A patient’s medical history can be used against them in acquiring health insurance or interviewing for a job. Photo: Shutterstock

Lack of health care coverage is no laughing matter for many around the world

  • A cartoon strip can effectively satirise ‘pre-existing conditions’ when symptoms start the previous day, but for many, it’s the health care system that’s the joke
Topic |   Health and wellness

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A patient’s medical history can be used against them in acquiring health insurance or interviewing for a job. Photo: Shutterstock
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The government has pledged billions in support of our overstretched health care system, but money alone cannot solve the problem. Photo: Sam Tsang
Albert Cheng
Opinion

Opinion

Albert Cheng

A solution to Hong Kong’s public health crisis is in the hands of its doctors

  • In the spirit of public service, they must drop their objection to overseas-trained professionals, which in the short term remains the only viable solution to the manpower shortage in Hong Kong’s public hospitals

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The government has pledged billions in support of our overstretched health care system, but money alone cannot solve the problem. Photo: Sam Tsang
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