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  1. 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

    ... to worry about excessive drugs or check-ups." We hope that family doctors can serve as the gatekeepers of public health and medical fees LIU HONGWEI Chen said she saw patients every morning ... 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
  2. 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
  3. News - World - HEALTH

    Ebola outbreak could top 20,000 cases, says World Health Organisation

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 05:50am by AP

    ... the World Health Organisation said yesterday. A new plan released by the UN health agency to stop Ebola also assumes that the actual number of cases in many hard-hit areas may be two to four times ... director-general for emergency operations, said. Separately yesterday, the US National Institutes of Health announced it would start testing an experimental Ebola vaccine in humans next week. The vaccine ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1581627/ebola-outbreak-could-top-20000-cases-says-world-health-organisation
  4. News - World

    Bloomberg leaves rich public health legacy in NYC

    Posted Dec 22nd 2013, 09:10am by AP

    ... be remembered, accurately or not, as the mayor who wanted to ban the Big Gulp — a super-sized soda drink. After 12 years, Bloomberg leaves office Dec. 31 with a unique record as a public health crusader ... to protect people from an unhealthy lifestyle. “He has been a transformative leader,” said Dr. Linda Fried, dean of Columbia University’s school of public health. “He has created a model for how ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1388133/bloomberg-leaves-rich-public-health-legacy-nyc
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Hong Kong Red Cross volunteers return from Ebola-stricken Liberia, free of disease

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 02:45am by CHRIS LAU, TIMMY SUNG

    ... no symptoms when they were stopped by health officers at the airport for preliminary assessments. They were allowed to leave without being quarantined. "Eliza and I have finished our mission. Our health is good, and we are in good spirits," said Yeung, a public health expert. The pair left Hong Kong for Liberia on July 22 to train and teach medical professionals and citizens. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1579477/hong-kong-red-cross-volunteers-return-ebola-stricken-liberia-free
  8. News - World - HEALTH

    E-cigarettes need tight regulation, WHO says, citing health concerns

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 01:31am by AGENCIES

    ... e-cigarette rules The World Health Organisation yesterday stepped up its war on Big Tobacco, calling for stiff regulation of electronic cigarettes as well as bans on their indoor use, advertising and sales to minors. In a long-awaited report that will be debated by member states at a tobacco control meeting in October in Moscow, the United Nations health agency also voiced concern ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1581019/e-cigarettes-need-tight-regulation-who-says-citing-health-concerns
  9. News - Hong Kong - UNIVERSAL SUFFRAGE

    Lawmakers slam Carrie Lam’s report on public views of political reform

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 05:42pm by JEFFIE LAM

    ... Yuet-ngor’s report, which summarised public views gathered during a five-month consultation, sought to draw a line under demands for the public to be allowed to nominate chief executive candidates ... of mainstream opinion, according to the report, that the next chief executive should be a person who “loves the country and loves Hong Kong”. The report further concluded that the public “generally ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1554831/lawmakers-slam-carrie-lams-report-public-views-political-reform
  10. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Ice Bucket Challenge risky for health of some people, Hong Kong doctors say

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 04:52am by DANNY LEE

    ... bucket craze Hong Kong doctors have poured cold water on a charity craze that is sweeping the globe, warning that "vulnerable'' people could be risking their health. The Hong Kong ... Dr Louis Shih Tai-cho said the warning was necessary due to a lack of awareness of the potential dangers, or of safety measures. "There are definite health risks. We think people ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1580196/ice-bucket-challenge-risky-health-some-people-hong-kong-doctors-say

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