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  1. Drug-resistant pets pose threat to public health

    Posted Sep 08th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... pharmacies in Hong Kong and across the border, but also from veterinarians themselves. The situation with drug-resistant pets appears to be a mirror image of the health crisis over superbugs with humans. An alarming number of Hong Kong patients have become resistant to treatment for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and mutated strains of tuberculosis. Health authorities said ...

  2. Striking a balance on pets and public health

    Posted Sep 13th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In the wake of this spring's battle with Sars, and in the face of evidence that environmental factors may have contributed to the seriousness of the outbreak in Hong Kong ... owners have also hit the streets to protest. There are a variety of compromises that could help ease those anxieties while furthering the cause of public hygiene and health. These include ...

  3. Hong Kong Faces

    Posted May 28th 2009, 12:00am by Kobi Chan

    ... as a doctor. He was accepted to the University of Hong Kong medical school, and pursued further studies in England after graduation. Having gone through difficult emotional times, Dr Yu discovered ... higher, look farther and live happier.' Dr Yu said his experiences from his early life at a public housing estate could have contributed to his depression. Dr Yu said his mother developed ...

  4. Hong Kong Faces

    Posted Dec 13th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that they came to the conclusion after trying to relocate 16 cats that an elderly woman was forced to give up because she faced eviction from her public housing flat. Miss Chan and her volunteers took ...

  5. Hong Kong faces main rabies risk from illegally imported pets

    Posted Sep 27th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and the disease is not an insignificant problem on the mainland. So Hong Kong citizens should remain vigilant, and adopt and support good rabies prevention policies. The Society for the Prevention ... the biggest risk of a rabies epidemic in Hong Kong is from the smuggling of pets from the mainland. This threat is increased by unscrupulous elements in the pet trade, and the sheer scale of numbers ...

  6. Public hospital has done wonderful job looking after my newborn son

    Posted Dec 09th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... but to use a public hospital. First of all, I would like to say that I completely understand that local, Hong Kong mothers want the best care possible for themselves and their baby. I know ... I hope you win your battle. I write, specifically, to share my positive experience with the Hong Kong public hospital system. When I got the call that my wife was at Princess Margaret ...

  7. A helpful guide to all things canine in Hong Kong

    Posted Nov 15th 2009, 12:00am by Jade Lee-Duffy

    ... and necessary vaccinations for Hong Kong. Before starting out on the guide, Bullock says she considered creating a website instead of a hard copy, but decided a written publication would be more ... Jade Lee-Duffy Two years ago when Caroline Bullock got her first dog, she struggled to find basic information on dogs in Hong Kong. So she took it upon herself, along with her husband Ali, ...

  8. Basketball stars unite in video to fight public prejudice on HIV

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

    ... by the Department of Health and the Committee on Promoting Acceptance of People Living with HIV/Aids- will be held during the Hong Kong Silver Shield Basketball Tournament 2005, at Mongkok's MacPherson Playground at 4pm. A spokesman for the Department of Health said people infected with HIV could lead normal lives if they were given public acceptance and support from relatives and friends. ...

  9. kevin sinclair's hong kong

    Posted Sep 14th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... They are homes, not zoos. Yet cowardice in recent years by the Housing Authority has encouraged many residents of public housing as well as home ownership blocks to keep pets. Years ago, and quite rightly, animals were barred from public housing. But because mutt-loving fanatics and cat fanciers totally ignored the law and housing staff were too gutless and lazy to enforce it, the authority ...

  10. kevin sinclair's hong kong

    Posted Oct 15th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... they don't realise they are running a zoo. From statistics being bandied about by pooch smoochers, it would appear there are more animals in Hong Kong housing blocks than some African game parks. ... I return, with no apologies, to the issue of pets in public housing. I do so partly because this raises the issue of governance, or lack of it, that now seems an entrenched pattern. ...




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