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  1. News - World - MEDICINE

    Medecins sans Frontieres seeks China's help on Africa malaria cure

    Posted Aug 26th 2012, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... serious disease in Africa and China has officially stated its commitment to combating malaria on the continent of Africa," Karunakara, 48, said. For example, in the Central African Republic ... John Carney john.carney@scmp.com MSF chief says Chinese scientists have long fought against the mosquito-borne disease China can help develop malaria remedy for Africa One ...

  2. A Sketch of Soong Chingling and Her Artefacts

    Posted Apr 10th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... More than 70 objects, including Soong Chingling's gold ring seal (above), and photographs provide glimpses into the life of the woman who was Dr Sun Yat-sen's wife and the honorary chairman of the People's Republic of China. Daily, 10am-6pm, (Sun and public holidays until 7pm), closed Thu, Dr Sun Yat-sen Museum, 7 Castle Rd, Mid-Levels, HK$10, free on Wed. ...

  3. News - World

    Overweight children ‘to be new norm in Europe’

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 06:14pm

    ... followed by Portugal (32 per cent), and the Republic of Ireland and Spain (both 30 per cent), the WHO’s European Union data shows. The figures for children are alarming, says Zsuzsanna Jakab, ... of men and 33 per cent of women – will be obese, the WHO says. Its data shows that only the Czech Republic and Malta now have a higher proportion of overweight adults than Britain. Britain's ...

  4. News - China - HEALTH

    Doctors attacked by knife-wielding patient in Shanghai, latest in series of assaults on medics

    Posted Mar 21st 2014, 05:00pm by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan minnie.chan@scmp.com Violence comes as police in Hubei province stage a drill on how to deal with angry relatives who storm a hospital after a loved one dies after treatment Three doctors in Shanghai have been attacked by a patient with a knif ...

  5. Drug firm IPO set to be one of biggest ever

    Posted May 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of Shanghai Pharmaceuticals. The company entered into a memorandum of understanding with pharmaceutical giant Pfizer in April, paving the way for collaboration in China in the future, he added. ... rising costs and competition on the manufacturing side. Shanghai Pharmaceuticals, which is the second-largest distributor of pharmaceutical products in China, said net proceeds of the offering ...

  6. News - China - HEALTH

    Weeping doctor paraded around hospital by angry mob after patient dies

    Posted Mar 06th 2014, 05:07pm by SIJIA JIANG

    ... A doctor in Guangdong province has been confronted by an angry mob and paraded around a hospital after a man he treated had died the previous night, a mainland newspaper reported. ...

  7. Move to tackle poor access to cheap drugs

    Posted Oct 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Zhuang Pinghui pinghui.zhuang@scmp.com The health ministry will modify its system for essential drugs next year after a two-year trial found that it covers too few drugs to effectively keep patients' medical bills in check. An improved system will be ...

  8. Battle against swine flu not over, Wen says

    Posted May 11th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Stephen Chen Premier Wen Jiabao has warned against any relaxation in preventing the spread of swine flu to the mainland. Mr Wen chatted to a quarantined patient via a video link at a hospital in Xiamen on Saturday during a three-day trip to Fujian provinc ...

  9. Drug maker to raise up to HK$553m

    Posted Apr 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Amanda Lee

    ... the flotation of its most profitable business would fund further expansion for research and new drugs, enhance production capacity and acquire potential pharmaceutical companies in China. Lansen ... Lansen's research said there were more than 100 million people in China suffering from arthritis. The company's 2009 revenue was US$47.9 million, compared with US$37.1 million a year earlier, ...

  10. IDS on buy-up trail as it looks to expand supply network on mainland

    Posted Apr 12th 2010, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... some operations from Hong Kong to southern or eastern China this year, he said. It hopes acquisitions and improved productivity and cost-cutting will help turn around loss-making operations ...




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