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Resistance to Malaria Drug Reported in Cambodia

Millions at risk if artemisinin treatment becomes ineffective, study says WEDNESDAY, July 29 (HealthDay News) -- Malaria parasites in western Cambodia have become resistant to artemisinin-based drugs, a development that could put millions of lives at risk, researchers say. Artemisin...

Dengue Deaths in Cambodia This Year Exceed 2006 Toll

Dengue fever deaths in Cambodia so far this year have eclipsed fatalities in 2006 as the country battles one of the worst outbreaks of the disease in a decade , medical officials said Thursday. Some 182 fatalities have been recorded for the first half of this year out of 14,986 cases, said ...

Dengue Deaths Sweeping Cambodia Highlight Healthcare Failures

Saing Ratha lies semi-conscious, her thin body shaking with fever as her mother tries desperately to cool her by placing blocks of ice under her arms. Her 10-year-old bother Saing Sokun lies curled around a block of ice next to her in this spartan rural clinic. Both have been struc...

Fraudulent Foreign Doctors Practising In Cambodia

An Australian woman Gloria A. Christie, 50, also known as Doctor Gloria set up a popular medical clinic in Phnom Penh, Cambodia//. She is facing hefty fines and a potential jail sentence after being accused of falsely claiming to be a highly qualified medical expert. Her hospital mainly treats ...

Bayer HealthCare Awards $2.5 Million to Advance Hemophilia Research and Improve Patient Care

... Debra Honig, Rush Hemophilia and Thrombophilia Center, Chicago, USA Kim Huot, National Institute of Public Health, Phnom Penh City, cambodia Piet de Kleijn, University Medical Center, Utrecht, The Netherlands Geethani Kuruppuarachchi, Medical Research Institute, Colombo, Sri...

Rare sheep could be key to better diagnostic tests in developing world, says Stanford study

... school and senior author on the paper, wanted to do better. She's a veteran of overseas microbiology, having trained lab technicians from Botswana to cambodia for more than a decade. "Up until the time I saw a hair sheep which I first saw in Botswana I had no idea there was even such a thing," said Baro...

Hospital Build Asia Exhibition and Congress 2009 Sets the Stage for the Future of Healthcare

...es (A member of A*STAR), and SPRING Singapore, as well as industry associations like the Singapore Medical Association, Malaysian Medical Association, cambodia Medical Association, Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association, and Hong Kong College of Health Service Executives. Said Yew Sung Pei, As...

Global War on Drugs Takes Devastating Toll on Human Lives, Advocates Say

... Drugs highlights the ineffectiveness of drug control to achieve its goals, and its far-reaching, unintended consequences. In the report, women from cambodia recount being rounded up by police and locked without charges in a military-run "rehabilitation" center where they were subjected to regular and seve...

Hospital Build Asia Exhibition and Congress 2009: Region's Most Comprehensive Healthcare Infrastructure Planning and Development Event to Debut in Singapore

...TAR) and SPRING Singapore. The event is also supported by industry associations like the Singapore Medical Association, Malaysian Medical Association, cambodia Medical Association, Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association, Hong Kong College of Health Service Executives and others. Andrew Keable,...

AMA Foundation Honors Compassionate Physicians With Excellence in Medicine Awards

...three times due to Hurricanes George and Katrina, as well as a fire. One third of this small fishing village is comprised of immigrants from Vietnam, cambodia and Laos and more than 1 in 5 families live below the poverty level. David Muller, M.D. 's entire clinical practice revolves around the care o...

Malaria Vaccine Effective in Latest Trials

...chers wanted to see if there were new strains of malaria resistant to artesunate, a common drug used to treat the disease. For the study, 56 people in cambodia given the anti-malaria drug artesunate responded to treatment, indicating there were no strains of malaria resistant to the drug, the researchers said...

Supermodel Helena Houdova & Roberta Armani Host 2nd Annual Sunflower Children Poker Benefit

...s. From supporting safe educational and social environments for kids living in Brazil's favela ghettoes; to giving ostracized, HIV-positive orphans in cambodia the opportunity to live, learn and grow; to funding the renovation of a center for mentally-challenged and handicapped children in South Africa to pro...

From Jet Engines to Search Engines, ORBIS-FedEx-Indiana University Join Forces to Fight Unnecessary Childhood Blindness

... One of the poorest countries in Southeast Asia, cambodia is believed to have one of the region's highest pr...preventable. In spite of recent economic progress, cambodia continues to suffer from the legacy of decades of ...onsored training programs, both online, at home in cambodia and now abroad in Indiana," said Dr. Khauv, a pedi...

