News file for: Cambodia
Six individuals across Asia will receive Asia’s premier prize, the 2012 Ramon Magsaysay Award, announced the Foundation on Thursday.
Cambodia has begun nationwide surveillance for a severe form of hand, foot and mouth disease since the deaths of more than 50 children from an April 2012 outbreak.
A new study reports that the 2009 pandemic H1N1 flu may have killed as many as half a million people around the world – much higher than the official 18,500 figure.
One-third of the malaria drugs sold across Southeast Asia are either poor quality or fake, according to a NIH study published today in The Lancet Infectious Diseases.
A new iPhone app has been launched to help tourists make responsible choices about their purchases while on holiday in Cambodia.
Two studies published in The Lancet and Science last week show a worrying increase in resistance of the malaria parasite at the Thai-Myanmar border.
The Asia Foundation will partner with logistics company Orient Overseas Container Line to distribute an estimated 402,000 books across Asia.
The Khmer Rouge trials – which today sentenced Kaing Guek Eav (Duch), the former chairman of the regime’s Tuol Sleng security prison, to life in prison – has exerted a mental toll on the 8,200 who gave their testimony in court.
The 32nd Institut Pasteur was launched in Vientiane, Laos this week. The new research center will focus on infectious and parasitic diseases prevalent in Southeast Asia.
A second person in China who contracted the bird flu virus died on Sunday, reported the official Xinhua news agency.