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Disability News: Asia & Surrounding Countries Document List

This page contains the full list of articles and documents from the Disabled World Asian News category. Though topics may have since been updated they are listed by their original publish date, with the most recent documents first.

Publication List

  1. Asian Tsunami 2004 - SAARC Academia Marks 10th Anniversary
    A ten day summit has been organized by academicians of SAARC region universities to mark the 10th anniversary of Tsunami - Published: 2014-12-31
  2. Pass Bill to Provide Accessible Pedestrian Traffic Signals Lawmaker Urges Congress
    A lawmaker has called on Congress to pass bill providing all traffic lights with audible signals to help persons with disabilities, seniors and pregnant pedestrians - Published: 2014-05-28
  3. Physically Disabled Exempt from Financing Restrictions on Motor Vehicle Loans - Singapore
    MAS announce flexibility for physically disabled and their caregivers by exempting them from credit restrictions for purchase of motor vehicle - Published: 2013-03-17
  4. Helping Disabled in Vietnam - Clinton Global Initiative
    High rates of physical and mental disabilities have continued to afflict the Vietnamese causing heartache to families and a major economic burden to the country - Published: 2011-09-26
  5. America Provides Support for Persons with Disabilities in Lao PDR
    Funds will support the development of the Lao Rehabilitation Program through the Cooperative Orthotic and Prosthetic Enterprise (COPE) - Published: 2011-07-30
  6. Autism in South Korea Estimated at 1 in 38
    Autism spectrum disorders (ASD) in South Korea affect an estimated 2.64% of the population of school age children equivalent to 1 in 38 children - Published: 2011-05-09
  7. ID Cards for Elderly and Disabled Persons - Fiji
    More than 60,000 people will benefit from the bus fare concession for the elderly and people with disability - Published: 2011-01-29
  8. Rapid Population Aging Will Raise Critical Challenges for Asian Governments
    Challenges posed by a rapidly aging population will be one of the most difficult tasks for Asian governments - Published: 2010-12-08
  9. P&G Brings Live Well Collaborative to Singapore
    New research center led by Singapore Polytechnic to help companies revolutionize product design and development for consumers in Asia aged 50 and above - Published: 2010-09-29
  10. Bali Campaign to Eradicate Rabies
    The Bali government has committed to a more humane and successful approach to eradicating rabies - Published: 2010-09-21
  11. Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Surgeons Changing Lives in Vietnam
    AOFAS surgeons transformed lives of more than 600 Vietnamese children and adults with lower extremity deformities and disabilities - Published: 2010-09-21
  12. Reportlinker Adds Electric Vehicles in East Asia 2011-2021
    Electric cars only account for about half of the value of the electric vehicle business worldwide - Published: 2010-08-25
  13. Pakistan to Create South Asia Disability Forum
    Government of Pakistan establishment of South Asian Disability Forum to network DPOs and NGOs in South Asis regardless of the types of disability - Published: 2010-08-03
  14. Hold the Future joins East Meets West Foundation
    Hold the Future joins East Meets West Foundation to celebrate the Life is Beautiful campaign - Published: 2010-07-28
  15. Disabilities in Somalia - Disability Action Network
    People with a disability in Somalia are often disregarded by their families as their disabilities are considered a burden - Published: 2010-07-05
  16. Vietnam Enacts First Disability Law
    National Assembly of Vietnam first comprehensive national law guaranteeing the rights of people with disabilities - Published: 2010-06-22
  17. Website for Disabled People Launched - Hanoi, Vietnam
    Vietnam National Coordinating Council for Disabilities (NCCD) new website in Hanoi Vietnam for persons with disabilities - Published: 2010-06-21
  18. Illinois Ophthalmologists Dedicate Facility to Serve Blind in Vietnam
    Blind and visually disabled individuals in the District of Vinh Linh, Quang Tri Province, Vietnam, will have access to services, life skills and job training - Published: 2010-06-18
  19. Disability Inclusive Development in the Pacific and Asia - Disability Events
    Disability Inclusive Development conference in the Pacific and Asia 15-17 September 2010, Darwin Convention Center, Australia - Published: 2010-04-09
  20. 50 Million Vaccinated Against Deadly Brain Infection
    Japanese encephalitis invades the central nervous system and can cause seizures paralysis and death - Published: 2009-10-06
  21. World Vision Aid for Indonesia Earthquake Aftershocks
    World Vision is preparing emergency response to children and families impacted by the earthquake in Indonesia - Published: 2009-10-01
  22. Pakistan Urged to set up Centers for Autistic Patients
    Speakers at a seminar urged the government to establish schools and centers to create awareness about autism - Published: 2009-04-04
  23. Health News from Asia World Stroke Day
    According to the World Health Organization every year 15 million people worldwide suffer a stroke - Published: 2008-11-01
  24. Disability and Asian Health News 20 Oct 2008
    Seven health issues were identified by the Ministers of Health of the ASEAN member-states and the Peoples Republic of China - Published: 2008-10-20
  25. New Video Game uses Brain Waves
    Willpower has released a new video game in which players move game characters via a headset that controlled by their brain waves - Published: 2008-10-09
  26. Asian Health Disability and Seniors News - 6 October 2008
    Latest health news from Asia including news for persons with disabilities and Asian seniors - Published: 2008-10-06
  27. Asian Disability and Health News Weekly Roundup 1 Oct 2008
    Weekly review of disability and health news from Asia and surrounding countries for the week ending 1 October 2008 - Published: 2008-10-01
  28. Half a Million Women Die per year from Childbirth Complications
    Globally more than half a million women die each year because of complications related to pregnancy and childbirth - Published: 2008-09-26
  29. Personal Airbags for the Elderly
    A Japanese company has made an airbag designed to stop elderly people injuring themselves by falling over - Published: 2008-09-24


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