AMDL Teleconference Available on amdl.com at 5:00 p.m. EDT Today

...oward has concluded that the HPV Test Kit licensed by the Company for distribution in China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, cambodia and Vietnam has numerous advantages over other test kits for HPV and can become a major product for the Company. About AMDL: AMDL, Inc. is...

AIDS Healthcare Foundation and NCHADS Partnership Adds 8th Cambodian AIDS Treatment Center in Kirivong

...he Cambodian clinics are a partnership between AHF cambodia Cares, the Ministry of Health, Royal Government of cambodia and Cambodia's National Center for HIV/AIDS, Derma... to the success of AHF's work with its partners in cambodia includes the linkage of clinic services provided t...

AIDS Healthcare Foundation Shares World Bank, Global Fund Concerns Over Alleged Corruption at India's NACO

...rrently provides free anti-retroviral treatment and services to people in need through its clinics and programmes in India, Nepal, Thailand, Viet Nam, cambodia and China. About AHF AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) is the US' largest non-profit HIV/AIDS healthcare, research, prevention and education provid...

Cipla Offers Modest AIDS Drug Price Cut: 'Not Nearly Enough,' says AHF

...ionally, in the Asia/Pacific region, AHF currently provides free antiretroviral treatment to people in need through its clinics in Thailand, Viet Nam, cambodia and China. AIDS Healthcare Foundation is the US' largest non-profit HIV/AIDS healthcare, research, prevention and education provider. AHF currently ...

NACO Bows to Activists' Pressure on AIDS Treatment in India, Says AHF

...S Healthcare Foundation currently provides free anti-retroviral treatment services to people in need through its clinics in India, Thailand, Viet Nam, cambodia and China. ...

AIDS Healthcare Foundation and NCHADS to Open the 7th collaborative ART Center in Pea Reang

...ation, the Ministry of Health, Royal Government of cambodia and Cambodia's National Center for HIV/AIDS, Derma...ed to open our seventh collaborative ART center in cambodia at Pea Reang, a facility which will bring relief, ... "The visible success of ART treatment program in cambodia is due to close collaboration with AHF and many ot...

Activist Groups' Plea to Indian Prime Minister: 'Rollout Second-Line AIDS Treatment!'

...S Healthcare Foundation currently provides free anti-retroviral treatment services to people in need through its clinics in India, Thailand, Viet Nam, cambodia and China. ...

'AHF/India Cares' Provides Second-line AIDS Drugs to Activists in India

...S Healthcare Foundation currently provides free anti-retroviral treatment services to people in need through its clinics in India, Thailand, Viet Nam, cambodia and China. About AHF AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) is the US' largest non-profit HIV/AIDS healthcare, research, prevention and education provide...

'Cipla, Tell the Truth'; AIDS Healthcare Foundation Launches New Ad Campaign

...collaboration with the National AIDS Control Organization. In the Asia-Pacific region, AHF also operates free treatment clinics in Thailand, Viet Nam, cambodia and China. AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) is the nation's largest non-profit HIV/AIDS healthcare, research, prevention and education provider. AHF ...

30 Dead as Dengue Fever Epidemic Hits Myanmar: Report

...e military-ruled nation spends just 0.5 percent of its gross domestic product on health. Dengue fever is on the rise across Southeast Asia. In cambodia at least 132 people have died this year, while Myanmar's neighbour Thailand has reported 21,000 cases in 2007, a 36 percent increase on last year. ...

Indian Luxury Hotel Boss Calls for Major City Clean-up

...a has a tremendous future if we get our act together," he added. The Oberoi Group also operates or owns hotels in Egypt, Australia, Bhutan and cambodia among other countries. ...

Decline in Breastfeeding Linked to Child Deaths in Asia: UNICEF

...egion with Thailand at 5.4 percent and North Korea at 65.1 percent, the WHO said in a statement. The WHO said an increase in breastfeeding in cambodia had contributed to a sharp fall in child mortality. In 2000, just 11 percent of Cambodian mothers breastfed their babies for the first six months. By ...

West Told to Stop Blaming China for Pollution

...l output, they use 21 per cent of its energy. ASEAN includes Singapore, Thailand, the Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia, Brunei, Vietnam, Laos, cambodia and Myanmar (Burma). China accounts for 5.5 per cent of the global GDP, but consumes 15 per cent of the energy, said Peterson. Its water consu...

