Coronavirus live news: US rejects global vaccine effort; Australia GDP in record fall
White House condemns ‘corrupt’ international work on treatment but antibody study offers vaccine hope;Australia enters recessionSchools reopen across Europe as cases growUS refuses to cooperate with WHO on vaccineScotland rules holidaymakers returning from Greece must isolateUK coronavirus updates – liveAustralia coronavirus updates – live9.24amBSTThere was some good news in the Philippines – the health ministry recorded 2,218 new coronavirus infections, the country’s lowest daily case increase in five weeks.In a bulletin, the ministry said total infections have risen to 226,440 while th...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 2, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Nazia Parveen (now) and Martin Farrer (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus outbreak US news UK news Europe Australia news Infectious diseases Science Brazil Source Type: news

Technology Meets Creativity on Women ’s Empowerment Platform
Artist Ayushi Chauhan’s painting on the Fuzia website. Credit: https://www.fuzia.com/By Fairuz AhmedNEW YORK, Sep 1 2020 (IPS) Eight years ago, and at the age of 11, Fuzia co-founder Riya Sinha decided to start the online platform for girls and women. Her story and Fuzia’s DNA are intrinsically wrapped around each other – and highlight how even in the age of feminism where women’s voices tend to be drowned out, a platform for them can become a global success. Sinha in an exclusive interview with Inter Press Service explains that Fuzia, with 4-million majority-female followership, was started after ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - September 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Fairuz Ahmed Tags: Arts Development & Aid Education Gender Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Labour TerraViva United Nations Fuzia 2020 Source Type: news

Asia Today: More businesses reopen in Philippine capital
Fitness gyms, barber shops and internet cafes were allowed to reopen partly in the Philippine capital as the government further eased quarantine restrictions despite the country having the most coronavirus infections in Southeast Asia (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 1, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

