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  1. Public health is main concern during closure of bird reserves

    Posted May 15th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for migratory birds. It regularly supports more than 100,000 wild birds for the whole year and some 80,000 water birds in midwinter. Public health was our overriding concern behind closing the site when ... of the overall risk of AI in Hong Kong and will also review the associated guidelines for handling H5N1 detection from time to time. We thank WWF-HK's support in our work to safeguard public health ...

  2. Official foot-dragging that's a hazard to public health

    Posted May 01st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to wrinkles- despite concerns about the health risks. There has been much public discussion about the gel. At least six Hong Kong women have lost their breasts after receiving PAAG implants. ... process, are designed to ensure fair play and adherence to the rule of law. They are important to Hong Kong. But where health risks are concerned it is also important that the process does not take ...

  3. The public-private health alternative

    Posted Mar 30th 2006, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... vision for the future The development of private medical care to complement overburdened public services should be the new health-care model for the city, according to a senior Hospital Authority ... an advantage to the whole health-care system- the two hospitals can complement each other.' He said while a public hospital could provide more comprehensive services, including those that did ...

  4. Public health must be the priority

    Posted Aug 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the government should have immediately issued a health warning to the public. That was the only responsible thing to do. But it was only a day later, after all the confusion over an abrupt halt of fish ... would best protect the health of Hong Kong citizens. The second course of action would see Hong Kong refrain from embarrassing the mainland- maintaining good ties with the powers ...

  5. Public deserved better from their health chiefs

    Posted Jul 26th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Two anonymous letters appeal for the health-care chiefs who have resigned under pressure following the Legislative Council Sars report. The letter 'Don't politicise Sars' ... senior health-care personnel, we deserved better results. The letter 'Who will keep us safe?' (July 24) has insulted not only the collective intelligence of the community, ...

  6. Hong Kong can and should pay for good health care

    Posted Feb 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... 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 ... forecast a deficit of HK$8.5 billion last March. With so much money in the coffers, public attention will focus on whether the government can effectively allocate the windfall to benefit ...

  7. Health system is designed to fail the community

    Posted Jul 10th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... learned from the Sars epidemic and what can we do to prevent such disasters happening again? This epidemic is the result of the chronic neglect of our public health infrastructure, which has ... health professionals. Training in public health and epidemiology should be strengthened in medical schools. More public health specialists should be recruited to senior management positions ...

  8. Exco member wants officials to reveal health

    Posted Apr 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Fanny W.Y. Fung Executive Councillor Cheng Yiu-tong suggested there should be a mechanism for people in public office, including government officials and lawmakers, to declare their health condition to the public. He said officials' health could affect policymaking. Cheng's remarks came after revelations about the health of officials, including education minister Michael ...

  9. Leung opens up health care debate

    Posted Apr 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... The system is a voracious drain on public funds that increasingly struggles to meet the expectations of an ageing population. Blueprints for reform of health-care financing and delivery have been ... among all stakeholders on how to improve medical care, for a start. Leung should use the political momentum the issue has given him. Hong Kong has a public health system that is the envy of many ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - POLLUTION

    Athletics coach Paul Wright to quit Hong Kong for sake of son's health

    Posted Sep 09th 2012, 12:00am by Richard Castka

    ... Richard Castka and John Carney Pollution forces coach who transformed city's athletics to leave just four months into contract Wright quits to save son's health Hong Kong's athletics coach Paul Wright will leave his post in November after just over two years in the job, amid fears his son's health problems are linked to the city's high levels of pollution. ...




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