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  1. A dying profession

    Posted Apr 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in internal medicine, who works in a public hospital. The Hospital Authority says it has vacancies for medical staff in all fields of specialisation, but that shortages are particularly serious ... The market value for an anaesthesiologist was also good, he said, meaning that both public and private hospitals were constantly complaining of a shortage of specialists in this field. The older ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    China's health spending reform an encouraging sign

    Posted Sep 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and insurance coverage to reduce personal spending on health. China's market reforms placed a heavy health-care cost burden on local government and consumers. Nonetheless personal spending now ... that health care for the nation's 1.3 billion people is an exception. The Ministry of Health has announced a 30 to 40 per cent increase in health spending as a proportion of GDP by 2020, raising ...

  3. MCP posts threefold return on Europe play

    Posted Feb 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... include global health-care giants Roche and Pfizer. MCP said feedback on the deal from its institutional investors, also known as limited partners in the private equity industry, had been good. ... in with Beijing's ambition of upgrading China's public health care and pension system. Unlike China-dedicated funds, MCP aims to invest outside China and tries to introduce deals to Chinese corporates ...

  4. News - China - HEALTH

    Beijing to boost health care spending

    Posted Aug 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Zhuang Pinghui pinghui.zhuang@scmp.com Beijing also pledges to improve key health indicators, with life expectancy up and infant mortality down Expenditure on health care will be increased Beijing has pledged to increase government spending on health care and improve key health indicators to the standard of developed countries by 2020, the Ministry of Health said in a report ...

  5. Invigorated medical and wellness sector quickens nation's economic pulse

    Posted Sep 24th 2012, 06:38pm by Elaine Deng

    ... in the region." The primary owner and driver of the health care travel EPP, MHTC facilitates public-private sector collaboration to formulate strategic plans for the development and promotion of health ... MHTC has seen health care travellers increase by 47 per cent in the past year alone. Most medical tourists come from Indonesia, but the largest growth is coming from China, Bangladesh, Britain, ...

  6. Business - China Business - INSURANCE

    Prudential's mainland staff growing on the double

    Posted Aug 20th 2012, 12:00am by George Chen

    ... for example, by buying health insurance on their own." Unlike some welfare states in Europe such as Sweden and Denmark, the public health-care and pension system in China remains underdeveloped. ... Group (AIG), a major competitor of the British insurer in Asia, in particular in China. "The health insurance opportunity in China for the mid-term has enormous room to grow," he said. ...

  7. Dementia sufferers must not be left behind

    Posted Mar 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and the lack of state health-research projects. Access to affordable health care is a serious problem, particularly in rural China. It is compounded by a lack of care by relatives, many of whom have ... Cesar Chelala China's advances in public health have resulted in a significant increase in life expectancy, which has gone from under 60 years in the 1950s to 73 today. However, ...

  8. News - China

    Harbin doctor's killing highlights problem for hospitals

    Posted Nov 02nd 2012, 12:00am by Alice Yan

    ... cent increase from 2004. Added to the problems besetting the public health-care system is doctors' fear for their safety and that of their families. Already doctors have begun to joke ... deters elite students from studying medicine. Despite the government's huge investments in public health-care over the past three years, the doctor-patient relationship has continued ...

  9. News - China - HEALTH CARE

    China's public health insurance to cover greater ground

    Posted Sep 19th 2012, 12:00am by ZHUANG PINGHUI

    ... Public health insurance to cover greater ground China's health care reform efforts took a step forward last month when it guaranteed increased insurance protection for critical illnesses. ... Wang Hongzhi, a health care specialist at management consultancy Allpku, noted that the current forms of public insurance are all capped with a maximum reimbursement level, "while the new ...

  10. New health chief's prescription

    Posted Jun 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the unpopular health insurance scheme, the partnership between private and public hospitals, and the health care voucher programme for the elderly. His comments allayed concern that the next ... will spread the burden of health care provision borne by public hospitals that take care of 90 per cent of the city's patients while employing only 40 per cent of its doctors. Ko said the reform ...




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