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  1. News - China - SOCIETY

    Health care costs still a heavy burden for mainlanders, says health minister

    Posted Jan 08th 2013, 12:00am by ZHUANG PINGHUI

    ... conference Health-care costs remain too expensive Health care is still too expensive on the mainland despite almost four years of reform, Health Minister Dr Chen Zhu said yesterday. At the annual national health work conference, Chen said reform efforts needed to improve if the heavy financial burden on individuals was to be lifted, China News Service reported. The central government kicked ...

  2. News - China - SOCIETY

    Survey shows problems of China's growing elderly population

    Posted Jun 01st 2013, 12:00am by Jeanette Wang

    ... and a professor at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, said: "There will be a big challenge to provide adequate physical care for those who need assistance. And the health care system ... care and retirement support before the problem spins out of control. The China Health and Retirement Longitudinal Study covered 17,708 people aged 45 or above in 28 provinces. One in four ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Doctor delivers practical care where it’s needed most

    Posted Oct 13th 2013, 06:05pm by Annemarie Evans

    ... back from Vietnam. “We are rolling out a national health care delivery platform in four countries – Vietnam, China, Philippines and Indonesia,” she says, so she’s spending a lot of time in southern Vietnam. The projects are to ensure health care reaches those who need it, as she feels many people are now falling through the cracks. What the volunteers get out of it is exactly why ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    It’s true, Hong Kong’s a better place to live than five years ago, report says

    Posted Aug 29th 2013, 12:00am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... cities." The report considered more than 30 factors broadly grouped under stability, health care, culture and environment, education and infrastructure. Melbourne, Australia, ranked first, ... is no objectivity [when comparing cities]; it always depends on who you ask," Chan said. Both places scored 87.5 for health care. Chan said Singapore's health care had been developed ...

  5. News - China - SOCIETY

    Chinese NGO seeks dying with dignity by writing a living will

    Posted Aug 11th 2013, 12:00am by WU NAN

    ... of prolonging death even more pertinent. Luo said one urgent issue that must be addressed was universal health care. "Many Chinese think the new health-care system is incomplete," she said. ... this meant she was happy that she could help others through the association's work. For her part, Zhou was involved in health-care reform when she worked for the former State Commission ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Age before duty: more tax may follow rise in elderly

    Posted Jun 12th 2013, 12:00am by Tony Cheung

    ... of the population to 30.2 per cent by 2041. This would result in a big decrease in government revenue as a result of slower economic growth and fewer taxpayers, while social welfare and health-care ... Pak-wai; head of the University of Science and Technology's economics department Professor Francis Lui Ting-ming; KPMG China tax partner Jennifer Wong Wan How-yee; and Mark Saunders, ...

  7. News - China Insider - SOCIETY

    Bill Gates urges China's richest to give to charity in People's Daily article

    Posted Apr 28th 2014, 03:48pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... foundation that has already existed since 2010 and earmarked 0.3 per cent revenue for charity. “We hope to live in a world with bluer skies, cleaner water and better access to health care,” Jack Ma ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com Bill Gates has called on China’s richest to be more charitable in an article in a Communist Party newspaper, amid an ongoing effort by the world’s ...

  8. News - China - SOCIETY

    Boys' deaths highlight plight of China's 'left behind' kids

    Posted Nov 22nd 2012, 01:55pm

    ... education, employment, social security, housing and health care. “Our people have an ardent love for life,” Xi said in the speech. “They want their children to have sound growth, have good jobs ... Associated Press in Beijing On the day China unveiled its new leadership in Beijing with promises of a better life for all, five runaway boys died in a rubbish bin where they had sought ...

  9. News - China - SOCIETY

    Underdiagnosis of hypertension reveals bigger health system gap in China, experts say

    Posted Jun 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Jeanette Wang

    ... This is because provision of health care in China is done at the community level, but also because of aspects such as inherent healthiness of the community, social interaction and diet preferences. ... of health care insurance programmes since the mid-2000s. Low premiums which range from zero to 138 yuan per year at the median, also encourage a broad take-up rate. But the financial burden ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Proposed HK$3,000-a-month pension 'could be cut in tough economic times'

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 12:35pm by Phila Siu

    ... the recommendation said. Projections show that the pension pool would collect less money than it pays out beginning in 2026, under the proposal drawn up by the government-commissioned team. But a public ... schemes, including Comprehensive Social Security Assistance, were slashed by 13 per cent. And the public accepted it." On criticism of why the proposal encompassed the city's rich, Chow ...




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