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Greater Mekong Subregion Health Impact Assessment Project

Health impact assessment (HIA) is a structured process that combines scientific evidence and community engagement to inform decision-makers about how they can increase the positive health benefits and reduce the negative health impacts of infrastructure development.

Published by: Asian Development Bank - Author: Asian Development Bank,
Published on: Jul 2016 - Uploaded on: Jul 2016
File size: 215 KB - Language: English
Keyword(s): Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) , health security , health impact assessment (HIA)
Category: Health

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Emergency response to artemisinin resistance in the Greater Mekong subregion. Regional framework for action 2013-2015

The detection of P.falciparum resistance to artemisinins in border areas across the Greater Mekong subregion is a matter of great concern.Expanding access to artemisinin-based combination therapies (ACTs) is part of the reason for the remarkable recent success in reducing the global malaria burden.

Published by: WHO - Author: WHO,
Uploaded on: Aug 2014
File size: 2.9 MB - Language: English
Keyword(s): antimalarials-therapeutic use , artemisinins therapeutic use , drug resistance , malaria-drug therapy
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Agent Orange Dioxin Contamination in the Environment and  Human Population In the Vicinity of Da Nang Airbase, Viet Nam  

Agent Orange Dioxin Contamination in the Environment and Human Population In the Vicinity of Da Nang Airbase, Viet Nam

The presence of dioxin in the environment in and around former US military sites in Viet Nam is a direct result of storage, use and spillage of herbicides by the US military and Army of the Republic of Viet Nam (ARVN) forces.

Published by: Hatfield Consultants - Author: Boivin TG, Le KS, Dwernychuk LW, Tran MH, Bruce GS, Minh NH, Tran N, Trinh KS, Phung TD, Moats D, Allan JA , Borton L, and Davies M,
Uploaded on: Oct 2011
File size: 32 KB - Language: English
Keyword(s): Airport
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Ethical Consideration Application for Research Involving Human Subjects  

Ethical Consideration Application for Research Involving Human Subjects


Published by: Research Institute for Health Sciences, Chiang Mai University -
Uploaded on: Jul 2005
File size: 88 KB - Language: English
Keyword(s): Agricultural Economics , Agroforestry , Health/Nutrition , Human Resource Development , Land Tenure/Allocation
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Avoiding Adverse Health Impacts from Contaminated Vegetables: Options for Three Wetlands in Phnom Penh, Cambodia  

Avoiding Adverse Health Impacts from Contaminated Vegetables: Options for Three Wetlands in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Farmers in several wetlands near Phnom Penh make a good living by growing vegetables and selling them in local markets for human consumption.These vegetables, however, pose serious health hazards to consumers, since they are grown using wastewater, much of it polluted with heavy metals from industries.

Published by: Economy & Environment Program for South East Asia -
Uploaded on: Jun 2005
File size: 657 KB - Language: English
Keyword(s): Financial Mechanisms And Incentives , Watershed Management
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Ethnic minorities, drug use & harm   UNODC  

Ethnic minorities, drug use & harm - UNODC

Living in some of the most remote, isolated and impoverished areas of the country, few other people are more marginalised in Vietnam than highland ethnic minority populations.

Published by: UNODC -
Uploaded on: Mar 2005
File size: 2.9 MB - Language: English
Keyword(s): Ethnic Minorities , Rural Development , Social/Community Forestry , Village/Community Development
Category: Health

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