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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Drug company bribes hurt China's health care system

    Posted Sep 10th 2013, 12:00am by Cesar Chelala

    ... Cesar Chelala Cesar Chelala says rampant unethical practices raise prices and lower the quality of medical care China can lower health care costs by stamping out drug company bribes ... with large fines for companies which offer the bribes. China wants to make health care affordable for its citizens. An important step is to eliminate bribes to doctors for their services. Also, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1307073/drug-company-bribes-hurt-chinas-health-care-system
  2. News - China - HEALTH CARE

    Private health care tipped for growth after state backs investment

    Posted Feb 04th 2014, 05:27am by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... and fast economic development," said William Zhan, from the Maria Medical Investment Group, which runs about a dozen maternity hospitals on the mainland. "But the health care industry has ... care investment, including by inviting doctors from Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan to establish clinics in their city. This follows an earlier push for health care development by Communist Party ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1420204/private-health-care-tipped-growth-after-state-backs-investment
  3. News - China - SOCIETY

    Health care costs still a heavy burden for mainlanders, says health minister

    Posted Jan 08th 2013, 12:00am by ZHUANG PINGHUI

    ... conference Health-care costs remain too expensive Health care is still too expensive on the mainland despite almost four years of reform, Health Minister Dr Chen Zhu said yesterday. At the annual national health work conference, Chen said reform efforts needed to improve if the heavy financial burden on individuals was to be lifted, China News Service reported. The central government kicked ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1122452/health-care-costs-still-heavy-burden-mainlanders-says-health-minister
  4. China's health care time bomb

    Posted Sep 16th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... afford the medicine. But we are not a charity.' That may be true, but in China the reality is that medical care is far too costly for most people. In 2002, China's total medical ... to be. In the early 1950s, China established a three-tier plan: full payouts for government officials, partial responsibility for employees of state-owned enterprises, and communal co-operatives ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/470492/chinas-health-care-time-bomb
  5. 16 cities picked for health care trials

    Posted Feb 24th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... health care reform. The long-awaited list includes Shanghai, Shenzhen, Zhenjiang, and Anshan in Liaoning. Several cities, such as Shanghai, and Wuhu in Anhui, had already started public hospital ... the guideline stated. People have long felt the burden of unaffordable health care, especially expensive drugs, surgical procedures and tests, but hospital chiefs said they had no alternative. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/706803/16-cities-picked-health-care-trials
  6. IHC bolsters health care presence throughout Asia

    Posted Aug 09th 2013, 05:47pm by Michelle Phillips, Christina Liedke, Stacey Johnson, Joonyoung Kim and Laleh Larijani

    ... IHC aims to serve China's expanding private health care sector and Malaysia's thriving medical tourism groups. It also seeks to expand its elderly nursing market in Japan. The group ... services, International Healthway Corporation (IHC) is beefing up its expertise as an integrated health care solutions provider to tap into the region's fast-growing wellness sector. Listed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1295599/ihc-bolsters-health-care-presence-throughout-asia
  7. News - Hong Kong

    Privacy regulations are blocking data that could benefit health care in HK

    Posted Feb 05th 2013, 12:00am by Simon Parry and Hazel Knowles

    ... researchers to build up a profile of areas that are most vulnerable to self-harm and suicide, so that health care resources can then be recommended for those areas. However, despite assurances ... the problems and build a profile. Then you can create a tailor-made programme. But you need the data for the health care planning." Another major health care initiative that has run into similar ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1143363/privacy-regulations-are-blocking-data-could-benefit-health-care-hk
  8. News - China - HEALTH

    Beijing to boost health care spending

    Posted Aug 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Zhuang Pinghui pinghui.zhuang@scmp.com Beijing also pledges to improve key health indicators, with life expectancy up and infant mortality down Expenditure on health care will be increased Beijing has pledged to increase government spending on health care and improve key health indicators to the standard of developed countries by 2020, the Ministry of Health said in a report ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1017387/beijing-boost-health-care-spending
  9. Top leader to head health care taskforce

    Posted Apr 09th 2009, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... Josephine Ma and Zhuang Pinghui Beijing has appointed Vice-Premier Li Keqiang to head a taskforce comprising 16 government departments to oversee the enforcement of health care reforms, ... prescription drugs by the end of this month. Healthy investment Total government investment on health care reform for 2009-11: 850 billion yuan Beijing to pay: 330b yuan About: 40% of total Up from: ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/676235/top-leader-head-health-care-taskforce
  10. Gloom on health-care reform delay

    Posted Jun 08th 2006, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... this year after the government put on hold its controversial health-care finance reform. Secretary for Health, Welfare and Food York Chow Yat-ngok told the Legislative Council yesterday ... it was disappointing that the government was dragging its heels on the health-care reform. 'We are always ready to review the charges, but unfortunately, we cannot do so without the government's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/551946/gloom-health-care-reform-delay

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