The city’s health minister during the Sars outbreak is calling for advance planning that will allow Hong Kong to more efficiently deal with unexpected health threats. Photo: Martin Chan The city’s health minister during the Sars outbreak is calling for advance planning that will allow Hong Kong to more efficiently deal with unexpected health threats. Photo: Martin Chan
The city’s health minister during the Sars outbreak is calling for advance planning that will allow Hong Kong to more efficiently deal with unexpected health threats. Photo: Martin Chan

Hong Kong health chief during Sars epidemic believes city’s emergency plan can be improved

  • Now director of Chinese University’s school of public health, Yeoh Eng-kiong is advocating for an overall framework that can be adjusted to different crises
  • Data already at government’s fingertips can be mined to identify trouble areas, including the city’s longstanding dearth of hospital beds

Topic |   Hong Kong health care and hospitals
The city’s health minister during the Sars outbreak is calling for advance planning that will allow Hong Kong to more efficiently deal with unexpected health threats. Photo: Martin Chan The city’s health minister during the Sars outbreak is calling for advance planning that will allow Hong Kong to more efficiently deal with unexpected health threats. Photo: Martin Chan
The city’s health minister during the Sars outbreak is calling for advance planning that will allow Hong Kong to more efficiently deal with unexpected health threats. Photo: Martin Chan
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