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2018/06/01 | The Conversation
How Globalization Changes How Disease Spreads
A look at disease transmission from the Spanish Flu to SARS.
2018/05/29 | Nick Aspinwall
How Taiwan’s Seafood Sector Can Steer Toward Ethical Labor Standards
Simple measures can make a world of difference to the lives of thousands of workers aboard Taiwan's deep-sea fishing fleet.
2018/05/27 | The Interpreter
Can Australia Help Indonesia Kick Cigarettes?
Australia's northern neighbor's economy is burdened by heavy tobacco use.
Can Women's Football Catch On in China?
Despite systemic issues, women are outpacing men in China's football arena.
2018/05/22 | AsiaGlobal Online
Drones, Data and Preempting Epidemics
Data and technology is transforming epidemiology, but the field still has many unanswered ethical questions.
2018/05/18 | David Green
WHO Bows to China Pressure, Contravenes Human Rights in Refusing Taiwan Media
This is the second year in a row that Taiwanese journalists have been denied access to the world's largest heath policy meeting.
2018/05/16 | Morley J Weston
Taiwan's NGOs Take to the Internet to Protest WHA Exclusion
Chinese pressure is again keeping Taiwan out of the world's biggest health policy meeting.
2018/04/27 | Morley J Weston
Taiwan's Measles Outbreak and Herd Immunity
Even those who have been vaccinated should still take basic precautions.
2018/04/18 | Jules Quartly
OPINION: China Not to Blame for US Opioid Epidemic
Blaming China for America’s opioid crisis is a convenient but ultimately misguided attempt to avoid taking responsibility.