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  1. Dangers stemmed, and not before time

    Posted Jan 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... cells that remain the subject of research and clinical trials elsewhere. There must be more basic health-care objectives to be achieved than making a cash cow out of an unproven therapy. A year ... Since free-market reforms 20 years ago that brought an end to free health care, the mainland's medical system has developed a reputation for underperforming and overcharging, ...

  2. In Brief

    Posted Jan 31st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... graft charges, the newspaper quoted the city's chief prosecutor, Mu Pinghuan, as saying. AFP City seniors' health care lacking Nearly half of all elderly people in mainland cities live alone and have inadequate health care, Xinhua said, quoting a survey by the government-run China Elderly Work Committee Office. An estimated 49.7 per cent of city dwellers aged 60 or older lived ...

  3. Beijing jobs plea for HK doctors

    Posted Feb 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... training for health-care executives after authority chairman Anthony Wu Ting-yuk met Minister of Public Health, Dr Chen Zhu this month. ... hospitals in Beijing could hire Hong Kong doctors as advisers so that they could establish a career outside the public hospital hierarchy and help improve the quality of health care on the mainland. ...

  4. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Beijing couple's tap water protest goes down the plughole

    Posted Jan 08th 2013, 12:00am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... water was good and up to international standards. Zhao Tianhong, a veterinarian by training who is now a water expert with the Beijing Health Care Association, told China News Service that her ... with Beijing's municipal government coming under particularly heavy fire. Li Fuxing, Zhao's 73-year-old husband, told China News Service yesterday that Beijing's tap water was not a problem. ...

  5. Infamous hospital surcharge to be axed by 2015

    Posted Jan 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... a timetable for abolishing the surcharge. Beijing promised to gradually eliminate them three years ago when it released a blueprint to revamp health care but no deadline was set because of strong ... the surcharge, to be followed by all such hospitals next year. By 2015, all public hospitals would be free of the surcharge. But a leading economics professor who is also a government adviser said ...

  6. Freedom of speech put to brutal test

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

    ... China's record on free speech. At his press conference, the premier spoke of how he felt frustrated and saddened by the problems faced by ordinary Chinese people in health care, education ... People's Congress to keep order and prevent public petitions. The streets around Tiananmen Square were filled with uniformed and plain-clothes officers who regularly checked passers-by. ...

  7. End of the line for Tibet?

    Posted Aug 14th 2005, 12:00am by Peter Goff

    ... altitude. The condition is generally easy to cure, with an operation costing as little as 1,000 yuan, but this is way out of reach for the average Tibetan and the public health-care system leaves ... the past half a century. While the national illiteracy rate is less than 10 per cent, more than two-thirds of Tibetans cannot read or write. And the health-care system is woefully inadequate. ...

  8. Measures cooling property market

    Posted Mar 07th 2006, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... said it was important to close the gap in terms of public services and standards of living. 'No matter where people come from, they should enjoy the same living standards, with access to education, public services and health care.' ...

  9. A growing concern

    Posted Sep 17th 2007, 12:00am by Jane Moir

    ... cent of all health-care spending on the mainland, with the public paying the remaining 62 per cent out of their own pockets. 'The [health] system is already being fully used, it's ... with our health-care system,' he said. Professor Wu, also director of the Centre for Evidence-based Medicine at Peking University's Health Science Centre, cited a rise in obesity-related ...

  10. Olympic Briefs

    Posted Feb 26th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... breakthroughs in Beijing, doing even better than 12.91,' Sun said. health care firm becomes 12th worldwide sponsor Health care products giant Johnson & Johnson has signed on as the 12th ... banned distance star sun to have another dope test China's banned distance runner Sun Yingjie this weekend will receive a random test from the IAAF, world's athletics governing ...




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