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2011-01-07 10:47:49

The Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention is warning of an impending increase of tobacco-related deaths among Chinese if strong steps are not implemented. 3.5 million Chinese are expected to succumb to cancer, emphysema and other smoking hazards by 2030. The report, "Tobacco Control and the Future of China", was officially released on Thursday and said China would almost certainly miss a January 9 deadline to impose an indoor ban on smoking. China, the world's largest tobacco...

2010-10-28 12:00:00

SEATTLE, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention (China CDC) and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center today formalized an ongoing relationship by signing a collaboration agreement. It marks the first such agreement between the China CDC and a U.S. cancer research center. The agreement -- a memorandum of understanding -- provides a framework for scientific research and training projects that support and contribute to the prevention, early...

2008-07-10 03:00:13

HP Pamela Bonney, +1-650-857-5316 pamela.bonney@hp.com HP Media Hotline, +1-866-266-7272 pr@hp.com www.hp.com/go/newsroom Logo: http://www.hp.com HP (NYSE:HPQ) today announced it has donated 500 HP iPAQ Travel Companions with GPS technology, valued at approximately $300,000, to the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention (China CDC), supporting the establishment and operation of a public health surveillance and evaluation effort in earthquake-affected Sichuan Province....

2008-07-09 15:00:00

HP (NYSE:HPQ) today announced it has donated 500 HP iPAQ Travel Companions with GPS technology, valued at approximately $300,000, to the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention (China CDC), supporting the establishment and operation of a public health surveillance and evaluation effort in earthquake-affected Sichuan Province. The donation increases the total HP contribution to Sichuan earthquake relief and recovery initiatives to more than $3 million (RMBY 21.46 million). The new...

2004-11-28 09:00:10

State Council passes lab safety regulations to prevent new outbreaks BEIJING, Nov. 27 (Xinhua) -- A new set of regulations taking effect Saturday will prohibit Chinese lab directors from allowing experiments on risky pathogenic microbes without approval. The Chinese cabinet passed the 32-page and 72-item regulations in response to the incident in March when two people were infected by severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) virus at a lab of the Chinese Center for Disease Control and...