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  1. Tsunami cash plugs gap in child health care

    Posted Jul 04th 2005, 12:00am by Annemarie Evans

    ... Annemarie Evans On top of the destruction and death toll from the Asian tsunami, the disaster revealed holes in health care systems that one Hong Kong charity is helping to plug. Project ... was highlighted in the South China Morning Post in the the tsunami's aftermath. 'We will be sending two senior healthcare workers- one from Chiang Mai University and the other the chief nurse ...

  2. Asia Financial budgets HK$500m for hospitals

    Posted May 30th 2008, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Chan. The insurance and health-care company has a 19.5 per cent stake in Bumrungrad International which operates a hospital in Manila and another in Dubai due to open by the end of next year. ... health-care business. Mr Chan wanted to see the hospital and health-care business contribute 20 to 30 per cent of the group's profit with another 10 per cent coming from new investments ...

  3. Bumpy road to reform

    Posted Jul 30th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... might be required to contribute more than 1 per cent of his income to a health-care fund. He reportedly told the Chinese press that the mode of contribution would be similar to the Mandatory Provident Fund. But each person's contributions would not be saved for his or her own use; instead, they would be pooled to pay for the health-care system. His remarks immediately drew fire. ...

  4. Telecoms extends reach of medical care to world's remotest regions

    Posted Feb 15th 2005, 12:00am by Stuart Biggs

    ... data about potential outbreaks of communicable diseases. Vikram Kumar, a doctor and founder of health-care technology company Dimagi, based at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, says ... rural nurses with PDAs and software to collate information from health-care visits to villages, which had 'significant cost and quality advantages over paper-based medical systems', he ...

  5. Telecoms extends the reach of doctors

    Posted Feb 14th 2005, 12:00am by Stuart Biggs

    ... the '120' emergency system- digitally linking hospitals throughout the country to collect data about potential outbreaks of communicable diseases. Vikram Kumar, a doctor and founder of health-care ... running on handheld devices. An early project in Dr Kumar's native India equipped rural nurses with PDAs and software to collate information from health-care visits to villages, which had ...

  6. Need treatment, will travel

    Posted Oct 20th 2003, 12:00am by Theresa Davidovitz

    ... planned to focus more resources on marketing its services to the region. With a good public health-care system back home, Mr Toral said that in addition to check-ups, Hong Kong people generally ... health-care services,' a government spokesman said. 'China has vast potential for economic growth, and its people are becoming better informed about higher standards of health-care services ...

  7. Fresh talks set for plans on health reform

    Posted Sep 11th 2008, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... is expected to be released soon for public consultation. A regular meeting of the State Council reviewed the draft of 'Opinions to deepen reform of the medical and health care system' ... to grass-roots health care providers; and selecting individual public hospitals to experiment with pilot reforms. Xinhua said the pilot experiments would include better management of funding ...

  8. China must have greater global financial role

    Posted Nov 11th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... treatment, afforestation and technological innovation, as well as for health care and social welfare. There is also a tax deduction for capital investment. It is not clear whether the total includes ... by China's long-awaited response, and for the scale of the intervention. Less than a week before a summit of the world's 20 leading economies to discuss a looming recession, Beijing unveiled ...

  9. Mother of HK panda focus of abuse claim

    Posted Jan 08th 2009, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... But, as one netizen wrote, nobody could imagine a grandmother living such a miserable life and not receiving necessary health care. 'I couldn't hold back my tears when I saw ... to ensure it hasn't been mistreated or neglected,' Wolong director Zhang Hemin was quoted by the West China Metropolis Daily as saying. According to Xinhua, the Shenzhen park has already ...

  10. Knowledge the best weapon in Aids fight

    Posted Nov 26th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in a devastation similar to that witnessed in southern Africa, where one in four adults is infected, taxing the region's already weak and impoverished health-care systems. In many of the centres ... More than two decades since Aids emerged as a modern public health threat, the disease is far from under control. Five million people become infected each year, including 800,000 infants, ...




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