Congress Appeals to Obama Administration, Thailand: Stop Hmong Returns to Laos
WASHINGTON, June 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A U.S. Congressional letter to Secretary of State Clinton regarding the Lao-Hmong refugee crisis in Thailand and Laos
was sent today by 31 Members of Congress, as more cosigned the letter prior to transmittal.
"First, we ask you to directly urg...
Resurgence of Bird Flu in Laos
The new outbreak of H5N1 strain in Laos
led to the mass culling of more than 200 chickens in Laos
and 310,000 hens in an egg-producing village in northeastern Thailand.//
Thai officials said that the virus could have come to Thailand through contaminated eggs trays. But they also said that the...
AMA Foundation Honors Compassionate Physicians With Excellence in Medicine Awards
...ue 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 of homebou...
ORBIS International Receives Donated PASCAL(R) Photocoagulator From OptiMedica
...nd skills, the Flying Eye Hospital program currently underway in Vientiane, laos
is strengthening the ability of eye health professionals in the management ...ing PASCAL as part of this unique initiative, ORBIS will allow doctors from laos
and many other countries around the world to set a new standard in the trea...
Photos: U.S. Food and Drug Administration Issues No Objection Letter to GRAS Status of Rebaudioside A
...nd their scientists are globally recognised experts in their field.
The Company works with independent farmers in Thailand, China, Paraguay, laos
and Kenya to grow the best quality stevia leaf. PureCircle works closely with communities in each of these countries and endeavours to maximise the so...
New Asia Pacific Statistics Reveal an Alarming Incidence of HIV in MSM
...y as well as sociocultural awareness, the
Center for HIV/AIDS/STI (CHAS) in laos
PDR has conducted the first survey
of HIV among MSM in laos
and will soon be releasing the results. As
governments and health partners ...
Chinese Province Offers Free Treatment to HIV/AIDS Patients
... than 1,500 HIV/AIDS victims will be able to get free medical treatment at TCM centres this year," said the official.
Yunnan, bordering Vietnam, laos
and Myanmar in the south and west and near the notorious "Golden Triangle", has China's worst HIV/AIDS figures. HIV/AIDS cases have been found in all ...
China Denies Existence Of New Bird Flu Strain
...n the US Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences that a new strain of H5N1 bird flu in its Fujian province had already spread to Malaysia, the laos
and Thailand, and may cause a major outbreak in Asia and Europe.
'In fact, there is no such thing as a new Fujian strain at all,' Jia said at a...
New Bird flu Strain Claims Refuted
...nitially isolated in the southern Chinese province of Fujian last year, had become prevalent in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, Thailand, laos
Chen Hualan, director of the National Bird Flu Reference Laboratory at the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, has rebuked the...
Myanmar Declares Herself As A Country Free of Bird flu
...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 criticism in 20...
Tigers get a business plan
...ulation of 500 animals.
On the other hand, India's highly productive Western Ghats region may see an increase by as much as 60 percent. Sites in laos
and Cambodia, where current tiger numbers may run below ten individuals may see tiger numbers jump four-fold over the next decade.
It is these ...
Laos ?a lost world for frogs
...y scientists over a two-year period.
Working in conjunction with the WCS laos
Program, scientists describe the latest three species in the recent issue o...ldlife.
Already, a newly described salamander species found by Stuart in laos
has turned up earlier this year in the Japanese pet trade, where it is comm...
Scientists discover odd-ball rodent
... guinea pig or chinchilla. But not quite. In fact the new species, found in laos
by scientists from the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and other groups... Dr. Robert Timmins in a hunter's market in Central Laos. WCS is working in laos
to help enact an aggressive program designed to halt illegal wildlife trade...