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Conduct health screenings for young inmates, Hong Kong child health professionals urge

  • Mon, 11 Sep 2017 08:44
A group of child health professionals has recommended that Hong Kong adopt appropriate health checks for imprisoned juveniles after a review found these youngsters do not undergo health screening. The Surveillance Group for the Child Health Policy for Hong Kong, consisting of 10 child health professionals from various sectors, found there were no “systemic” physical and mental health assessments conducted for juvenile inmates. “It is highly recommended that a comprehensive... South China Morning Post - Hong Kong feed



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