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  1. News - World - HEALTH

    Liberian president appeals to Barack Obama for help with Ebola outbreak

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 04:55am by Reuters

    ... resourced West African health care systems have been overrun. The World Health Organisation has warned that the epidemic was spreading exponentially in Liberia, where more than half of the deaths ... government has committed around US$100 million to tackle the outbreak by providing protective equipment for health care workers, food, water, medical and hygiene equipment. The US military said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1592482/liberian-president-appeals-barack-obama-help-ebola-outbreak
  2. News - China - HEALTH

    China and India face huge cancer burden

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 08:59am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Paris China facing major cancer crisis Most cancer cases in China are caused by "modifiable environmental factors", including smoking, water contamination ... for the huge burden of this disease, such as insufficient and unevenly distributed health care resources and public misconceptions about the disease, are barely visible on China's national ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1477877/china-and-india-face-huge-cancer-burden
  3. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Open University chief John Leong Chi-yan named as new Hospital Authority chairman

    Posted Oct 09th 2013, 12:00am by LO WEI, Gary Cheung and Tanna Chong

    ... has led the public medical sector since 2004, the government said yesterday. The change comes as the government starts a review of the authority, including its management and resources ... identified financing of the medical system as the first and foremost challenge for the new chairman. "The resources are limited but the demands are unlimited." Age would not be a problem, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1327497/open-university-chief-john-leong-chi-yan-named-new-hospital-authority
  4. News - World - HEALTH

    Antibacterial soaps do not help stop spread of germs, says 40-year study

    Posted Dec 17th 2013, 10:28pm by AP

    ... is finally making a judgment call here and asking industry to show us that these products are better than soap and water, and the data doesn't substantiate that," said Stuart Levy, of Tufts ... and water. Products that are not shown to be safe and effective by late 2016 would have to be reformulated, relabelled or removed from the market. Sandra Kweder, deputy director in the FDA's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1384558/antibacterial-soaps-do-not-help-stop-spread-germs-says-40-year-study
  5. News - World - HEALTH

    Child mortality halves in 20 years, but persists in Africa and South Asia

    Posted Sep 14th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... die each day from largely preventable diseases. The geographic and social disparity also worries UN experts, who called for more resources to be devoted to at-risk regions and more investment ... young, or is poorly educated, and whether there is poor hygiene or no access to water. Mickey Chopra, head of Unicef's health department, said poorer countries were getting faster access ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1036127/child-mortality-halves-20-years-persists-africa-and-south-asia

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