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  1. Pandemic preparedness kit to go out to 20,000 homes

    Posted Jun 04th 2005, 12:00am by Ella Lee, Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... as a prophylaxis, or preventative medicine. Its effects last six to eight weeks. A flu pandemic would be expected to last for months, not weeks as was the case with Sars, he said. Temperature screening ...

  2. Undercover officer worked for 3 months with underage prostitutes

    Posted Mar 07th 2005, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... especially in cases of underage prostitution. Everyone has a duty, especially police officers, to prevent offences from being committed against [children].' In his testimony against Lui, 44, ...

  3. More lifeguards sought to prevent fouling of pools

    Posted Jun 08th 2005, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... Elaine Wu The government should place more lifeguards at public pools to prevent people defecating in the water, the chairman of Yau Tsim Mong District Council said yesterday after the problem surfaced at pools in Kowloon Park. The Leisure and Cultural Services Department has faced two cases of human faeces in the pools since they opened in April. The district councillor, Chan ...

  4. Prevention is top priority

    Posted Dec 09th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... operation, the safety chief said all mine officials should give top priority to prevention work. Xinhua quoted Mr Li as admitting that the prevention campaign had not been successful and needed to be stepped up. He said the closure of illegal coal mines should be enforced. Among other measures, Mr Li said coal mines with substandard safety facilities would be closed to prevent owners from ...

  5. Prevent it

    Posted Dec 05th 2005, 12:00am by Margaret Cheng

    ... of much debate in medical and preventive health circles, with a number of epidemiologists pointing out that health screening may be causing more illness- through unnecessary further testing ... their breasts removed, to prevent their breast cells forming cancer later in life. But what is the alternative? Should you sit and worry about whether or not your body parts will form tumours or have ...

  6. The Society of Rehabilitation and Crime Prevention, Hong Kong

    Posted Nov 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Where: 702 Duke of Windsor Social Service Building, 15 Hennessy Road, Wan Chai What: Established in 1957, The Society of Rehabilitation and Crime Prevention (SRACP) provides services ... that they don't take a wrong turn in life. Education and crime prevention is therefore very important. I hope young people will spend more time doing volunteer work instead of going to karaoke ...

  7. United action the best prevention

    Posted Nov 04th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the community's understanding of both the dangers that bird flu poses and the action that is needed to combat it. Public awareness is an important weapon in the battle to prevent a pandemic- ... This is of little comfort at a time when health experts put the likely death rate at a staggering 50 per cent of those who are infected. But the first step towards preventing a pandemic and controlling ...

  8. Guangdong ready for worst but set on prevention

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

    ... that out. He thinks we should focus on preventive measures,' a Guangdong government source said, quoting the Guangzhou doctor who is leading the province's battle against bird flu. ... to develop herbal medicine that everybody could take to prevent infection, he said. 'But once you get it there is no cure. If that happens, we will requisition schools and build tent hospitals, ...

  9. Amoy residents work towards prevention

    Posted Nov 21st 2005, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... was not worried the residential complex would be hit by a flu outbreak because he and other residents had carried out all possible measures to prevent infection. The 25-year-old complex has 19 blocks ...

  10. Herb can prevent Alzheimer's

    Posted Jun 13th 2005, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Chuen-chung of the department of anatomy and his team found that Lycium barbarum- gouqizi in Chinese- contains a compound that helps prevent the disease. Gouqizi is well known among traditional Chinese medicine practitioners for improving eyesight. This is the first time it has been identified as helping prevent Alzheimer's. Dr Chang said the finding was significant because ...




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