Big Tobacco Industry Rides COVID-19 Pandemic as Countries Grapple for a Response
By Jennie Lyn ReyesBANGKOK, Thailand, Dec 3 2021 (IPS) Almost two years into the COVID-19 pandemic, many countries in the developing world continue to grapple with basic issues such as securing sufficient vaccines and providing essential medical care for their sick. Many economies are in recovery mode as governments scramble to resuscitate them with recovery packages and build back better plans. In this mix, COVID-19 did not dent Big Tobacco’s profits as it exploited the pandemic and persuaded governments to treat cigarettes as “essential,” accept its charity, obtain perks such as tax breaks and treat new tobacco pr...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - December 3, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jennie Lyn Reyes Tags: Development & Aid Featured Global Headlines Health Inequity IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations IPS UN Bureau Source Type: news
Russia resumes flights with more countries amid COVID surge
Russia says it will resume allowing air travel to Argentina, Bangladesh, Brazil, Costa Rica and Mongolia starting Dec. 1 (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - November 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news
Exploring the identities and experiences of young queer people in Mongolia using visual research methods - Ganbaatar D, Vaughan C, Akter S, Bohren MA.
There is limited evidence about the lives of queer Mongolian youth. This is despite mental health problems being a pressing concern among young Mongolians, and international evidence suggesting queer youth may experience more mental health challenges than ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
Origins of ‘Transeurasian’ languages traced to Neolithic millet farmers
Research finds language family that includes modern Japanese, Korean and Turkish spread largely due to agricultureA study combining linguistic, genetic and archaeological evidence has traced the origins of a family of languages including modern Japanese, Korean, Turkish and Mongolian and the people who speak them to millet farmers who inhabited a region in north-eastern China about 9,000 years ago.The findings outlined on Wednesday document a shared genetic ancestry for the hundreds of millions of people who speak what the researchers callTranseurasian languages across an area stretching more than 5,000 miles (8,000km).Con...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - November 10, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Reuters Tags: Language Agriculture Anthropology Science China World news Asia Pacific Source Type: news
The innovation and practice of "hand as foot teaching method" in the teaching of motion system injury course - He B, Li Q, Zhao J, Liu R, Li Y, Xu Y.
BACKGROUND: In view of the teaching characteristics of the motion system injury course and the actual clinical teaching. The orthopedic teaching team of the Affiliated Hospital of Inner Mongolia Medical University took the lead in proposing the "Hand as Fo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 2, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news
Solution-oriented research for paediatric burn prevention in Mongolia: an assessment of prevention tools - Gunsmaa G, Price PE, Potokar T, Ichikawa M.
Child burn injuries in Mongolia are often caused by electric cooking appliances used on the floor or low table in traditional tent-like dwellings (called a ger) which have no separate kitchen. To prevent these injuries, we developed a context-specific kitc... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 1, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news
China's Inner Mongolia quarantines tourists over virus fears
More than 2,000 tourists visiting China's Inner Mongolia region have been sent to hotels to undergo two weeks of quarantine (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news
China to Start Vaccinating Children Over 3 Years Old as COVID-19 Cases Spread
(TAIPEI, Taiwan) — Children as young as 3 will start receiving COVID-19 vaccines in China, where 76% of the population has been fully vaccinated and authorities are maintaining a zero-tolerance policy toward outbreaks. Local city and provincial level governments in at least five provinces issued notices in recent days announcing that children ages 3-11 will be required to get their vaccinations. The expansion of the vaccination campaign comes as parts of China take new clampdown measures to try to stamp out small outbreaks. Gansu, a northwestern province heavily dependent on tourism, closed all tourist sites Monday a...
Source: TIME: Health - October 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Huizhong Wu / AP Tags: Uncategorized China COVID-19 healthscienceclimate wire Source Type: news
Socioeconomic and lifestyle factors associated with mental health problems among Mongolian elementary school children - Aoki A, Togoobaatar G, Tseveenjav A, Nyam N, Zuunnast K, Lkhagvasuren G, Shagdar BE, Mori R, Kikuchi A, Soya H, Kasai K, Takehara K.
This study examined the socioeco... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
Young Migrant Workers Bear Brunt of COVID-19 Pandemic
Research consultants Nandinchimeg Magsar (Mongolia), Sangeet Kayastha (Nepal), Anna Marie Alhambra (Philippines) and Dr Vazirov Jamshed (Tajikistan) briefed a webinar organised by APDA on the impact of COVID-19 on the youth. By Cecilia RussellJohannesburg, Sep 29 2021 (IPS) Most families in the Republic of Tajikistan were affected when economic migrants were caught up in the COVID-19 pandemic abroad, Dr Vazirov Jamshed, research consultant for Asian Forum of Parliamentarians on Population and Development (AFPPD), told a webinar on the impact of the pandemic on youth. In a predominantly agriculturally driven economy, he s...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - September 29, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Cecilia Russell Tags: Asia-Pacific COVID-19 Development & Aid Health Humanitarian Emergencies Population Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations #AsiaPacific #Parliamentarians Youth Source Type: news
Mongolian medicine three acupoints balance needling improves depressive behavior by regulating p11/tPA/BDNF pathway and miRNA-16 of hippocampus and middle raphe nucleus in depression model rats - Saiyin CKT, Ai LY, Song ML, Luo T, Zhao J, Aru N, Deng TTG.
OBJECTIVE: To observe the effect of Mongolian medicine three-acupoints balance needling on the expression of p11/tPA/BDNF pathway and miRNA-16 in the hippocampus and middle raphe nucleus (MRN) in chronic stress depression model rats, so as to explore its m... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news
Mongolian spots - a challenging clinical sign - Kolbe V, Boy D, B üttner A.
Mongolian Spots (MS) are the most common birthmarks in newborn children. The condition presents as greenish-bluish to greyish macules, particularly in the lumbosacral area. The incidents of MS can vary in different ethnic groups and normally fade in early ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news
A study of head injury-related mortality in Ulaanbaatar of Mongolia, 2018-2020 - Dagva D, Khasbagana B, Minjuur T, Enkhbat B.
This study aims to determine the causes and risk factors of head injury cases, and causes of head injury-related mortality. Methodology: All deaths registered in Department of Forensic Medicine, National Institute Forensic Science, National T... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news
All but TWO of the countries on UK's 'amber' travel list has fewer Covid cases than the UK right now
EXCLUSIVE: Britain's rapid rise in Covid cases means it now beats almost all of the countries on its red Covid travel list in terms of daily infections: Mongolia, the Seychelles, Tunisia and Namibia. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
“We Need to Act Now” — as Sub-Saharan Africa Faces Third Wave of Covid-19
Health workers on Bwama Island on Lake Bunyonyi in Uganda prepare to administer COVID-19 vaccines. “The threat of a third wave in Africa is real and rising”, said Dr Matshidiso Moeti, WHO Regional Director for Africa. “Our priority is clear – it’s crucial that we swiftly get vaccines into the arms of Africans at high risk of falling seriously ill and dying of COVID-19.” Credit: UNICEF/Catherine NtabaddeBy Kristalina Georgieva and Abebe Aemro SelassieWASHINGTON DC, Jun 30 2021 (IPS) Sub-Saharan Africa is in the grips of a third wave of COVID-19 infections that threatens to be even more brutal than the two that c...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - June 30, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Kristalina Georgieva and Abebe Aemro Selassie Tags: Africa Aid Featured Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news