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  1. 62 ill in chemical leak at Anhui drug factory

    Posted Jan 08th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zhuang Pinghui A chemical leak at a pharmaceutical factory in Anhui province on Thursday made 62 people ill, Xinhua reported yesterday, with eight in critical condition. The victims, all ... as antibiotics and pain-killers, and was used as poison gas, notably in the first world war. The leak started from a laboratory at about 4.30pm on Thursday and spread to neighbouring workshops. ...

  2. Data leaks expose hospital flaws

    Posted May 14th 2008, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... patients' personal data without the approval of hospital chiefs. This is one of the measures introduced after a series of leaks of patients' data from the Hospital Authority. Authority chairman ... systems' security would be strengthened in order to prevent further leaks of patients' data. Data downloaded to portable devices would be encrypted. Authorised USB devices offering tighter ...

  3. Hospital managers 'accountable for leaks'

    Posted Mar 26th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Joshua But Hospital management should share some of the blame for data leaks, the health minister said yesterday, while responding to the latest scandal that saw a doctor lose a USB flash ... recurring leaks. The incident came to light on Tuesday after a doctor working in the ophthalmology department of United Christian Hospital reported losing her personal USB flash drive on Friday. ...

  4. Hospital's data leak 'breached ordinance'

    Posted Dec 25th 2008, 12:00am by Peter So

    ... the Privacy Commissioner said that the hospital contravened the ordinance because it failed to take all practicable steps to prevent the data leak. The watchdog said yesterday that it would ...

  5. Expert panel to probe leaks of patient data

    Posted Apr 29th 2008, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam The Hospital Authority would set up an expert panel to investigate several recent data leaks from the city's public hospitals, its chief executive, Shane Solomon, said ... is expected to report its findings in three months and will make recommendations on how to avoid further data leaks. All public hospitals have been told to report to the authority any similar ...

  6. News - World - WIKILEAKS

    Ecuador fears for Assange’s health, seeks UK safe passage

    Posted Oct 25th 2012, 09:39am by Reuters in Moscow and London

    ... Reuters in Moscow and London WikiLeaks’ founder locked up in embassy since June Ecuador is worried about the health of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and has asked Britain to guarantee ... asylum in August and said it shared his fears that he could face charges in the United States over the publication by WikiLeaks in 2010 of thousands of secret US diplomatic cables. When he ...

  7. In Brief

    Posted Sep 05th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... leak at fertiliser plant sends scores to hospital A sulfur dioxide leak at a fertiliser plant in Yichang, Hubei province, sent 184 people to hospital on Sunday afternoon. The Yichang No5 Hospital yesterday confirmed patients with gas poisoning had been admitted, with dozens still receiving treatment. A hospital official said none of the patients were in critical condition.Irene ...

  8. Childbirth delivers a low blow

    Posted May 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Eileen Aung-Thwin healthpost@scmp.com The birth of her second child 14 years ago left Judy Wong with an embarrassing problem: urinary incontinence. She would often leak urine, especially ... as forcefully and effectively. Called stress incontinence, urine leaks out when sudden and vigorous pressure from coughing, sneezing or other activity is exerted on the bladder. However, what Wong did ...

  9. Events

    Posted Aug 11th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Tomorrow: Canadian Chamber of Commerce evening: 'The sustainable buildings master class session 6: Materials & resources- Sustainable trends and opportunities for the Asia-Pacific region'. Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. Tuesday, August 17: British Chamber of Commerce lunch: 'The death of offshore holding structures in China?' British Consulate-General. ...

  10. Watertight by remote

    Posted Jan 31st 2012, 12:00am

    ... including a penile clip, which clamps down on the penis to compress the urethra within. However, the clip would cause pain if it was too tight, but urine would leak if it wasn't tight enough. ... to adult diapers, which he had to change at least four times a day. Already living on social assistance, the cost of containing the urine leaks was an additional burden. The embarrassment ...




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