Who knew a touch could do so much? It can, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). According to WHO, more than 150,000 newborns die every year across China. This has prompted a WHO campaign on Weibo (somewhat similar to China’s version of Twitter). The campaign, called “First Embrace” and launched by WHO’s Regional Office […]
Last month, the World Health Organization (WHO) gave a stamp of approval for a Chinese-made vaccine against Japanese encephalitis (JE), a disease that plagues mostly children in poor rural communities in Southeast Asia and the Western Pacific. Seattle’s PATH (Program for Appropriate Technology in Health) had been searching for ways to develop a low-cost vaccine […]
By Jeffrey Osborn Northwest Asian Weekly Diabetes is a disease that is quickly becoming a global epidemic. In recent history, diabetes has become the focus of numerous medical studies. Alarmingly, those that are Asian American or who live in Asian countries are some of the highest at-risk people in the world.