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  1. Top leader to head health care taskforce

    Posted Apr 09th 2009, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... Josephine Ma and Zhuang Pinghui Beijing has appointed Vice-Premier Li Keqiang to head a taskforce comprising 16 government departments to oversee the enforcement of health care reforms, ... prescription drugs by the end of this month. Healthy investment Total government investment on health care reform for 2009-11: 850 billion yuan Beijing to pay: 330b yuan About: 40% of total Up from: ...

  2. Gloom on health-care reform delay

    Posted Jun 08th 2006, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... this year after the government put on hold its controversial health-care finance reform. Secretary for Health, Welfare and Food York Chow Yat-ngok told the Legislative Council yesterday ... it was disappointing that the government was dragging its heels on the health-care reform. 'We are always ready to review the charges, but unfortunately, we cannot do so without the government's ...

  3. No pointers on funding of universal health care

    Posted Jan 11th 2007, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... of [government] investment, we have to continuously explore where the investment should go, such as disease prevention, public health, basic health-care provision, different types of medical insurance ... Josephine Ma in Beijing Beijing has yet to work out the details, despite vow to usher in medical reforms Beijing is still debating how to finance universal health-care coverage, even ...

  4. Minister says access to basic health care a priority

    Posted Jan 09th 2007, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... 'China's national condition dictates that the government should aim to establish a medical-care system that guarantees every citizen in the country can receive the basic health-care services,' ... commit to funding the system. 'The health-care system will be organised and funded by the government in order to provide basic public health services to the whole population free of charge ...

  5. Our public health care is not broken, so why privatise it?

    Posted Jul 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Kong's 7 million people is now expected to be introduced by 2015 at the earliest. The government this week released a report on the second round of its public consultation on public health care ... it focuses on improving public health care services. After completing these tasks, the government will proceed to draft relevant legislation before launching the voluntary scheme. Chow has repeatedly ...

  6. Health-care fees worry lawmakers

    Posted Mar 09th 2006, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... affordable to the public, he said: 'We already have a safety net to make sure the needy ones, including the elderly and the poor, can enjoy public health-care service.' 'We understand ... Agnes Lam Lawmakers yesterday endorsed a motion urging the government to speedily review the health-care finance system, but most were opposed to fee increases. Democrat Andrew Cheng ...

  7. Election fear blamed for delay in reforming health-care funding

    Posted Jun 07th 2006, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... of determination for reforms. 'The health-care reform discussion has been going on for more than 10 years. The medical profession wants an answer, the public also wants a clear direction.' Dr ... Ella Lee The government has decided to put on hold health-care financing reform, drawing criticisms from the medical profession and patients' groups that it lacks the political ...

  8. Rethink urged over health-care plan

    Posted Jun 15th 2004, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... the government should not 'blindly follow' public opinion when making a decision on health-care reform. 'Administration should lead public opinion. If not, the chief executive would ... Mary Ann Benitez Deputy welfare chief insists the medical savings scheme is an option, not policy Legislators yesterday urged the government to reconsider options for future health-care ...

  9. Blueprint for medical reform set for release

    Posted Dec 31st 2008, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... affordable basic medicine, ensuring equal access to public health care, grass-roots health care provision and introducing reforms in public hospitals, according to China News Service. Of the five ... to overhaul the inefficient and extortionate health care system and make it accessible and affordable to the public. A draft was released in October after almost three years of bickering and horse ...

  10. Minister highlights health problems of rural regions

    Posted Mar 27th 2004, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... and an uneven distribution of medical services had made health care unaffordable for many people in rural areas. 'Eighty per cent of the government input in the health-care sector is invested in urban areas and two thirds of it is in large hospitals,' said Mr Gao. 'There are not enough doctors and medicine in the countryside and the quality of health-care services ...




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