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  1. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1618860/who-report-admits-incompetent-staff-failed-combat-ebola-outbreak
  2. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    New rules on high-risk beauty procedures may take at least a year

    Posted Oct 10th 2014, 05:15am by Emily Tsang

    ... gone awry. The mishaps have highlighted the government's lax oversight of beauty salons. So far, no one has been charged over the incidents. The government plans to propose a new law ... one year for the law to take effect, as it would have to make its way through the Legislative Council. "As you know, there are often filibusters in Legco … and it is difficult to control ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1613074/new-rules-high-risk-beauty-procedures-may-take-least-year
  3. News - China - HEALTH

    Changes eyed to Beijing indoor smoking ban set bad example, WHO says

    Posted Sep 25th 2014, 05:42am by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... Zhuang Pinghui pinghui.zhuang@scmp.com Beijing will set a bad example for the rest of the country and hurt anti-smoking efforts if law is watered down, says UN health body W.H.O. warns on smoking backtrack Beijing legislators will have a second reading of a controversial tobacco control law today, which, if passed, would set a bad precedent for other mainland cities and set back ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1599781/changes-eyed-beijing-indoor-smoking-ban-set-bad-example-who-says
  4. News - China - HEALTH

    'You can even tailor your baby's sex': Inside an illicit Beijing surrogacy firm

    Posted Sep 23rd 2014, 07:11pm by Nectar Gan

    ... if something goes wrong, the Xinhua report said. Because the surrogacy agencies are not registered under the industrial and commercial authorities, the “contract” is not recognised by the law ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1598817/you-can-even-tailor-your-babys-sex-inside-illegal-beijing-surrogacy-firm
  5. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Suicide: the taboo that’s killing Hong Kong’s elderly

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 11:35pm by ALICE WOODHOUSE, Shaheera Abdullah and Emilia Goh

    ... Hong Kong is an ageing society," warned Dr Frances Law Yik-wa, of the Department of Social Work and Social Administration at the University of Hong Kong. "The efforts we are now ... cases for professional help, including home visits. It has treated more than 7,000 elderly people. Many elderly saw themselves as a burden, Wong said. Law said more outreach services were needed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1588977/hong-kongs-suicide-taboo-killing-our-elderly-experts
  6. 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

    ... smuggling." The best way to combat illicit smoking, Lau said, was through education and law enforcement.   ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1588896/illicit-cigarette-study-blowing-smoke-says-council-smoking-and-health
  7. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    New mother wins battle with Hong Kong hospital to keep her placenta

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 04:34pm by Kylie Knott

    ... it complies with local laws and the rules and regulations of relevant government departments to safeguard public health and public interest.” Human rights lawer Michael Vidler said the decision, while ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1584469/woman-wins-battle-keep-placenta-dispute-hong-kong-hospital
  8. News - China - HEALTH

    Does Chinese law restrict doctors from helping outside their clinics? Man's fake rumour triggers heated debate

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 06:09pm by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... To make a point about weaknesses in laws regulating doctors, the man fabricated news that an obstetrician, "Li Qian", had been charged with practicing medicine illegally because she ... comment that doctors helping patients beyond their registered clinics or hospitals were deemed to be practising illegally. Mainland law requires doctors to practice only at the address where ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1548827/man-punished-fake-news-doctor-was-convicted-illegally-delivering-baby
  9. News - World - HEALTH

    Having good neighbours may help curb heart attack risk

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 10:23pm by AFP

    ... of the project, the respondents were asked to award points out of seven to reflect the extent to which they felt part of their neighbourhood, could rely on neighbours in a pinch, could trust ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1577133/having-good-neighbours-may-help-curb-heart-attack-risk
  10. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Prince Philip Dental Hospital used contaminated water, documents show

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 11:37pm by Olga Wong

    ... The incident sparked calls to strengthen supervision of the independent hospital and to amend the law to cover staff misconduct. Teaching staff who treat patients are not regulated or disciplined ... of the faculty- the only dental school in Hong Kong- from disciplinary control with open hearings. About 20 dentists in Hong Kong currently fall outside its jurisdiction, he said. Tso said the law should ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1580724/prince-philip-dental-hospital-used-contaminated-water-documents-show

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