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  1. IVF: in sickness and in wealth

    Posted Oct 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... More single women are choosing to harvest their eggs and have them frozen for future use by licensed in vitro fertilisation (IVF) clinics before they undergo medical treatment such as chemotherapy. The Hong Kong Sanatorium and Hospital, one of the leaders ...

  2. Growing wealth gap among doctors

    Posted Sep 01st 2008, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... Ella Lee 'Stars' of private sector earning HK$1m a month, while many GPs are left to struggle The booming private health-care sector has produced a batch of superstar doctors who make more than HK$1 million a month, raising fears of a widening wealth gap between 'rich' and 'poor' doctors. Several medical leaders say that while some specialists ...

  3. Life-saving drugs need funding, charity says

    Posted Apr 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... by the government. The appeal from the Yan Oi Tong Chong Sok Un Cancer Fund comes as a recent study has found that traditional chemotherapies are not the most effective treatments for the majority ... Yim-pui, the director of Yan Oi Tong. 'So we do wish to receive more donations from the public to extend our [provision of TKI] to patients in more districts.' The cancer aid fund ...

  4. Business - Companies

    Hutchison to develop herbal drug with Nestle

    Posted Apr 29th 2013, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... to be in the hundreds of millions of US dollars. Hogg expected Chi-Med's operating cash flows to be sufficient to fund the project, and the firm has no equity or bond fund-raising plans. He said the amount ...

  5. Drug guidelines to draw on a wealth of medical experience

    Posted Jun 06th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lu Man-yan New guidelines for private doctors on dispensing drugs are expected to be in place in the next few days, the head of the Medical Association said yesterday. The association has been working on the system with the Hong Kong Doctors' Union. ...

  6. Health fund and China cut US$95m from grant

    Posted Nov 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Zhuang Pinghui pinghui.zhuang@scmp.com China and a global health fund have agreed to cut US$95 million from grants for disease-fighting programmes in the country, following allegations of misuse that resulted in hundreds of millions of dollars in grants being cut off. A spokesman for the Global Fund to Fight Aids, Tuberculosis and Malaria said restructuring elements of the grants ...

  7. Lifestyle - Technology - HEALTH

    Anti-HIV drug effort boosts life expectancy in South Africa

    Posted Feb 24th 2013, 12:00am by LA TIMES

    ... Western nations debate how best to stretch limited Aids funding at a time of economic stress. With an annual price tag of US$500 to US$900 per patient, antiretroviral therapy programmes have ... such as condom distribution, male circumcision and behaviour modification, deserve more attention and funding, they say. The new economic analysis of a US$10.8 million campaign in KwaZulu-Natal province ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - MEDICINE

    Prioritising rare 'orphan diseases' of the medical world

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

    ... in the lack of funding for equipment to diagnose mitochondrial disease in Hong Kong. "Are the lives of rare disease patients less valuable than those with common diseases?" said Christina ... in 2007 of a mitochondrial disease called Melas Syndrome, which affects the brain, nervous system and muscles. The foundation funds tests for suspected cases and has a network of experts providing ...

  9. Aids fund can help in different ways

    Posted May 31st 2011, 12:00am

    ... More than US$400 million in aid money has been withheld from public health projects on the mainland because of issues between the authorities and the UN-backed Global Fund to Fight Aids, Tuberculosis and Malaria. That is not far short of the US$539 million the fund has given China since 2003. Hopefully, the money will begin flowing again soon following agreement by officials to tackle ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    World Diabetes Day a timely reminder of a global killer

    Posted Nov 14th 2012, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... The risk of death from such diseases is four times greater in low-to-middle income countries, which puts Hong Kong in the higher-risk group, despite its wealth. The risk can be reduced ...




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