The Latest: Philippines allows partial reopening in capital
Fitness gyms, barber shops and internet cafes have been allowed to reopen partly in the Philippine capital as the government further eased quarantine restrictions despite the country having the most coronavirus infections in Southeast Asia (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 1, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Estimating global injuries morbidity and mortality: methods and data used in the Global Burden of Disease 2017 study - James SL, Castle CD, Dingels ZV, Fox JT, Hamilton EB, Liu Z, Roberts NLS, Sylte DO, Bertolacci GJ, Cunningham M, Henry NJ, LeGrand KE, Abdelalim A, Abdollahpour I, Abdulkader RS, Abedi A, Abegaz KH, Abosetugn AE, Abushouk AI, Adebayo OM, Adsuar JC, Advani SM, Agudelo-Botero M, Ahmad T, Ahmed MB, Ahmed R, Eddine Aichour MT, Alahdab F, Alanezi FM, Alema NM, Alemu BW, Alghnam SA, Ali BA, Ali S, Alinia C, Alipour V, Aljunid SM, Almasi-Hashiani A, Almasri NA, Altirkawi K, Abdeldayem Amer YS, Andrei CL, Ansari-Moghaddam A, T Antonio CA, Anvari D, Yaw Appiah SC, Arabloo J, Arab-Zozani M, Arefi Z, Aremu O, Ariani F, Arora A, Asaad M, Ayala Quintanilla BP, Ayano G, Ayanore MA, Azarian G, Badawi A, Badiye AD, Baig AA, Bairwa M, Bakhtiari A, Balachandran A, Banach M, Banerjee SK, Banik PC, Banstola A, Barker-Collo SL, B ärnighausen TW, Barzegar A, Bayati M, Bazargan-Hejazi S, Bedi N, Behzadifar M, Belete H, Bennett DA, Benseñor IM, Berhe K, Bhagavathula AS, Bhardwaj P, Bhat AG, Bhattacharyya K, Bhutta ZA, Bibi S, Bijani A, Boloor A, Borges G, Borschmann R, Borzì AM, Boufous S, Braithwaite D, Briko NI, Brugha T, Budhathoki SS, Car J, Cárdenas R, Carvalho F, Castaldelli-Maia JM, Castañeda-Orjuela CA, Castelpietra G, Catala-Lopez F, Cerin E, Chandan JS, Chapman JR, Chattu VK, Chattu SK, Chatziralli I, Chaudhary N, Cho DY, Choi JYJ, Kabir Chowdhury MA, Christopher DJ, Chu DT, Cicuttini FM, Coelho JM, Costa V M, Dahlawi SMA, Daryani A, Dávila-Cervantes CA, Leo DD, Demeke FM, Demoz GT, Demsie DG, Deribe K, Desai R, Nasab MD, Silva DD, Dibaji Forooshani ZS, Do HT, Doyle KE, Driscoll TR, Dubljanin E, Adema BD, Eagan AW, Elemineh DA, El-Jaafary SI, El-Khatib Z, Ellingsen CL, Zaki MES, Eskandarieh S, Eyawo O , Faris PS, Faro A, Farzadfar F, Fereshtehnejad SM, Fernandes E, Ferrara P, Fischer F, Folayan MO, Fomenkov AA, Foroutan M, Francis JM, Franklin RC, Fukumoto T, Geberemariyam BS, Gebremariam H, Gebremedhin KB, Gebremeskel LG, Gebremeskel GG, Gebremichael B, Gedefaw GA, Geta B, Getenet AB, Ghafourifa rd M, Ghamari F, Gheshlagh RG, Gholamian A, Gilani SA, Gill TK, Goudarzian AH, Goulart AC, Grada A, Grivna M, Guimarães RA, Guo Y, Gupta G, Haagsma JA, Hall BJ, Hamadeh RR, Hamidi S, Handiso DW, Haro JM, Hasanzadeh A, Hassan S, Hassanipour S, Hassankhani H, Hassen HY, Havmoeller R, Hendrie D, Heyda rpour F, Hijar M, Ho HC, Hoang CL, Hole MK, Holla R, Hossain N, Hosseinzadeh M, Hostiuc S, Hu G, Ibitoye SE, Ilesanmi OS, Inbaraj LR, Naghibi Irvani SS, Mofizul Islam M, Shariful Islam SM, Ivers RQ, Jahani MA, Jakovljevic M, Jalilian F, Jayaraman S, Jayatilleke AU, Jha RP, John-Akinola YO, Jonas JB, Jones KM, Joseph N, Joukar F, Jozwiak JJ, Jungari SB, Jürisson M, Kabir A, Kahsay A, Kalankesh LR, Kalhor R, Kamil TA, Kanchan T, Kapoor N, Karami M, Kasaeian A, Kassaye HG, Kavetskyy T, Kayode GA, Keiyoro PN, Kelbore AG, Khader YS, Khafaie MA, Khalid N, Khalil IA, Khalilov R, Khan M, Khan EA, Kha n J, Khanna T, Khazaei S, Khazaie H, Khundkar R, Kiirithio DN, Kim YE, Kim YJ, Kim D, Kisa S, Kisa A, Komaki H, Kondlahalli SKM, Koolivand A, Korshunov VA, Koyanagi A, Kraemer MUG, Krishan K, Defo BK, Biçer BK, Kugbey N, Kumar N, Kumar M, Kumar V, Kumar N, Kumaresh G, Lami FH, Lansingh VC, Lasrado S, Latifi A, Lauriola P, Vecchia CL, Leasher JL, Huey Lee SW, Li S, Liu X, Lopez AD, Lotufo PA, Lyons RA, Machado DB, Madadin M, Abd El Razek MM, Mahotra NB, Majdan M, Majeed A, Maled V, Malta DC, Manafi N, Manafi A, Manda AL, Manjunatha N, Mansour-Ghanaei F, Mansournia MA, Maravilla JC, Mason-Jones AJ, Masoumi SZ, Massenburg BB, Maulik PK, Mehndiratta MM, Melketsedik ZA, Memiah PTN, Mendoza W, Menezes RG, Mengesha MM, Meretoja TJ, Meretoja A, Merie HE, Mestrovic T, Miazgowski B, Miazgowski T, Miller TR, Mini GK, Mirica A, Mirrakhimov EM, Mirzaei-Alavijeh M, Mithra P, Moazen B, Moghadaszadeh M , Mohamadi E, Mohammad Y, Darwesh AM, 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Unnikrishnan B, Upadhyay E, Uthman OA, Valdez PR, Vasankari TJ, V eisani Y, Venketasubramanian N, Violante FS, Vlassov V, Waheed Y, Wang YP, Wiangkham T, Wolde HF, Woldeyes DH, Wondmeneh TG, Wondmieneh AB, Wu AM, Wyper GMA, Yadav R, Yadollahpour A, Yano Y, Yaya S, Yazdi-Feyzabadi V, Ye P, Yip P, Yisma E, Yonemoto N, Yoon SJ, Youm Y, Younis MZ, Yousefi Z, Yu C, Yu Y, Moghadam TZ, Zaidi Z, Zaman SB, Zamani M, Zandian H, Zarei F, Zhang ZJ, Zhang Y, Ziapour A, Zodpey S, Dandona R, Dharmaratne SD, Hay SI, Mokdad AH, Pigott DM, Reiner RC, Vos T.
BACKGROUND: While there is a long history of measuring death and disability from injuries, modern research methods must account for the wide spectrum of disability that can occur in an injury, and must provide estimates with sufficient demographic, geograp... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 30, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Notes from the Field: CDC Polio Surge Response to Expanding Outbreaks of Type 2 Circulating Vaccine-Derived Poliovirus - Africa and Philippines, September 2019-March 2020
This report describes how disruptions in routine immunizations because of the COVID-19 pandemic have elevated the risk for increases in vaccine-preventable diseases such as polio in Africa and the Philippines. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - August 27, 2020 Category: American Health Tags: MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Polio (poliomyelitis) Source Type: news

