American from cruise ship docked in Cambodia tests positive in Malaysia for coronavirus
An 83-year-old American woman who had been a passenger on a cruise ship that docked in Cambodia has tested positive for the new coronavirus on landing in Malaysia, health authorities said on Saturday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Polly Dunford to Lead IntraHealth International as New President and CEO
February 14, 2020 Chapel Hill, NCToday, IntraHealth International’s board of directors announced Polly Dunford will be IntraHealth’s next president and CEO. She will assume the role on March 16.Dunford is joining IntraHealth after nearly 20 years of service with the US Agency for International Development (USAID) in Cambodia, Haiti, Jordan, Mozambique, Nigeria and Washington, D.C., most recently as the global director for HIV/AIDS. In this role, she led the agency’s efforts to help countries achieve and sustain epidemic control of HIV/AIDS under the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief ...
Source: IntraHealth International - February 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: intrahealth Tags: Leadership and Governance Source Type: news

This Cruise Ship Has the Highest COVID-19 Infection Rate in the World
The number of patients infected with the COVID-19 coronavirus aboard a quarantined cruise ship docked in Yokohama, Japan has continued to rise—making the ship the largest cluster of the deadly virus outside China. An additional 44 cases of the illness were identified on the Diamond Princess on Thursday, bringing the total number of infections to 218. That accounts for more than one third of all cases detected outside mainland China. With nearly 6% of the 3,711 passengers and crew members now infected, the 952-foot cruise ship also has the highest infection rate of the coronavirus anywhere in the world. Wuhan, China, ...
Source: TIME: Health - February 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Hillary Leung Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Japan onetime overnight Travel Source Type: news

Cruise passengers shunned over coronavirus to head home after Cambodia reprieve
A cruise ship that spent two weeks at sea after being turned away by five countries over fears that someone aboard might have the coronavirus arrived in Cambodia on Thursday, to the relief of passengers and praise from global health officials. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Fear of virus unnerves castaway cruise ship's Cambodian port
Cambodians voiced unease on Thursday at the arrival of a cruise ship that has been turned away by five countries in fear of the new coronavirus - despite having no suspected cases onboard. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Cruise ship turned away by 4 Asian governments due to virus fear anchors off Cambodia, docking pending for health checks
(Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - February 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Cruise ship barred by 4 governments set to dock in Cambodia
The operator of a cruise ship that was barred from docking by four governments over fears of a new virus that originated in China says it will finally disembark passengers in Cambodia (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - February 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Cruise ship with no reported coronavirus cases shunned amid fears
The ship, carrying more than 2,000 passengers and crew, is now heading to Cambodia. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - February 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cambodia to allow cruise ship shunned over virus fears to dock
Cambodia has agreed to let a cruise ship that has been turned away by five countries over fears that someone aboard may have the coronavirus dock and disembark its passengers, the Holland America Line said on Wednesday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Cruise ship stranded at sea by coronavirus fears to dock in Cambodia
Cambodia has agreed to let a cruise ship, that has been turned away by five countries over fears that someone aboard may have the coronavirus, to dock and disembark its passengers, the Holland America Line said on Wednesday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

2,000 People Stranded on a U.S. Cruise Ship Will Dock in Cambodia After 4 Countries Reject Entry Over Coronavirus Fears
Roughly 2,000 passengers and crew aboard the Holland America Line Westerdam remain stranded on the open seas on Feb. 12, days after they were supposed to dock in Yokohama, Japan on Feb. 15. Fears of the novel coronavirus (now officially known as COVID-19) has prompted four different nations and the U.S. territory of Guam to deny them entry despite no one on board being diagnosed with the illness that has caused global panic. Now, the cruise line says, Cambodia has granted permission for the ship to dock on Feb. 13. In a public statement, Holland America Line says the 2,257 passengers and crew members will be able to go as...
Source: TIME: Health - February 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jasmine Aguilera and Hillary Leung Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 onetime Source Type: news

U.S. Cruise Ship Finally Docks in Cambodia After Being Denied Entry 5 Times Over COVID-19 Fears
The cruise ship Westerdam docked in Cambodia Thursday morning, a relief to the 2,000 passengers and crew on board after the ship was denied entry to five ports over fears of a potential outbreak of COVID-19. Global panic over the novel coronavirus prompted Japan, the Philippines, Taiwan, Thailand, and the U.S. territory of Guam, to deny the Westerdam entry despite no one on board being diagnosed with the deadly illness. Holland American Line, the cruise operator, said it will charter flights to transfer passengers from the coastal city of Sihanoukvilleover to Phnom Penh over the next few days. From there, the passengers wi...
Source: TIME: Health - February 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jasmine Aguilera and Hillary Leung Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 onetime overnight Travel Source Type: news

