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The Guild of St. Luke, St. Cosmas and St. Damian Hong Kong

The Guild of St. Luke, St. Cosmas and St. Damian Hong Kong (香港天主教醫生協會) was founded in 1953 as a result of a desire on the part of local Catholic Medical practitioners (Hong Kong Catholic Doctors) and dentists to have a group to which they could

CHAI Academy (India)

The Catholic Health Association of India (CHAI) Hyderabad, Telangana, India Overview The Catholic Health Association of India upholds its commitment to bring ‘health for all’. It views health as a state of complete physical, mental, social and spiritual well-being, and not merely the absence of

India: The battle against COVID

The battle against COVID-19 will be long and hard. With the number of positive cases and resulting deaths rising in India every day, economic slowdown, and limited access to other equally critical healthcare services, more and more people are in need of support and care.While the lockdown

Southeast Asia and Covid-19

A demographic advantage offers hope that the region can avoid a catastrophe A man cycles along an empty street on the first day of Myanmar's New Year water festival, known as Thingyan, in Yangon on April 12. Thingyan is normally a week of nationwide celebration and

ASIA: COVID-19 Resources

COVID 19 RESOURCES  During this tough period of COVID 19, our Catholic Healthcare staff are fighting in the front lines to keep this situation under control, and to keep our nation safe.  Below are some resources pertaining to Bioethics and prayers for this season.  For

India: Resources for COVID-19

VideosDocumentsCoursesWebsitesCovid-19 Tracker 1. Webinar on Preparing your Hospital for COVID 19: Basic Steps Introduction: 0:08Experience Sharing of Hospitals (Basic Preparatory Steps) : 3:56Question-Answers: 39:30Corona Care website briefing: 52:09Data Collection briefing: 1:04:04Conclusion, Final thoughts, thanks: 1:06:04 2. Webinar on Preparing your Hospital for COVID 19: Basic Steps – Part 2 3. Webinar

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CHAI’s Response to COVID-19

Governments and people are uniting worldwide for concerted action to combat the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. While lockdowns and social distancing measures can flatten the curve of the pandemic, providing social, economic and emotional support to people is essential. In addition, building resilience of the healthcare

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COVID-19: Experience from Hong Kong Dr. Peter Au-Yeung, a physician and anesthesiologist in Hong Kong, shares his experience as a health care provider during the SARS and new COVID-19 outbreak, how the viruses compare to each other, and best practices for preventing viruses from spreading. (Episode recorded 3/21/20)

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Biomedical research concerns in China. Lack of bioethical assessment

On February 4, a Letter to the Editor was published online in Science and Engineering Ethics (read HERE), addressing some of China’s current problems related to biomedical research. In the article, the authors refer to the fact that Jian-kui He, a professor at the Southern University of Science and

Masses suspended in Hong Kong and Singapore

PASTORAL LETTER ON COVID-19 - SUSPENSION OF MASSES AND LARGE GATHERINGS  My dear People of God, Over the past weeks, we have provided medical and public health advisories to minimize the risk of a cluster outbreak of the COVID-19 among our congregations and priests.    We

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