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  1. News - China - HEALTH

    Health care as a family affair: Shanghai’s family doctor scheme is slow to gain acceptance

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 09:29pm by Alice Yan

    ... Alice Yan ting.yan@scmp.com Shanghai's 'family doctor' scheme is slow to gain wide acceptance as an alternative to big hospitals Health care as a family affair Tao Naiyu ... to worry about excessive drugs or check-ups." We hope that family doctors can serve as the gatekeepers of public health and medical fees LIU HONGWEI Chen said she saw patients every morning ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Private hospitals aren't giving their patients important price details, review finds

    Posted Mar 05th 2013, 12:00am by EMILY TSANG AND LO WEI

    ... hospitals are not providing their patients with comprehensive price information that can help them budget for simple operations. This emerged from a recent review by the South China Morning Post, ... clear on their charges He hoped that the government would improve on public health services so that the private sector would feel the market pressure and adjust their policies accordingly, he ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Hong Kong on standby for H7N9 outbreak as China confirms three new cases

    Posted Apr 07th 2013, 12:00am by Daniel Ren, He Huifeng, Johnny Tam

    ... on standby as new bird flu cases revealed China confirmed three more cases of H7N9 bird flu, two in Shanghai and one in Anhui, while Nanjing become the second mainland city to ban live poultry sales. ... eaten quail sold there. The National Health and Family Planning Commission said the cases so far were isolated and there was no evidence of human-to-human transmission. The China Food and Drug ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Elderly forced to queue at 2am for dental care, concern group claims

    Posted Mar 10th 2013, 12:00am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com Lack of public services and high cost of going to a private practice leave many lining up at government clinics for emergency treatment Elderly forced ... said. "Many of us elderly can't afford the high [private dental] fees, but there are basically no public services either." People of all ages compete for limited spaces at 11 ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Government offers to lend HK$45b to NGOs to run private hospitals

    Posted Mar 16th 2014, 04:46am by Emily Tsang

    ... may loan HK$45 billion to non-profit organisations to run private hospitals in a bid to ease the burden on the public health care sector. The money will come from a HK$50 billion fund earmarked by the previous administration to support a reform of health insurance intended to persuade more people to use private hospitals instead of the overburdened public health care system. ...

  7. News - China - HEALTH

    China and India face huge cancer burden

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 08:59am by AFP

    ... for the huge burden of this disease, such as insufficient and unevenly distributed health care resources and public misconceptions about the disease, are barely visible on China's national ... tinged by either fatalism or a misplaced faith in traditional medicine. Funding is also an issue. China spends only 5.1 per cent of its national income on health care- roughly half the rate ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    'Arbiter' needed, doctors' chief says

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 05:55am by Emily Tsang

    ... as the direction for our health care service, and the role of family doctors should be increased to ease the burden of the public sector," Shih said. "But this goal cannot be achieved without ... the private sector to ease a growing health care burden. The private sector has 60 per cent of the city's doctors yet treats just 10 per cent of patients. Shih's comments came after a cool ...

  9. News - World - HEALTH

    MERS fears for US health workers

    Posted May 14th 2014, 01:47am by AGENCIES

    ... showing flu-like symptoms, and one of the two has been hospitalised. Officials at the Dr P Phillips Hospital said yesterday the two health care workers were exposed to the patient- the second confirmed case of MERS on US soil- in the emergency department before it became clear that he might be infected with the virus, which is often deadly. The second health care worker is being isolated ...

  10. News - World - HEALTH

    First case of Mers virus confirmed in US, in traveller from Saudi Arabia

    Posted May 04th 2014, 06:45am by Reuters

    ... Reuters Infected health care worker from Midwest had recently returned from Saudi Arabia First US case of deadly Mers virus found A health care worker who had travelled to Saudi Arabia ... that caused Sars, which emerged in China in late 2002 and killed some 800 people. Mers was first detected in Saudi Arabia in 2012. Dr Anne Schuchat, director of the CDC's National Centre ...




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