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2020/02/05 | Voice of America
In Myanmar, Betel Quid Chewing Remains Popular Despite Risks
Myanmar can't seem to kick Betel quid chewing, a collective addiction that causes terminal illness among other alarming health issues.
UN Aviation Agency Slammed for Excluding Taiwan From Virus Policies
Critics pointed out that Taiwan is being excluded by a UN civil aviation agency from important air safety information. The organization responded by mass blocking them.
2020/01/31 | Deutsche Welle
WHO to Hold Coronavirus Emergency Meeting
The UN health agency has called a new round of crisis talks to decide whether the coronavirus outbreak constitutes an international emergency. The body said it "regrets" previously calling the virus risk "moderate."
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.
2018/08/23 | Greg Brost
Study Flags Complexity of Suicide Risk Among Taiwan's Indigenous Peoples
Indigenous people's must be considered as urbanites seek relief from the pressures of the city in Taiwan's green spaces.
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.
2018/05/16 | 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.
2016/09/08 | Medigo
Mortality and Causes of Death: 2015 and 2030
How global health will develop over the next 14 years?
2016/07/28 | ZiQing Low
Taiwan Pledges to be Hepatitis-Free by 2030
Every year, 13,000 Taiwanese die from liver-related health problems, the majority of them caused by Hepatitis C infection. About 600,000 Taiwanese have Hepatitis C.
2016/02/04 | TNL 編輯
WHO Says Movies With Smoking Scenes Should Be Rated
WHO is calling on governments around the world to rate movies that show tobacco. The organization confirmed that this means films with smoking scenes should be viewed only by those who are 18 and older. Its aim is to prevent children and adolescents from starting to smoke cigarettes and use other forms of tobacco.