WHO warns against mixing and matching COVID-19 vaccines
The WHO has issued a warning against the mixing of different vaccines, saying the long term health effects of doing so are unknown. Thailand and Canada take part in the practice. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Combating COVID-19 and Ensuring No One is Left Behind
By Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana, Kanni Wignaraja, and Bambang SusantonoBANGKOK, Thailand, Jul 12 2021 (IPS) If the world wants to beat back the COVID-19 pandemic and ensure no one is left behind in the recovery, two issues thrown into sharp relief by the pandemic need attention: digitalization and regional cooperation. Ensuring the digital transformation reaches all in Asia Pacific is one of the greatest challenges we face Armida Salsiah AlisjahbanaEven before COVID-19, the digital revolution was transforming how people and businesses work. As the pandemic unfolded, the accelerated adoption of digital technologies helped go...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - July 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana - Kanni Wignaraja -Bambang Susant Tags: Climate Change Development & Aid Economy & Trade Education Environment Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Inequity Labour Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Sinovac-vaccinated Thai health workers to receive booster
Medical workers in Thailand who have received two doses of China's Sinovac coronavirus vaccine will be given a booster shot of AstraZeneca vaccine (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Thailand sets curfew for capital to combat coronavirus surge
Officials in Thailand have announced a seven-hour curfew and other restrictions for the capital and nine other provinces to try to slow a growing number of cases and deaths in a coronavirus surge that began in early April (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Thai virus surge prompts concern over ICUs, vaccine supply
Health authorities in Thailand have reported over 6,200 new COVID-19 cases, setting a record for a third straight day, as concerns mount over shortages of treatment facilities and vaccine supplies (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

A traveler's checklist for Thailand's Phuket sandbox program
Thailand on Thursday will welcome back international visitors -- as long as they are vaccinated -- to its famous southern resort island of Phuket without having to be cooped up in a hotel room for a 14-day quarantine (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Lesson learned from YOURS Network implementation in Thailand [conference abstract] - Changduang LYOURSNTD.
Virtual Pre-Conference Global Injury Prevention Showcase 2021 - Abstract Book - # 3B.003 Thailand implemented the youth network project to promote road safety from school to the community or 'YOURS Network' in 5 provinces such including Chanthaburi, Son... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Universal Civil Registration and Vital Statistics Are Critical for Truth, Trust and COVID Recovery in Asia and the Pacific
By Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana, Kanni Wignaraja and Omar AbdiBANGKOK, Thailand, Jun 28 2021 (IPS) With health systems at a breaking point, hospitals at capacity and desperate family members searching for oxygen for loved ones, the devastating second wave of COVID-19 that has swept across South Asia has felt ¬surreal. Official figures have indicated record-breaking daily coronavirus cases and deaths, not only in South Asia, but across the entire Asia-Pacific region during the latest surge. As devastating as it has been, the truth is we may never know how many people have died during the pandemic. Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - June 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana - Kanni Wignaraja - Omar Abdi Tags: Asia-Pacific Civil Society Development & Aid Featured Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Thailand isolates construction workers to curb virus spread
Thailand's government has ordered a one-month lockdown of camps where construction workers are housed in Bangkok and nine other areas as it struggles to slow the country's worst wave of coronavirus infections (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Thailand Researchers Train Labrador Retrievers to Detect COVID-19 in Human Sweat
This is yet another example that dogs can be highly accurate screeners for disease. But are they ready to be included in clinical laboratory diagnostic tests? Thailand researchers have trained dogs to screen for COVID-19 infections in humans, despite the countries “spicy and flavorful cuisine,” the AP reported. This is just the latest example of […] The post Thailand Researchers Train Labrador Retrievers to Detect COVID-19 in Human Sweat appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
Source: Dark Daily - June 23, 2021 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: Jillia Schlingman Tags: International Laboratory News Laboratory Instruments & Laboratory Equipment Laboratory Pathology Precision Medicine AKC American Kennel Club anatomic pathology CDC centers for disease control and prevention Chulalongkorn University cli Source Type: news

Thailand Researchers Train Labrador Retrievers to Detect COVID-19 in Human Sweat
This is yet another example that dogs can be highly accurate screeners for disease. But are they ready to be included in clinical laboratory diagnostic tests? Thailand researchers have trained dogs to screen for COVID-19 infections in humans, despite the country’s “spicy and flavorful cuisine,” the AP reported. This is just the latest example of […] The post Thailand Researchers Train Labrador Retrievers to Detect COVID-19 in Human Sweat appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
Source: Dark Daily - June 23, 2021 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: Jillia Schlingman Tags: International Laboratory News Laboratory Instruments & Laboratory Equipment Laboratory Pathology Precision Medicine AKC American Kennel Club anatomic pathology CDC centers for disease control and prevention Chulalongkorn University cli Source Type: news

130 Countries Promise to Protect and Invest in Health Care Workers
Members of a Community Health Nursing Team in Roseau, Dominica According to the World Health Organisation at least 115,000 health and care workers globally may have lost their lives during the COVID-19 pandemic. Credit: Alison Kentish/IPSBy Alison KentishUNITED NATIONS, Jun 23 2021 (IPS) One hundred and thirty countries have signed a statement recognising the efforts of health care workers, first responders and essential workers during the COVID-19 pandemic – “one of the greatest global challenges in the history of the United Nations”. The statement affirms their support for the World Health Organisation’s ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - June 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Alison Kentish Tags: Development & Aid Featured Headlines Health IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Population Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations first responders health care workers Source Type: news

Human Waste Could Be The Next Big Weapon in Controlling COVID-19
If you’re a student or a faculty member who spends any time on the University of California, San Diego campus, you may know a lot more about what’s in your pee and poop—and that of your colleagues—than you might care to admit. Members of the UCSD community can download an app that tells them the COVID-19 status of the wastewater generated in the buildings where they spend the most time. In fact, it offers quite a bit of additional detail too, telling users whether any disease-causing microbes are flourishing in that sewage. If the COVID-19 virus is detected, campus regulars get a notification that t...
Source: TIME: Health - June 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

Hand Hygiene Habits and Prevalence of Hand Eczema During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Conclusion: In terms of hand eczema prevention, we suggest that the use of alcohol-based products should be discontinued if other handwashing methods are available. The following factors increase the risk of hand eczema: being a HCW, having previous hand eczema, and having underlying atopic dermatitis. Proper strategies in terms of hand eczema prevention should be addressed, especially in this group, since we need to continue performing hand hygiene during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - June 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Thailand sets mid-October to reopen to vaccinated visitors
Thailand plans to fully reopen to vaccinated foreign visitors by mid-October as the government seeks to restart the crucial coronavirus-devastated tourism industry (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news