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  1. War of words doesn't help North Koreans

    Posted Jul 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... International after the human rights group released a damning report on the state of North Korea's public health system. So why pick a fight defending what may be the most repressive regime ... It is unclear how many of North Korea's medical staff are qualified by international standards or whether they have the resources needed to perform their duties. The Amnesty report paints a rather ...

  2. Rites of passage

    Posted May 31st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Photographers Mark Wilson and Chip Somodevilla from Getty Images North America spent a day at the US Naval Academy at Annapolis, Maryland, known as the 'Yard', during the annual sea trials, which test the leadership and teamwork skills of freshmen in 32 challenges. ...

  3. News - China - HEALTH

    Doctors attacked by knife-wielding patient in Shanghai, latest in series of assaults on medics

    Posted Mar 21st 2014, 05:00pm by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan minnie.chan@scmp.com Violence comes as police in Hubei province stage a drill on how to deal with angry relatives who storm a hospital after a loved one dies after treatment ... carried out a drill to practice how to deal with large groups of angry patient’s relatives attacking a hospital. A 50-year-old man with cancer attacked the doctors at a hospital in Shanghai ...

  4. News - World - HEALTH

    Pfizer trial shows experimental drug doubles time until breast cancer tumours grow worse

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 04:52pm by Reuters

    ... with its experimental drug palbociclib, lived for an average of 20.2 months before their cancer progressed, compared with 10.2 months for patients given only letrozole. The United States Food ... based on the Phase 2 trial results, said Mace Rothenberg, chief medical officer of Pfizer’s oncology unit. Palbociclib is viewed as one of the company’s most important experimental drugs, which ...

  5. News - World - HEALTH

    Yosemite phones flooded by global callers asking about hantavirus

    Posted Sep 03rd 2012, 12:00am by MCT

    ... cancellations," Delaware North Cos Parks & Resorts spokeswoman Lisa Cesaro said. Most of the cancellations were in the roughly 500-unit Curry Village, Cesaro said. The Ahwahnee Hotel and Yosemite ... England, a decade ago, has been to Camp Curry often. When she and her partner decided to visit the States this summer with their nephew, the park was on their list. They had heard about hantavirus ...

  6. Comment - Blogs

    Ultra crazy: The North Face 100, Hong Kong's latest 100km race

    Posted Jun 30th 2013, 11:07am by Jeanette Wang

    ... for century races that Hong Kong is set to have its fourth this year: The North Face 100 Hong Kong on Dec 14. It joins the Vibram Hong Kong 100, Lantau 100 and Oxfam Trailwalker on the territory’s ... – a set of eight peaks – to the finish.   The North Face athlete Kami Semick, a top American ultra-runner based in Hong Kong, believes runners can expect “a challenging course that best represents ...

  7. News - China - HEALTH

    Weeping doctor paraded around hospital by angry mob after patient dies

    Posted Mar 06th 2014, 05:07pm by SIJIA JIANG

    ... Sijia Jiang sijia.jiang@scmp.com Relatives blamed medic for death of Guangdong man who was admitted after drinking excessively A doctor in Guangdong province has been confronted by an angry mob and paraded around a hospital after a man he treated had died the previous night, a mainland newspaper reported. More than one hundred people including relatives of the dead man ...

  8. Two new cases after North American visits

    Posted May 28th 2009, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok Two new cases of swine flu were confirmed in Hong Kong yesterday, taking the total to 12. The mother of two young children, who were earlier found to have the virus after a tour of the United States, was confirmed to have the infection. And a four-year-old boy was found to be infected after visiting Canada. The mother and her husband, from Cavendish Heights in Jardine's ...

  9. Medical reform talks face delay

    Posted Jun 18th 2009, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... York Chow Yat-ngok told lawmakers. 'An adjustment to our manpower deployment is inevitable.' Dr Chow said most staff had been deployed to handle swine-flu related tasks such as co-ordination work related to quarantine measures and the vaccination programme. The public consultation would be deferred. It aimed to produce detailed supplementary financing proposals for the second ...

  10. State the case for hospital demolition clearly

    Posted May 19th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for the 1.3 million people living in the area. Instead, there are structural and design-related problems that have led to inefficiency and put lives at risk. Designed in the 1970s and opened in 1984, ... innovations- such as North District Hospital's vacuum tubes for speeding the delivery of samples to the laboratory for testing- are found at Prince of Wales. Space and layouts are inadequate ...




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