E-Commerce Giants Under Fire for Retailing Hazardous Mercury-Based Cosmetics
By Thalif DeenNEW YORK, Nov 16 2018 (IPS)A coalition of over 50 civil society organizations (CSOs), from more than 20 countries, have urged two of the world’s largest multi-billion dollar E-commerce retailers – Amazon and eBay – to stop marketing “dangerous and illegal mercury-based skin lightening creams.” The protest is part of a coordinated global campaign against a growing health hazard in the field of cosmetics.So far, the groups have reached out to the US Food & Drug Administration (FDA), the United Nations, the World Health Organization (WHO) and INTERPOL, the Lyon-based internation...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - November 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Thalif Deen Tags: Editors' Choice Environment Featured Global Global Governance Headlines Health IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Mercury Population Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Toddler battling a rare brain condition is left with 'devil horns'
Clyne Solano, a 22-month-old boy from Pasig in the Philippines, was born with hydranencephaly and surgery to relieve pressure on his brain caused part of his enlarged skull to collapse. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NovaRad gets 510(k) for augmented reality software
RIS/PACS vendor NovaRad has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Novarad adds Philippines PACS contract Novarad inks Neb. PACS contract Novarad launches new website with ROI calculator Novarad launches new mobile image management apps Novarad adds pricing model for enterprise imaging (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 25, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Sanofi dengue vax gets EMA ok, despite Philippines scandal
Sanofi's dengue vaccine, Dengvaxia, has been recommended for approval in Europe by the European Medicines Agency's Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use. (Source: PharmaManufacturing.com)
Source: PharmaManufacturing.com - October 19, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

EU drug agency urges approval for dengue vaccine
Europe's drug regulator has recommended approving the first vaccine for dengue despite concerns about the vaccine's wide use and a lawsuit in the Philippines alleging that it was linked to three deaths (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Dramatic drop in public confidence after Philippines dengue vaccine controversy
(Taylor& Francis Group) The Philippines' highly politicised response to newly-reported risks of a dengue vaccine led to a dramatic drop in public trust in vaccines overall, according to new research published in Human Vaccines& Immunotherapeutics. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - October 11, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Opening speech for the Sixty-ninth session of the WHO Regional Committee for the Western Pacific
Sir Puka Temo, chair of the sixty-ninth session of the WHO Regional Committee for the Western Pacific, My brother Dr Shin, WHO Regional Director for the Western Pacific, (Source: WHO Director-General speeches)
Source: WHO Director-General speeches - October 8, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Philippines [country], Western Pacific Region [region] Source Type: news

Reaching pregnant women cut off from care in the aftermath of Typhoon Ompong
ITOGON, Philippines – On 16 September, Ginalyn Franco awoke to a storm.“The rains were so powerful that landslides started happening near our house,” she said. “We had no choice but to leave.”With her grandmother and aunt, Ms. Franco, 24, raced up the mountainous Itogon terrain for three hours, braving treacherous rains, wind and mud before reaching safety at an evacuation centre.  She was nine months pregnant. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - October 2, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: ashton Source Type: news

Philippines government conducts armed raid of natural health clinic; hundred of patients thrown to the streets... Dr. Farrah forced to flee after entire family death threated
(Natural News) Dr. Farrah Agustin-Bunch of the DFAB Natural Medical Center in the Philippines has been subject to an armed government raid that effectively shut down her facility, sending hundreds of patients to the streets. Widely known for helping cancer patients heal and beat cancer without resorting to toxic chemotherapy or radiotherapy, Dr. Farrah has... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fanning the flames: understanding gang involvement among philippine prisoners - Lee S, Narag RE.
Utilizing intensive interview and observational data from inmates in one of the most overcrowded and underresourced jail in Metro Manila, Philippines, this study presents the first in-depth analysis of the factors associated with pangkat (prison gangs) and... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 7, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news

End to conflict spells no relief for women and girls in the Philippines
MARAWI, Philippines –“Everything has been burned,” Aslima Tawacal, 35, told UNFPA. “My husband has been able to see our home but there is nothing left.”Fifteen months ago, an armed group inspired by the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as Da ’esh) seized Aslima’s town in Marawi. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - September 4, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: ashton Source Type: news

