Enhanced elderly care: Hong Kong’s answer to sharp growth in elderly population
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Enhanced elderly care: Hong Kong’s answer to sharp growth in elderly population

While Hong Kong’s latest budget seemed to have focused on financial issues, such as whether to distribute cash-handouts to local residents, finance chief Chan Mo-po…

Open Data Can Boost Vitality of the City
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Open Data Can Boost Vitality of the City

Dr. Winnie Tang Honorary Professor, Department of Computer Science, The University of Hong Kong Making more government datasets available could not only boost the economy…

泰國中醫藥專家:中藥發展有賴政府支持
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泰國中醫藥專家:中藥發展有賴政府支持

(左一是香港中藥師協會顧問周若龍,左二是泰國華僑中醫院藥事經理林志安)

張宇人望引入海外醫生 梁家騮點人數拖延表決
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張宇人望引入海外醫生 梁家騮點人數拖延表決

自由黨張宇人希望引入非本地醫生以改善本地醫療,但醫學界梁家騮不斷要求點人數,拖延議會進程,醫委會改革方案遲遲未表決。〔支萃融攝〕

Medical Council reform bill debate stalemated
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Medical Council reform bill debate stalemated

Tommy Cheung of Liberal Party hopes to import foreign doctors to improve local healthcare; but medical lawmaker Leung Ka-lau’s procrastination strategy by frequently motioning quorum calls…

搏鬥中的醫學界
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搏鬥中的醫學界

本文由記者Benny Kwok翻譯。原文《Doctors at War》由記者Benny Kwok所寫,已於5月24日刊登。 政府提出醫委會改革方案後,令醫學界怨聲四起。醫生擔心方案改變了醫委會內委任和選舉席位的比例後,醫生的聲音將被削弱。政府和病人組織堅持不退讓,這場針對醫學界之戰將越趨混亂。

Doctors at war
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Doctors at war

The government’s proposed Medical Council reform package has practitioners up in arms. Doctors worry that a plan to change the proportion of appointed to elected…

Ranking HK hospitals: Doctors on notice from critical patients
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Ranking HK hospitals: Doctors on notice from critical patients

Shalini Mahtani, co-founder and chairperson of The Zubin Foundation, launches a new online platform for patients to provide rankings and share comments on Hong Kong’s…

How to engage private doctors in e-health record sharing
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How to engage private doctors in e-health record sharing

Photo: Dr Winnie Tang with the Secretary for Food and Health Dr Ko Wing-man at the eHealth Consortium Annual Dinner (provided).

英國醫生組織指電子煙有助戒煙 港府回應:未有足夠證據
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英國醫生組織指電子煙有助戒煙 港府回應:未有足夠證據

本文由記者Alex Fok編譯,原文可見於《Vaping: HK medical community at odds with British counterparts》及《Vaping: Government unmoved, key researcher clears the air re research》(分別於4月29日及5月4日登刊)。