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  1. News - China - HEALTH

    Nigeria quits youth Olympics in China amid Ebola-linked sporting bans

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 02:30am by AFP, Reuters

    ... the outside world to halt the spread of the virus, said Tim Evans, senior director for health at the World Bank. Guinea, where 377 people have died, has declared a public health emergency ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Doctor probed for errors in 118 patients reports, failing to spot cancer

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 05:03am by Emily Tsang

    ... spokesman Tim Pang Hung-cheong described the errors as serious and that they could endanger patients. He urged the hospital to enhance its regular reviews of pathology reports. The unnamed doctor ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Medical Council demands new misconduct body amid fears errors swept under the carpet

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 11:24pm by CANNIX YAU

    ... at the council and public interest will ultimately be harmed." Patients' Rights Association spokesman Tim Pang Hung-cheong said that a mediation process for complaints would be meaningful only ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Chronic shortage of doctors in Hong Kong will not be resolved for years, report warns

    Posted Aug 06th 2014, 11:46pm by Emily Tsang

    ... Tim Pang Hung-cheong said he welcomed the idea of more overseas doctors. But medical sector lawmaker Dr Leung Ka-lau argued importing doctors would not solve the imbalance in manpower between ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Number of surgical objects left in bodies of Hong Kong patients hits four-year high

    Posted Aug 03rd 2014, 11:04am by Erin Hale

    ... per quarter is 3.6. Tim Pang Hung-cheong, spokesman for the Patients' Rights Association, said the number of incidents needed to be monitored closely. "It is only a single [digit] ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Medical Council could face major surgery as government plans reforms

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 02:50pm by Emily Tsang

    ... as lay members. Patients' Rights Association spokesman Tim Pang Hung-cheong described the planned reforms as long overdue. He said the council needed to address its shortcomings and restore ...

  7. News - World - HEALTH

    Even light drinkers have increased risk of heart disease, says study

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 09:48pm by AGENCIES

    ... alcohol consumption could be beneficial for your heart." Tim Spector, professor of genetic epidemiology at King's College London, said the study did have some limitations, ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Strain on Hong Kong's health system increases as government dithers over reform

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 04:30am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... system," said Tim Pang Hung-cheong, a patients' rights advocate with the Society for Community Organisation. The government met half of the city's health expenses in 2007-08- HK$39 ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Authority sets out plans to tackle mental illness

    Posted Jun 07th 2014, 03:44am by CANNIX YAU

    ... to be looking to reduce the ratio of managers to patients from about one to 55 to one to 50. Tim Pang Hung-cheong, spokesman for the Patients' Rights Association, welcomed the measures but said ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    My uphill battle in seeking justice from Hong Kong's Medical Council

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 03:10am by Emily Tsang

    ... complainants who do not have the resources and money would have given up," Susan said. Patients' Rights Association spokesman Tim Pang Hung-cheong said that many patients faced an uphill ...




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