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2018/10/12 | Cat Thomas
Is Taipei American School Sitting on a Pot of Gold?
Asian flush is more serious health condition than many believe, but a team at TAS has derived a handy solution that has the potential to be a commercial success.
2018/11/13 | Siok Hui Leong
Health Care for All: The Good & Not-So-Great of Taiwan's Universal Coverage
Taiwan’s health care system is often measured against the world’s best. But is this model of accessible and ‘cheap’ health care viable in the long run?
2018/09/21 | Greg Brost
Taiwan Enters Top 10 in Bloomberg Health Care Efficiency Index
New analysis shows which countries offer the best value for treatment
Taiwan Has 250,000 Foreign 'Angels of Mercy' Caring for Its Elderly
Taiwan's foreign care givers are 'angels of mercy' on the frontline of Taiwan's aging society, but this does not mean calls for improvements to their circumstances should be ignored.
2018/10/30 | Nelson Lau
OPINION: Girls in Hong Kong Will Get Free HPV Shots. What About Boys?
Hong Kong will vaccinate schoolgirls against HPV. It should vaccinate boys as well.
2018/09/01 | Policy Forum
Asia's Mental Health Support Systems Are Still Neglected by Policymakers
People living with mental disorders remain among Asia's most vulnerable and marginalized populations.
2018/08/16 | Coco Dollanganger
PHILIPPINES: Fear and Whispers Swirl amid HIV Epidemic
Public health agencies and the Catholic Church are caught in a moral battle as HIV infection rates continue to rise. Family members of the deceased, who frequently fail to get tested, are left only with questions.
2018/07/18 | Justin Hugo
ANALYSIS: Calculating Singapore's Callous CareShield Cash Grab
Behind a furor over gender inequity in the state disability scheme lies government profiteering.
2018/04/11 | Mongabay
Rohingya Refugees Gored by Elephants at Record Rates
Refugee camps in Bangladesh are edging up against wildlife habitats, leading to at least a dozen deaths.
2018/06/01 | The Conversation
How Globalization Changes How Disease Spreads
A look at disease transmission from the Spanish Flu to SARS.
2018/04/02 | Mongabay
Green Paradox: Indonesia's Electricity Future Defined by Coal, Renewables
Indonesia put itself back on track to meet to meet renewable energy targets by promising to produce less energy in total.