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  1. News - China - HEALTH

    Completely foreign owned hospitals approved for leading cities

    Posted Oct 28th 2014, 04:53am by Alice Yan

    ... and supplementary grey income such as kickbacks. Zim Rich, CEO of the American-funded Shanghai St Michael Hospital, echoed the concerns, saying any mainland hospital still focused on expatriates would ... overseas investors had communicated about opening hospitals over the past few months, but that didn't mean the number of foreign-funded hospitals would rise much. His hospital is wholly owned ...

  2. News - World - HEALTH

    Scammers cash in on fake Ebola cures

    Posted Oct 24th 2014, 10:32pm by MCT

    ... these supposed nutrients as nontoxic treatments for Ebola, citing what it described as research funded by the US Department of Defence. The Food and Drug Administration and the Federal Trade Commission ... to donate to its legal defence fund. The letter was one of at least three such warnings the FDA and FTC sent last month to companies for advertising products that supposedly treat or cure Ebola, ...

  3. News - China - HEALTH

    China's rich and corporations lag in fight against Ebola, World Food Programme says

    Posted Oct 21st 2014, 04:37am by Reuters

    ... Development Fund, a private equity fund facilitating Chinese investment in Africa. Liberia had set up a fund for Ebola donations, he said. China's donation to the WFP would be used to provide ...

  4. News - World - HEALTH

    EU ministers meet over Ebola as Oxfam warns epidemic could become 'disaster of our generation'

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 05:13am by AFP

    ... issued a stark call for more troops, funding and medical staff to be sent urgently to the west African epicentre of the outbreak to help stem the loss of life. "There is a very strong ... the capacity to help, whether that is with emergency funds, medical supplies or clinical expertise," she said. The worst-ever outbreak of the deadly virus has so far killed more than 4,500 people, ...

  5. News - World - HEALTH

    WHO report admits incompetent staff failed to combat Ebola outbreak

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 04:53am by AP

    ... Ki-moon said on Thursday a trust fund he launched to provide fast and flexible funding for the fight against Ebola has only US$100,000 in the bank. UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric said the trust fund was part of a nearly US$1 billion UN appeal for humanitarian needs in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea.   ...

  6. News - World - HEALTH

    Gates Foundation funds 'ultra-thin' condom studies in bid to raise uptake

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 10:26pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in New Delhi Bill Gates funds research on ultra-thin sheaths in hope that increasing pleasure will increase use Next-generation condoms have feel-good factor ... is to encourage more couples to use condoms, preventing pregnancy and helping avert the spread of sexually transmitted illnesses such as HIV and chlamydia. The foundation said it could provide funding ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Bernard Chan opens door to fitness in your 50s

    Posted Sep 26th 2014, 04:03am by Olga Wong

    ... a quarter of the population- within 20 years, and make up a third of the population by 2041. A new generation of retirees with higher education levels and mandatory provident fund savings ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Discovery of new gene mutation may improve ataxia patients' lives

    Posted Sep 25th 2014, 05:50am by ALICE WOODHOUSE

    ... 3 drugs. SCA Type 3 is the most commonly found variant of SCA in Asia, but we are still working on that," he said. Last year, Chan and his team received funding from Hong Kong's Research ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Illicit cigarette study is blowing smoke, says council on smoking and health

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 04:12am by CHRIS LAU

    ... in cigarette tax between 2008 and 2009. He shrugged off suggestions that the study could be biased as it was partly funded by Philip Morris International, an American tobacco company. But COSH ...

  10. News - World - HEALTH

    Americans’ diet now less unhealthy, unless they’re poor

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 10:19pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Chicago Many in US have adopted somewhat healthier diets, butnutritional wealth gap has widened Americans eating better, unless they're poor Americans' eating habits have improved, except among the poor, evidence of a widening wealth gap when it comes to diet. Yet even among wealthier adults, food choices remain far from ideal, a 12-year study found. ...




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