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  1. Poverty must not be a barrier to learning

    Posted Sep 11th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of spending 4 per cent of gross domestic product on education, the target has not yet been met - spending for 2002 was 3.3 per cent. Although China has many other pressing needs that will also require heavy funding, including improving public health care and fixing a fragile banking system, it is clear that education will also need to be a top priority. As the country pursues continued ...

  2. Specialised options expand

    Posted Apr 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Michael Taylor

    ... and Brazil in 2002. A joint MBA offered in partnership with the university's School of Public Health was also introduced in 2002. This MBA is targeted at health care professionals and most participants are doctors in administrative roles at public and private hospitals and other health care institutions. In addition to core subjects in business, the programme covers such topics as public ...

  3. Big picture urged on spreading health care

    Posted Jul 07th 2007, 12:00am by Nora Tong

    ... Nora Tong Schools encouraged to promote self-esteem Health education should go beyond individual behaviour in order to create 'a culture for health' in schools, an expert in the field told an international conference this week. Albert Lee, head ...

  4. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, January 28, 2013

    Posted Jan 28th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... have been involved in speculation, property prices have soared. Some people, especially in health care, have expressed concerns about Hong Kong services being overstretched. Conflicts have also ... pressure", January 8). Hong Kong can learn from that country. We live in a pragmatic city, where parents and teachers care only about exam results. The exam-oriented atmosphere dominates our ...

  5. HK medical schools set their sights on regional excellence

    Posted Jan 10th 2009, 12:00am by Kate Watson

    ... public health-care system. 'The courses used some problem-based learning, which required students to read several international journals before each class. The process was challenging ... Kate Watson Hong Kong's two medical schools are positioning themselves as centres of excellence for public health studies. Both the University of Hong Kong (HKU) and Chinese ...

  6. letters

    Posted Jun 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in their studies. Parents should fully support them. Ben So, Maryknoll Fathers' School We need better health care Most medical personnel working in public hospitals face increasing workloads and rising ... conditions. That places even more pressure on medical professionals who stay behind in public hospitals. I think we are facing a breakdown in health services. Overworked doctors and nurses are more ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    HK can be top draw for academic talent

    Posted Sep 01st 2012, 12:00am by JOAN STRINGER

    ... of Technology. Hong Kong needs to develop areas in education in which it will be a recognised leader, to become a regional education hub. Environmental, energy and life sciences, nursing, health care ... the top in Asia. Given an ageing population and the government's vision of turning Hong Kong into a regional medical services hub, nursing and health care warrants further development. ...

  8. Let mainland parents of HK babies stay, expert says

    Posted Jun 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... dispelled fears that his proposal would only further burden the city's health-care and social welfare systems. He cited research by both the University of Hong Kong and the Census ... from various industries. 'The bottom line is that the new immigration policy should not undermine the sustainability of the health-care service for local mothers,' he said. According ...

  9. Business - China Business - MR. SHANGKONG

    For many, having an extra child just brings on labour

    Posted Nov 18th 2013, 05:25am by George Chen

    ... in Shanghai widely reported that to raise a child from birth to adulthood would cost parents several million yuan in living expenses, education, clothing, health care and so on. Many young people joke ... week. Why? Well, it comes down to those familiar issues of money and power. Today's China might be richer than ever, but the gap between the haves and have-nots is at its peak, too. ...

  10. Medical schools' student intake set to be cut by 10pc

    Posted Sep 11th 2004, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... those from China. Biomedical research is definitely our niche,'' he said. Hong Kong's achievement in the quality of health care and medical research was also borne out by the fact ... to them,'' he said. The cut was in response to pressure from private doctors who were getting fewer patients in the economic downturn and the small turnover in the public sector, he said. But he ...




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