Two thirds of countries globally now have laws against domestic violence with several significant transformations in legal frameworks in Asia and the Pacific. This significant shift over the last decade has not only led 15 countries in East Asia
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Nearly 25% of people with diabetes face diabetic foot related complications in their lifetime. 'People with diabetes can develop many different foot problems. Even ordinary problems can get worse and lead to serious complications. Foot problems mos
14:58 Feb 27, 2014
Neha Gandhi reports that BJP Chief Rajnath Singh asked muslims to give the party one last chance, as the Congress tries to steal away the voters they count on.
15:27 Feb 26, 2014
The Hollywood Sentinel reports here on the latest news from The Oscars.
19:17 Feb 23, 2014
The Foot Doctor to the Stars, Dr. Harounian, is discussed here in this article about the doctor and his background.
14:56 Feb 21, 2014
In a short period of time the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has shaken up India's political landscape by offering an honest alternative to the mainstream national parties, specifically the Congress and the BJP.
09:56 Feb 20, 2014
The Hollywood Sentinel reports here the sexiest dressed ladies on the red carpet for the 2014 Golden Globes awards, and discusses the awards shows promotion of alcohol use among more.
14:48 Feb 17, 2014
'Tobacco is one of the leading killers in the world'; 'smoking is harmful for our health'; 'smoking can cause lung cancer, heart disease'... We have heard it all before.
04:53 Feb 10, 2014
Despite alarming cancer rates globally, with worst impact in low- and middle-income countries, one is forced to ponder if we really believe in 'cancer prevention is better than cure'. Cancer treatment is challenging and expensive, with very worryi
07:25 Feb 4, 2014
Sreeraj TK reports on the differing viewpoints after communal riots in Muzzafarnagar district, western Uttar Pradesh, speaking to people, NGOs and government
19:38 Feb 3, 2014
World Cancer Day is on 4th February 2014
16:48 Feb 3, 2014
'Smoke healthy, smoke Lite-joy- A better alternative'; 'Health e-cigarettes-Smoke and Quit Whenever'; 'Vapours- benefits of e-cigarettes'; 'Green-Smart-Living - easiest and most affordable way to start living a smoke-free life'...
02:07 Feb 2, 2014
The recently concluded 7th Asia Pacific Conference on Reproductive and Sexual Health and Rights (7th APCRSHR) in Manila saw some interesting discussions on protecting and advancing Sexual Orientation And Gender Identity (SOGI) rights and improving t
13:13 Jan 30, 2014
World's largest school-based deworming programme in Bihar - Those children who were left out can receive their dose on 28th January -
18:41 Jan 26, 2014
many countries in Asia and the Pacific have restrictive laws that prevent young adolescents below the age of 18 from accessing sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) services.
12:47 Jan 26, 2014
Worldwide, a woman dies of cervical cancer every two minutes, taking the annual toll to 275,000. The disease is preventable, and yet the second largest killer of women in low and middle income countries, with most women dying in the prime of life.
14:11 Jan 25, 2014
Twenty years after the path breaking International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) held in Cairo, millions of women and adolescents, particularly the poor and marginalised, in Asia and the Pacific continue to face inequalities
07:26 Jan 24, 2014
The theme of the 7th Asia Pacific Conference on Reproductive and Sexual Health and Rights in Manila, examines achievements, good practices, lessons learned, challenges
04:46 Jan 24, 2014
Newsblaze South Asia Photojournalist Sumit Thaaran attended the five day Jaipur Literature Festival, capturing some interesting moments for our readers.
21:04 Jan 22, 2014
Millions of women and around the world are still unable to protect themselves from sexually transmitted infections (STIs). Over 1 million people contract a sexually transmitted infection every day, half of whom are young people - mostly women.
16:46 Jan 22, 2014