Sri Lanka doctors attached to the Government Medical Officers Association (GMOA), on Thursday launched an islandwide strike, protesting against the violent clashes which erupted between police and students on Wednesday.
All hospitals in Syria's besieged rebel-held eastern Aleppo are out of service after days of heavy air strikes, its health directorate and the World Health Organisation (WHO) said, though a war monitor said some were still functioning.
Some major hospitals in Beijing will be equipped with security checkpoints to improve safety for hospital staff, according to Beijing's top health authority.
New hiring practice based on contracts instead of quotas will benefit private sector, analysts say
Former health minister conducts study into ways to change procedure to allow for comfortable home deaths.
‘As a mother I will always feel guilty for making a choice that led to my son’s death,’ says Shalini Mahtani, founder of new website that rates city hospitals’ quality of care based on patient reviews
Patients using emergency services at public hospitals could be asked to pay HK$200 – double the current fee – under a plan being considered by the Hospital Authority to address overcrowding caused by flu.
China's political advisors on Tuesday put forward proposals on reforms of public hospitals and medical insurance.
China's e-commerce businesses are expanding into pharmaceuticals as the government directs prescription drug sales away from hospitals and into retail outlets.
Hong Kong’s public hospitals have been stretched to breaking point by a surge in the number of patients seeking treatment for flu and chronic diseases during persistent cold weather.
In late January, a video clip shot at a Beijing hospital went viral in China.
China's local medical services have improved markedly following a nationwide campaign that began in 2009.
High demand for medical services has provided golden opportunities for unscrupulous gangs to fleece unsuspecting patients at some of the nation's major hospitals. Despite an official crackdown, the law-breakers continue to operate, as Zhang Yi and Wang Xiaodong report.
High networth individuals in Shanghai, particularly middle-aged ones, have a new motto: health is greater than wealth. They are actively planning for a post-retirement, health scare-free life.
Malaysians hoping for an organ transplant find themselves having to go overseas because private hospitals here are struggling to meet the new criteria imposed by the Health Ministry (MOH) two years ago. Several private hospitals used to do transplant surgeries until there was a death and the ministry shut down their operations.
The Indian capital continued to see huge rush of dengue patients to hospitals on Wednesday and the government has warned private hospitals of canceling license if they refuse to admit patients without money after 11 people died of the epidemic in about one week.
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