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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.

2018/04/27 | Morley J Weston

Taiwan's Measles Outbreak and Herd Immunity

Even those who have been vaccinated should still take basic precautions.

2018/05/16 | 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.

2018/05/18 | 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.

2018/05/22 | AsiaGlobal Online

Drones, Data and Preempting Epidemics

Data and technology is transforming epidemiology, but the field still has many unanswered ethical questions.

2018/05/22 | The China Policy Institute

Can Women's Football Catch On in China?

Despite systemic issues, women are outpacing men in China's football arena.

2018/05/27 | The Interpreter

Can Australia Help Indonesia Kick Cigarettes?

Australia's northern neighbor's economy is burdened by heavy tobacco use.

2018/06/01 | The Conversation

How Globalization Changes How Disease Spreads

A look at disease transmission from the Spanish Flu to SARS.

2018/07/18 | Roy Ngerng

ANALYSIS: Calculating Singapore's Callous CareShield Cash Grab

Behind a furor over gender inequity in the state disability scheme lies government profiteering.

2018/07/19 | Greg Brost

New Hotspot Maps Show Global Snakebite Vulnerability

Up to 92 million people are vulnerable to potentially fatal venomous snakebites, many in Southeast Asia and sub-Saharan countries.

2018/07/24 | AsiaGlobal Online

ANALYSIS: China Strides Towards Cleaner Air

China presents a unique opportunity to measure the long-term effects of air pollution on life expectancy.

2018/07/25 | Global Voices

Fear and Censorship in China Following Latest Vaccine Scandal

The low-quality vaccines have not been shown to harm anyone, but citizens are outraged as another scandal has rocked China's pharmaceutical companies. And internet censors are out in full force.

2018/08/03 | Taiwan Business TOPICS Magazine

How Medical Missionaries Helped Quash Disease in Taiwan

Taiwan has staved off pestilence and become a regional model in disease control thanks to the contributions of a motley crew of medical heroes.

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.