10:54 pm September 25, 2014 | No Comment
Rabies is a preventable disease. Yet more than 30,000 people die from rabies every year in Asia. In Indonesia, rabies is endemic in 23 of 34 provinces, and efforts are ongoing to control the disease, including dog vaccination programs, considered a cornerstone in rabies control.
8:14 am September 25, 2014 | No Comment
The Indonesian Red Cross (PMI), in joint cooperation with foreign and local investors, will build plants that make bags for holding blood and plasma fractionation, with investment at Rp 1 trillion ($84 million).
1:48 pm September 22, 2014 | No Comment
Hollywood star Angelina Jolie’s decision to make public her double mastectomy more than doubled the number of women in Britain seeking to have genetic breast cancer tests, according to a study released on Friday.
1:47 pm September 21, 2014 | No Comment
Sierra Leone's 72-hour nationwide shutdown entered its final day on Sunday, as criticism grew that the extreme action aimed at containing the spread of the deadly Ebola virus was no more than a poorly planned publicity stunt.
3:30 am September 20, 2014 | No Comment
The Ebola virus raging through West Africa is mutating rapidly as it tears a deadly path through cities, towns and villages, but the genetic changes are for now not giving it the ability to spread more easily.
5:51 pm September 16, 2014 | No Comment
The number of hungry people in the world has fallen by more than 100 million in the past decade but 805 million people, or one in nine, still do not have enough to eat, three global food and agriculture agencies said on Tuesday.
12:58 pm September 14, 2014 | No Comment
Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has appealed to US President Barack Obama for urgent aid in tackling the worst recorded outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus, saying that without it her country would lose the fight against the disease.