Hopkins Nursing Dean on Online Options for the Doctor of Nursing Practice Degree
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Source: Johns Hopkins University and Health Systems Archive - August 29, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Naturopathic doctor forced to shut her clinic after wave of death threats and government regulator pressure... medical freedom is DEAD
(Natural News) A world-famous doctor who offered her naturopathic services for free was forced to close her clinic after the Philippine equivalent of the FDA went after her and she received a wave of death threats. Dr. Farrah Agustin-Bunch went to a conventional medical school, but the fact that doctors are encouraged to prescribe treatments... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Parenting, culture, and the development of externalizing behaviors from age 7 to 14 in nine countries - Lansford JE, Godwin J, Bornstein MH, Chang L, Deater-Deckard K, Di Giunta L, Dodge KA, Malone PS, Oburu P, Pastorelli C, Skinner AT, Sorbring E, Steinberg L, Tapanya S, Uribe Tirado LM, Alampay LP, Al-Hassan SM, Bacchini D.
Using multilevel models, we examined mother-, father-, and child-reported (N = 1,336 families) externalizing behavior problem trajectories from age 7 to 14 in nine countries (China, Colombia, Italy, Jordan, Kenya, the Philippines, Sweden, Thailand, and the... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 24, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The mapping of storm surge-prone areas and characterizing surge-producing cyclones in Leyte Gulf, Philippines - Rodrigo SMT, Villanoy CL, Briones JC, Bilgera PHT, Cabrera OC, Narisma GTT.
Historically, Leyte Gulf in central eastern Philippines has received catastrophic damage due to storm surges, the most recent of which was during Typhoon Haiyan in 2013. A city-level risk assessment was performed on Leyte Gulf through synthetic storm gener... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Gendered vulnerabilities in times of natural disasters: male-to-female violence in the Philippines in the aftermath of Super Typhoon Haiyan - Nguyen HT.
The precarious situation faced by women and girls in the wake of climate-related disasters is illustrated through fieldwork conducted in Eastern Visayas in the Philippines, one of the regions most affected by Super Typhoon Haiyan in 2013. However, this art... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Damage to buildings and structures due to recent devastating wind hazards in East Asia - Yang Q, Gao R, Bai F, Li T, Tamura Y.
Extreme wind events such as typhoons and tornadoes can cause devastating damage to structures and huge losses to human societies. This paper introduces recent devastating wind-related disasters in East Asia, including disasters in Japan, the Philippines an... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Deriving the rainfall threshold for shallow landslide early warning during tropical cyclones: a case study in northern Philippines - Nolasco-Javier D, Kumar L.
Rainfall-induced landslides (RILs) have been a source of social and economic disruption in the mountainous Baguio area in northern Philippines. Prolonged heavy rainfall usually happens during tropical cyclone and southwest monsoon activity. A pragmatic app... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Meet our NHS
Kalliopi Kolagki, front centre, with colleagues at Watford General          © Jess Hurd Kalliopi Kolagki is a nurse in the Accident and Emergency ward of Watford General Hospital. Originally from Greece, she’s been in Watford for 18 months and is one of hundreds of EU workers on the hospital staff. She’s enthusiastic and professional, and speaks of her experience as “very positive”. But she also has a very particular anecdote that speaks volumes about today’s NHS, for good and ill. “On the shop floor – that’s how we talk of A&E – I&rsqu...
Source: UNISON Health care news - August 1, 2018 Category: UK Health Authors: Demetrios Matheou Tags: Magazine BREXIT eu migrant NHS recruitment Source Type: news

Analysing labels, associations, and sentiments in Twitter on the Abu Sayyaf kidnapping of Viktor Okonek - Reyes JAL, Smith T.
This article investigates Twitter data related to the kidnapping case of two German nationals in the southern region of the Philippines by the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG). It explores perceptions of the ASG, along with associated organizations and sentiments in... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 31, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