Notre Dame Moves Classes Online Amid Covid-19 Outbreak
Former President Bill Clinton accused President Trump of downplaying the coronavirus crisis. Australia signed a deal for a potential coronavirus vaccine. The Philippines has largely reopened for business. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - August 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Source Type: news

Covid-19: Live Updates
Former President Bill Clinton accused President Trump of downplaying the coronavirus crisis. Australia signed a deal for a potential coronavirus vaccine. The Philippines has largely reopened for business. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - August 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Source Type: news

Asia Today: Philippine capital's virus lockdown to be eased
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has decided to ease a mild coronavirus lockdown in the capital and four outlying provinces to further reopen the country’s battered economy despite having the most infections in Southeast Asia (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Call for Urgent Action by 275 World Leaders on Global Education Emergency In Face of Covid19
Credit: UNICEF Mali / DickoBy External SourceNEW YORK, Aug 18 2020 (IPS) We write to call for urgent action to address the global education emergency triggered by COVID-19. With over 1 billion children still out of school because of the lockdown, there is now a real and present danger that the public health crisis will create a COVID generation who lose out on schooling and whose opportunities are permanently damaged. While the more fortunate have had access to alternatives, the world’s poorest children have been locked out of learning, denied internet access, and with the loss of free school meals – once a lif...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - August 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: External Source Tags: Economy & Trade Education Featured Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies TerraViva United Nations Education Cannot Wait (ECW) Source Type: news

