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  1. News - China - CHINA DIGEST

    China Digest, January 7, 2013

    Posted Jan 07th 2013, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and 11 years, respectively. Shanghai Drug profit margin ditched Shanghai health authorities have scrapped the 15 per cent mark-up on prescription drugs at four major suburban health centres, ... of the patients' share. The central government is seeking to end the mark-up, which has been blamed for driving up health costs. Residents left in the cold The Municipal Development and Reform Commission ...

  2. News - China - CHINA DIGEST

    China Digest, December 13, 2012

    Posted Dec 13th 2012, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... not destroy all the machines. HUBEI Pricey toilet outrage Urban management authorities in Wuhan admitted that five luxurious public toilets in the city cost from about 500,000 to 800,000 yuan, sparking public criticism about wasteful spending, Wuhan Evening News reports. The authorities denied that the toilets were "vanity projects", calling them "creative urban ...

  3. News - China - CHINA DIGEST

    China Digest, November 28, 2012

    Posted Nov 28th 2012, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... drove a Mercedes-Benz and wore luxury watches. HENAN Mentally disabled get help Provincial health authorities have received 7 million yuan from the central government to help about a million ... After being refused treatment for a bowel condition by a hospital in Hangzhou because he was HIV positive, a man sent a letter to the director of the provincial health department. The letter ...

  4. News - China - CHINA DIGEST

    China Digest, November 23, 2012

    Posted Nov 23rd 2012, 02:11am by STAFF

    ... of its kind after the adoption of a new mental health law in China last month that prohibits mental health facilities from keeping patients against their will unless the person is a danger ... site, Hsw.cn reports. The pictures first appeared on Tianya.cn, a popular web portal, early this month and sparked public anger. Authorities declined to give additional details and said the case ...

  5. News - China - CHINA DIGEST

    China Digest, January 4, 2013

    Posted Jan 04th 2013, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Anhui Boy racer detained A 12-year-old boy has been detained after stealing a police car and crashing it into a BMW in downtown Chuzhou on Tuesday, Ahwang.cn reports. The boy was not injured, but the police car was seriously damaged. Chief in land scam pr ...

  6. News - China - CHINA DIGEST

    China Digest, December 19, 2012

    Posted Dec 19th 2012, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... treated for a fever, the International Travel Island Business News reports. The Longhua District Health Bureau said the girl began to vomit 10 minutes after being put on an intravenous drip. ... to senior bank executives, Xinhua reports. The bank said the wrong version of a list of interviewees was inadvertently posted online and the information was not meant for publication. Canteen knew ...

  7. News - China - CHINA DIGEST

    China Digest, December 6, 2012

    Posted Dec 06th 2012, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that it would encourage drivers to have even less regard for pedestrians on urban streets. Bus driver's heart attack A 30-year-old public bus driver in Xian had a heart attack while behind ... treated at hospital. Some people are urging the company to conduct mandatory health checks on drivers to prevent similar incidents. YUNNAN Luxury resorts planned The provincial government says ...

  8. News - China - CHINA DIGEST

    China Digest, November 17, 2012

    Posted Nov 17th 2012, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... Beijing High risk of stroke found The Beijing Municipal Health Bureau aims to survey 130,000 residents over the age of 45 by March to determine their risk of having a stroke, the capital's third leading cause of death, the Beijing Daily reports. The bureau has polled some 80,000 residents and found that roughly 70 per cent had a high risk. The disease was responsible for 21 ...

  9. News - China - CHINA DIGEST

    China Digest, December 7, 2012

    Posted Dec 07th 2012, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... passengers from eating on public buses, as there are no laws prohibiting such behaviour, the Chongqing Morning Post reports. Numerous people have complained about the smell and mess that result from ... unclean. Forbidden food Provincial health inspectors went to 46 restaurants and 15 food markets in Xining last week and found that several protected wild animal species were being sold as food, ...

  10. News - China - CHINA DIGEST

    China Digest, August 20

    Posted Aug 20th 2012, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... reports. Only public service vehicles and people with local ID cards are allowed to enter the blocked-off areas. GUANGDONG Food prices driven down Average market prices have dropped by 10 per cent ... a quality-assurance review. Bid to cap antibiotic use Cracking down on the misuse or abuse of antibiotics, provincial health authorities have issued a new directive to hospitals capping the level of each ...




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