Q & A: Leprosy Increases as World Gives Attention to Newer Endemic Diseases
A young boy from the Philippines with leprosy. The chronic disease is curable, and if treated in time disabilities related to the disease can be averted. Courtesy: moyerphotos/CC By 2.0By Elisio MuchangaMAPUTO, Jul 30 2018 (IPS)In the first six months of this year, the southern African nation of Mozambique has already registered 300 more cases of leprosy, some 951 cases, than it registered for the whole of 2017.The country, which had previously eliminated the chronic disease in 2008, is receiving funding from the Nippon Foundation—a non-profit philanthropic organisation from Japan that is active in many countrie...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - July 30, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Elisio Muchanga Tags: Africa Development & Aid Featured Headlines Health Population Poverty & SDGs Regional Categories TerraViva United Nations Nippon Foundation Source Type: news

The evaluation of animal bite treatment centers in the Philippines from a patient perspective - Amparo ACB, Jayme SI, Roces MCR, Quizon MCL, Mercado MLL, Dela Cruz MPZ, Licuan DA, Villalon EES, Baquilod MS, Hernandez LM, Taylor LH, Nel LH.
This study surveyed patients in the community and a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 28, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Comparison of suicide rates among Asian Americans in 2000 and 2010 - Kuroki Y.
This brief report used the mortality data to separately examine suicide rates of the six largest Asian American groups: Chinese, Filipino, Indian, Japanese, Korean, and Vietnamese. In 2000, Japanese American men (13.8 per 100,000) showed significantly high... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Image of the Day: Deep Blue Sea
Researchers have tracked whale sharks’ trips off the coast of the Philippines. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - July 25, 2018 Category: Science Tags: Image of the Day Source Type: news

Satellite tracking reveals Philippine waters are important for endangered whale sharks
(PeerJ) A new scientific study published in PeerJ - the Journal of Life and Environmental Sciences has tracked juvenile whale sharks across the Philippines emphasising the importance of the archipelago for the species. The study is the most complete tracking study of whale sharks in the country, with satellite tags deployed on different individuals in multiple sites. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - July 24, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

3D Printer of PEKK Implants Expanding in Asia
After receiving accreditation as a foreign medical device manufacturer by the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour, and Welfare, Oxford Performance Materials Inc. (OPM) has forged a partnership to establish manufacturing and marketing in Japan. Known for its 3D printed PEKK OsteoFab implants, its contract manufacturing services, and its OXPEKK materials technology, OPM has partnered with Tokyo-based materials supplier JSR Corp. (JSR) to form OPM Asia. The OPM Asia license includes Japan, China, Taiwan, Korea, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, and India. Manuf...
Source: MDDI - July 20, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Daphne Allen Tags: 3-D Printing Source Type: news

How Prison Conditions Fuel the Tuberculosis Epidemic
Inmates at the National Penitentiary in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Credit: David BrydenBy David BrydenWASHINGTON DC, Jul 19 2018 (IPS)Dozens of grown men peered from behind the barred doorway of a crammed window-less prison cell, eyes pleading desperately from sweaty faces.Their physical discomfort was so palpable, I could almost feel it. Because of my work, I also knew of at least one serious unseen risk facing them – that of contracting tuberculosis in the cramped, poorly ventilated space. Touring the largest prison in Port-au-Prince was part of a research visit I made there in 2106. Two years later, the image of those...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - July 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: David Bryden Tags: Development & Aid Featured Global Headlines Health Population Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Common injuries of collegiate tennis players - Valleser CWM, Narvasa KEL.
The purpose of this study is to determine the common injuries of Filipino collegiate tennis players; 110 varsity tennis players with a mean of 20 years old (SD ± 1.7) with an average playing experience of 12 years participated in the study. There was a 10... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Companies reach more than 1 million with family planning information in Philippines
LAGUNA, Philippines –“I used to believe that jumping after sex prevented pregnancy,” said Phoebe Tamondong, 25, in Laguna Province, in the Philippines. She is not alone – these and otherfamily planning myths are widespread. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - July 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: zerzan Source Type: news

