Monday, June 27, 2022

Healthcare

The Downside to Hong Kong’s Low-Cost, Public Healthcare System

Hong Kong's healthcare system has been lauded as a low-cost, inclusive structure that covers services to Hong Kong citizens, permanent residents, and other legal residents. The cost of admission to public hospitals and subsequent medical care are covered by the...

Masked Society: How Hong Kong Minimized Spread of Coronavirus

The coronavirus health crisis that has gripped the whole world appeared like a deja vu for Hong Kong. Seventeen years ago, the dreaded Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) made a significant impact both in the lives of Hong Kong...

Study: HK Home Air Pollution Worse Than Outdoors

Just when you think escaping from roadside air pollution towards your home is a wise choice, think again. It seems that exposure to PM2.5 particulates, tiny enough to penetrate deep in the lungs and puts human health in peril, is...

Public vs. Private Hospitals in Hong Kong

Hong Kong has excellent medical services for all residents -- those who hold valid Hong Kong identification cards. While the facilities are more or less the same between these two sectors of medical care, it's the amount of attention, notably the...

Mooncake Festival: Should We Eat Mooncake?

One of the festivals that reunite families together in Hong Kong is the Mid-Autumn Festival which celebrates the full harvest moon. Families used to spend more time moon watching but it's not the main activity. However, small children are...

Healthcare Services Available in Hong Kong

Healthcare services in Hong Kong is often described as excellent by international standards. The Hospital Authority, a health arm of the government, manages 41 hospitals spread across the territory. Public hospitals are heavily subsidized by the government that residents --...
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44 Shopping Voucher and Incentives For Vaccinated Hong Kong Residents

Unlike the launch of a new iPhone model, going to a vaccination center might take more than just a...
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