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Beijing to get three children’s hospitals


April 7th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 7 (IANS) Faced with a shortage of paediatric medical services, Beijing will soon witness construction of three new hospitals for children in the city.The capital is bracing for ... Read more...

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Shanghai curbs smoking (Lead)


March 6th, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, March 6 (IANS) China's Shanghai city is exploring more effective ways to control smoking in internet bars and entertainment venues that don't comply with the ban on smoking ... Read more...

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Shanghai curbs smoking


March 6th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 6 (IANS) China's Shanghai city is seeking more effective ways to prevent smoking in internet bars and entertainment venues that don't comply with the ban on smoking inpublic ... Read more...

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Rising life expectancy in Shanghai sets record


February 20th, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 20 (IANS) The average life expectancy at birth in China's Shanghai city has reached 82.51 years, a new national record achieved by the city in 2011, the Shanghai ... Read more...

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Shanghai residents live longest at 82 years


March 5th, 2011 - 10:10 am ICT by IANS
Shanghai, March 5 (IANS) The average life span of people in Shanghai has surpassed 82 years, the longest in the country, officials said.China Daily reported that by the end of ... Read more...

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Beijing working could be tobacco-free by end of 2015


December 27th, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 27 (ANI): The Health Bureau in China has revealed that in a bid to stub out smoking, Beijing is working on making all public spaces - including work sites ... Read more...

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Beijing to go smoke-free by 2015


December 26th, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 26 (IANS) Authorities are trying hard to make Beijing's all indoor public places, workplaces and public transport smoke-free by 2015.Hospitals, schools, theatres, museums, business halls, stadiums, offices of enterprises and ... Read more...

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Sex now the main source of AIDS spread in drug-plagued China province


November 29th, 2010 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.29 (ANI): Sexual transmission appears to have overtaken drug use as the main cause of the spread of the HIV/AIDS virus in southwest China's Yunnan Province.According to a Xinhua news ... Read more...

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Chinese talent show star dies in plastic surgery accident


November 25th, 2010 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 25 (IANS) A 24-year-old woman who participated in a popular Chinese talent show has died while undergoing a plastic surgery, a media report said Thursday.Singer Wang Bei, who participated ... Read more...

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9,000 free condom vending machines set up in Shanghai (Lead)


September 4th, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Sep 4 (IANS) Shanghai residents, including students and migrant workers, will now be provided free condoms through more than 9,000 vending machines to be set up across this business capital of ... Read more...

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Cholera outbreak in China


August 29th, 2010 - 7:52 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 29 (IANS) An outbreak of cholera, reportedly caused by unclean food, sickened 30 people in a province in east China, health officials said. The cholera outbreak was reported in Mengcheng county ... Read more...

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20 fall ill after eating in Macau restaurant


June 27th, 2010 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
Macao, June 27 (IANS) Twenty tourists from the Chinese mainland fell ill after eating at a restaurant here, the Macao Health Bureau said Sunday. While 13 tourists showed symptoms of abdominal pain, diarrhoea, ... Read more...

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Bodies of 21 babies recovered from Chinese river


March 30th, 2010 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 30 (DPA) Workers recovered the bodies of 21 babies, some with hospital identification tags attached, from a river in eastern China's Shandong province, state media said on Tuesday. The workers found ... Read more...

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21 foetuses, baby bodies found in China


March 30th, 2010 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 30 (IANS) At least 21 foetuses and bodies of babies have been found in a river in China, which led authorities to suspend the medical staff at a hospital. The bodies ... Read more...

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Plague outbreak takes third life in China


August 4th, 2009 - 9:40 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 4 (DPA) An outbreak of pneumonic plague in northwest China has claimed a third victim, local health authorities reported, as they continued to cordon off a town. The man was identified ... Read more...

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Northwest China Scorching Under Pneumonic Plague


August 2nd, 2009 - 7:15 pm ICT by GD
Reports are pouring in of a possible 'pneumonic' plague break out in the north western part of China. Thousands of the residents of the specified region are said to have been quarantined ... Read more...

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China opens counselling hotlines for riot-hit Urumqis


July 26th, 2009 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Urumqi (China), July 26 (Xinhua) China has opened six hotlines to provide counselling service to the families of the victims of the July 5 ethnic riots in northwestern Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, ... Read more...

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Swine flu patient dies of electrocution in China


July 3rd, 2009 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Hangzhou (China), July 3 (Xinhua) A patient suffering from influenza A (H1N1), better known as swine flu, died of electrocution when she was taking a shower in a hospital here, the police ... Read more...

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First H1N1 mass infection reported in Beijing


July 2nd, 2009 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, July 2 (ANI): Beijing reported its first mass infection of the H1N1 flu at a primary school Wednesday.Seven pupils between 8 and 10 years old were confirmed infected with the virus ... Read more...

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China bus fire toll rises to 27


June 7th, 2009 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chengdu (China), June 7 (Xinhua) The toll in a bus fire accident in China Sunday rose to 27 after two more passengers succumbed to their injuries, an official said. The two victims had ... Read more...

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Taiwan officials find popular fish pedicure fishy


March 29th, 2009 - 8:17 am ICT by IANS
Taipei, March 29 (DPA) Fish pedicures are becoming hot in Taiwan, but authorities are pouring cold water on the practice by questioning the effect of the treatment, a newspaper said Sunday. Some spa ... Read more...

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Suspected bird flu patient dies in Beijing


January 6th, 2009 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 6 (Xinhua) A suspected bird flu patient has died in Beijing, the local health bureau said Tuesday. The woman named Huang Yanqing died at 7.20 a.m. Monday. Her age ... Read more...

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Beijing health bureau officials distribute 400,000 condoms for safe sex during Olympics


August 15th, 2008 - 6:49 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.15 (ANI): About 400,000 free condoms have been distributed to 119 contract hotels of the Olympic Games to ensure that safe sex takes place during the fortnight-long event. Other hotels ... Read more...

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China chooses persuasion over fine to enforce smoking ban


July 19th, 2008 - 9:20 am ICT by IANS
Xinhua Beijing, July 19 (Xinhua) Beijing health chiefs are insisting they will create public awareness and use persuasion to discourage smoking in public places, rather than use spot fines to enforce a ban ... Read more...

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Taiwan awaits Chinese tourists with mixed feelings


July 2nd, 2008 - 9:58 am ICT by IANS
By David Chang Taipei, July 2 (DPA) Taiwan residents, with excitement, curiosity and a little contempt, are awaiting Chinese tourists who will arrive July 4 after Taiwan lifts its five-decade ban on entry ... Read more...

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Beijing medical workers to undergo anti-terror training (Olympic Snippets)


May 13th, 2008 - 3:30 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Beijing, May 13 (Xinhua) About 130,000 people working in medical facilities in Beijing will start a month-long training course this week on coping with possible terrorist attacks during the Aug 8-24 Olympics, ... Read more...

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Intestinal virus under control but only for now, warn Chinese officials


May 1st, 2008 - 3:15 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 1 (ANI): A Chinese health official has warned that the intestinal virus Enterovirus 71 (EV71), which has claimed the lives of 20 children and infected more than 1,800 ... Read more...

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Condoms made mandatory for all Beijing hotels by 2008


November 24th, 2007 - 5:22 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi , Nov 24(ANI): Hotels in Beijing will now have to provide condoms in every room owing to the increased number of HIV/AIDS cases this year.It is now mandatory to provide ... Read more...

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