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  1. News - World - HEALTH

    Mers on the rise, but WHO not yet declaring a global health emergency

    Posted May 16th 2014, 01:24am by WASHPOST

    ... is not convincing evidence" that the disease has become more transmissible from person to person, the experts said, it does not yet meet the criteria for being declared a public health emergency ... the two diseases "present two different kinds of dilemmas for the world". The spread of polio is an international public health emergency that could grow in the next few months because ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1512865/mers-rise-who-not-yet-declaring-global-health-emergency
  2. Business - Comment - JAKE'S VIEW JAKE VAN DER KAMP

    Let spoiled airlines fund Hong Kong's third runway, not the public purse

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 12:01am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Jake van der Kamp Let spoiled airlines fund third runway, not the public purse An association representing 2,500 pilots in Hong Kong has voiced support for a third airport runway, saying ... then here is the big question: Why should the Hong Kong public purse pay for something that the beneficiaries themselves say is not worth their while? Just auction the landing slots at peak hours ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1557115/let-spoiled-airlines-fund-hong-kongs-third-runway-not-public-purse
  3. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Heavy toll of Gaza ground invasion tests resolve of Israeli public

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 11:10pm by AP

    ... It convinced the Israeli public that the decision taken by Netanyahu came from a sense of 'we have no other choice'." ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1557340/heavy-toll-gaza-ground-invasion-tests-resolve-israeli-public
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Record sharing is key to better health care for Hongkongers

    Posted Apr 22nd 2014, 02:23am by SCMP Editorial

    ... be a functional partnership between the public and private sectors- or between public hospital doctors and private practitioners. In fact, more than eight years ago, the Health and Medical Development ... Record Sharing System Bill to Legco for scrutiny by the end of the month. A spokesman said the government believed that sharing health records would enhance public-private partnerships ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1493980/record-sharing-key-better-health-care-hongkongers
  5. News - World - HEALTH

    MERS fears for US health workers

    Posted May 14th 2014, 01:47am by AGENCIES

    ... they are awaiting test results to determine whether any of the exposed hospital workers have MERS. Health officials stressed that MERS is not a risk to the general public in the US, but it does spread among ... Agencies MERS fears for US health workers Two health workers at a hospital in the US state of Florida, who were exposed to a patient with Middle East Respiratory Syndrome have begun ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1511616/mers-fears-us-health-workers
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Vital to get pricing right for Hong Kong's health insurance scheme

    Posted May 01st 2014, 06:01pm by Bernard Chan

    ... health-care financing. The government's latest attempt is the proposed Health Protection Scheme. This idea goes back to the public consultation of 2008, and officials are preparing another ... in insurance). Many Hong Kong people have some private health insurance provided by their employer. However, the coverage is often limited, and people end up using heavily subsidised public hospitals. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1501522/vital-get-pricing-right-hong-kongs-health-insurance-scheme
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong and Britain are natural partners in health care reform

    Posted May 08th 2014, 04:28am by CAROLINE WILSON

    ... National Health Service (NHS) celebrated its 65th birthday as the world's largest publicly funded health system. The demands it faces have changed beyond all recognition since its inception. ... of their budgets, operating free from direct government control as "foundation trusts". Public-private partnerships and innovations in health care technology have improved the quality and patient ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1506553/hong-kong-and-britain-are-natural-partners-health-care
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    When it comes to live-chicken sales, health should be the top priority

    Posted May 12th 2014, 03:08am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Health should be the top priority As Guangzhou suspended live-poultry sales in nearly a third of its wet markets and substituted central slaughtering as part of a pilot ... sense of security created by improved defences against bird flu. Then former health minister Dr York Chow Yat-ngok said the decision might not be permanent as viruses and the risk could change. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1510125/when-it-comes-live-chicken-sales-health-should-be-top
  9. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Health Bites

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 03:13am by Kylie Knott

    ... Kylie Knott kylie.knott@scmp.com Kidney donation safe for healthy older adults Older kidney donors enjoy similar longevity and cardiovascular health as other healthy mature individuals, according to a new study published in the American Journal of Transplantation. The findings may provide reassurance to older people considering donation. Over the past two decades, live kidney ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1551986/health-bites
  10. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Michael Farrell resigns after US CDC anthrax release mishap

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 11:38pm by Reuters

    ... of containing biological agents. It develops methods and provides oversight to a corresponding national network, which links state and local public health laboratories designed to identify potential ... concluded that there was minimal, if any, actual risk of exposure. But the lapse prompted scrutiny of how the agency protected the public from potentially dangerous research. The centre's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1558335/michael-farrell-resigns-after-us-cdc-anthrax-release-mishap

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