Asia Today: Philippine capital's virus lockdown being eased
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has decided to ease a mild lockdown in the capital and four outlying provinces to further reopen the country’s battered economy despite having the most coronavirus infections in Southeast Asia (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Current situation and challenges for mental health focused on treatment and care in Japan and the Philippines - highlights of the training program by the National Center for Global Health and Medicine - Estrada CA, Usami M, Satake N, Gregorio E, Leynes C, Balderrama N, Fernandez de Leon J, Concepcion RA, Tuazon Timbalopez C, Tsujii N, Harada I, Masuya J, Kihara H, Kawahara K, Yoshimura Y, Hakoshima Y, Kobayashi J.
Background and purpose: Mental health has emerged as an important public health concern in recent years. With a high proportion of children and adolescents affected by mental disorders, it is important to ensure that they are provided with proper care and ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Earthquake evacuation choice models based on the stated preference approach for residents in Surigao City, Philippines - Calumba SR, Fillone A, Rith M.
This paper intends to explore the impact of facility damage, evacuation distance, and tsunami warning on earthquake evacuation choice using the primary stated preference data of 1,079 individuals collected in Surigao City, Philippines in 2019. Three altern... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Exploratory study in calibrating the politeness factor of MOBIL - Taguiam JE, Pacson J, Palmiano HS.
The main purpose of this study is to explore methods in acquiring and calibrating the politeness factor of Philippine drivers. Politeness factor p is a variable that describes a driver's lane changing behavior. Previous studies stated that positive values ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Inspired by essential workers, young brothers use a 3D printer to make face shields
After seeing the impact of the coronavirus on Filipino healthcare workers, Tenzing and Zubin Carvalho came to the rescue and donated 12,500 face shields to nursing homes, schools and hospitals. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - August 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tiffany Wong Source Type: news

Inspired by essential workers, young brothers use a 3-D printer to make face shields
After seeing the impact of the coronavirus on Filipino healthcare workers, Tenzing and Zubin Carvalho donated 12,500 face shields. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - August 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tiffany Wong Source Type: news

Lives Lost: Parents hoped baby Kobe would play basketball
A young couple in the Philippines named their newborn son Kobe Christ (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 5, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Philippines: UN and partners launch major COVID-19 response plan to aid 5.4 million
Prioritizing the safety and well-being of women and girls, the UN and partners launched on Tuesday a COVID-19 humanitarian response plan to assist some 5.4 million of the poorest and most marginalized people in the Philippines.  (Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security)
Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security - August 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Asia Today: Manila back under lockdown as virus cases surge
Commuter trains, buses and other public vehicles stayed off the main roads of the Philippine capital Tuesday and police were again staffing checkpoints to restrict public travel as surging virus cases forced another lockdown (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Philippine capital returning to lockdown as virus surges
The Philippine president has agreed to place the capital and outlying provinces back under a lockdown after medical groups declared that the country was waging “a losing battle” against the coronavirus amid an alarming surge in infections (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Virus surges in India, Philippines; Australia imposes curfew
India has reported nearly 55,000 new coronavirus cases and the Philippines recorded another daily high to surpass 100,000 total infections (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 2, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Philippines virus cases top 100,000 in 'losing battle'
Coronavirus infections in the Philippines surged past 100,000 Sunday in a troubling milestone after medical groups declared that the country was waging “a losing battle” against the virus and asked the president to reimpose a lockdown in the capital (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 2, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Southeast Asia Has a Chance to Build Back Better Post-Pandemic
A boat on Pasig River in the Philippines. The Philippines has the highest mortality rate from the coronavirus in Southeast Asia. Credit:Kara Santos/IPS By Samira SadequeUNITED NATIONS, Jul 31 2020 (IPS) Southeast Asia’s response to the coronavirus pandemic has been efficient, but some areas such as data privacy, measures to go back to normalcy after lockdown is lifted, and resources for migrant or transient populations will need addressing.  United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said while the pandemic has introduced new challenges in the region, including threats to peace and security, &ldquo...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - July 31, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Samira Sadeque Tags: Aid Asia-Pacific Development & Aid Featured Food & Agriculture Global Governance Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Poverty & SDGs Regional Categories TerraViva United Nations Coronavirus CO Source Type: news

Asia Today: India, Philippines ease rules; Bali reopens
India added another record surge in virus cases as the government decided to lift a nighttime curfew in force since March (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 31, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Alcohol consumption and attributable harm in middle-income South-East Asian countries: epidemiology and policy options - Sornpaisarn B, Shield K, Manthey J, Limmade Y, Low WY, Van Thang V, Rehm J.
Background Factors and policies which potentially explain the changes in alcohol consumption and related harms from 2010 to 2017 in 11 middle-income countries in the South-East Asian region (Cambodia, Lao PDR, Indonesia, the Philippines, Malaysia, Maldives... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 29, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Little noticed, Filipino Americans are dying of COVID-19 at an alarming rate
Filipino Americans are dying of coronavirus infection at higher rates, revealing issues in public health treatment and healthcare for Asian Americans. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - July 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tiffany Wong Source Type: news

