Philippines halts sale of Sanofi's dengue vaccine

The Philippines has suspended the sale and distribution of Sanofi's dengue vaccine, authorities said Tuesday, after the French pharmaceutical giant last week warned it could worsen symptoms for people who had not previously been infected.

5 December 2017

The resurgence of scarlet fever in the region

After years and years of decline, scarlet fever, the disease that once struck fear into the hearts of parents is once again hitting United Kingdom and some parts in Asia and in Southeast Asia, specifically Vietnam.

4 December 2017

The widespread impact of cancer on Southeast Asia

It’s that time of the year again where people are handing out pink ribbons as part of a public awareness programme aimed at reminding women across the globe to head for a breast examination in order to combat breast cancer.

21 October 2017

Dark clouds loom over ASEAN's mental health

The ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) region is a cluster of nations renowned for its rapidly growing economy which has placed it as the seventh largest economy worldwide.

10 October 2017

Medical tourism booming in Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia’s medical tourism industry has experienced rampant growth in the recent years driven by quality healthcare delivery services, competitive rates and reputable medical expertise.

19 September 2017