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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    World Diabetes Day a timely reminder of a global killer

    Posted Nov 14th 2012, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Timely reminder of a global killer Amid a national party congress that will install China's new leaders and the aftermath of a US presidential election, a day on the UN calendar that comes round every year seems unremarkable. World Diabetes Day is an exception. The disease is not infectious, yet it assumes epidemic proportions in ageing societies like Hong ...

  2. Letters

    Posted Nov 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Hill, heritage conservation should be simple. There are no difficulties with having to consider the rights of the private owner. This is all land currently in public ownership. The site ... West wing is an integral part of hill It is ironic that the Development Bureau is planning to launch a two-day Heritage Fiesta in December to tie in with an international conference ...

  3. Big hopes for China to be the world's top condom exporter

    Posted Oct 30th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Vivien Cui A senior government minister has expressed the hope that China will become the world's leading exporter of contraceptive products in five to 10 years. However, leading sex ... added. Last year, about 16 billion condoms were produced worldwide, 3.2 billion, or 20 per cent, of which were made on the mainland, the China Daily reported. It makes China the world ...

  4. Letters

    Posted Apr 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... you cannot win? One obvious answer may be that the benefits from the conflict outweigh the costs of its resolution. It is instructive to pose the scenario: what if China stopped eating shark ... about the whole subject of macro-evolution' and 'some of the world's greatest physicists are realising that even the number of years back to the big bang are not sufficient ...

  5. 1493: Uncovering the New World Columbus Created

    Posted Oct 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Charmaine Chan 1493: Uncovering the New World Columbus Created by Charles Mann Alfred A Knopf (e-book) Charles Mann's garden is a biological record, he writes, of human wandering ... Readers will find especially interesting the chapters on China, and how American crops such as sweet potatoes and corn played a major role in the 'flowering and collapse' of the Qing ...

  6. News - World - MEDICINE

    Medecins sans Frontieres seeks China's help on Africa malaria cure

    Posted Aug 26th 2012, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... John Carney john.carney@scmp.com MSF chief says Chinese scientists have long fought against the mosquito-borne disease China can help develop malaria remedy for Africa One of the world's leading medical NGOs is in talks with Chinese scientists and researchers to develop a malaria treatment suitable for Africa, as well as other places. Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - MEDICINE

    Prioritising rare 'orphan diseases' of the medical world

    Posted Feb 18th 2013, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... support to patients and families. There are between 6,000 and 8,000 types of rare diseases in the world. In Hong Kong, there is not enough information on the prevalence of rare diseases ...

  8. A gift that keeps on giving

    Posted Jan 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... and a track athlete who's represented Hong Kong at the World Transplant Games. Heartwarming stories like Chu's are becoming more common in the city as organ donation is gradually being ... numbers on the three-year-old register, the Health Department recently inaugurated the Garden of Life, a 300-square-metre area near the Hong Kong Heritage Discovery Centre in Kowloon Park. ...

  9. World needs to act on organ donations editorial

    Posted Sep 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Organ donation falls far short of demand for transplants around the world. In the absence of effective ethical regulation, what should be a selfless sacrifice can easily become ... is on the rise because China is seen as a place to jump the queue if the price is right. And illegal sales of organs are rampant. There is some good news though. The health ministry is joining the Red ...

  10. WHO focuses on diseases linked to climate change

    Posted Apr 13th 2008, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... the choice of theme for World Health Day was a political decision. 'Our decision has nothing to do with China, let alone the Olympics, but is based on the status of climate change and its ... We should all be concerned about the health implications of a warmer planet, writes Mary Ann Benitez Every day is dress casual day at the renovated regional headquarters of the World ...




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