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  1. 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

    ... to ensure that they could access certain types of private care when needed. Insurers could not reject applicants. Plans would cover patients with pre-existing conditions, and would accept high-risk ... billion out of HK$79 billion- according to a report released in 2011, with employer-funded and private insurance, and households, picking up the rest of the bill. There is growing concern ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Dead man's family says hospital ignored him

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 04:38am by Emily Tsang

    ... 4 pressure ulcer- the most severe type of infection. She said the family had never been told about the ulcer and was shocked to find it in such a condition after her father left hospital. Yuen, who ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Hong Kong diabetes patients as young as 3, while one fifth under 40

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 02:34pm by Emily Tsang

    ... type 2 diabetes. That is slightly lower than the 12.7 per cent prevalence rate in Singapore, but higher than Japan's 7.3 rate and Taiwan's rate of 6.7, according to the International ...

  4. News - China - HEALTH

    30,000 people quarantined in China after resident dies of pneumonic plague

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 06:47pm by MANDY ZUO

    ... pneumonic plague is a severe type of lung infection. According to the US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, it may develop from inhaling infectious droplets or untreated bubonic ...

  5. News - China - HEALTH

    Man, 38, dies of pneumonic plague while herding in Gansu

    Posted Jul 18th 2014, 04:37pm by Kathy Gao

    ... according to World Health Organisation (WHO). Patients can die 24 hours after infection. There are generally three types of plague: pneumonic plague in the respiratory system, bubonic plague ...

  6. News - China - HEALTH

    Visiting WHO chief Margaret Chan sees 'great progress' in China's health system

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 09:28pm by XINHUA

    ... progress" in health reform, saying that more than 95 per cent of the population was now covered by health insurance, and that people were using health services more than ever. She noted China's ...

  7. News - China - HEALTH

    Health care as a family affair: Shanghai’s family doctor scheme is slow to gain acceptance

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 09:29pm by Alice Yan

    ... they are "motivated by gaining profits" and are more interested in patients from outside Shanghai who are not covered by Shanghai's medical insurance scheme. "In my opinion we family doctors ...

  8. News - World - HEALTH

    US study finds that three-dimension mammograms detect cancer better

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 01:14am by WASHPOST

    ... than traditional mammography, but the amount was still well within limits, Friedewald said. It costs more, was not available everywhere and was not always covered by insurance, she said. ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Liposuction tragedy to prompt tighter controls on GPs

    Posted Jun 28th 2014, 03:41am by Patsy Moy and Ada Lee

    ... liposuction, but in future, certain types of work would fall within the remit of specialists only, Secretary for Food and Health Dr Ko Wing-man said. Ko expressed "deep concern" yesterday ...

  10. News - China - HEALTH

    Health ministry to expand insurance to include 20 serious illnesses

    Posted Jan 22nd 2013, 12:00am by ZHUANG PINGHUI

    ... in a pilot basic medical insurance scheme three years ago. Last year, eight types of serious diseases were included, and 12 types of serious illnesses, such as lung cancer, would be included ... Zhuang Pinghui pinghui.zhuang@scmp.com Ministry to expand basic coverage in rural areas from just two to 20 afflictions- like lung cancer Better insurance for patients with serious ...




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