Disability News for Asia and Pacific Regions Document List
Updated/Revised Date: 2017-12-23
Although some of these documents from our Asia-Pacific category may have since been updated, re-written, replaced, or revised, they are sorted below by their original publish date. The most recent publications are listed at the top of the table with older articles being listed in descending order by the date they were created.
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List of Asia-Pacific Publications:
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is widespread in China with 8.6% of the adult population - almost 100 million people - suffering from the chronic lung disease.
First access audit campaign in Kathmandu aimed to promote accessibility as prerequisite for persons with disabilities.
H.K. Government committed to encouraging employment of persons with disabilities.
Almost half of people with disabilities living in Hong Kong live in poverty, more than double the rate for the general population.
A ten day summit has been organized by academicians of SAARC region universities to mark the 10th anniversary of Tsunami.
Japanese government funds project for Developing the Prosthetic and Orthotic Fabrication and Rehabilitation Facilities for the Disabled in Jenin Refugee Camp.
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.
Study finds disproportionate number of contract nurses had higher levels of patient dissatisfaction which prior research linked to lower quality care and worse outcomes.
In China for people with disabilities and their families a harmonious society would more specifically mean an inclusive society.
MAS announce flexibility for physically disabled and their caregivers by exempting them from credit restrictions for purchase of motor vehicles.
Study finds Chinese teenagers have a rate of diabetes nearly four times greater than their counterparts in the United States.
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.
Funds will support the development of the Lao Rehabilitation Program through the Cooperative Orthotic and Prosthetic Enterprise (COPE).
Children from well off Chinese families who say they are physically active and eat plenty of vegetables but few sweets are more likely to be overweight.
The Shanghai leadership team was honored for their work with the Blue Sky Foundation which helps train local handicapped people for future employment opportunities.
Medical Care Technologies Inc headquartered in Beijing China has positioned itself to lead the modernization of pediatric healthcare throughout the country.
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.
The number of nursing homes in Nanjing grew from only three in 1980 to more than 140 in 2009.
Recent updates and information regarding the earthquake in Japan including nuclear power plant condition.
More than 60,000 people will benefit from the bus fare concession for the elderly and people with disability.
Challenges posed by a rapidly aging population will be one of the most difficult tasks for Asian governments.
New research center led by Singapore Polytechnic to help companies revolutionize product design and development for consumers in Asia aged 50 and above.
The Bali government has committed to a more humane and successful approach to eradicating rabies.
AOFAS surgeons transformed lives of more than 600 Vietnamese children and adults with lower extremity deformities and disabilities.
Second Canada-China Policy Dialog on Health hosted by the Chinese Ministry of Health in Shanghai.
FDA approved version of this cancer therapy already improved quality of life and longer life expectancy with minimum side effects for patients suffering from inoperable liver cancer in the United States.
Electric cars only account for about half of the value of the electric vehicle business worldwide.
Wings of HNA Caring for Children Summer Camp by China Ministry of Civil Affairs and UNICEF to support children with special care needs.
Falls are the most common injury for both urban and rural elderly in China.
Government of Pakistan establishment of South Asian Disability Forum to network DPOs and NGOs in South Asis regardless of the types of disability.
Hold the Future joins East Meets West Foundation to celebrate the Life is Beautiful campaign.
People with a disability in Somalia are often disregarded by their families as their disabilities are considered a burden.
National Assembly of Vietnam first comprehensive national law guaranteeing the rights of people with disabilities.
Qinghai Yushu earthquake in China has left more than 3200 disabled people in dire need of prosthetic and orthotic devices.
Vietnam National Coordinating Council for Disabilities (NCCD) new website in Hanoi Vietnam for persons with disabilities.
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.
Disability Inclusive Development conference in the Pacific and Asia 15-17 September 2010, Darwin Convention Center, Australia.
Social attitudes towards people with disabilities have gone through a gradual change in China.
Studies in the United States have long shown that rich people tend to be healthier than poor people.
The nation of Japan has a new, long-term program for government measures related to people with disabilities.
Japanese encephalitis invades the central nervous system and can cause seizures paralysis and death.
World Vision is preparing emergency response to children and families impacted by the earthquake in Indonesia.
FIDH partner organization in Japan call upon the European Union to put issue of death penalty in Japan at the top of agenda.
Speakers at a seminar urged the government to establish schools and centers to create awareness about autism.
According to the World Health Organization every year 15 million people worldwide suffer a stroke.
Seven health issues were identified by the Ministers of Health of the ASEAN member-states and the Peoples Republic of China.
Willpower has released a new video game in which players move game characters via a headset that controlled by their brain waves.
Latest health news from Asia including news for persons with disabilities and Asian seniors.
Weekly review of disability and health news from Asia and surrounding countries for the week ending 1 October 2008.
Globally more than half a million women die each year because of complications related to pregnancy and childbirth.
A Japanese company has made an airbag designed to stop elderly people injuring themselves by falling over.
Lately an acute shortage of doctors in Japan are leaving hospitals unable to treat even emergency cases.
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