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Lack of Iodized Salt Causes ‘Serious Public Health Problems’ in Cambodia

Lack of Iodized Salt Causes ‘Serious Public Health Problems’ in Cambodia

When Arnaud Laillou, a nutrition specialist with UNICEF, led a salt iodization study in 2014, he wanted to be sure ...

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Overwhelming majority of world’s population live in areas with dirty air

Overwhelming majority of world’s population live in areas with dirty air

GENEVA – More than 9 out of 10 people worldwide live in areas with excessive air pollution, contributing to problems ...

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US Issues travel Advisory to 11 SE Asian Nations

US Issues travel Advisory to 11 SE Asian Nations

US officials have advised pregnant women to delay travel to 11 South-East Asian countries because of the “uncertain risk of ...

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Cambodia: Funding the fight against tuberculosis

Cambodia: Funding the fight against tuberculosis

Soth Srey Touch’s sister died two months ago from a disease that antibiotics could have treated. Her sister was 43 ...

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Asia Has a Weight Problem

Asia Has a Weight Problem

Rates of obesity worldwide are continuing to rise and by 2025, 18 per cent of men and 21 per cent ...

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Nearly A Quarter Of Deaths Linked To Unhealthy Environment

Nearly A Quarter Of Deaths Linked To Unhealthy Environment

Nearly a quarter of all deaths worldwide in 2012 were caused by preventable environmental factors such as climate change, air, ...

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Welcome To Health Insurance 2.0

Welcome To Health Insurance 2.0

Growing up in Bombay, a doctor was always one call away for Suyog Mody. When he wasn’t feeling well, his ...

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ASEAN will Change Healthcare in the Region

ASEAN will Change Healthcare in the Region

As the integration of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Economic Community (AEC) fast-tracks intra-ASEAN trade, regulatory harmonization and ...

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WHO Requests Billions to Stop Tropical Diseases’ Spread

WHO Requests Billions to Stop Tropical Diseases’ Spread

The World Health Organization (WHO) is seeking billions of dollars to tackle 17 tropical diseases such as dengue, rabies and ...

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Wellness Doing Very Well

Wellness Doing Very Well

To celebrate her 40th birthday, Ann Abraham, an information technology consultant in Dallas, wanted to try something completely new. She ...

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