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  1. News - China - HEALTH

    Health authority orders China's public hospitals to stop expanding

    Posted Oct 05th 2014, 05:38am by Alice Yan

    ... Alice Yan ting.yan@scmp.com Health authority blames growth for rising bills, but hospitals say they chase business to survive Public hospitals told to put brakes on rapid expansion The state health authority has ordered mainland public hospitals to halt their rapid expansion, blaming it for rising medical bills. In a recent "emergency circular", the National Health ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1609738/health-authority-orders-chinas-public-hospitals-stop-expanding
  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hospital Authority's secretive handling of medical misconduct damages trust in public health care

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 05:33pm by Neville Sarony

    ... Neville Sarony Neville Sarony says the Hospital Authority's practice of keeping medical misconduct out of public view creates unnecessary doubts about the professional standards of our public doctors Adverse reaction The failure of the Hospital Authority to refer a single case of potential misconduct to the Medical Council for investigation in the past two years ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1577752/hospital-authoritys-secretive-handling-medical-misconduct-damages-trust
  3. News - World - HEALTH

    New Jersey quarantines health worker in Ebola precaution

    Posted Oct 26th 2014, 06:54am by Reuters

    ... on Friday by New York and New Jersey, requiring all health workers returning from Ebola-stricken West African countries to be automatically confined for monitoring during the virus’ 21-day incubation period. The worker, who was not publicly identified, showed no symptoms when she arrived at Newark Liberty International Airport on Friday, but developed a fever after being admitted ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1624862/new-jersey-quarantines-health-worker-ebola-precaution
  4. News - Asia

    Japanese PM Abe’s public support slumps in wake of resignations

    Posted Oct 26th 2014, 11:39am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Tokyo Public approval of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s government slumped after the resignation of two high-profile cabinet ministers last week, according to a poll published ... cabinet members including Defense Minister Akinori Eto, Agriculture Minister Koya Nishikawa and Health Minister Yasuhisa Shiozaki, also face questions over finances. And Obuchi’s replacement ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1624977/japanese-pm-abes-public-support-slumps-wake-resignations-yomiuri-poll
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Put health before image in pollution battle

    Posted Oct 21st 2014, 04:49am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Fight pollution for health's sake A picture tells a thousand words- and those images, beamed around the world, of runners in the Beijing marathon wearing gas masks ... imbed deep inside the lungs and cause severe health problems, had reached 310 micrograms per cubic metre when runners lined up at the start in Tiananmen Square on Sunday. The World Health ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1620765/tackling-pollution-should-be-more-about-health-countrys
  6. News - Hong Kong - AIR POLLUTION

    Scientists examine the health risks of Hong Kong's notorious 'street canyons'

    Posted Oct 13th 2014, 06:37am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI, Ernest Kao

    ... "Our study is primarily concerned with mapping the level of risk to public health, but these questions are also important for city planners." He said the study results would help planners ... with patients' home addresses, including floors". Dr Wong Chit-ming, associate professor at HKU's School of Public Health, who is taking part in the study, said the research was the first ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1615357/scientists-examine-health-risks-hong-kongs-notorious-street-canyons
  7. News - World - Ebola

    Ebola monitoring rises as Spain tries to contain health fears

    Posted Oct 11th 2014, 09:32pm by Reuters in Madrid

    ... over its response by tightening Ebola detection protocols on Friday and putting Deputy Prime Minister Soraya Saenz de Santamaria in charge of handling the health crisis, five days after ... face with the gloves of her protective suit. Angry health workers jeered Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy on Friday as he visited the hospital, throwing surgical gloves at his car, while unions ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1614638/ebola-monitoring-rises-spain-tries-contain-health-fears
  8. News - World - DISEASE

    Spread of Ebola unseen since Aids epidemic, says US health official

    Posted Oct 09th 2014, 09:55pm by AFP

    ... African presidents pleaded for aid and said the world was not responding fast enough to the crisis. Frieden said: "I would say that in the 30 years I've been working in public health ... since the Aids epidemic, according to a top US health official as it emerged Britain is sending 750 military personnel, a medical ship and three helicopters to Sierra Leone in help contain ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1613012/spread-ebola-unseen-aids-epidemic-says-us-health-official
  9. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH CARE

    Foreign doctors quit Hong Kong public hospitals over licence red tape

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 06:37am by Emily Tsang

    ... Emily Tsang emily.tsang@scmp.com Overseas medical specialists say they are leaving scheme to bolster public hospitals as it is too hard to get permanent Hong Kong license Foreign doctors quit overred tape A programme to recruit overseas doctors to ease the chronic manpower shortage at public hospitals is seeing an exodus of talent as at least three of the 11 specialists ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1620172/foreign-doctors-quit-hong-kong-public-hospitals-over-licence-red-tape
  10. News - China - HEALTH

    Dengue fever brings travel and health warnings on mainland

    Posted Oct 01st 2014, 11:54am by Alice Yan

    ... There is no vaccine or medicine to treat dengue. The prescribed treatment is to rest, drink plenty of fluids and reduce the fever. Dr Lu Hongzhou, an infectious disease expert at the Shanghai Public Health ... travel period, mainland health experts say. More than 12,000 cases have been reported to the Chinese Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), xinhuanet.com reports – about five times ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1605302/dengue-fever-brings-out-travel-and-health-warnings-mainland

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