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Health Education

Aids day in Central brings understanding to disease

People from more than 30 organisations attended the 10th Aids Festival organised by the St John's Cathedral HIV Education Centre yesterday. Photo: David Wong

The 10th Aids Festival, organised by the St John's Cathedral HIV Education Centre, was a day-long outdoor event attended by local and international schools, Aids-specific organisations and ethnic groups.

Monday, 1 April, 2013, 5:06am

City should offer health education appropriate to different cultures

The population of South Asians living in Hong Kong has grown in the last two decades.

1 Oct 2012 - 4:21am

Anti-stress campaign gains momentum

School anti-stress programmes have received a boost for the coming year.

Thirty-two secondary schools will receive funding from Brand's Health Education Fund - three times the number that received funding last year.

Since it was set up five years ago, the fund has granted about $1.1 million to 33 schools and youth centres in support of healthy activities.

24 Feb 2006 - 12:00am

Tell us official state of poverty

There has been a lot of debate recently on how the government puts its numbers together, especially welfare statistics. But where is there any reference to the 'poverty line'?

17 Oct 2004 - 12:00am

Health-focused professor finds key to mechanics

Albert Lee, of the Faculty of Medicine at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, says studying for his University of Bristol EdD is helping him understand the mechanics of education, which he integrates into his work promoting health education policies in schools.

27 Mar 2004 - 12:00am

Focus on health

OUR OBSESSION with 'short-term goals' such as making money instead of maintaining good health has taken its toll especially after the Asian financial crisis, according to a leading academic who specialises in health education, promotion and development.

27 Jun 2003 - 12:00am

Young lives at risk

If the deaths of three teenagers who killed themselves in a suicide pact last Sunday week were not shocking enough, a survey that found more than one-third of our young people had suicidal thoughts should really set alarm bells ringing.

28 Mar 2002 - 12:00am

Health news in three languages

The Department of Health's 24- hour health education hotline has been upgraded to provide information in Cantonese, Putonghua and English.

The upgraded system also provides pre-recorded messages and fax information in Putonghua and English. The public can access the hotline by calling 2833-0111. The service is free of charge.

20 Feb 2001 - 12:00am

Ministry closes online clinics in Web clampdown

China is closing online clinics as it moves to tighten controls over medical information and products on the Internet.

New rules barred unauthorised medical units from providing diagnoses and treatment over the Internet, a Health Ministry official said.

7 Feb 2001 - 12:00am

Health service for students

The Department of Health has reminded parents of primary and secondary school students to enrol their children in the 2000-01 Student Health Service.

The free annual service promotes the physical and psychological health of students.

Invitation letters together with enrolment forms have been sent via schools to parents of primary and secondary school students.

19 Sep 2000 - 12:00am