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  1. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Hong Kong won't follow Macau's strict lead on Ebola, health protection chief says

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 04:54am by Patsy Moy

    ... outbreak. "Many of those who stay in Chungking Mansions have been living in Hong Kong for quite some time," he said. The centre has set Ebola guidelines for health professionals and said ... Patsy Moy patsy.moy@scmp.com HK won't follow Macau lead on Ebola Hong Kong's efforts to keep the deadly Ebola virus at bay could be stymied by the reluctance of African visitors ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1565695/hong-kong-wont-follow-macaus-lead-ebola-health-protection-chief-says
  2. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    High alert for Ebola needed in Hong Kong, health minister says after emergency meeting

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 04:54pm by Emily Tsang and Agence France-Presse

    ...'s health authorities stepped up surveillance against the deadly Ebola virus yesterday as a Hong Kong woman who fell ill after visiting Kenya tested negative for the disease. This came as a British ... to West Africa. "We will continue to coordinate closely with health authorities in Hong Kong and in all the airports that we operate flights to," a spokeswoman said. The 39-year-old Hong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1562707/hospitalised-hong-kong-woman-tests-negative-deadly-ebola-virus
  3. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Strain on Hong Kong's health system increases as government dithers over reform

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 04:30am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... contributions, making it politically much more feasible," Yuen said. "In a sense, the public health system has been a victim of its own success," he added. "Hong Kong has an admirable ... Ng Kang-chung kc.ng@scmp.com Hong Kong awaits report of latest study on how to fix the city's health funding ills, over 20 years after need for reform was first flagged System is sick ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1537954/strains-health-system-rise-government-dithers-over-reform
  4. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Hong Kong Red Cross volunteers return from Ebola-stricken Liberia, free of disease

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 02:45am by CHRIS LAU, TIMMY SUNG

    ... health is good, and we are in good spirits," said Yeung, a public health expert. The pair left Hong Kong for Liberia on July 22 to train and teach medical professionals and citizens. ... suspected Hong Kong cases- a woman who had visited Kenya and a Nigerian man who fell ill- both tested negative. In the Legislative Council, the health minister defended the government's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1579477/hong-kong-red-cross-volunteers-return-ebola-stricken-liberia-free
  5. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Ice Bucket Challenge risky for health of some people, Hong Kong doctors say

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 04:52am by DANNY LEE

    ... Danny Lee danny.lee@scmp.com Hong Kong physicians say pouring a bucket of freezing water over someone for charity could be risky if they are ailing, elderly or pregnant Doctors cool on ice bucket craze Hong Kong doctors have poured cold water on a charity craze that is sweeping the globe, warning that "vulnerable'' people could be risking their health. The Hong Kong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1580196/ice-bucket-challenge-risky-health-some-people-hong-kong-doctors-say
  6. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Superbug cases on the rise at Hong Kong's public hospitals

    Posted Jun 14th 2014, 04:15am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... as they would be given more antibiotics. He said hospitals should screen patients who had been in hospitals outside Hong Kong within the previous six months, who were most likely to carry drug-resistant ... of the superbug at public hospitals Drug-resistant "superbugs" are being found more often in public hospitals, Hospital Authority data shows, with one bug showing up nine times as often last ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1531998/superbug-cases-rise-hong-kongs-public-hospitals
  7. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    One new superbug infection every 18 minutes in Hong Kong public hospitals

    Posted May 01st 2014, 11:21pm by Jeanette Wang

    ... Jeanette Wang jeanette.wang@scmp.com Statistics for public hospitals show cases have risen 15pc since 2011, with overcrowding and Hong Kong's ageing population given as key factors ... of superbug infection from 2011. They underline the threat from superbugs, which was branded a "global emergency" in a World Health Organisation report on Wednesday. Hong Kong University ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1502057/one-new-superbug-infection-every-18-minutes-hong-kong-public
  8. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Hong Kong installs detection systems as WHO declares Ebola a global problem

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 11:45pm by Emily Tsang, Zhuang Pinghui and Agencies

    ... response. The outbreak has killed 961 people in Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone and Nigeria since it was first reported in March. Hong Kong's Centre for Health Protection (CHP) said the risk ... Emily Tsang, Zhuang Pinghui and Agencies Detection systems installed at Hong Kong's borders as epidemic that has killed nearly 1,000 in Africa is declared international emergency ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1569613/hong-kong-steps-border-measures-who-declares-ebola-global-emergency
  9. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Hong Kong medical workers 'put at risk in Ebola scare'

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 05:03am by SAMUEL CHAN, Emily Tsang, BRIAN YAP

    ... as he condemned how staff were equipped to deal with Hong Kong's first suspected case. Preventive measures should also be stepped up at public places such as Chek Lap Kok, according ... African community, health experts say. University of Hong Kong microbiologist Dr Ho Pak-leung noted hospital employees who handled the patient on Sunday were wearing only flimsy protective gear ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1571567/hong-kong-medical-workers-put-risk-ebola-scare
  10. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Chronic shortage of doctors in Hong Kong will not be resolved for years, report warns

    Posted Aug 06th 2014, 11:46pm by Emily Tsang

    ... of doctors "would not be resolved in the medium term", the South China Morning Post has learned. The study, carried out by University of Hong Kong researchers for the Food and Health ... Emily Tsang emily.tsang@scmp.com University report warns that even with rising number of medical graduates in Hong Kong, city faces staffing shortage for years to come Pressure for more ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1567939/pressure-more-foreign-doctors-meet-chronic-shortage-hong-kong

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