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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Treat porn as a public health issue

    Posted May 20th 2014, 04:48am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Treat porn as a public health issue There is porn sex and real sex. We are supposed to know the difference. But do we, really? If it's so easy to tell reality ... Dines pioneers the strategy of addressing porn as a public and mental health issue, rather than as free speech, which favours its purveyors. She was speaking ahead of the Coalition to End Sexual ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1515866/treat-porn-public-health-issue
  2. News - World - PUBLIC HEALTH

    Pornography poses serious threat to public health, panel of activists says

    Posted May 16th 2014, 11:39am by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Campaigner says there is an 'untreated pandemic of harm from pornography' in advance of summit conference on public health effects Pornography now is so widespread in the United States that it deserves to be addressed seriously as a major public health crisis, a panel of activists said on Thursday. On the eve of a two-day conference ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1513339/pornography-poses-serious-threat-public-health-panel-activists-says
  3. News - World - HEALTH

    One billion people still defecate in public despite health risks, says UN

    Posted May 09th 2014, 11:58pm by Reuters

    ... is this picture of someone practising open defecation and in the other hand having a mobile phone," said Maria Neira, director of Public Health at the WHO. Making the practice unacceptable has worked ... Reuters in Geneva One billion still defecate in public despite risks One billion people still practice "open defecation", UN experts said at the launch of a study on drinking ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1508714/one-billion-people-still-defecate-public-despite-health-risks-says-un
  4. News - China - HEALTH

    Health officials raise 'outbreak' concerns amid low public confidence in Chinese vaccines

    Posted Apr 24th 2014, 06:38pm by Zhang Hong

    ... slowly over the past four months amid lingering doubts over safety. We aim to restore the public’s confidence in [domestically]-made vaccinations and stop the declining trend Li Quanle, health ... Zhang Hong hong.zhang@scmp.com Expert says public vaccination rates have risen very slowly, leaving many people vulnerable to disease Public confidence in Chinese-made vaccines has ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1495945/health-officials-raise-outbreak-concerns-amid-low-public-confidence
  5. News - China - HEALTH

    Health care as a family affair: Shanghai’s family doctor scheme is slow to gain acceptance

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 09:29pm by Alice Yan

    ... practitioner. Tao said his doctor, Dr Chen Hua, had won his trust over the past two years and helped him as a relative would. We hope that family doctors can serve as the gatekeepers of public health ... that family doctors can serve as the gatekeepers of public health and medical fees," he said. About four million people, out of Shanghai's population of 24 million, have signed up ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1552151/health-care-family-affair-shanghais-family-doctor-scheme-slow-gain
  6. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Health Authority to look into expired sutures use at Queen Elizabeth Hospital

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 05:43am by LO WEI, Patsy Moy

    ... Lo Wei and Patsy Moy Expired surgical sutures: authority to probe deaths The health minister says he will find out why expired surgical sutures were used on 239 patients at Queen Elizabeth ... abnormal post-operative infection in any of the patients. Secretary for Food and Health Dr Ko Wing-man said yesterday that the Hospital Authority would look into whether there were "special ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1548186/health-authority-look-expired-sutures-use-queen-elizabeth-hospital
  7. News - World - INTERNET

    Google's claim it can save lives with health data is overstated, study says

    Posted Jul 06th 2014, 06:09am by GDN

    ... and other hopes of providing public health breakthroughs by analysing huge amounts of medical data have been overstated, according to a new study. "If we actually began relying on the claims made by big data surveillance in public health, we would come to some peculiar conclusions," said John Ayers, a research professor at San Diego State University who was lead author ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1547613/googles-claim-it-can-save-lives-health-data-overstated-study-says
  8. Business - Money - LISTINGS

    Luye Pharma IPO well received on enthusiasm for health care

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 01:41am by Jasper Moiseiwitsch

    ... Jasper Moiseiwitsch jasper.moiseiwitsch@scmp.com Drugmaker's public offer 14.8 times covered, boosting HK market's health-care credentials Luye Pharma well backed as 'new economy' prospect Drugmaker Luye Pharma Group yesterday closed a well-received US$798 million initial public offering. The offer, which was 14.8 times subscribed, was priced at the top ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/markets-investing/article/1546094/luye-pharma-ipo-well-received-enthusiasm-health
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    A welcome step to easing burden on public health care system

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 03:33am by SCMP Editorial

    ... of health services remains defined by lengthening queues and waiting times in the heavily subsidised public system. One of the recommendations of the Health and Medical Development Advisory ... SCMP Editorial Welcome step to ease care burden More than eight years after the last major report on health care reform, little has changed. The long-awaited voluntary health insurance ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1455782/welcome-step-easing-burden-public-health-care-system
  10. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Strain on Hong Kong's health system increases as government dithers over reform

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 04:30am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... of reform bids," said Yuen, who is also a health consultant for the Bauhinia Foundation think tank. In the 1970s and 1980s, the colonial government poured a lot of money into the public health ... commissioned a team of local experts and public health specialists from Harvard University to study the system. It found that public health expenditure had grown, as a share of gross domestic product, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1537954/strains-health-system-rise-government-dithers-over-reform

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