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.
Two Iranian border guards and one Taliban fighter were killed during armed clashes near a border police station between Iran and Afghanistan, according to Iran's offici
Chinese President Xi Jinping has called on the National Art Museum of China (NAMOC) to develop itself into an art venue that enjoys worldwide prestige.Xi, who is also g
China will double down on efforts to stabilize and expand investment in the manufacturing sector, according to Meng Wei, spokesperson for the National Development and R
Thai voters began heading to the polling stations on Sunday morning in the Southeast Asian country's general election.The polls started at 8:00 a.m. (0100 GMT) and will
China's reusable experimental spacecraft landed safely on Monday after 276 days in orbit.The spacecraft was launched from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwe
Over 2,000 years ago, an envoy from China's Han Dynasty traveled westward on a mission of peace and opened an overland route connecting the East and the West. Stretchin
A Chinese special envoy has stressed the need to build trust among all the parties to the Ukraine crisis and create conditions for peace talks during a two-day visit to
U.S. President Joe Biden and top lawmakers agreed on Tuesday to further talks aimed at breaking a deadlock over raising the $31.4 trillion U.S. debt limit, with just th
A senior Chinese diplomat on Wednesday called for efforts to strive for a comprehensive cease-fire so as to create a favorable environment for the political process in
Chinese President Xi Jinping has called for shouldering the new cultural missions of continuing to promote cultural prosperity and strengthen cultural confidence to bui
Chinese Vice Premier Ding Xuexiang on Saturday called for solid efforts to strengthen the country's brand building, as China has rolled out a series of measures on bran
Over one million Chinese tourists visited Thailand since the start of the year, a Thai government spokesperson said in a statement on Sunday.Flights from China to Thail
The world's first C919, China's first domestically made large passenger jet, completed its inaugural commercial flight on Sunday.The flight, identified as MU9191, depar
The White House's newly proposed tax on cryptocurrency mining, which addresses the impact it has on energy and the environment, has sought to regulate the industry. How
Speaker Kevin McCarthy announced at a brief presser on Saturday night that House Republicans and the White House have reached a tentative deal to raise the federal gove
To facilitate regional economic integration, leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) made a declaration on advancing regional payment connectivity
Chinese Premier Li Qiang, also a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, has urged efforts to boost
Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, on Thursday visited the city of Cangzhou in north China's Hebei Province.Xi went
At least 261 people have died and 650 injured in India's worst rail accident in over two decades, officials said on Saturday, after a three-train collision in the easte