Sungwon Yoon

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BACKGROUND Corporate social responsibility (CSR) has become an integral element of how the alcohol industry promotes itself. The existing analyses of CSR in the alcohol industry point to the misleading nature of these CSR practices. Yet, research has been relatively sparse on how the alcohol industry advances CSR in an attempt to facilitate underlying(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the extent to which breast surgical consultations used shared decision making (SDM), identify factors associated with use of SDM, and assess if using SDM increases decision-making satisfaction. METHODS Two hundred and eighty-three video-recorded diagnostic-treatment decision consultations between breast surgeons and women with breast(More)
BACKGROUND Whereas taxation on alcohol is becoming an increasingly common practice in many countries as part of overall public health measures, the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government is bucking the trend and lowered its duties on wine and beer by 50 percent in 2007. In 2008, Hong Kong removed all duties on alcohol except for spirits. The aim(More)
Recent policy debates provide mounting evidence that global governance of epidemics in Asia is evolving with the rise of new actors, agendas, and programs to address the transnational nature of public health emergencies. However, there have been relatively few studies that address the question of why certain public health approaches are preferred. Drawing(More)
OBJECTIVE Health needs of different employee subgroups within an industry can differ. We report the results of a workplace cardiopulmonary risk assessment targeting workers and support staff in the construction industry. METHODS A free worksite-based cardiopulmonary risk assessment for 1,903 workers on infrastructural contracts across Hong Kong was(More)
In this paper, we represent the future perspectives on e-Health industry in Korea. +Health infrastructure in Korea achieved rapidly within a short period since Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Energy had launched 2003 ASEM eHealth seminar & exhibition in Korea. Moreover, four related government departments, Ministry of Health and Welfare, Ministry of(More)
BACKGROUND While previous studies have analysed features of interaction in cancer consultations using observational coding frames, relatively little attention is being given to how actual interactions are sequentially organized and achieved by participants in the course of talk-in-interaction. Research into the interactional practices in consultations,(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of the study was to provide in-depth understanding of how Chinese adolescents learn to drink and how they make decisions about the consumption (or not) of alcohol. This study explored the ways in which social and cultural factors shape the drinking trajectories of Chinese underage young people. METHODS The study used a qualitative(More)
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