Ocular morbidity in natural disasters: field hospital experience 2010-2015 - Osaadon P, Tsumi E, Pokroy R, Sheleg T, Peleg K.
PURPOSE: To determine the characteristics of ocular injuries treated by Israel Defense Forces (IDF) field hospital following three natural disasters: the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, the 2013 typhoon in the Philippines, and the 2015 earthquake and avalanche i... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Clinical characteristics of the 2013 Haiyan typhoon victims presenting to the Belgian first aid and support team - van Berlaer G, de Jong F, Das T, Gundran CP, Samyn M, Gijs G, Buyl R, DeBacker M, Hubloue I.
This study aims to describe the ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 10, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Enormous cervical tumour makes a woman look pregnant with TRIPLETS
Marilyn Felipe, 39, from Maguindanao, Philippines, thought she was expecting when her torso started to swell seven years ago. She was devastated to learn she was suffering from a myoma tumour. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Enormous cervical tumour makes a woman, 39, look pregnant with TRIPLETS
Marilyn Felipe, 39, from Maguindanao, Philippines, thought she was expecting when her torso started to swell seven years ago. She was devastated to learn she was suffering from a myoma tumour. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Project Population: Addressing Asia ’s Ageing Societies
A seventy-year-old woman laughs with family members inside a grocery store in Tachilek, Myanmar. UN Photo/Kibae ParkBy Tharanga YakupitiyageUNITED NATIONS, Jun 20 2018 (IPS)While populations have seen and undergone changes since the beginning of time, one trend in particular is unfolding across the world: less children, older people. In an effort to tackle the complex issue in Asia, government officials are convening to help create a sustainable society where no one is left behind.In Mongolia’s capital of Ulaanbaatar, 40 Members of Parliament (MPs) are gathering to discuss sound policy approaches to population issues...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - June 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Tharanga Yakupitiyage Tags: Asia-Pacific Development & Aid Headlines Health Population Poverty & SDGs aging Asian Population and Development Association (APDA) Population Growth Source Type: news

EMS Asia Kicks Off EMS Clinical Competition
A group of 10 teams from across Asia will converge at EMS Asia 2018 to participate in a clinical competition that tests each team's ability to handle a variety of patients and conditions often encountered in the prehosptial setting. Teams arrived at this year's EMS Asia conference location in Davao City, Philippines, from across the Asian continent. Last held in Seoul, South Korea in 2016, this is the fifth Asian EMS Conference, an event that seeks to unite the continent's various EMS systems to share research and education in an effort to move forward advancements in prehospital care in a forum allowing for open communica...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - June 15, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Ryan Kelley, NREMT Tags: Training News Source Type: news

Study Confirms Higher Risk of Dengue in Kids Who Got Sanofi Vaccine Study Confirms Higher Risk of Dengue in Kids Who Got Sanofi Vaccine
An analysis of data on Sanofi's dengue vaccine, which has been given to more than 800,000 school children in the Philippines, confirms it increases the risk of hospitalization and severe dengue in those who had never previously been infected with the mosquito-borne virus.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Study confirms higher risk of dengue in kids who got Sanofi vaccine
CHICAGO (Reuters) - An analysis of data on Sanofi's dengue vaccine, which has been given to more than 800,000 school children in the Philippines, confirms it increases the risk of hospitalization and severe dengue in those who had never previously been infected with the mosquito-borne virus. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Helping senior citizens connect with tech
UCLA sophomore Aleena Sorfazian was looking forward to her first day at Tech Help for U. But she wasn ’t a student; she was one of 20 volunteers who would be teaching older people how to better use their iPhones, iPads, laptops and other devices, as part of a community outreach program created in partnership with UCLA Health.The senior citizens waiting at UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica on this Saturday morning were also eager for their sessions to begin as each would receive 45 minutes of individual instruction with a student/tutor prepared to answer their technology questions and coach them as they practiced thei...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - June 13, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Project Population: Addressing Asia ’s Ageing Societies
Credit: Neeta Lal/IPSBy Tharanga YakupitiyageUNITED NATIONS, Jun 12 2018 (IPS)While populations have seen and undergone changes since the beginning of time, one trend in particular is unfolding across the world: less children, older people. In an effort to tackle the complex issue in Asia, government officials are convening to help create a sustainable society where no one is left behind. In Mongolia’s capital of Ulaanbaatar, 40 Members of Parliament (MPs) are gathering to discuss sound policy approaches to population issues such as ageing and fertility transition which threaten the future of many Asian nations.&ldqu...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - June 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Tharanga Yakupitiyage Tags: Aid Asia-Pacific Education Featured Gender Headlines Health Population Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Asian Population and Development Association (APDA) Source Type: news

