The largest of the continents. It was known to the Romans more specifically as what we know today as Asia Minor. The name comes from at least two possible sources: from the Assyrian asu (to rise) or from the Sanskrit usa (dawn), both with reference to its being the land of the rising sun, i.e., eastern as opposed to Europe, to the west. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p82 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p34)
The geographical area of Asia comprising BORNEO; BRUNEI; CAMBODIA; INDONESIA; LAOS; MALAYSIA; the MEKONG VALLEY; MYANMAR (formerly Burma), the PHILIPPINES; SINGAPORE; THAILAND; and VIETNAM.
The geographical area of Asia comprising KAZAKHSTAN; KYRGYZSTAN; TAJIKISTAN; TURKMENISTAN; and UZBEKISTAN. The desert region of Kara Kum (Qara Qum) is largely in Turkmenistan and the desert region of Kyzyl Kum (Kizil Kum or Qizil Qum), is in Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p233, 590, 636)
The geographical designation for the countries of the MIDDLE EAST and the countries BANGLADESH; BHUTAN; INDIA; NEPAL; PAKISTAN; and SRI LANKA. (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed, 1993 & Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988)
A geographic area of east and southeast Asia encompassing CHINA; HONG KONG; JAPAN; KOREA; MACAO; MONGOLIA; and TAIWAN.
The islands of the central and South Pacific, including Micronesia, Melanesia, Polynesia, and traditionally Australasia. (Random House Dictionary, 2d ed)
The science dealing with the earth and its life, especially the description of land, sea, and air and the distribution of plant and animal life, including humanity and human industries with reference to the mutual relations of these elements. (From Webster, 3d ed)
The relationships of groups of organisms as reflected by their genetic makeup.
The islands of the Pacific Ocean divided into MICRONESIA; MELANESIA; and POLYNESIA (including NEW ZEALAND). The collective name Oceania includes the aforenamed islands, adding AUSTRALIA; NEW ZEALAND; and the Malay Archipelago (INDONESIA). (Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p910, 880)
The general name for NORTH AMERICA; CENTRAL AMERICA; and SOUTH AMERICA unspecified or combined.
The period of history before 500 of the common era.
Formerly known as Siam, this is a Southeast Asian nation at the center of the Indochina peninsula. Bangkok is the capital city.
The process of leaving one's country to establish residence in a foreign country.
Genotypic differences observed among individuals in a population.
Australia, New Zealand and neighboring islands in the South Pacific Ocean. (Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed.)
The human male sex chromosome, being the differential sex chromosome carried by half the male gametes and none of the female gametes in humans.
A subregion of Asia, consisting of the Asian portion of Russia.
The discipline studying genetic composition of populations and effects of factors such as GENETIC SELECTION, population size, MUTATION, migration, and GENETIC DRIFT on the frequencies of various GENOTYPES and PHENOTYPES using a variety of GENETIC TECHNIQUES.
Double-stranded DNA of MITOCHONDRIA. In eukaryotes, the mitochondrial GENOME is circular and codes for ribosomal RNAs, transfer RNAs, and about 10 proteins.
The genetic constitution of individuals with respect to one member of a pair of allelic genes, or sets of genes that are closely linked and tend to be inherited together such as those of the MAJOR HISTOCOMPATIBILITY COMPLEX.
The concept pertaining to the health status of inhabitants of the world.
A region, north-central Asia, largely in Russia. It extends from the Ural Mountains to the Pacific Ocean and from the Arctic Ocean to central Kazakhstan and the borders of China and Mongolia.
A multistage process that includes cloning, physical mapping, subcloning, determination of the DNA SEQUENCE, and information analysis.