Indian Doctor in Britain Made Record Eye Check-ups in a Day

...dition of News Shopper. 'I'm definitely planning to do some more trips with VAO. Hopefully, we'll be going to Africa in December and possibly cambodia next year,' the Middlesex resident said. ...

Indian Doctor in Britain Made Record Eye Check-ups in a Day

... edition of News Shopper. 'I'm definitely planning to do some more trips with VAO. Hopefully, we'll be going to Africa in December and possibly cambodia next year,' the Middlesex resident said. Source-IANS/B...

WHO Concerned About Growing Two-wheeler Deaths in Asia

... The WHO noted that young motorcyclists make up a significant percentage of injuries and fatalities among road users in many Asian countries, such as cambodia and Malaysia. "Factors such as speed, no helmets, risk-taking behaviour and drink-driving contribute to the rising trend," according to the WHO ...

50% Of India’s Children Are Malnourishe

...2% in urban regions. Underweight children account for are 46% while in China it is only 8%. On the nutrition front, it is as poor as Burkina, Faso and cambodia which are the poorest countries in the world. On the brighter side, 51% of pregnant women visit the doctors as against 44% in the last survey. T...

Chinese Scientists Take Malaria Fight to Africa

...ramme which slashed malaria infections in parts of cambodia is being extended to an African island,// with Chi...agues implemented similar schemes in two places in cambodia in recent years and the results were impressive. ...at, the director of the National Malaria Centre in cambodia who oversaw the two projects there. While so...

US Orders More H5N1 vaccine

...clade 2 (subgroup 2) H5N1 virus. The existing stockpile is based on clade 1 viruses, which circulated and caused human cases in Thailand, Vietnam, and cambodia in 2004 and 2005. Clade 2 viruses circulated in birds in China and Indonesia in 2003-04 and spread to the Middle East, Europe, and Africa in 2005 and ...

Myanmar Declares Herself As A Country Free of Bird flu

...h to confirm and preserve this freedom from bird flu.” The FAO has however cautioned that fresh outbreaks of the virus in neighbouring Thailand, cambodia and Laos since July only go to show as to just how easily the virus can re-emerge. It was explained that in Vietnam, authorities had drawn much critic...

Bird Flu In Eastern Cambodian Districts

... An additional two districts in cambodia have now been affected by bird flu killing thousands of ducks. Health officials suggested// that the outbreaks happened after a man smuggled infected ...

Thai Anti-Aids Initiatives Applauded

... Singapore – The accomplishments of Thailand and cambodia in the Aids prevention initiatives have been applauded, which has been achi...try of Health, said "The 100 per cent condom use programmes in Thailand and cambodia are two prominent examples of successful prevention efforts." In the ...

Bird flu cases in humans: WHO figures

...d.. Following is a list of confirmed human cases of H5N1 from the WHO . Total cases include survivors. Deaths Total cases AZERBAIJAN 5 8 cambodia 6 6 CHINA 12 18 DJIBOUTI 0 1 EGYPT 6 14 INDONESIA 37 49 IRAQ 2 2 THAILAND 14 22 TURKEY 4 12 VIETNAM 42 93 --------------------------------------------...

Foot and Mouth Raises Its Ugly Head in Vietnam

... Nearly half of Vietnam is reeling under the onslaught of Foot-and-mouth disease. The disease has not spared parts of China, Laos and cambodia and reports say that only a small portion of the cattle// and pigs are affected by the disease. "The situation is under control and not as danger...

Angelina Jolie Opts To Back For Global Education For Poor Children

...he is expecting Pitt's child in about a month and could give birth in Namibia. Jolie said that the experience of the two children she adopted in cambodia and Ethiopia had led her to press for better educational opportunities. Referring to her one-year-old daughter Zahara, she said: "There is no possible...

H5N1 Bird Flu, Claims a Young Victim

...the young girl’s death, Cambodia's human death toll due to bird flu has risen to five ever since the virus first set foot, in this area, in late 2003. cambodia still remains as the worst hit country with a high record of human deaths. ...

North-Eastern Leaders Of India Meet To Discuss HIV Problems

...the epidemic. 'Political commitments to combat HIV/AIDS has been successful in several parts of the world like in Thailand, Uganda, Senegal, and cambodia where the epidemic has shown signs of slowing down,' Ahmed said. 'If the governments agree to work out a comprehensive action plan there is no do...
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