Tobacco Industry Factoid on Illicit Trade Leading Governments Astray
Credit: SEATCABy Sophapan Ratanachena-McWhortor and Dr. Hana RossBANGKOK, Thailand, Jul 21 2020 (IPS) A factoid is unreliable information repeated so often that it becomes accepted as fact. One such factoid repeatedly echoed across the globe by the tobacco industry is that tobacco tax increases worsen cigarette smuggling. For governments facing challenges to curb smuggling, particularly in the global South, this factoid has scared political leaders from effectively using taxes as a public health tool. Tax increases used as part of comprehensive tobacco control have been shown to successfully reduce smoking in many countri...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - July 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Sophapan Ratanachena-McWhortor and Dr. Hana Ross Tags: Development & Aid Editors' Choice Featured Global Headlines Health Inequity IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Covid-19 And Migrant Workers: Planning the return and reintegration of forced returnees
Migrant workers in Dubai. Photo: AFPBy C R AbrarJul 9 2020 (IPS-Partners) During the pandemic, forced return of migrants has become a major issue of concern for intergovernmental bodies and the global civil society engaged in migration issues. The United Nations Network on Migration (UNNM) has urged states “to suspend forced returns during the pandemic, in order to protect the health of migrants and communities, and uphold the human rights of all migrants, regardless of status”. UNNM has called for a halt to arbitrary expulsions and reiterated that their “protection needs must be individually assessed; an...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - July 9, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: C R Abrar Tags: Health Labour Source Type: news

Philippines virus cases soar past 50,000 as lockdown eases
Confirmed coronavirus infections in the Philippines are soaring past 50,000 in a troubling milestone for a country that has reopened an economy on the brink of recession while still struggling to combat the pandemic (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 8, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

India ranks eighth for cancer preparedness among 10 Asia-Pacific countries: EIU
The report describes the complexities of the challenge of cancer facing 10 Asia-Pacific countries -- Australia, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, the Philippines, South Korea, Thailand and Vietnam. The report has ranked India at the eighth position. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - July 8, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

The developmental status of abused and neglected children in the Philippines - Bengwasan P, Bancual MEJF.
Background Traumatization with the absence of parental care becomes toxic to a child's development (Dudley, 2015). Despite documented effects of child abuse and neglect, there is a need to explore the status of children who experienced maltreatment who ar... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Prevalence and determinants of self-reported injuries among community-dwelling older adults in the Philippines: a 10-year pooled analysis - Moncatar TJR, Nakamura K, Siongco KL, Rahman M, Seino K.
This study aimed to determine the prevalence of, and examine the socioeconomic, demographic, and health determinants of, ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 30, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Resilience and suicide risk of overseas Filipino domestic helpers - Nerosa AKM.
This study determined the level of resilience and suicide risk of overseas Filipino domestic helpers, with consideration to their demographic variable... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 30, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Top stressors among Filipino undergraduate students: a multicenter - interdisciplinary study - Bate GP, Go MB, Velos SP.
Stress has been identified as the antecedent for undesirable outcomes, such as depression and self-harm but there still lack of awareness on extent of its impact on academics most notably in a developing country like the Philippines. Thus, a multicenter an... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 29, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Vulnerability and risk assessment of a state university in the Philippines - Badajos MACB, Caelian MV.
This descriptive comparative research determined the vulnerability and risk index including the adaptive capacity of the university exposed elements: population, natural resources, and facilities. A researcher-made survey questionnaire was used to determin... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 29, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The Latest: Charges possible after Philippines parade, dance
Another tragic milestone was passed Sunday in the coronavirus pandemic: 500,000 deaths worldwide (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Safe schools for teens: preventing sexual abuse of urban poor teens, proof-of-concept study - Improving teachers' and students' knowledge, skills and attitudes - Madrid BJ, Lopez GD, Dans LF, Fry DA, Duka-Pante FGH, Muyot AT.
Child sexual abuse (CSA) is a difficult form of abuse to detect, with the peak age of reports from 13 to 15 years old. The recent revision of the Philippine school curriculum provided an opportunity to incorporate an educational intervention for prevention... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 26, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Consistency of ever reported risky and sensitive behaviors among early adolescents in a nationally representative longitudinal study: results from the first 2 waves of the Longitudinal Cohort Study of the Filipino Child, 2016 to 2018 - Haw NJL.
In the Philippines, one third of the population are adolescents between 10 and 24 years of age.1 They face several risks: 1 in 12 (8.6%) begin child-rearing before age 19,2 1 in 6 (14.6%) smoke tobacco by age 15,3 1 in 4 (23.8%) drink alcohol by age 16... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Partial restrictions to remain in capital as Philippines tackles virus
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Monday partial restrictions would remain in place in the capital Manila for another two weeks because the threat from the new coronavirus was still present. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Philippines reports 539 new coronavirus cases, 14 new deaths
The Philippines reported 539 more coronavirus infections on Sunday, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 25,930. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Philippines records 607 new coronavirus cases, 22 new deaths
The Philippines' health ministry reported 607 new coronavirus infections and 22 more deaths on Saturday, taking the total number of cases to 25,392 and fatalities to 1,074. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

