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  1. Health care should be diversified, official says

    Posted Mar 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... of medical staff, suggesting it has room to play a bigger role. However, Mr Chen reiterated the government's stance that the public sector would be the main provider of health care services, ... China could find the right model, given the relatively small proportion of health care services provided by the private sector. 'Since the involvement by the private sector in health care ...

  2. Health-care plan targets workers, say protesters

    Posted May 19th 2008, 12:00am by Colleen Lee

    ... to the Central Government Offices to voice their objections. Mr Tam called on the government to consider raising profits tax and salaries tax for the highincome group to help subsidise public health-care ... Colleen Lee A group of unionists protested yesterday against the government's health-care financing reform, which they said would increase many workers' financial burden. ...

  3. Health-care reform must tackle insurance issues

    Posted Jul 14th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the burden on the public health-care system, so its resources could be directed to look after the poor, the chronically ill and those who require expensive and specialised care. The insurance ... A reminder that financing of health care is in dire need of reform does no harm. As we report today, some medical insurance plans that fail to cover private hospital costs offer ...

  4. Shenzhen opens its health-care services to HK residents

    Posted Dec 20th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chow Chung-yan in Shenzhen Hong Kong residents living in Shenzhen will soon be able to join the city's public health-care scheme and enjoy cheaper medical services. Shenzhen Health Bureau director Jiang Hanping said the city would allow people from Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan living in Shenzhen to join its public health-care scheme, allowing them the same benefits as other ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Medical savings a good start, but only as a backup, says professor

    Posted Jul 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... As a new consultation on health-care financing approaches, Chinese University professor of public health Yeoh Eng-kiong, in the second of a two-part series, tells Lilian Goh about the pros ... but they are usually used only as a supplementary tool for health-care financing, says former health minister Yeoh Eng-kiong. The professor of public health at Chinese University says that in some countries, ...

  7. The danger of focusing on health funding

    Posted Aug 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Bernard Chan

    ... primary care structure could largely be paid for by redirecting existing public and private health care funds. It is impossible to separate completely the issue of money from all the other aspects ... Bernard Chan Two organisations, the Bauhinia Foundation and the Business and Professionals Federation of Hong Kong, have released papers on health care reform. They do not simply examine ...

  8. Assistant scheme eases workload of public renal dialysis nurses

    Posted Jul 09th 2007, 12:00am by Beatrice Siu

    ... Beatrice Siu Well-trained health care assistants are sharing the workload of nurses in public renal dialysis centres as the number of patients rises, the Hospital Authority says. Hong Kong's first pilot scheme for health care assistants in renal dialysis centres was launched at Alice Ho Miu Ling Nethersole Hospital to relieve frontline nurses' workloads as the number ...

  9. Elderly population suffers effects of inadequate welfare

    Posted Jul 21st 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... health-care and pensions system will come under enormous pressure.' The difficulties associated with providing for a large elderly population are generally faced by developing countries with established social security and health-care systems. But China's one-child policy has meant that the population has begun to age before the country's economy has sufficiently developed ...

  10. Sars fears as nurses take early retirement

    Posted Oct 16th 2003, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... With more than 1,300 medics leaving, there are grave concerns about the city's ability to cope with a fresh outbreak More than 1,300 public health-care workers, most of them nurses, ... by the chief executive to investigate the Sars outbreak criticised the health-care system for its lack of a 'surge capacity' to deal with crises. In a written reply to a question from ...




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