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  1. News - World - HEALTH

    Violence on women a 'global epidemic', says WHO report

    Posted Jun 21st 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... cent of women who had been victims of physical or sexual violence by a partner had injuries as a result. Garcia-Moreno pointed to recent high-profile rape cases in India and South Africa that have put a spotlight on the treatment of women. The brutal gang rape in December of a 23-year-old woman on a bus in New Delhi sparked a global outcry and unprecedented protests in India ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1265465/violence-women-global-epidemic-says-who-report
  2. News - World - HEALTH

    One suicide every 40 seconds somewhere in the world, WHO says

    Posted Sep 04th 2014, 10:35pm by AFP

    ... of the global total. Southeast Asia- defined by the WHO to include North Korea, India, Indonesia and Nepal- accounted for more than one in three suicides. The most frequently used means of committing ... respectively). Next came Sri Lanka (28.8), Lithuania (28.2), Suriname (27.8), Mozambique (27.4), Nepal and Tanzania (24.9 each), Burundi (23.1), India (21.1) and South Sudan (19.8). In both Russia ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1585335/one-suicide-every-40-seconds-somewhere-world-who-says
  3. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Hong Kong is not equipped to study the Ebola virus

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 02:57am by Jessie Lau and Emily Tsang

    ... currently operating in Asia- one in Wuhan, one in Singapore, and two in India. Although there are two BSL4 facilities in Japan, they are currently not in use because of opposition from locals, who ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1574397/hong-kong-not-equipped-study-ebola-virus
  4. News - World - HEALTH

    Ebola-hit Liberia fears starvation as quarantine blocks food supplies

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 04:49am by AFP

    ... back on a statement that it was shutting its land borders with two of its neighbours. The day after the World Health Organisation declared the epidemic an international health emergency, India ... Ebola-hit eastern districts. On Saturday, India put its airports in the Asian country of 1.25 billion peopleon alert went on alert and the government opened an emergency helpline. The world’s ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1570771/ebola-hit-liberia-fears-starvation-quarantine-blocks-food-supplies
  5. News - China - HEALTH

    China and India face huge cancer burden

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 08:59am by AFP

    ... and air pollution, according to experts. In a major report published in The Lancet Oncology, more than 40 specialists warn that China and India, Asia's emerging giants, are facing huge ... agenda." In India, about one million new cancer cases are diagnosed each year, a tally projected to reach 1.7 million in 2035. Deaths from cancer number 600,000 to 700,000 a year, although ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1477877/china-and-india-face-huge-cancer-burden
  6. News - World - HEALTH

    Growing middle class popping more pills, worrying antibiotic study shows

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 09:47pm by NYT

    ... India, and South Africa- accounted for more than three-quarters of the rise. The increase, particularly in countries with a burgeoning middle class, heightens concerns that overuse of antibiotics ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1552271/growing-middle-class-popping-more-pills-worrying-antibiotic-study-shows
  7. News - World - HEALTH

    One billion people still defecate in public despite health risks, says UN

    Posted May 09th 2014, 11:58pm by Reuters

    ... in Africa. Nigeria was the worst offender, with 39 million open defecators in 2012 compared to 23 million in 1990. The country with the largest number of public defecators is India, which has 600 million. India's relatively "hands off" approach has long been at odds with the more successful strategy of neighbouring Bangladesh, which has put a big focus on fighting water-borne ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1508714/one-billion-people-still-defecate-public-despite-health-risks-says-un
  8. News - World - HEALTH

    US gun lobby blasted for opposing Obama’s choice for surgeon general

    Posted May 08th 2014, 10:03pm by AFP

    ... is the nomination to the post of surgeon general of a Harvard medical school physician named Vivek Murthy, whose parents were born in India.   Murthy "has lived the American dream", said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1507633/us-gun-lobby-blasted-opposing-obamas-choice-surgeon-general
  9. News - Asia - HEALTH

    Pakistan to ramp up Polio measures after WHO warns virus is re-emerging

    Posted May 06th 2014, 10:51pm by AFP

    ... people since December 2012. Last month, officials announced they would begin administering polio drops to children at security checkpoints in the country's lawless tribal belt. India, which ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1506187/pakistan-ramp-polio-measures-after-who-warns-virus-re-emerging
  10. News - World - HEALTH

    Jury still out a year after Australian law on plain packaging for cigarettes

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 09:50pm by Reuters

    ... has been accused of not doing enough to defend its legislation, presenting a potential stumbling block for other countries looking to follow in its footsteps. New Zealand, France, India, South ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1465027/jury-still-out-year-after-australian-law-plain-packaging-cigarettes

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