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  1. News - World - FLIGHT MH17

    Malaysians rally outside embassies in first major public expression of outrage over MH17

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 11:05pm by AP

    ... and was the first major expression of public outrage in the country over the tragedy of MH17, which was shot down in the Donetsk region last Thursday. While Western governments have put the blame squarely ... never supplies this kind of system," she said. Meanwhile, family members of Malaysians who were aboard MH17 have given blood samples to government health officials and police forensic ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1557344/malaysians-rally-outside-embassies-first-major-public-expression-outrage
  2. News - World - DISEASE

    Obama to send 3,000 military personnel to West Africa for Ebola fight

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 10:40pm by AFP

    ... In addition, Washington will send 65 public health workers to Liberia to manage and staff a previously announced US military hospital to care for health workers who become ill with Ebola. The US ... disease epidemic by sending 3,000 US military personnel to West Africa and launching a health-care training and hygiene programme. The announcement came as the UN said China would send more medics ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1593990/obama-send-3000-military-personnel-west-africa-ebola-fight
  3. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, September 16, 2014

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 03:11am by LETTERS

    ... Firstly, the costs from the international pharmaceutical cartel are rising much faster than that of public servants (including public health care workers). Anti-cancer biologic drugs can cost up to HK$20,000 per month. Countries like India and South Africa are already challenging this threat to public health. Secondly, it remains to be proven that relaxing doctors' registration standards ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1593360/letters-editor-september-16-2014
  4. News - World - INTERNET

    Google's claim it can save lives with health data is overstated, study says

    Posted Jul 06th 2014, 06:09am by GDN

    ... and other hopes of providing public health breakthroughs by analysing huge amounts of medical data have been overstated, according to a new study. "If we actually began relying on the claims made by big data surveillance in public health, we would come to some peculiar conclusions," said John Ayers, a research professor at San Diego State University who was lead author ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1547613/googles-claim-it-can-save-lives-health-data-overstated-study-says
  5. 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
  6. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Illicit cigarette study is blowing smoke, says council on smoking and health

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 04:12am by CHRIS LAU

    ... Chris Lau chris.lau@scmp.com Illicit cigarette study may be blowing smoke One out of three cigarettes smoked in Hong Kong last year was illicit, costing the government more than HK$3.2 billion in lost tax revenue, a study by two overseas think tanks says. But the Hong Kong Council on Smoking and Health (COSH) says the results are "dubious". The Illicit Tobacco ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1588896/illicit-cigarette-study-blowing-smoke-says-council-smoking-and-health
  7. 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
  8. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Israel, Hamas and the battle for public opinion in the latest Gaza war

    Posted Jul 27th 2014, 06:27am by AP

    ... Battle for public opinion Shopkeepers say they were sitting outside their closed businesses earlier in the week, catching a break from being cooped up during wartime, when an Israeli missile ... intercepted and the damage caused has not been great, the furore over them has been powerful among Israelis. Only in recent days has public opinion started to focus more closely on the devastation ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1560026/israel-hamas-and-battle-public-opinion-latest-gaza-war
  9. 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
  10. News - World - HEALTH

    US health agency finds old ricin, other deadly pathogens in labs

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 05:45am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Washington Investigation of research facilities uncovers forgotten deadly samples US agency finds old ricin, germs in its labs The National Institutes of Health said it had uncovered a nearly century-old container of ricin and a handful of other forgotten samples of some dangerous pathogens as it combs its laboratories for improperly stored hazardous ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1586687/us-health-agency-finds-old-ricin-other-deadly-pathogens-labs

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