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World 02 Jul 2005 | 12:00 AM

AIDS is Asia's "silent tsunami", experts say

KOBE, Japan (Reuters) - AIDS is a silent tsunami that threatens all of Asia, but the deadly disease can still be conquered if governments take urgent action now, world health officials said on Saturday.

World 02 Jul 2005 | 12:00 AM

AIDS is Asia's "silent tsunami", experts say

KOBE, Japan (Reuters) - AIDS is a silent tsunami that threatens all of Asia, but the deadly disease can still be conquered if governments take urgent action now, world health officials said on Saturday.

World 02 Jul 2005 | 12:00 AM

AIDS is Asia's "silent tsunami", experts say

KOBE, Japan (Reuters) - AIDS is a silent tsunami that threatens all of Asia, but the deadly disease can still be conquered if governments take urgent action now, world health officials said on Saturday.

Health 01 May 2005 | 12:00 AM

Reproductive health issues

The phrase 'reproductive health' may be deceptive, if one were inclined to think of women as purely reproductive vessels. However, reproductive health actually refers to health issues that are related to women's overall wellbeing, and are closely inter-related with freedom of choice, human rights and basic access to healthcare needs.

Nation 14 Apr 2005 | 12:00 AM

Most TB cases are imported

MOST of the tuberculosis cases in Malaysia are 'imported,' Deputy Health Minister Datuk Dr Abdul Latif Ahmad said, adding that the country was a nation with 'medium-class' incidences of the disease.

Letters 27 Mar 2005 | 12:00 AM

AIDS crisis slows down social remake

A sharp rise in AIDS infection especially among gays appears to have ended Singapore's brief experimentation with mass homosexual festivals.

AseanPlus News 17 Jan 2005 | 12:00 AM

First SARS vaccine trials look promising

A SARS vaccine could be used among high-risk groups in China in the event of a large-scale outbreak again this spring, say experts.

Nation 10 Jan 2005 | 12:00 AM

Child survivors pay heavy price, groups try to find kin and counsel them

From Devid Rajah in Sri Lankabr>Baby Farahan Mohd sucks his thumb constantly.

AseanPlus News 12 Nov 2004 | 12:00 AM

Singapore grapples with rise in AIDS

Urgent measures are needed to tackle an 'alarming AIDS epidemic' facing Singapore, including possible border screening of people in high-risk groups.

Letters 24 Oct 2004 | 12:00 AM

Groups fuming over smoke ‘screen’

A leaked government report that passive smoking dramatically increases the risks of lung cancer and heart disease has fuelled calls for an outright ban on smoking in public places.