Tag Archives: WHO

World Mental Health Day: Another Missed Opportunity?

What progress has been made when it comes to treating mental health — and what have we lost in our search for sanity?

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Is China Going Up in Smoke?

Why has China’s government done little to stop the country’s smoking epidemic?

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China’s Move to Improve Health Care

What will be required for China to meet the healthcare demands of its aging and urbanizing population?

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The Persistent Problem of Domestic Violence in China

What is one of the biggest — and yet most overlooked — scourges afflicting China today?

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How to Stem Russia’s HIV and Drug Epidemics

Why has Russia failed to contain its twin drug and HIV epidemics?

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Health Care: Healing the Middle East

How are medical professionals promoting peace in a region of conflict?

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Health in the Andes: The Modern Role of Traditional Medicine (Part I)

How is modern science making use of traditional healing practices?

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Violence Against Women: A Hidden Pandemic (Part I)

Why is violence against women such a global problem?

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What Obama Can Learn from European Health Care (Part I)

How does the U.S. health care system stand up to the European countries, in particular, and the rest of the world in general?

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Taking a Bite Out of Malaria: Part II

How are efforts in Mexico and Central America fighting this scourge of malaria without using toxic insecticides?

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