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Thai Days: World Malaria Day

Hugh Paxton’s Blog was scared. Frightened. The dengue fever outbreak began at the end of the street and inched closer. Family after family went down with it. 409 more words


A bottle of wine a day is not bad for you and abstaining is worse than drinking, scientist claims

The recommended daily allowance for alcohol consumption in Britain may well be around the size of a medium to large glass of wine depending on your gender, but a leading scientist in the field has claimed drinking just over a bottle a day would do no harm to your health. 158 more words


About Looking After Children in Hospital - 1953

In my previous post I noted that Hungarian born and trained psychoanalyst Dr Andrew Peto was a speaker at Sydney’s twelve day Pacific Seminar on Mental Health in Childhood  in August 1953. 2,357 more words

Conferences And Lectures

MERS-CoV Update: Johor man first person in Asia to succumb to MERS

PUTRAJAYA: The Middle East Respiratory Syndrome-coronavirus (MERS-CoV) has killed its first victim in Asia, a Malaysian man who developed respiratory complications after returning from Mecca. 368 more words

Infection Alerts

The Privilege of Choice: Are Healthy Meals Accessible to Low-Income Earners?

Occasionally, we will bring in a guest author to offer another perspective on important topics like stretching your budget, food security, issues of poverty, recipes, and more. 1,170 more words

Eating Well

Public Health in the News - April 6, 2014


  • World Health Day, on April 7th, will focus on vector borne diseases. The World Health Organisation has recently declared that vector-borne diseases such as malaria, dengue and Japanese encephalitis could be eradicated through preventive measures and more financial commitment for campaigns against the diseases.
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Public Health News

` World Health Day ` April 07 - 2014 - Topic - Vector Bourne Diseases '

#AceHealthNews - WHO – April 07 – World Health Day – 7 April 2014

The topic for 2014 is vector-borne diseases

World Health Day is celebrated on 7 April every year to mark the anniversary of the founding of WHO in 1948. 208 more words

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