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  1. New NPC deputies to focus on rural health care, environment

    Posted Feb 10th 2008, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... of the University of Science and Technology, were returned as delegates to the NPC last month. Both lost in their previous attempts in 2002. Having worked as a volunteer in medical programmes in rural China for 17 years, Professor Lam wants to push forward health-care reform in his new role. 'As a doctor I can help people,' he said. 'But on the NPC, I can make use of this platform ...

  2. Better health care from smaller Hospital Authority

    Posted Mar 07th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on the authority for all their health care. This leads to the public sector taking over 90 per cent of our health-care burden. Raising fees alone will not lower the dependence, nor the alleged misuse. ... Hong Kong enjoys a highly subsidised health-care service that delivers world-class life expectancies and health statistics, despite spending, as a percentage of gross domestic product, one ...

  3. Health-care plan does not set out real solutions

    Posted Jul 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... how to identify and implement cost-effective treatments given limited resources? The government only emphasised that in 2004-05, public health-care spending totalled $30.2 billion, ... It is disappointing that Tuesday's reform proposal could not provide any decent solutions to the problems in the health-care industry, which are well known to professionals ...

  4. Hong Kong can and should pay for good health care

    Posted Feb 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... third-world-standard health-care services. That would affect the morale of staff and hurt the well-being of patients. The achievements of our medical sector are no doubt the envy of many around the world. We ... squeezed out of the system and unable to enjoy health care because our public hospitals cannot cope with the rising demand. Such a scenario would only deepen existing social conflicts. Albert Cheng ...

  5. Leung opens up health care debate

    Posted Apr 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in quotas for mainland mothers. At the end of the day, Leung's proposal is a populist measure that treats a symptom of a wider problem- the lack of a strategy for improving health care. The system is a voracious drain on public funds that increasingly struggles to meet the expectations of an ageing population. Blueprints for reform of health-care financing and delivery have been ...

  6. Private doctors' attitudes show need for reforms in health care system

    Posted Nov 16th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the Private Hospitals Association has shown to the proposed new private hospitals reveals a deeper problem relating to health care policies in Hong Kong. Reforms are needed to redress the present ... I understand the argument that if more private hospitals are built in the New Territories it will help ease the pressure on the public hospitals and hopefully reduce waiting times. However, ...

  7. Officials' health care at the heart of the matter

    Posted Oct 07th 2009, 12:00am by Albert Chen, Albert Cheng

    ... is closely intertwined with the well-being of the city. We ought to provide them with high-quality health care coverage. Not only are they entitled to it; they deserve it. Better late than never, ... fully. The news of Tsang's ill health inevitably drew a lot of public concern and media attention because he is in charge of the city's economy. But the surgery he had was not really ...

  8. Health-care funding 'needs a holistic view'

    Posted May 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Legislative Council inquiry report into the handling of the Sars outbreak in 2003. A public consultation on reform of health-care financing was put off last June, with health minister York Chow ... Mary Ann Benitez Cabinet minister wants medical reform to take in retirement, ageing Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen should act to reform health-care financing and consider ...

  9. Paper on health-care financing due to be released soon

    Posted Nov 10th 2007, 12:00am by Dennis Chong

    ... Dennis Chong The government will release its long-awaited consultation paper on health-care financing by the middle of January, Secretary for Food and Health York Chow Yat-ngok said yesterday. He said the document might be released earlier- possibly even next month- but noted that Christmas festivities could hinder the public consultation. It would be ready by mid-January ...

  10. End of an era in health care

    Posted Jul 04th 2005, 12:00am by Anthony Cheung

    ... authority chairman Leong Chi-hung and deputy director Ko Wing-man- who all resigned last year in the aftermath of the much-criticised fight against the Sars outbreak in 2003. What has escaped public ... businesslike ethos guided by business plans, mission statements, output performance indicators and customer orientation. This was the so-called 'new public management', which was supposed ...




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