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    Posted Mar 31st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and was declared a success. There was a hefty financial cost, however. Ticket holders were given the option of seeking a refund and more than 5,000 did so, costing the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union $4 ... When HK caught pneumonia and we held our breath The Hong Kong Sevens has faced a few obstacles on its 30-year road to success, but none as severe or acute as Sars- Severe Acute Respiratory ...

  2. Eye bug caught on rugby trip can cause blindness

    Posted May 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... only makes the condition worse as the medicine feeds the bug,' said Alvin Kwok, an ophthalmologist at the Hong Kong Sanatorium and Hospital. 'The parasite is also very resistant ... chairmen who joined the tour, Phillip Baldwin of DB Pirates, said the boys had not improved until the infection was identified as keratoconjunctivitis, a parasite rarely seen in Hong Kong. Many ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH SERVICE

    Hong Kong parents seek answers after newborn baby suffers skull fracture

    Posted Sep 06th 2012, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... after an apparently smooth delivery at the private Union Hospital in Tai Wai last month, was transferred to intensive care when he developed breathing problems, an irregular heart rate ... prepared for him at home." They will meet Union Hospital management today and want to find out whether the hospital is hiding anything or simply failed to diagnose the problem. The full-term ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Overseas doctors needed in Hong Kong to ease crisis, say UK experts

    Posted Sep 28th 2012, 12:00am by EMILY TSANG AND LO WEI

    ... beyond the present limited-registration scheme under which a small number of overseas-qualified doctors have been hired. The suggestion won support from a patient group, but a doctors' union objected, saying employing non-local medics should be the last resort. Frontline Doctors' Union chairman Seamus Siu Yuk-leung said: "There are many things the authority can do before ...

  5. Union Hospital puts curbs on mainlanders giving birth

    Posted May 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Ng Yuk-hang yukhang.ng@scmp.com A Sha Tin private hospital has become the first in Hong Kong to put curbs on births by mainland women in what it says is an effort to set a policy ... 20 per cent of all privatehospital births in Hong Kong. Last year, about 7,600 babies were born in the hospital, 4,000 to mainland mothers. The hospital will maintain the total number ...

  6. Talkback

    Posted Dec 19th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Is the Sevens ticketing system fair to everyone? Once again numerous correspondents have bemoaned their failure to secure tickets for the Hong Kong Rugby Sevens and seek to apportion blame to the Hong Kong Rugby Football Union, touts or the person in front of them in the queue. Rugby is a popular sport in Hong Kong and as such tickets will always be in great demand. There is an easy way ...

  7. Unions call for return to pre-Sars pay levels

    Posted Oct 08th 2004, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... quarter]. It's time employers share the fruit of growth with their employees,' Mr Lee said. Both union federations have criticised the Employers' Federation of Hong Kong, which last ... Hong Kong's economy was expected to grow by over 6 per cent in the coming financial year, driving up inflation. 'When the economy was in the doldrums, employees suffered a cut ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - SURGERY

    Concern over retirement of Hong Kong sex-change surgeon

    Posted Apr 14th 2013, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... no successor The only doctor who can carry out sex-change operations in Hong Kong public hospitals is due to retire in two years, triggering concern that patients who want life-altering surgery may ... that Dr Yuen is retiring and plan for that," he said. Professor Sam Winter, who specialises in transgender and sexuality studies at the University of Hong Kong, said Yuen's retirement ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - MEDICINE

    The fight to diagnose mitochondrial disease in Hong Kong

    Posted Feb 18th 2013, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... the tests were still not available in Hong Kong- as they tried to determine whether she had mitochondrial disease- a rare group of neurometabolic diseases. The mystery was solved when the diagnosis ... of appeals for donations, equipment to diagnose the ailment was brought to Hong Kong a few months ago and will be operational at the Queen Mary Hospital next year, after a trial. "The most ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Superbug cases rise fourfold in Hong Kong

    Posted Nov 17th 2012, 12:00am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... Drug-resistant superbugs outpace medical research Cases of the deadly drug-resistant superbug NDM-1 quadrupled in Hong Kong this year, rising from three to 12. Patients undergoing medical procedures ... on the misuse of antibiotics and a lack of new medicine in recent years. University of Hong Kong microbiologist Ho Pak-leung said: "Superbugs are turning into megabugs... Our medicine cannot catch ...




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