A Bigger Impact in a Smaller World: The China Situation
People wear face masks in the waiting area at China's Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport. Credit: UN News/Jing ZhangBy Fairuz AhmedNEW YORK, Feb 3 2020 (IPS) We are now living in a hyper communicative world where news does travel faster than lightning. Boundaries, borders, geographical and time differences have become next to obsolete in today’s speed driven world. At any point in time people, news and local occurrences can influence internationally without much local isolation. Along with the advantages of technology, communications and connections world is also facing new challenges that are proportionally evolv...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - February 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Fairuz Ahmed Tags: Asia-Pacific Economy & Trade Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Population TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Cambodian leader blasts online misinformation about virus
Cambodia's leader is urging his people to remain calm about the new virus from China while threatening to kick out reporters or officials seen wearing a face mask (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 30, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson Launches Multi-Pronged Response to Coronavirus Global Public Health Threat
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., January 29, 2020 – Johnson & Johnson today announced that it is mobilizing resources at its Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies to launch a multi-pronged response to the novel coronavirus (also known as 2019-nCoV or Wuhan coronavirus) outbreak. As part of this work, the Company has initiated efforts to develop a vaccine candidate against 2019-nCoV and broadly collaborate with others to screen a library of antiviral therapies. Identifying compounds with antiviral activity against 2019-nCoV may contribute to providing immediate relief to the current outbreak.“J&J has a long-standing comm...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - January 29, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Our Company Source Type: news

Wuhan Coronavirus Death Toll Rises to 106 in China as CDC Confirms 5 Cases in U.S.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed five cases of a SARS-like form of coronavirus in the U.S. On Tuesday, Chinese officials announced 25 additional deaths from the infection, raising the death toll to 106. The disease, which is believed to have originated in a seafood market in the Chinese central city of Wuhan, has infected a few thousand people across China and has also spread to other countries. Chinese officials have confirmed more than 4,400 cases of the novel coronavirus nationwide and more than 2,700 cases in Hubei, the province where Wuhan is located, according to a virus tracker maint...
Source: TIME: Health - January 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sanya Mansoor Tags: Uncategorized China Infectious Disease onetime overnight Source Type: news

Wuhan Coronavirus Infections Have Now Surpassed the Official Number of SARS Cases in China
Chinese officials confirmed Wednesday that the number of people infected by a new form of coronavirus in the country has reached 5,974, a total that surpasses the official cases tallied on the mainland during an outbreak of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) in 2002 and 2003. SARS infected 5,237 people in mainland China, and killed almost 800 people across the world. The new SARS-like form of coronavirus has killed 132 people in China. The disease, which is believed to have originated in a seafood market in the Chinese central city of Wuhan, has also spread to other countries, including the U.S., where five cases hav...
Source: TIME: Health - January 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sanya Mansoor and Amy Gunia Tags: Uncategorized China Infectious Disease onetime overnight Source Type: news

WHO Highlights Human to Human Transmission Concerns From Wuhan Coronavirus as Death Toll Rises to 133
Chinese officials confirmed Wednesday that the number of people infected by a new form of coronavirus in the country has reached more than 6,000, a total that surpasses the official cases tallied on the mainland during an outbreak of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) in 2002 and 2003. SARS infected 5,237 people in mainland China, and killed almost 800 people across the world. The new SARS-like form of coronavirus has killed 133 people in China and more than 3,500 cases have been confirmed in Hubei, the province where Wuhan is located, according to a virus tracker maintained by researchers at Johns Hopkins University...
Source: TIME: Health - January 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sanya Mansoor and Amy Gunia Tags: Uncategorized 2019-nCoV China Infectious Disease onetime overnight Source Type: news

U.S. Plans Second Evacuation Flight From Wuhan as Coronavirus Death Toll Rises to 170
As China’s new coronavirus outbreak continues to grow, the State Department announced Thursday a second evacuation flight for Americans. China confirmed Thursday that the number of people infected by a new form of coronavirus in the country has increased to more than 7,700, a total that surpasses the official cases tallied on the mainland during the 2003 outbreak of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS). Then, SARS infected 5,237 people in mainland China and had a global death toll of almost 800. The new SARS-like form of coronavirus has killed 170 people in China. In Hubei province, the epicenter of the outbreak,...
Source: TIME: Health - January 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sanya Mansoor and Amy Gunia Tags: Uncategorized 2019-nCoV China Infectious Disease onetime overnight Source Type: news

