The monsoon sure is a big welcome relief from the scorching summer sun. But the same brings with it, its own set of instructions to have a safe monsoon. Here are a few to be remembered and noted.
While eating out, we must keep in mind that soups, pasta and other such food which are supposed to be served hot, must not be allowed to become lukewarm. Avoid ice-creams. The season is…Continue
Added by Dr Lalit Shimpi on June 19, 2013 at 12:30am — No Comments
Laser hair removal technology is one such process that will make your hair growth less permanently. However, make sure that you don't carry a careless attitude after the treatment is done and follow all the necessary guidelines as advised by the expert.
Are you frustrated with those unwanted hair that keeps on growing on your body? So have you lost your patience of doing waxing and tweeting out those troubling hair and looking for some better yet easy option to say bye to them…Continue
Added by Dr Lalit Shimpi on April 23, 2013 at 12:09pm — No Comments
Sharing this as I thought it would be useful to those working in health screening to know of the work being done in north India. I visited over the weekend and was very impressed by the energy and passion of the team, as well as the structure of the collaboration between Philips Healthcare, RAD-AID and PGIMER Chandigarh. Guess the Clinton Global Initiative was impressed too since it recognized the effort at last year's meeting :)…Continue
Added by Jeremy Lim on March 25, 2013 at 6:11pm — No Comments
14 December 2012: The paper entitled "An analysis of health system resources in relation to pandemic response capacity in the Greater Mekong Subregion" resulting from the work of the AsiaFluCap project (http://www.cdprg.org/asiaflucap.php) has been published in the International Journal of…Continue
Added by Wasamon Sabaiwan on December 17, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments
Financial burden of household out-of pocket health expenditure in Viet Nam: findings from the National Living Standard Survey 2002-2010
Hoang Van Minh (Department of Health Economics & Center for Health System Research, Hanoi Medical University, Ha Noi, Viet Nam), Nguyen Thi Kim Phuong (WHO, Ha Noi, Viet Nam), Priyanka Saksena (WHO, Geneva, Switzerland), Chris D James (WHO, Manila, The Philippines), Ke Xu (WHO, Manila, The Philippines)
This paper aims…Continue
Added by Nguyen Thanh Thuy on December 6, 2012 at 2:00pm — No Comments
Nowadays, Asia Pacific countries are in different stage of economic development as well as its health status. Some countries are still fighting with high maternal mortality rate while other countries have succeeded in declining it. Condition of health system also varies in Asia Pacific countries. For some countries, especially low middle income country, outreach of adequate basic health are still become the challenges while for other countries resources allocation and public private…Continue
One of these days I found an old book published by WHO in the year 1977 titled Global Strategy Health for All by 2000. As I kept reading the book, there were a lot of questions I could not answer. This is 2012 and I don’t feel like anything closer to health for all.
From 1977 to 2012, if we talk…Continue
Added by Shela Putri Sundawa on November 9, 2012 at 5:26pm — No Comments
Nowadays, NCDs issue is disccused everywhere. Even UN who conventionally not dealing with health issue put it in th eir 66th General Assembly Agenda. Thus, put NCD being mainly issued talked about by international figures, national leaders, private sector, civil society and many more. Yet, there is often misleading…Continue
Added by Shela Putri Sundawa on November 9, 2012 at 4:30pm — No Comments
Find out how the first Telegeriatric Nursing Training in the Philippines went!
Added by Mary Rose Rontal on October 30, 2012 at 9:12am — No Comments
A training-workshop on Telegeriatric nursing for Metro Manila health professionals will be conducted for the benefit of home-bound senior citizens and physically impaired adults, on 15th-17th of October 2012. This is a joint project of ACCESS Health International, Ayala Foundation, Inc., Home Health Care, ClickMedix and Asian Institute of Management-Zuellig Center for Asian Business Transformation.…Continue
During the last decade, various demand-side health financing schemes targeting the poor and the informal sector have been piloted by the Ministry of Health and development partners in Cambodia and in the Lao PDR.
How to combine the different schemes within a broader social health protection or universal coverage arrangement is a topical issue in many developing countries.
Integrating financing schemes improves efficiencies by reducing fragmentation.However, there are risks…
Added by Caitlin Grover on September 20, 2012 at 7:50am — No Comments
The Health Policy and Health Finance Hub has published a working paper on the institutional and operational barriers to strengthening universal health coverage in Laos.
The Lao PDR is committed to achieving a form of universal health coverage by 2020. A key step towards universal coverage is integration of the existing social health protection schemes.
The purpose of this integration is to address fragmentation and…Continue
Added by Caitlin Grover on September 20, 2012 at 7:46am — No Comments
What in the world is U-health?
Find out more! http://silverevolution.wordpress.com/2012/09/13/u-health-in-korea/
Added by Adrian Levitsky on September 14, 2012 at 1:28pm — No Comments
21st IUHPE World Conference on Health Promotion 2013
Call for Abstracts: Present - 20 December 2012
We look forward to receiving submissions relating to research, policy and practice on the Conference theme, Best Investments for Health, including:
• Intersectoral Policies, Strategies and Ac tions Conducive to Sustainable Health Investment
• Multisectoral and Multi-stakeholders Partnership and Collaboration for Health Promotion
Added by Cheevita C. on September 10, 2012 at 12:14am — No Comments
Are there new ideas on how to counter the risks of polypharmacy?
New medical devices on the line such as Proteus Digital Health -- A patch device that analyzes bodily health after taking a pill -- provide ground-breaking fields in medicine. Find out more!…
Added by Adrian Levitsky on August 31, 2012 at 2:30pm — No Comments
Call for Papers
Annals of Operations Research
Special Volume: Policy Analytics
The Annals of Operations Research seeks submissions for a special volume on Policy Analytics.…Continue
The US Supreme Court recently upheld key elements of the Obama Administration’s healthcare reforms, promising improved access to health care for 43 million citizens.
My colleague Peter Annear has written a media release to highlight the significance of this decision.
While the verdict was delivered in an increasingly hostile political environment, with November’s…Continue
June 13, 2012
Good day Health Space Asia community!
Warmest greetings from medical students from Asia-Pacific!
We are the International Federation of Medical Students' Associations (IFMSA), an independent, non-governmental and…Continue
Ian Campbell and Alison Campbell have been working with communities from all over the world on issues related to health especially HIV for past two decades. Ian and alison Campbell are re-visiting these communities and so far have visited 9 countries in Asia and Africa and here are the patterns emerging on community response to Global Health. I am sharing Ian's blog originally posted at…Continue