Applying the capture-recapture method to estimate road traffic deaths and injuries in three non-contiguous cities in the Philippines - Rivera AS, Lam HY.
In establishing goals for the Philippine road safety plan, police data were used. Police reports are likely underreporting. We apply capture-recapture analysis to determine expansion factors and estimate the true incidence. Three cities were visited where ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 9, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Everyday discrimination, negative emotions, and academic achievement in Filipino secondary school students: cross-sectional and cross-lagged panel investigations - Datu JAD.
Different forms of overt discrimination have been consistently linked to maladaptive psychological, physical health, and educational outcomes. However, limited research has been carried out to assess the link of subtle forms of discrimination like everyday... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

8 of the World ’s Most Dangerous Volcanoes, According to Experts
Dozens of people have died, hundreds are missing and many more homes were destroyed after separate volcanic eruptions in Hawaii and Guatemala that made headlines worldwide in recent months. And although those volcano eruptions are not part of a trend, experts have said, the volcanoes in question are far from the only dangerous ones in the world. When assessing which volcanoes are the most dangerous in the world, however, several factors come into play, including population density surrounding active volcanoes, the types of magma that emerge during eruptions and each volcano’s eruption history. For example, an explosi...
Source: TIME: Science - June 6, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Mahita Gajanan Tags: Uncategorized onetime Volcanoes Source Type: news

Ribavirin for treating Crimean Congo hemorrhagic fever -- latest Cochrane review
(Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine) In a viral hemorrhagic disease where up to 40 percent of people developing it die, it is remarkable that doctors still do not agree whether the only recognized treatment, an antiviral drug called ribavirin, makes a difference. In a new Cochrane Review a team of authors at LSTM, along with colleagues in London, the Philippines and in Greece, evaluated the evidence to assess the effectiveness of treating Crimean Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF). (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - June 5, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Teenager with a tennis ball-sized tumour growing from her eye lives in constant pain
WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT Sophia Savillaga, 16, from Butuan, Philippines, was born with a blood-shot left retina that started to swell when she was just seven months old. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

More left-wing nonsense: Woman proud that her 3-year-old godson is "openly gay" ... do infants even know what GAY means?
(Natural News) A Filipino woman who shamelessly exploited her three-year-old godson on social media by posting family photos of him and proclaiming to the world that he “openly” identifies as being “gay” has suddenly removed all such content and made her Twitter page private after being called out by thousands of social media users for... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Devastated widower has revealed the heart-wrenching lengths he took to wake his comatose wife
Rayan Cosme, from the Philippines, went from being overjoyed by the birth of his daughter to heartbroken when his wife Arlene Padawag-Cosme collapsed from a brain aneurysm days later. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Strategies to Increase Filipino American Participation in Cardiovascular Health Promotion: A Systematic Review
The purpose of this systematic review was to assess what is known about increasing access to and participation in cardiovascular disease (CVD) prevention and control programs among Filipino Americans. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - May 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Strategies to Increase Filipino American Participation in Cardiovascular Health Promotion: A Systematic Review
(Source: CDC Preventing Chronic Disease)
Source: CDC Preventing Chronic Disease - May 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Public Health Source Type: news

Expanding family planning choices for women in the Philippines
ISABELA, Philippines –Joan Calamayan gathered with around 50 other young women at a bright green community centre in the Philippine village of Kalabaza. Many of the women had walked from far-flung villages to attend the day ’s event: They had come to learn – and gain access to – aboutfamily planning. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - May 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: zerzan Source Type: news

Hidden disasters: recurrent flooding impacts on educational continuity in the Philippines - Cadag JRD, Petal M, Luna E, Gaillard JC, Pambid L, Santos GV.
This study provides insights on the impacts of both large and small-scale floods in the education sector of Metro Manila, Philippines and how they may contribute in Global Leaning Crisis. It highlights the impacts of small-scale floods which are often unre... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 14, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news