Evil of anti-Semitism ‘still with us’, says UNISON
Speaking an event to mark Holocaust Memorial Day and the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau and Bergen-Belsen, UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: “We remember the victims of the systematic and planned attempts by the Nazis and their collaborators to murder all the Jews in Europe. They exterminated six million Jewish people – two thirds of all those in Europe and over one million in Auschwitz alone. “Today we remember the other victims of Nazi persecution including Roma, Sinti, Polish and Slavic people as well as the disabled, LGBT and Black people. Trade unionists and politi...
Source: UNISON Health care news - January 27, 2020 Category: UK Health Authors: Charlotte Jeffs Tags: News Press release Source Type: news

Holocaust Memorial Day: standing together
Today, 27 January, is Holocaust Memorial Day, and this year it marks exactly 75 years since the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp. UNISON marked the event with an event at UNISON centre, attended by hundreds of staff. There was a minute’s silence and the lighting of a candle of remembrance to honour the victims of the Nazi regime and those murdered during modern genocides in Cambodia, Rwanda, Bosnia and Darfur. Speeches were given by Dave Prentis, Georgia Gould, the leader of Camden council, local MP Keir Starmer, UNISON president Josie Bird, Hope not Hate deputy director Jemma Levene and UNISON sen...
Source: UNISON Health care news - January 27, 2020 Category: UK Health Authors: Janey Starling Tags: Article News anti-fascism anti-racism dave prentis holocaust memorial day hope not hate Josie Bird Keir Starmer Source Type: news

Cambodia confirms first case of coronavirus -health minister
Cambodia has confirmed the first case of coronavirus in the country, Health Minister Mam Bunheng said on Monday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

UNISON marks Holocaust Memorial Day
Senior local politicians and union leaders will be at UNISON’s London headquarters to mark Holocaust Memorial Day on Monday 27 January. UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis and president Josie Bird will host an event at 11.45am to remember the millions who died during the Holocaust. They will be joined by Holborn & St Pancras MP Keir Starmer, Camden Council leader Georgia Gould and Jemma Levene, deputy director of anti-fascism campaigning group Hope not Hate. Commemorations will be even more poignant this year, as 2020 marks 75 years since the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, and 25 years since the 1995 B...
Source: UNISON Health care news - January 27, 2020 Category: UK Health Authors: Garfield Myrie Tags: Article dave prentis holocaust memorial day Jemma Levene Josie Bird Keir Starmer Nazi oppression Source Type: news

Intimate partner violence and childhood illnesses in Cambodia: a cross-sectional study - Nakphong MK, von Ehrenstein OS.
BACKGROUND: Around a quarter of Cambodian women reported being victim to intimate partner violence (IPV) from their current partner. Children's exposure to familial IPV impacts psychosocial well-being and emerging research indicates associations with physi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The Guardian view on car culture: change is coming | Editorial
Over the holiday period the Guardian ’s leader column examines the challenges of the future by fathoming out the present. Today we look at the changing shape of car cultureLewis Hamilton ’s recent declaration of support for climate action attracted derision as well as plaudits. “I like fuel. Can I say that? I don’t like electric stuff,” was the deliberatelyprovocative response from a fellow Formula One driver, Max Verstappen. But the sport isofficially on Mr Hamilton ’s side. In November it announced a net-zero carbon target of 2030.In planning to eliminate most of the carbon emissions f...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - December 26, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Editorial Tags: Transport policy Electric, hybrid and low-emission cars Politics Climate change Environment Science Travel and transport Self-driving cars Motoring Technology Ethical and green living Greenhouse gas emissions Motor sport Automoti Source Type: news

