Shin Young-soo

Shin Young-soo

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On World No Tobacco Day, a pledge to free millions from the poverty trap called smoking
Talking about depression is the first step to beating it
Violence against women makes a victim of all in society
Hepatitis vaccination efforts in Asia and the Pacific have been a great public health success
No one should die of hepatitis
How small bites take a big chunk out of healthy economies and households

Small bite - big threat." The theme of World Health Day is a timely reminder of the enormous harm caused by tiny creatures such as mosquitoes, ticks, fleas, mites, sandflies and freshwater snails.

7 Apr 2014 - 5:25AM

Small bite - big threat." The theme of World Health Day is a timely reminder of the enormous harm caused by tiny creatures such as mosquitoes, ticks, fleas, mites, sandflies and freshwater snails.

How small bites take a big chunk out of healthy economies and households
Care for the forgotten is key to eradicating tuberculosis

Gloria lives in a makeshift hut in a squatter area of a large Asian city. She works long hours selling simple handicrafts on the street to provide food for her children. Their situation was precarious already, but then Gloria contracted tuberculosis, though she didn't know it.

24 Mar 2014 - 3:33AM

Gloria lives in a makeshift hut in a squatter area of a large Asian city. She works long hours selling simple handicrafts on the street to provide food for her children. Their situation was precarious already, but then Gloria contracted tuberculosis, though she didn't know it.

Care for the forgotten is key to eradicating tuberculosis