LIFE SE ASIA MAGAZINE

faces of the night photos by jackie

Tuberculosis in Children and Prevention SE Asia by jackie

It has been estimated by the World Health Organisation (WHO) that worldwide there are 490,000 cases of active TB and sickness in children, and 64,000 deaths of children from TB each year. we are not doctors but bring… Read More

Dengue in Malaysia from the CDC April 2015 post by jackie

       http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/notices/watch/dengue-malaysia Watch – Level 1, Practice Usual Precautions What is the current situation? According to the World Health Organization, as of March 21, 2015, more than 30,800 cases of dengue fever, including 108 deaths, have… Read More

Tuberculosis or TB วัณโรค in SE Asia by jackie

One-third of the world’s burden of tuberculosis (TB), or about 4.9 million prevalent cases, is found in the World Health Organization (WHO) South-East Asia Region. we are not doctors but bring to you reliable information from sources and… Read More

Food and Water Safety: What to Know before You Go by jackie

 Food and Water Safety: What to Know before You Go   Infographic Description Food and Water Safety: What to Know before You Go Eating or drinking unclean food and water can make you sick with travelers’ diarrhea and… Read More

Tetanus (Lockjaw) and vaccination by jackie

We are not doctors, we provide the information from reliable sources but should always check with a health professional. At a Glance Tetanus (lockjaw) is a serious disease that causes painful tightening of the muscles, usually all over… Read More

What is measles? by jackie

LINK To the CDC about measles What is measles? Measles is a disease caused by a virus that is spread through the air by breathing, coughing, or sneezing. Measles virus is highly contagious and can remain so for… Read More

Measles Is A Killer: It Took 145,000 Lives Worldwide Last Year NPR NEWS JANUARY 30, 2015

Copied from NPR NEWS   Measles brought these kids to a state-run hospital in Hanoi, where their family members offer comfort. AFP/Getty Images The number of measles cases from the outbreak linked to Disneyland has now risen to… Read More

International travelers will almost always want to obtain travel insurance because it covers medical expenses by jackie

International travelers will almost always want to obtain travel insurance because it covers medical expenses, but even other travelers may find it useful depending on their plans. You purchase travel insurance for international trips through an insurer in your… Read More

Hand Foot Mouth Disease SE Asia by jackie

This is the first of what will be an on going series of articles about healthcare/medical in SE Asia We are not doctors so will rely of resources that we trust and sometimes on our own personal experience… Read More