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  1. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    With fewer grand projects, Hong Kong can afford its health care bills

    Posted Sep 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... all thought dead and buried back in 2006. Yet whether Hong Kong's public finances are really facing the sort of old-age health care spending armageddon that the government keeps warning ... of the city's overall health care bill. Private insurance and out-of-pocket spending cover the rest. That means Hong Kong's public spending on health care is low by developed-economy standards. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1301355/fewer-grand-projects-hong-kong-can-afford-its-health-care-bills
  2. Business - Money - HEALTH CARE

    China spending on health care forecast to hit US$1tr in 2020

    Posted Aug 30th 2012, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in Beijing Report finds wider insurance coverage and an ageing population will triple mainland costs Spending to hit US$1tr by 2020 Health-care spending in China will almost ... 2000s, it was pretty easy for multinationals to grow 25 to 35 per cent a year in China," said Le Deu, who heads McKinsey's greater China health-care practice. "To some extent, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/spending/article/1025762/china-spending-health-care-forecast-hit-us1tr-2020
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    China's two-in-one fix to improve public health

    Posted Apr 22nd 2013, 12:00am by TSUNG-MEI CHENG

    ... of the "reform and opening up" that began in 1978, China's health-care sector was left to fend for itself in a market economy and millions of Chinese citizens fell into poverty due to illness ... To its credit, with the major health-care reform that began in 2009, China has made great progress in strengthening its health-care sector, nurturing it to become an important economic sector, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1219918/chinas-two-one-fix-improve-public-health
  4. Asian MNCs trail global peers on health care

    Posted Jun 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... health care one of the top factors for retaining and attracting talent in Asia- much more than in the US or Europe.' ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/971621/asian-mncs-trail-global-peers-health-care
  5. Hong Kong can and should pay for good health care

    Posted Feb 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... third-world-standard health-care services. That would affect the morale of staff and hurt the well-being of patients. The achievements of our medical sector are no doubt the envy of many around the world. We ... squeezed out of the system and unable to enjoy health care because our public hospitals cannot cope with the rising demand. Such a scenario would only deepen existing social conflicts. Albert Cheng ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/991379/hong-kong-can-and-should-pay-good-health-care
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong's private health care puts US to shame

    Posted Jan 24th 2013, 12:00am by Amy Wu

    ... of health care, and very often people on those plans are given the lowest priority. There is always the emergency room, but that really is a last resort. I was fortunate to have options, and to have ... and long queues associated with the public hospital system, I headed to the swifter private hospital route. It was a risky move that would most certainly mean a hefty bill if I were back at home, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1134542/hong-kongs-private-health-care-puts-us-shame
  7. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/599607/big-picture-urged-spreading-health-care
  8. Comment - Letters

    New government must be proactive in health care planning

    Posted Aug 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... on health care manpower planning is particularly important, as the shortage can only be eliminated by an overall review of the needs of staff. In 2010-11, the turnover rate of nurses in public ... Shortage of nurses can only be dealt with by overall review of staff needs In recent years, many health care reform proposals have been initiated to address the current and foreseeable ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1015665/new-government-must-be-proactive-health-care-planning
  9. Mental health care system inadequate

    Posted Feb 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... The tragedy of a security guard being chopped to death by a mental patient in a public housing block is a sad reminder of our inadequate mental health care system. Limited resources aside, ... to the condition of the 53-year-old psychiatric outpatient, who had sought help at the emergency ward of a public hospital for a chest infection. Three hours later, he lost control at his Sheung Shui flat ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/991874/mental-health-care-system-inadequate
  10. Good primary health care in HK will create a solid foundation

    Posted Jun 11th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the challenge of health-care reform, but on the other proposals in the report not highlighted in your report. These include a register for primary care doctors, quality assurance mechanisms to allow ... of up to 5pc for health funds', June 7), it fails to highlight another key tenet of the document- namely the need to improve primary health care in Hong Kong. International research has ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/596352/good-primary-health-care-hk-will-create-solid-foundation

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