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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    China needs incentives for environmental health and safety

    Posted Oct 24th 2012, 12:00am by Henry Miller

    ... Henry Miller Henry Miller says China can beef up its health and environmental policies as the West did A safety culture rests on the right incentives China's environmental authorities ... is unfit for human consumption or contact. China has also gained a reputation for food and drug contamination. Internal criticism of the Chinese government's management of health, safety ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Government must step in to ensure safety of beauty treatments

    Posted Oct 10th 2012, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Ensure beauty treatment safety A lack of regulation has allowed the lines between medical, health and beauty treatments to be blurred in Hong Kong. That has created a dangerous situation, as four women given an experimental therapy that landed them in hospital in a serious condition well know. It is not the first time the safety of products has been questioned, ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Sick buildings at University of Hong Kong need safety check

    Posted Aug 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... SCMP Editorial HKU buildings need safety look The University of Hong Kong has a duty to provide a healthy work and study environment for its staff and students. It is expected to conduct regular safety checks on the campus, fix the problems identified and keep the students and staff informed. Sadly, the university appears not to be doing enough on this front. Concerns have been ...

  4. News - Asia - HEALTH

    Japan drug maker Takeda loses US lawsuit

    Posted Apr 28th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Los Angeles Takeda Pharmaceutical is ordered to pay a patient US$6.5 million for failure to warn of cancer risk from diabetes medicine Actos Japanese drug firm loses U.S. lawsuit Takeda Pharmaceutical of Japan must pay US$6.5 million in damag ...

  5. Lifestyle - Health

    Jobs that can ruin your health

    Posted Apr 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Sasha Gonzales

    ... Sasha Gonzales life@scmp.com How safe is your workplace? Sasha Gonzales examines the dangers on our doorstep Occupational hazards Work is not something we associate with ill health. Physical and mechanical hazards aside, we would not immediately link our ...

  6. Hospital staff callfor respect and safety

    Posted Mar 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Zhuang Pinghui pinghui.zhuang@scmp.com Shocked mainland doctors have launched an online campaign for respect and a safe working environment after many internet users appeared to cheer the fatal stabbing of a young doctor by a patient at a hospital in Harb ...

  7. Taiwanese officials are monitoring the food safety situation and taking measures

    Posted Jun 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... phthalate (DEHP). The government has said it will deal with the DEHP food safety scandal 'honestly and openly, control the damage, learn from errors and rebuild Taiwan's reputation'. ... clouding agents in sports drinks, fruit juice, tea drinks, fruit syrup and tablets and powders must present safety certifications before resuming the sale of their products. To answer people's ...

  8. Public hospitals must now report blunders within 24 hours after string of mishaps

    Posted Sep 04th 2009, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... system designed to enhance transparency. The authority is due to present the reform in a package of new patient-safety measures to Secretary for Food and Health York Dr Chow Yat-ngok in two weeks ... serious. As well as introducing audits of patient-safety practices and procedures of frontline staff, the authority is amending its two-year-old reporting system to cover events called ...

  9. Safety fears over Forsta coffee maker

    Posted Mar 04th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter Swedish home products company Ikea is recalling a Forsta coffee and tea maker because of concerns that it could break, causing burns and cuts. More than 810,500 were sold worldwide between February last year and December. There had been 20 ...

  10. Safety chief set to head Hospital Authority

    Posted Oct 20th 2010, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... Ella Lee Former Health Department official Dr Leung Pak-yin is in line to succeed Shane Solomon as chief executive of the Hospital Authority. Leung, the authority's director of quality and safety, faces the dual challenge of reversing a brain drain of health care staff and cutting waiting times for medical services in his three-year term. The selection panel chose him ...




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