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.
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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.
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WHO FCTC Article 19 sees a world where governments can protect people from harmful products like tobacco, and can recover the costs of treating tobacco-related disease from the tobacco industry
16:21 Mar 20, 2015
SXSW is arguably the highest profile event of the month, encompassing three major topic areas: music, film and interactive tech. SXSW Music is a large festival with more than 2,200 official performers and bands playing in more than 100 venues...
05:18 Mar 11, 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
Every 30 seconds, someone in the world dies of lung cancer. According to the World Cancer Report 2014, more people die from lung cancer than from any other type.
20:03 Feb 6, 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
Globally, 370,000 million children are married every day. By 2020, an additional 142 million girls will be married before their 18th birthday.
22:21 Dec 5, 2014
We have to find these missing people by reaching out to them as they are not coming to us on their own for a variety of reasons. We have to get them diagnosed and put on treatment. Non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and Civil Society Organization
04:30 Nov 26, 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
The Asian Century is underwritten by the exploitation of women, - Erwiana shares her lived experience of the struggle against oppression as a migrant worker.
16:19 Nov 16, 2014
Bobby Ramakant says eliminating malaria from the Asia Pacific region in the next 15 years is an ambitious goal, a bold move by strong leadership on health security.
22:31 Nov 15, 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
The tobacco industry uses international trade agreements to force open new markets in low and middle income countries, to increase tobacco use and death.
13:49 Nov 7, 2014