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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. Poor rating for public housing service

    Posted Apr 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Maggie Tam Public housing officials offer the city's least satisfactory government service, according to a Hong Kong Research Association's random telephone survey of 1,662 people this month. Rubbish recycling and public health care services are rated the next two least satisfactory items while the highest ratings cover electricity, water supplies and emergency ...

  4. We can learn from HK, says health minister

    Posted Mar 04th 2008, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... Josephine Ma in Beijing The mainland should learn from Hong Kong when reforming its health-care sector, according to Health Minister Chen Zhu . Speaking on the sidelines of the opening ... on a reasonable budget. 'In order to set up a basic health-care system covering rural and urban areas, places such as Hong Kong have provided good experience,' he said. 'And medical ...

  5. Three in one

    Posted Aug 17th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Organisers Hong Kong Trade Development Council and China Promotion Major exhibit categories Health-care services (including consumer health, elderly care, dental, hospital service, medical centre, ... products; medical database systems; health-care courses and publications ...

  6. Unleash Hong Kong's healing power

    Posted Nov 24th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for such success. And the success of the profession is not surprising, because those who join have always been the city's most talented. Hong Kong has evolved into a dual public and private health-care ... and it is not weighty enough to deliver prosperity to society. Can health-care delivery make Hong Kong prosperous? Health-care expenditure in Asia, excluding Japan, is at US$539 billion a year, and in China ...

  7. Mainland to use HK's medical specialist system as a blueprint

    Posted Apr 15th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jiefu highlighted the need to reform China's health care system. Citing the country's 260 hospitals offering organ transplant service, Mr Huang estimated that nearly half ... including training and examination like the Hong Kong Academy of Medicine,' Dr Huang said. Dr Huang said health care was one of the four most important issues concerning Premier Wen Jiabao ...

  8. Talking points

    Posted May 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... not automatically be excluded from country parks, and the need to reserve space for urban development would no longer be considered. Hong Kong National basic health care on agenda China's Ministry ... medical costs are expensive, if not unaffordable. The ministry's party boss vowed to expand the scope of free basic health care services in the coming five years. China Power shortfall ...

  9. No priority in maternity for mainland wives of HK men

    Posted Apr 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... public hospitals. Legal advisers have warned the Hospital Authority that differentiating public health care services for mainland women according to the status of their husbands would face legal ... health care workers in the market,' the person said. A new mechanism will be set up to allow the government, public hospitals, private hospitals and health care professionals to liaise ...

  10. Letters

    Posted Jun 19th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... ads just not enough Professor Sian Griffiths' timely reminder of the importance of funding adequate primary health care systems ('Good primary health care in HK will create a solid foundation', June 11), prompts another point that is often overlooked in the health- care-funding debate. Focusing on health care funding, the debate has largely ignored how much ill-health can ...




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