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  1. Defining the failure of public health

    Posted Jan 09th 2007, 12:00am by Anthony Hedley

    ... Anthony Hedley The public health function in any jurisdiction is concerned with the achievement of social justice. Modern public health is a multi-disciplinary science that aims to develop ... Governments should recognise that they will eventually be forced into action when they recognise that the problems will bankrupt public sector health services. However, recognition of community costs ...

  2. Drug-resistant pets pose threat to public health

    Posted Sep 08th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... more widespread it will have serious implications for public health because of the high number of people who own pets in our densely populated city. Many bacteria, such as salmonella and those ... pharmacies in Hong Kong and across the border, but also from veterinarians themselves. The situation with drug-resistant pets appears to be a mirror image of the health crisis over superbugs ...

  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 of the Centre for Health Education and Health Promotion at Chinese University of Hong Kong, told the annual conference ...

  4. Good primary health care in HK will create a solid foundation

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

    ... incentives for prevention and a life-course-approach to health screening programmes, all underpinned by portable electronic medical records. Professor Sian Griffiths, director, School of Public ... Whilst your report of the Bauhinia Foundation accurately reflects the options proposed for introducing new ways to increase funding for our health services ('Think-tank floats levy ...

  5. Students clean up their act in university health drive

    Posted Mar 21st 2007, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Organised by the Chinese University's School of Public Health, the Asia-Pacific Network of Healthy Universities was initiated with the declaration signed by visiting WHO Western Pacific ... provision of information and education for health, and enhancement of life skills. Sian Griffiths, conference chairwoman and director of the Chinese University School of Public Health, underscored ...

  6. Hospital will run as private-public trial

    Posted Jul 18th 2007, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Mary Ann Benitez The proposed Tung Chung Hospital will be the first operated as a private-public partnership and the government expects it to open in phases in 2012. The Food and Health Bureau was working on the operational details before the project was put to tender, the Legislative Council's health services panel was told yesterday. Principal Assistant Secretary for Food ...

  7. Campaign for public dental services

    Posted Apr 25th 2007, 12:00am by Colleen Lee

    ... Colleen Lee The legislator for the medical sector, Kwok Ka-ki, and the Hong Kong Dental Association have urged the government to include oral health in its health-care reform consultation and set a long-term plan for public dental services. Dr Kwok suggested providing the elderly with dental vouchers, allowing them to see a dentist of their choice at a discounted price. He said ...

  8. Private cases bad for us, say public patients

    Posted Oct 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... Lilian Goh More than 60 per cent of public patients worry that the private services provided by university staff at Hong Kong's two teaching hospitals will prolong their waiting time for medical services, according to a survey. Medical sector legislator Kwok Ka-ki polled 158 public patients and 159 private doctors on their views about private services at the Queen Mary and Prince ...

  9. Meeting public sector demands

    Posted Dec 01st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Working in a profession where the health of senior citizens is a priority demands a great understanding of how to meet the demands made on the public sector. Winnie So Wing-yan, an executive officer with the Department of Health, decided to study a Master of Science in Management (Public Sector Management) at PolyU, as one of the best ways of gaining a better insight into how ...

  10. Protection for the public, too

    Posted Mar 17th 2007, 12:00am by Albert Chen, Albert Cheng

    ... Albert Cheng Hong Kong people have been haunted by the issue of food safety in recent years. Not only does it pose a grave threat to people's health, but it also increases the burden on the public medical system. The latest food scare is the use of artificial trans fats in food production. Trans fats are commonly found in biscuits, snacks and French fries, and are formed when plant ...




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