A mixed-methods needs assessment of traumatic brain injury care in a low- and middle-income country setting: building neurocritical care capacity at two major hospitals in Cambodia - Barkley AS, Spece LJ, Barros LM, Bonow RH, Ravanpay A, Ellenbogen R, Huoy P, Thy T, Sothea S, Pak S, LoGerfo J, Lele AV.
OBJECTIVE: The high global burden of traumatic brain injury (TBI) disproportionately affects low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). These settings also have the greatest disparity in the availability of surgical care in general and neurosurgical care in... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 23, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Social marginalization, gender-based violence, and binge drinking among transgender women in Cambodia - Yi S, Chann N, Chhoun P, Tuot S, Mun P, Brody C.
This study examines social and behavioral factors associated with binge drinking among transgender women in Cambodia... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Measles – Pacific Island Countries and Areas
A resurgence of measles cases has been seen in all WHO Regions since 2017. In the Asia Pacific Region, outbreaks of measles have been reported from countries where measles has previously been eliminated (including Australia, Cambodia, Japan, New Zealand, Republic of Korea) and in endemic countries with high incidence rates (including Lao PDR, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand and Viet Nam). (Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks)
Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks - December 15, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: news Source Type: news

Continuing bonds and dreams following violent loss among Cambodian survivors of the pol pot era - Liu TH, Field NP.
We examined CBs expressed in dreams among Cambodian survivors during the Pol Pot era. Parti... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 14, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Associations between mental distress, poly-victimisation, and gender attitudes among adolescent girls in Cambodia and Haiti: an analysis of Violence Against Children surveys - Juan C, Edmeades J, Petroni S, Kapungu C, Gordon R, Ligiero D.
This study aims to explore the effects of poly-victimisation (defined as the experience of multiple different forms of violence, including physical, emotional, and/or sexual) and gender attitudes on mental distress and suicidal ideation among adolescent gi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 10, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Path to prevention of spinal trauma in a low- to middle-income country: a single-center study in Phnom Penh, Cambodia - Makhni MC, Vatan NM, Park PJ, Kabeer ZA, Cerpa M, Choi JH, Lombardi JM, Hong S, Kim Y, Lenke LG, Lehman R, Vycheth I, Park KB.
This study sought to characterize the epidemiology and outcomes of spinal trauma, with or without a neurologic deficit, at a major government hospital in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Patient demographics, American Spinal Injury Association (ASIA) score on present... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 29, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

"We cannot avoid drinking": alcohol use among female entertainment workers in Cambodia - Brody C, Kaplan KC, Tuot S, Chhoun P, Farr C, Swendeman D, Yi S.
Background: Female entertainment workers (FEWs) in Cambodia work in predominantly alcohol-based venues and therefore may face occupational risks. Studies have suggested that FEWs are pressured to consume alcohol while at the workplace, which may hav... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 28, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Transiting knowledge in Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam
EU-funded researchers are working with counterparts in Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam to help all three Southeast Asian nations boost their transition economies, among the fastest growing in the world, by developing local skills and putting knowledge into practice. (Source: EUROPA - Research Information Centre)
Source: EUROPA - Research Information Centre - October 17, 2019 Category: Research Source Type: news

Rwanda: Lessons From Rwanda On How Trust Can Help Repair a Broken Health System
[The Conversation Africa] Seven countries around the world - three of them in Africa - have made faster than expected progress over the past 15 years in reducing deaths among children younger than five. These seven countries, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Ethiopia, Nepal, Peru, Rwanda and Senegal, were selected because they have all performed unexpectedly well in improving childhood health relative to their economic growth. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 1, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

The taboo of sex within gender based violence prevention: localising the gender and development paradigm in Cambodia - Robertson E.
The Gender and Development (GAD) paradigm emerged out of decades of concerted effort by theorists, practitioners and feminists. GAD has attempted to bring women as individuals into the development institution and while this has no doubt contributed to cons... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 15, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Violence and Weapons Issues Source Type: news

Trauma, resilience and the power of human connection: reflections from the field of Cambodia - Wyatt Z, Nowlin M.
Political and economic instability, poverty, war and terrorism, are just some of the harsh realities facing many young people globally. Various theoretical frameworks that conceptualize resilience exist in Western countries, yet there is limited research t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 11, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Schoolgirl, 10, looks like a pensioner because of her wrinkled skin
Bo Rakching, from a remote village on the outskirts of Phnom Penh in the south of Cambodia, was born with the folds and saggy skin, giving her the appearance of an ageing woman. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cambodia: ‘Life changing’ volunteer work for UK nurses
Working alongside healthcare professionals in Cambodia is a “life-changing” experience, according to a group of UK nurses, who say it has also shaped their practice back home. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - August 9, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Multidrug-Resistant Malaria Spreading in Southeast Asia -Study Multidrug-Resistant Malaria Spreading in Southeast Asia -Study
Malaria parasites resistant to two key anti-malarial medicines are becoming more dominant in Vietnam, Laos and northern Thailand after spreading rapidly from Cambodia, scientists warned on Monday.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 24, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Malaria parasites resistant to key drugs have spread rapidly in South East Asia
Drug resistant parasites were first detected in Cambodia in 2008 and had spread to neighbouring countries by 2017. Experts fear the strain could reach Africa, where the disease is most fatal. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Resistant malaria spreading in South East Asia
Drug-resistant malaria parasites have moved from Cambodia to Laos, Thailand and Vietnam. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Multidrug-resistant malaria spreading in Southeast Asia: study
Strains of malaria resistant to two key anti-malarial medicines are becoming more dominant in Vietnam, Laos and northern Thailand after spreading rapidly from Cambodia, scientists warned on Monday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

