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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Inequalities erode foundations of Asia's growth

    Posted Dec 05th 2012, 12:00am by JUZHONG ZHUANG

    ... Juzhong Zhuang Juzhong Zhuang says Asia must work harder to equalise opportunities Inequalities are erodingthe foundations of growth Developing Asia's impressive growth continues, but faces a new challenge- rising inequality. Over the past few decades, the region has lifted people out of poverty at an unprecedented rate. But more recent experience contrasts ...

  2. How we do like to be beside the seaside

    Posted Jul 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the results of this work suggest that access to 'good' environments may have a role in reducing inequality in health between the wealthiest and poorest members of society. Another recent ...

  3. Women caught in the Aids firing line

    Posted Jul 15th 2010, 12:00am by Cesar Chelala

    ... There are several reasons for this vulnerability. Women and girls are particularly susceptible to infection due to biological, social, cultural and economic factors. The female genital tract has a greater ... is exacerbated in countries at war, where in many cases rape is used as a tool of war. Major inequalities between men and women persist in many parts of the world in all aspects of living, ...

  4. Mountains Beyond Mountains

    Posted May 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... co-founded, Partners in Health, Farmer underscores the importance of tackling social inequality with health care, saying, 'physicians are the natural attorneys of the poor, and the social ...

  5. Abuse, poverty spur female infection rate

    Posted Feb 19th 2010, 12:00am by Cesar Chelala

    ... for this vulnerability. Women and girls are particularly susceptible to be infected due to biological, social, cultural and economic factors. Younger women may be even more vulnerable because they are more often ... women is exacerbated in countries at war where, in many cases, rape is used as a 'tool of war'. Major inequalities between men and women in all aspects of living persist in many parts ...

  6. Mainland medical reform due for unveiling after NPC adjourns

    Posted Jan 19th 2008, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... At the National Health Conference last week, Mr Chen pledged to remove all inequalities in basic health care by 2020 and give all citizens the same access to it. On Thursday, he again urged doctors ...

  7. New drug a step forward in battle against Aids

    Posted Jul 25th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Few human catastrophes have exposed the dangers of income inequality and global poverty like Aids. According to a new US government study, a sexually active person who lives in a poor American neighbourhood or falls below the national poverty line is far more likely to contract HIV than one who does not, regardless of their sexual orientations. Likewise, the poorest countries, ...

  8. News - China - HEALTH

    Weeping doctor paraded around hospital by angry mob after patient dies

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

    ... in a statement on its social media account. He died in the early hours of the morning and relatives said the treatment he received was inadequate, the Guangzhou Daily said. Media on the mainland ... in the confrontation turned themselves in to the authorities later that day, the government statement added. DXY, a website for the medical community on the mainland, said on its social media account, citing ...

  9. Lifestyle - Health - PINK REVOLUTION

    Social support for breast cancer survivors

    Posted Oct 02nd 2012, 12:00am by JEANETTE WANG

    ... Fortunately, her doctor told her to phone the Hong Kong Cancer Fund (HKCF) CancerLink helpline to clear the air, alleviate worry and set her on the right treatment path. "The social worker talked ...

  10. DIY dialysis clinic for poor is shut

    Posted Apr 06th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of its planned overhaul of health services. The public health system is notoriously complicated and inefficient. Inequalities are exacerbated by uneven service levels in different parts ...




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