World Protests Show Rising Outrage and Mounting Discontent
Protests Against Racism in New York City. Credit: UN Photo/Evan SchneiderBy Isabel Ortiz, Sara Burke and Hernan Cortes SaenzNEW YORK and BRUSSELS, Jun 10 2020 (IPS) After a period of forced silence because of the Covid-19 quarantines, citizens around the world are defying coronavirus restrictions and claiming the streets to fight for real democracy, jobs, living wages, public services, human rights and against corruption, inequality and injustice. We predict an increasing wave of protests all over the world led by different types of people defying the status quo. Unless policies change, clashes in the street are likely to ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - June 10, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Isabel Ortiz - Sara Burke - Hernan Cortes Saenz Tags: Active Citizens Civil Society Crime & Justice Democracy Featured Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Labour TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

The role of geography in counterinsurgency warfare: the Philippine American War, 1899-1902 - Holden WN.
Using the Philippine-American War of 1899-1902, this article demonstrates how insurgency is a spatial process. The conflict broke out when the United States acquired the Philippines during the Spanish-American War and Filipino nationalists resisted America... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 10, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Philippines reports 10 new coronavirus deaths, 740 additional infections
The Philippines' health ministry on Wednesday confirmed 10 more coronavirus deaths and 740 additional infections, the highest single-day increase in cases in one week. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Export ban on HCQ could be lifted
According to government sources, since April, India has been exporting HCQ on a case-by-case basis to the US, Australia, Poland, Zimbabwe, Singapore, Philippines and several African countries. Requests for imports have poured in from Bafana, Algeria, Malaysia, Congo and UAE in the last few days. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - June 10, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Asia Today: Virus forces cancellation of Asian peace prize
A Philippine peace award regarded as an Asian Nobel Prize has been canceled this year due to the coronavirus pandemic (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Coronavirus Vaccine: Here Are The Latest Developments
(CNN) — While coronavirus keeps spreading and killing with impunity, the world waits for a vaccine that could quash the pandemic. But details and timelines keep shifting. Here’s the latest on where we stand in the race for a vaccine: When will a Covid-19 vaccine be available to the public? No one’s sure yet, but the target is sometime in early 2021. Vaccines in development around the world are in various stages of testing. Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said he’s confident one of the vaccine candidates will be proven safe and effective by th...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - June 8, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Closures Covid-19 Boston, MA Health Healthcare Status Coronavirus Coronavirus Vaccine Moderna Therapeutics Source Type: news

Philippines reports eight new coronavirus deaths, 579 more infections
The Philippines' health ministry on Monday confirmed eight more novel coronavirus deaths and 579 additional infections. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 8, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Philippine coronavirus death toll rises to 1,003
The Philippines on Sunday reported nine more fatalities related to the novel coronavirus, taking its death toll to 1,003. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news