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  1. 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

    ... system," said Tim Pang Hung-cheong, a patients' rights advocate with the Society for Community Organisation. The government met half of the city's health expenses in 2007-08- HK$39 ...

  2. News - China - HEALTH

    Rise of drug-resistant superbugs a global emergency, says WHO

    Posted May 01st 2014, 04:32am by Jeanette Wang

    ... 80,000 deaths annually in China, at least 25,000 across the European Union and at least 23,000 in the United States. Mortality aside, health care  costs could rise due to more expensive drugs, ...

  3. News - World - HEALTH

    Britons groan as they’re told to eat more fruit and vegetables

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 09:51pm by AFP

    ... fruit and vegetables has gone up by about 30 per cent in the past six years and is 19 per cent more expensive than the EU average, according to the government. This increase has coincided ...

  4. News - China - HEALTH

    Reports from the front lines of hospital violence in China

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 05:02am by AGENCIES

    ... occurs when medical accidents happen; such accidents often arise from the pressure to try new and expensive treatments. Letter to The Lancet September 14, 2013 ...

  5. News - China - HEALTH

    China's insurance to cover serious illnesses expanded

    Posted Feb 09th 2014, 04:13am by Andrea Chen

    ... for the insurance programme for critical illnesses. It stipulated that at least half of medical expenses exceeding the average annual disposable income must be covered. ...

  6. News - World - HEALTH

    US health authorities set target for putting an end to cigarette smoking

    Posted Feb 09th 2014, 01:22pm by AP

    ... making smokes more expensive. Laws banning smoking in restaurants, bars and workplaces have popped up all over America. Polls show that cigarette smoking is no longer considered normal behaviour. ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Private hospitals to set out cost of treatment in advance under new law

    Posted Jan 27th 2014, 04:30am by Emily Tsang

    ... be required by law to offer a clear estimate of medical expenses to patients before giving them treatment. The government is still considering several factors, such as whether hospitals and doctors ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Priced out of life: the patients who chose to die

    Posted May 13th 2013, 12:00am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... to support the rental of respiratory equipment. Others, such as the Samaritan Fund, offer only one-off payments. Lau said many patients applied to three or four funds a year to cover medical expenses. The matter got more complicated when the Community Care Fund (CCF) announced a subsidy scheme to help non-welfare recipients pay for respiratory machines, sparking concern charity funding ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Brave Bin-Bin now accepts he is blind after getting new eyes

    Posted Nov 23rd 2013, 05:04am by Emily Tsang

    ... that has been set up to collect donations for his future expenses and education. ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Barriers block way towards fertility subsidies: health chief

    Posted Oct 31st 2013, 04:24am by LO WEI

    ... subsidies or allowances for pregnancy expenses and improving access to assisted reproductive technology treatment. Yesterday, Ko said he was collating views on whether subsidies should be given ... to be conducted in those hospitals could be as long as several years. Ko said the capacity for the same treatment was higher in the private sector, but it was also five to six times more expensive ...




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