Asia is full of opportunities. This he found out when an illness had prompted him to avail of the services of hospitals, giving him ... an insurance player via Asia Insurance, is stepping into the hospital business and plans to make health care one of its core operations. Mr Chan, who comes from one of the wealthiest Thai families, ...

  3. Stress taking a toll, survey shows

    Posted Sep 16th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Yuk-hang Nearly 78 per cent of 803 respondents in a survey by the Chinese University of Hong Kong said they always feel tired and sleepy, and 42.9 per cent said their condition had worsened in the past two years. About 44 per cent said both their mental and physical health had deteriorated after the financial meltdown in late 2008, while 48 per cent said it was because ...

  4. Always think positive and be mentally active

    Posted Jul 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Wong Yat-hei Queenie Siu Ping-sum (left) of Prudential Assurance Company was promoted from associate financial planner to team manager early this month. She believes that the key to success lies in having professional knowledge and good connections. Siu, ...

  5. Present but unproductive

    Posted May 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... to yourself and the company in the long run. The study of presenteeism, a term that refers to people reporting for work but not being productive and fully engaged because of poor health or life-issue ... 'There will be negative influences such as physical exhaustion, sickness and poor mental functioning. For manual work, there are even safety concerns,' says Andy Chan Wing-chiu, associate ...

  6. Diploma aims to create a 'greener' corporate mentality

    Posted Apr 21st 2007, 12:00am by Andrea Li

    ... Al Gore's award-winning documentary An Inconvenient Truth brought to the fore what green groups have been lamenting for years: our environment is in rapid demise and action needs to be taken before it is too late. Slowly but surely companies across t ...

  7. News - China - HEALTH

    Beijing to boost health care spending

    Posted Aug 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Zhuang Pinghui pinghui.zhuang@scmp.com Beijing also pledges to improve key health indicators, with life expectancy up and infant mortality down Expenditure on health care will be increased Beijing has pledged to increase government spending on health care and improve key health indicators to the standard of developed countries by 2020, the Ministry of Health said in a report ...

  8. Sport - Racing

    Chiefs wary, despite rude health

    Posted Jul 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Alan Aitken alan.aitken@scmp.com Behind the scenes at the Jockey Club, there is the laudably circumspect view that turnover increases should not be taken for granted heading into an uncertain economic future, despite racking up a third successive signific ...

  9. Five-year plan to ease individuals' health care costs

    Posted Mar 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Zhuang Pinghui pinghui.zhuang@scmp.com Beijing has pledged to ease the financial burden of health care on individuals by 2015 through a series of reforms, including increasing government spending. Each individuals' share of medical bills will be cut to below 30 per cent, according to the 12th five-year plan on enacting health care reforms, which was published on Thursday. Most ...

  10. HK must set aside cash now to meet future health costs

    Posted Mar 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... new infrastructure projects, there is no shortage of worthwhile causes crying out for long-term financing. Among the most obvious is health care provision. At the moment the city spends relatively little on public health care. In 2009, government spending on health came to just 2.4 per cent of Hong Kong's gross domestic product. As the first chart below shows, that's ...




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