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  1. 'One person, one doctor' system to get priority

    Posted Jun 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... Ella Lee The government will soon set up a working group to promote the system of 'one person, one doctor', one of three targets before its health-care financing reform can be put in place. A senior government source said that before the consultation on the financing reforms could start, the Health, Welfare and Food Bureau would work to introduce a family doctors ...

  2. Person with passion needed to care for aged

    Posted Oct 27th 2007, 12:00am by Jolene Otremba

    ... on by ageing. The job essentially entails effective management of the centre including its manpower and finance, which means regularly reviewing daily operations and proposing development ... organisations with five years at managerial level. The person must also have excellent knowledge and practical experience in elderly housing issues related to housing design, environmental ...

  3. 'Sin' tax is an effective way to help finance public health care

    Posted Apr 07th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I have experience in the management and financing of health care in America and I am very interested in the future of Hong Kong's public hospital system since I am married to a Hong ... plans in many countries to finance public health care and supplement the private sector, intending to provide money so that people can gain access to doctors and medical services. Most of them ...

  4. Medical candidates not asked about hospital-financing reform

    Posted Aug 30th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Controversial plans to reform financing of the public health system do not appear to be an election issue for doctors, judging from the questions asked at an election forum last night ... consultation six proposals for reforming health care financing. They include: mandatory health fund contributions; charging more for users who can afford higher fees; and requiring the better off ...

  5. It's time to reform health care financing

    Posted Aug 15th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... be time for it to focus on important issues that have been put on hold, such as political development and health care financing. The second round of public consultation on health care financing ... of social services on government finances. Bigger pensions will reduce dependence on welfare, but they are only part of the solution. The heaviest part of the burden is public health, ...

  6. Earn, save, spend and donate- four habits children should learn

    Posted Sep 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Hazel Parry familypost@scmp.com There are four habits parents should be teaching children when it comes to money management, according to Dr Alice Wilder an internationally recognised children's education specialist. They are: earn, save, spend and d ...

  7. Clock is ticking on health care financing

    Posted Mar 24th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Law Chi-kwong The public discussion on health care financing reform has been with us for more than 15 years. How much longer will it take to get to where real decisions will be made? ... care model. It has taken another three years for the government to come up with the present consultation document, titled 'Your Health, Your Life'. Is health care financing reform ...

  8. Thrift culture still rules on the mainland

    Posted May 06th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jacob Leibenluft Obsession with saving remains an obstacle for investors in retail sector Despite all the supposed virtues of frugality, few people have many nice things to say about the mainland's enthusiasm for saving. For the central government, t ...

  9. Lifestyle - Health - PERSONAL BEST

    Personal best

    Posted Sep 11th 2012, 12:00am by JEMMA ROGERS

    ... University, Daniel Bem, if a person acts happy they will become happy. Kraft says the results of the study were what the team had expected: that smiling is good for your health because it reduces ...

  10. 500,000 target for medical insurance plan

    Posted Oct 16th 2009, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... Ella Lee and Ng Yuk-hang The voluntary medical insurance scheme floated in the chief executive's policy address will need at least half a million members for it to be viable, a person familiar with government plans to reform health-care financing said yesterday. The scheme would provide incentives for people in different states of health to join, and would cover specialist ...




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