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Beijing reports Zika case

The Centre for Health Protection has received notification of a new imported Zika virus infection case in Beijing involving a 35-year-old man.

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Incubator incident probed

The Hospital Authority has set up a committee of different experts to investigate how a baby fell out of an incubator at Kwong Wah Hospital, Acting Secretary for Food & Health Prof Sophia Chan says.

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Medical tests efficient: Dr Ko

Some types of medical procedures or investigations will inevitably be concentrated in a few centres and the service is provided to the whole public hospital system, Secretary for Food & Health Dr Ko Wing-man says.

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Health chief to attend WHO assembly

Secretary for Food & Health Dr Ko Wing-man will attend the 69th World Health Assembly of the World Health Organisation in Geneva on May 23.

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Elderly home monitoring enhanced

The Social Welfare Department has been enhancing surveillance, inspection and monitoring of private elderly homes, Secretary for Labour & Welfare Matthew Cheung says.

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Sports park consultation launched

A public engagement exercise for the Kai Tak Sports Park has been launched to provide information on the planning of the project and collect public views on it.

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Museum entry plan gazetted

The Government has gazetted an amendment regulation to allow free admission to permanent exhibitions at designated museums.

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Welfare cases drop 0.2%

The Comprehensive Social Security Assistance caseload stood at 242,308 in April with a total of 359,390 recipients, the Social Welfare Department has announced.

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Pet adoption event to be held

The Agriculture, Fisheries & Conservation Department will hold a pet adoption event in D‧PARK Shopping Centre, Tsuen Wan on May 21 and 22.

 

 

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Illegal animal trading fines to rise

The Government will amend the Public Health (Animals & Birds) (Animal Traders) Regulations to boost scrutiny of animal trading and dog breeding activities, the Food & Health Bureau says.

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Health voucher changes incur costs

The number of seniors using health care vouchers and the Government's annual financial commitment will rise if the eligible age of 70 is lowered or the annual voucher amount is increased, Secretary for Health & Welfare Dr Ko Wing-man tells legislators.

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11 Mainland H7N9 cases reported

The Centre for Health Protection has learned of 11 avian influenza A (H7N9) cases on the Mainland, involving eight men and three women.

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5 MERS cases monitored 

The Centre for Health Protection is monitoring five Middle East Respiratory Syndrome cases, including one death, in Saudi Arabia and Qatar.

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Beijing reports first Zika case

The Centre for Health Protection has received notification of the first imported Zika virus infection case in Beijing involving a 29-year-old woman who is in a stable condition.

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Mainland reports Zika case

The Centre for Health Protection has received notification of the 17th imported case of Zika virus infection on the Mainland, involving a 37-year-old man.

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Bun scrambling contest held

Yip Kin-man and Wong Ka-yan are the men's and women's champions of the annual Bun Scrambling Competition held on Cheung Chau.

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Jiao festival fills island with fun

The Cheung Chau Jiao Festival is being held on Cheung Chau, featuring an array of local customary and fun-filled events.

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2 Dengue cases reported

The Centre for Health Protection has urged people to take precautions against Dengue fever as two new cases were confirmed from May 6 to 12.

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Organ donation drive to start

Secretary for Food & Health Dr Ko-Wing-man says the Government will launch a publicity campaign to promote organ donation this year, working with non-governmental organisations to distribute organ donation forms to the public.

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8 Mainland H7N9 cases reported

The Centre for Health Protection has learned of eight additional avian influenza A(H7N9) cases on the Mainland involving five men and three women, aged 27 to 69.

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