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  1. Cuts that bleed

    Posted Jun 18th 2009, 12:00am by Christine Loh

    ... Thankfully, the hospital will refund the money to the family. Hopefully, this case will help highlight the more general issue of how funding cuts have resulted in patients being denied optimal ... Kong's health care provision was unimpressive throughout the 1980s and not in step with the growing wealth of the city. When the Hospital Authority was set up in 1990, although substantial ...

  2. State must pay to defuse health-care time bomb

    Posted May 25th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Mainland leaders have forgotten one of the basic tenets of a developing society in their drive to push the nation ahead economically: that health and wealth go hand in hand. Unfortunately, ... by a government research group, which highlights the failure of market-driven reforms to the public health-care system. Government funding that covered 38.69 per cent of costs in 1986 covered only 16.96 ...

  3. Letters

    Posted Oct 10th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to action' for citizen education and advocacy that will promote the development and funding of adequate and appropriate mental health services in all countries around the world. The Hong Kong College ... Considering the enormous investment portfolio held by his Catholic Church, this comes as a shock. Why doesn't the Vatican follow the advice of Jesus and give all its wealth to the poor? Rob ...

  4. Talkback

    Posted Mar 09th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... examinations and drugs, or they have to go through means assessment before getting any subsidy. The terms of assessment are harsh and funding from the charity scheme is bound to be unsustainable. ... for discrimination and torture, by depriving them of the right to proper medical treatment from the public health care system. To justify its wrongs, the HA promulgates a propaganda preaching that funding ...

  5. Men behaving badly

    Posted Jul 31st 2006, 12:00am by Zara Horner

    ... liver cancer and hypertension. Although there's a wealth of information available about women's health issues, the opposite is true for men. Oliver says that men's health suffers ... and older men are much less likely to work out than older women. A recent report by the Commonwealth Fund, a non-profit organisation in the US, concluded that an alarming number of men have only ...

  6. Privatisation would damage health care in HK

    Posted Jan 18th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... are government appointees. The panel itself is funded by insurance firms. What Mr Chan asked for is a US-style exclusionary health-care finance model, where only the healthy are insured. In parallel ... 'deployed his wealth' (the building of a few public libraries) should be the 'measure of his ethics'. J. CHARLESTON, Tai Hang Answers on Elsie Tu What a pity that Barry Girling did ...



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