The Lancet Infectious Diseases: Rapidly spreading multidrug-resistant parasites render frontline malaria drug ineffective in southeast Asia
(The Lancet) Multidrug-resistant forms of Plasmodium falciparum parasites, the most lethal species causing human malaria, have evolved even higher levels of resistance to antimalarial drugs and spread rapidly since 2015, becoming firmly established in multiple regions of Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, and Vietnam, where they are causing alarmingly high treatment failure rates to a widely used frontline malaria drug combination. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - July 22, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Multidrug-resistant malaria spreading in Asia
(Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute) Genomic surveillance has revealed that malaria resistance to two first-line antimalarial drugs has spread rapidly from Cambodia to neighboring countries in Southeast Asia. Researchers discovered that descendants of one multi-drug resistant malaria strain are replacing the local parasites in Vietnam, Laos and northeastern Thailand, and are picking up additional new genetic changes which could further enhance resistance. The study in The Lancet Infectious Diseases reveals the importance of ongoing genomic surveillance in malaria control strategies. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - July 22, 2019 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Cambodian women face surrogacy charges after Vietnam births
A court official says 3 Cambodian women have been charged with violating surrogacy and human trafficking laws after they gave birth to babies they delivered to Chinese nationals in Vietnam (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Asian Nations Scramble to Contain Pig Disease Outbreaks
By HAU DINH and SAM McNEIL HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Asian nations are scrambling to contain the spread of highly contagious African swine fever, with Vietnam culling 2.6 million pigs and China reporting more than a million dead in an unprecedentedly huge epidemic some fear is out of control.Smaller outbreaks have been reported in Hong Kong, Taiwan, North Korea, Cambodia and Mongolia after cases were first reported in China's northeast in August. The U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization released a weekly update on the scale of infections on Thursday which reported a new outbreak in Laos.With pork supplies dwindling as ...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - June 20, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: International News Patient Care Source Type: news

Asian Nations Scramble to Contain Pig Disease Outbreaks
By HAU DINH and SAM McNEIL HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Asian nations are scrambling to contain the spread of highly contagious African swine fever, with Vietnam culling 2.6 million pigs and China reporting more than a million dead in an unprecedentedly huge epidemic some fear is out of control.Smaller outbreaks have been reported in Hong Kong, Taiwan, North Korea, Cambodia and Mongolia after cases were first reported in China's northeast in August. The U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization released a weekly update on the scale of infections on Thursday which reported a new outbreak in Laos.With pork supplies dwindling as ...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - June 20, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: International News Patient Care Source Type: news

Empirical analysis of hazard perception and driving behaviors among high school and college students on motorcycles in Phnom Penh, Cambodia - Yoshida N, Koyanagi T.
In Cambodia, motorcycle use has spread rapidly in recent years, and serious accidents involving motorcycles have increased. Motorcycle accidents involving young people are particularly common, and there are various issues concerning traffic safety. To unde... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 20, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Traffic management project in Phnom Penh - Matsuoka S.
Traffic congestion and accidents are major issues in Phnom Penh, the capital city of the Kingdom of Cambodia. An inefficient signal system and lack of traffic discipline contributed to the unfavorable traffic conditions. A comprehensive traffic management ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 20, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Traffic problems in Southeast Asia featuring the case of Cambodia's traffic accidents involving motorcycles - Kitamura Y, Hayashi M, Yagi E.
This article provides the background to the special issue by reviewing the status of traffic problems in South East Asian countries, and in particular, the case of Cambodia. The "Make Roads Safe" report by the Commission for Global Road Safety (2011) confi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 20, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news