'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
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
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
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
To tackle any disease it is not merely only diagnosing correctly and offering quality treatment but ensuring that the patients adhere to treatment that is of paramount importance.
15:21 Dec 21, 2013
Although historic scale-up of antiretroviral therapy (ART) is keeping people living with HIV (PLHIV) alive, 1 in 10 of them succumb to cardiovascular diseases (CVDs).
21:06 Dec 18, 2013
An estimated 3.4 million children are living with HIV, thus accounting for 10% of the total global HIV infected population. At the same time, the number of children newly infected with HIV dropped drastically by 52% between 2001 and 2012.
01:39 Dec 18, 2013
The JFA pointed out that the working journalists, engaged with the satellite news channels of Assam have to perform their duties in a vulnerable atmosphere with lower wages, more than 8 hours working period in a day
18:27 Sep 22, 2013
A suicide blast at the funeral procession of a slain police officer has killed at least 30 people including senior police officials and over 40 have been injured in the south-western Pakistani city of Quetta.
17:05 Aug 9, 2013
A suicide blast at the funeral procession of a slain police officer killed at least 38 people including three senior police officials and more than 50 have been injured in the south-western Pakistani city of Quetta.
17:13 Aug 8, 2013
The journalists, who were involved with the newspaper during the tenure of Padma Bhusan CP Saikia as its editor, have taken the initiative to commemorate the illustrious journalist on his 7th death anniversary.
18:45 Aug 6, 2013
Pakistan's Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Justice retired Fakhruddin G Ebrahim has resigned from his post a day after the presidential polls. Ebrahim has sent his resignation letter to President Asif Ali Zardari for approval.
18:32 Jul 31, 2013
Mamnoon Hussain waselected 12th President of Pakistan on Tuesday. The President-elect will take the oath for his five-year term on 8 September, 2013 when incumbent President Asif Ali Zardari's constitutional tenure is due to expire.
20:11 Jul 30, 2013
On the Election Commission of Pakistan's request the Supreme Court of Pakistan has ordered on Wednesday that the presidential polls for country's new president will be held on July 30th, instead of August 6th.
10:11 Jul 25, 2013