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  1. 1. learning | 27 Oct 2014

    Cambodia-Thai kidney trafficking: Fears of new organ market

    About healthcare

    By Jon Fernquest

    » When Cambodian Chhay, 18, sold his kidney for $3,000 he was whisked away to a gleaming hospital in the medical tourism hub of neighbouring Thailand...

  2. 2. learning | 26 Nov 2012

    Kidney donors needed

    About healthcare

    By Jon Fernquest

    » With only 400 kidneys available for transplant each year & 4,000 people waiting in line, more kidney donors urgently needed.

  3. 3. learning | 17 Jul 2012

    HFMD disease alert in Bangkok

    About health

    By Jon Fernquest

    » With hand, foot & mouth disease (HFMD) outbreaks in Cambodia & China killing many children, govt acts to control spread of disease.

  4. 4. learning | 14 Sep 2011

    Nurses bring healthcare to homes

    About health

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Nurse visits to homes catch life-threatening diseases early (diabetes, high blood pressure, cancer, kidney disease). Longer healthier lives, reduced cost for state healthcare, the result.

  5. 5. business | 24 Jan 2015

    Ebola and beyond: issues for employers when a disease outbreak strikes


    Newspaper section: Business

    » With the continuing spread of the Ebola virus in West Africa and reports of cases outside the region, concern about the outbreak continues to grip public attention. This troubling situation brings into sharp focus the te...

  6. 6. news | 23 Jan 2015

    China university 'expels student over genetic blood disease'

    By AFP

    » BEIJING - A student in Beijing is suing his university after he was allegedly expelled for having the rare hereditary blood disease haemophilia, reports said on Friday, the latest case in China's long history of med...

  7. 7. learning | 18 Dec 2012

    Vegetable juice to fight heart disease

    About health

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Even one drink of beetroot juice can lower blood pressure. If everyone drank it, could reduce heart disease deaths overall.

  8. 8. learning | 18 Jul 2012

    HFM disease reaches Bangkok

    General news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » As of yesterday, nearly 30 schools in Bangkok had either closed or suspended some classes after students were found to have been infected with a strain of the hand, foot and mouth disease virus.

  9. 9. learning | 05 Aug 2011

    Blue-ear pig disease strikes again

    About agriculture

    By Jon Fernquest

    » A 30% fall in pig production is likely this year from PRRSV virus. In China this disease reached epidemic proportions in 2006.

  10. 10. learning | 10 Nov 2014

    Doctors cleared in organ harvesting scam

    About healthcare & crime

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Thai surgeons didn't know kidney donor was linked to cross-border organ trafficking. Document given to doctors stamped with fake logo of Cambodian embassy.

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