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  1. Health of migrants goes under microscope

    Posted Apr 26th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zhuang Pinghui A national survey of occupational diseases will be conducted among migrant workers this year as part of a pledge to improve the health of the country's 200 million transient labourers. Su Zhi, a deputy director of the Ministry of Health's supervision division, said the pilot scheme would cover 20 counties in 10 provinces, offering basic occupational ...

  2. Migrant worker won't stand for dirty tricks

    Posted Jan 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... is also among hundreds of such workers who have been diagnosed with pneumoconiosis, a potentially fatal occupational lung disease that results from breathing in dust over a long period of time. ... at the age of 38 and the other at 43. I was diagnosed with stage-one pneumoconiosis by the Shenzhen Prevention and Treatment Centre for Occupational Disease in 2009. The city's evaluation ...

  3. Beijing playing with asbestos time bomb

    Posted Nov 19th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... or public health consequences. One of the less-reported issues behind China's economic development is the public health risks of what is now the world's largest consumer of asbestos- annual consumption of 600,000 tonnes. Experts are now calling it a public health time bomb; given the generally held belief that inhalation of the fibres can cause lung cancer and other ...

  4. Activists seek memorial day for workers

    Posted Apr 29th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... who had lost their lives and health for the city's prosperity. 'The government has made a counter-proposal and wants to name it Work Safety Day. But we reject it because we need ... Louisa Yan About 30 injured workers, occupational disease sufferers and families of workers killed in industrial accidents gathered at Statue Square in Central yesterday to mourn those who ...

  5. Work with a cancer support group network

    Posted Feb 25th 2006, 12:00am by Elizabeth Horscroft

    ... Elizabeth Horscroft A leader in private cancer-care services, Hong Kong Cancer Fund is recruiting a programme executive to help with support services for people afflicted with the disease. Hong Kong Cancer Fund is a service network of 14 support groups, r ...

  6. 600,000 fall victim to workplace illnesses

    Posted Jul 21st 2004, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... Josephine Ma in Beijing Small factories, mines and quarries lack basic health protection, says official More than 600,000 mainland workers suffer from chronic vocational diseases, with a further 20,000 getting sick at work every year, officials said yesterday. Wang Dexue, deputy director of State Administration of Work Safety, said: 'When people die at work, their death ...

  7. Nurses the last to ask about work-life balance

    Posted Oct 04th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that nearly three-quarters of health care workers questioned in the survey did not feel they had a balanced professional and personal life. With just 26 per cent of health care workers saying ... they were not achieving a balanced life. More than 76 per cent said they felt affected by work stress. But more than 77 per cent of corporate trainers said they had a balanced lifestyle. Health care ...

  8. A broader perspective on health

    Posted Sep 09th 2006, 12:00am by Crystal Tai

    ... and occupational health practitioners. Course director Esther Mok has been one of the teachers since the programme's inception four years ago. She said one of the main aims was to provide a broader ... on contingency planning and assessing the health and safety of a specific environment among the most interesting. 'I learned a lot of unexpected things that I can now relate to my work,' she ...

  9. Health-warning gap

    Posted Jan 27th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... What steps should Hong Kong take to improve communications with the mainland on matters of public health and safety, following the delay in notification about red fire ants? Share your views: write to us. ...

  10. Health role

    Posted Feb 16th 2006, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Mary Ann Benitez Carrie Yau Tsang Ka-lai will assume her new post in charge of food safety and environmental hygiene when the Centre for Food Safety is set up in May, sources say. Her present position as permanent secretary for health, welfare and food will be renamed permanent secretary for health, welfare and food (health and welfare), encompassing the health, welfare ...




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