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‘Floating toilets’ help Cambodia’s lake-dwelling poor
The hope is that the more villagers see the toilets in action, the more they will want proper sanitation
Philippine food environment is failing children, says UNICEF
The study says that children are eating fewer fruits and vegetables, and more sugar, salty and fatty products
Health warnings as Bangkok chokes on pollution
The Thai capital has been blanketed for days by a yellow-grey mix of vehicle fumes, industrial emissions and smoke from agricultural burning
Vatican: Pope Francis has ‘strong cold’
Due to a “strong cold,” the pope distributed copies of his speeches at two morning appointments rather than read them aloud as usual
Forgotten lepers dream of love on Christmas
“They don’t want me because of my leprosy. I don’t know what I have done wrong. It’s painful. It’s even more painful than leprosy itself.”
Youth play role in Catholic Church’s cancer awareness initiative in India’s...
The Syro-Malabar Catholic Archeparchy of Trichur-Palayoor in Kerala organized school children to volunteer to spread awareness about cancer
Global heating, human development could drive future waves of disease in...
Disturbance of ecosystems as humans interact with wild species make future outbreaks and pandemics more likely
Aid agencies note spike in dengue cases in Philippines’ typhoon-affected areas
A surveillance report from the Center for Health Development in Caraga region showed that 867 dengue cases were reported from January to May
Black Death origin mystery solved… 675 years later
The start of the Black Death has been linked to a so-called "Big Bang" event
Social dialogue, key to strengthening safety, health at work – ILO...
Responses to the COVID-19 pandemic have shown the importance of an effective collaboration between social partners