Victims of dengue already pass 50,000 this year

Reported The Nation Thailand health officials say the number of people requiring treatment for dengue fever has already topped the 50,000 mark in the first eight months of 2018. According to the Ministry of Health’s Bureau of Epidemiology,… Read More

Impetigo or school sores

Common especially with children in school. Here in Thailand i have seen some very bad cases in children that can leave scares the rest of their life. Poor or village children i have seen the worst cases. Today… Read More

Diarrhea when Traveling

Source is the CDC Travelers’ Diarrhea Recommend on FacebookTweet Travelers’ diarrhea is the most common travel-related illness. It can occur anywhere, but the highest-risk destinations are in most of Asia (except for Japan) as well as the Middle… Read More

CDC TravWell app

Every wonder about vaccines required planning on a trip? Basic travel information and checklist. Also can store your travel documents.  link to app

 CDC recommends pregnant women should consider postponing nonessential travel to Southeast Asia countries with reports of Zika virus

​ Recommend on Facebook Tweet Language: Select  Español What is the current situation? Travelers have returned from certain areas of Southeast Asia with Zika virus infection. While our understanding of the complications of Zika virus infection continues to… Read More

​Zika virus and complications. Update from WHO

Situation update 29 September 2015 — Countries in the Western Pacific Region and the South-East Asia Region continue to report new Zika cases. The South-East Asia Region has also reported cases of microcephaly that are currently under investigation… Read More

Malaria SE Asia by jackie

Malaria is a mosquito-borne disease caused by a parasite. People with malaria often experience fever, chills, and flu-like illness. Left untreated, they may develop severe complications and die. In 2013 an estimated 198 million cases of malaria occurred… Read More

Pomegranate Peels…it compares to a crime if you throw them away by Moksha

To stay in remote area like my place,away from 4-5 stars Hotel Spa, it’s quite normal to make maximum benefit of things which we consume in everyday life…example for having spa therapy my own home..start with hot… Read More

Short supply of clean water puts 1m Vietnamese at risk Viet Nam News by jackie

Short supply of clean water puts 1m Vietnamese at risk   News Desk Viet Nam News Publication Date : 31-03-2015 The lack of clean water was affecting 1 million Vietnamese each year, the government’s portal reported from… Read More

Fish Poisoning article from CDC by jackie

Fish Poisoning in Travelers: Ciguatera and Scombroid text from an article from the CDC  Center for Disease Control USA Health experts urge us to eat more fish because of its beneficial health effects, but toxins in contaminated fish… Read More

Bringing clean water to Southeast Asia by Susan Shackelford post by jackie

Bringing clean water to Southeast Asia To solve public health issues related to dirty water and poor sanitation, would you turn to private enterprise? Text and photos from – Susan Shackelford   Government and private donors traditionally have led… Read More