Corruption and abuses of human rights continue to be matters of grave concern, but more than 10 million children are in school, 40 percent of them girls.
20:36 Dec 9, 2015
Countries in Asia Pacific commit for a malaria-free Asia Pacific by 2030. Dr Ben Rolfe, Executive Secretary of APLMA stresses Vietnam's critical leadership in the region.
22:01 Mar 26, 2015
Considerable progress has been made in different countries globally in protecting public health policy from tobacco industry interference, but certainly lot more work needs to be done.
05:58 Mar 23, 2015
Female stone statues (Saraswati, Lakshmi, Durga/Kali) are worshipped in temples and religious rituals, many flesh and blood women face violence on the streets and in homes.
04:37 Mar 9, 2015
The Global Alliance for TB Drug Development (TB Alliance) announced on February 19, 2015 the start of the first human study of a new TB drug candidate TBA-354-the first new potential TB drug to begin a Phase 1 clinical study in 6 years since 2009.
13:41 Feb 26, 2015
Sometimes there is a waste in health and medical research, says Dr Hans Lund, Chair of EBRNetwork Steering Group and a senior researcher at University of Southern Denmark.
12:49 Feb 21, 2015
Before World Cancer Day, an acquaintance succumbed to this disease within 10 months of diagnosis, and became part of the world statistics of someone dying of lung cancer every 30 seconds.
14:41 Feb 13, 2015
Smoking has had a great adverse impact on many communities and has been directly responsible for the plight of those who are slowly wasting away from the ravages of lung cancer.
07:22 Jan 29, 2015
(CNS): It is not only about preventing new births of thalassemic infants; about chelation, about blood transfusion and about availability of services needed; but also about preventing complications related to Thalassaemia.
11:50 Dec 18, 2014
A new report by Corporate Accountability International uncovers how the World Bank uses ponzi-style marketing tactics to sell privatization projects around the globe that it is positioned to profit from.
03:02 Dec 14, 2014
TB is a crisis of epidemic proportions. In 2013, TB killed 1.5 million people out of the estimated 9.0 million people who developed it.
06:04 Dec 12, 2014
The journey from Beijing to Bangkok has been strenuous as well as rewarding. So it was in the fitness of things that a plenary session at the Asia Pacific Civil Society Forum on Beijing+20, organized by the Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Devel
13:51 Nov 19, 2014
Twenty years on, there is still an overwhelming need to position gender equality, women's rights and women's empowerment at the heart of the global agenda.
22:54 Nov 14, 2014
People with diabetes have a three times greater risk of contracting TB than those without diabetes. People with TB have high rates of diabetes that often go undiagnosed.
16:24 Oct 31, 2014
For the first time, the World Health Organization (WHO) has issued guidelines on testing, treating and managing latent TB infection (LTBI) in individuals with high risk of developing the disease.
08:40 Oct 29, 2014
The World Health Assembly approved the WHO's new post-2015 global TB strategy and targets for tuberculosis, which aims to achieve the targets for 2035- 95% decline in TB deaths and 90% decline in TB incidence rate.
06:02 Oct 26, 2014
The real War on Women is in the middle east, but progressive women in the US don't care about those women. They only care about voting for their democrat candidate.
15:29 Oct 20, 2014
At global tobacco treaty negotiations in Russia, Dr Margaret Chan, Director General of WHO is worried big tobacco is openly going after children.
04:19 Oct 19, 2014
Tobacco industry allies tried to persuade government delegations before the global tobacco treaty negotiations began in Moscow, but governments who ratified the treaty voted for public health.
22:01 Oct 18, 2014
Researchers have demonstrated that childhood obesity prevention programmes have a positive health impact on body mass index (BMI - a measure of body fat based upon height and weight). So policies and practices should take this evidence into consider
08:17 Oct 11, 2014