A republic of southeast Asia, northwest of Thailand, long familiar as Burma. Its capital is Yangon, formerly Rangoon. Inhabited by people of Mongolian stock and probably of Tibetan origin, by the 3d century A.D. it was settled by Hindus. The modern Burmese state was founded in the 18th century but was in conflict with the British during the 19th century. Made a crown colony of Great Britain in 1937, it was granted independence in 1947. In 1989 it became Myanmar. The name comes from myanma, meaning the strong, as applied to the Burmese people themselves. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p192 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p367)
A country spanning from central Asia to the Pacific Ocean.
The region of southwest Asia and northeastern Africa usually considered as extending from Libya on the west to Afghanistan on the east. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988)
The country is bordered by RUSSIA on the north and CHINA on the west, south, and east. The capita is Ulaanbaatar.
Aspects of health and disease related to travel.
A republic stretching from the Indian Ocean east to New Guinea, comprising six main islands: Java, Sumatra, Bali, Kalimantan (the Indonesian portion of the island of Borneo), Sulawesi (formerly known as the Celebes) and Irian Jaya (the western part of New Guinea). Its capital is Djakarta. The ethnic groups living there are largely Chinese, Arab, Eurasian, Indian, and Pakistani; 85% of the peoples are of the Islamic faith.
The scientific study of past societies through artifacts, fossils, etc.
Countries in the process of change with economic growth, that is, an increase in production, per capita consumption, and income. The process of economic growth involves better utilization of natural and human resources, which results in a change in the social, political, and economic structures.
Periodic movement of human settlement from one geographical location to another.
Individuals whose ancestral origins are in the southeastern and eastern areas of the Asian continent.
Events and activities of the Earth and its structures.
The collective name for the islands of the central Pacific Ocean, including the Austral Islands, Cook Islands, Easter Island, HAWAII; NEW ZEALAND; Phoenix Islands, PITCAIRN ISLAND; SAMOA; TONGA; Tuamotu Archipelago, Wake Island, and Wallis and Futuna Islands. Polynesians are of the Caucasoid race, but many are of mixed origin. Polynesia is from the Greek poly, many + nesos, island, with reference to the many islands in the group. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p966 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p426)
The type species of APHTHOVIRUS, causing FOOT-AND-MOUTH DISEASE in cloven-hoofed animals. Several different serotypes exist.
The geographical area of Africa comprising ALGERIA; EGYPT; LIBYA; MOROCCO; and TUNISIA. It includes also the vast deserts and oases of the Sahara. It is often referred to as North Africa, French-speaking Africa, or the Maghreb. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p856)
A parliamentary democracy with a constitutional monarch in southeast Asia, consisting of 11 states (West Malaysia) on the Malay Peninsula and two states (East Malaysia) on the island of BORNEO. It is also called the Federation of Malaysia. Its capital is Kuala Lumpur. Before 1963 it was the Union of Malaya. It reorganized in 1948 as the Federation of Malaya, becoming independent from British Malaya in 1957 and becoming Malaysia in 1963 as a federation of Malaya, Sabah, Sarawak, and Singapore (which seceded in 1965). The form Malay- probably derives from the Tamil malay, mountain, with reference to its geography. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p715 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p329)
Descriptions of specific amino acid, carbohydrate, or nucleotide sequences which have appeared in the published literature and/or are deposited in and maintained by databanks such as GENBANK, European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), National Biomedical Research Foundation (NBRF), or other sequence repositories.
Remains, impressions, or traces of animals or plants of past geological times which have been preserved in the earth's crust.
A species of ALPHAVIRUS causing an acute dengue-like fever.
The geographic area of Latin America in general and when the specific country or countries are not indicated. It usually includes Central America, South America, Mexico, and the islands of the Caribbean.
All of Africa except Northern Africa (AFRICA, NORTHERN).
An island in the Malay Archipelago, east of Sumatra, north of Java, and west of Celebes. It is the third largest island in the world. Its name is a Portuguese alteration of BRUNEI, located on it. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p163; Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p73)
A mosquito-borne encephalitis caused by the Japanese B encephalitis virus (ENCEPHALITIS VIRUS, JAPANESE) occurring throughout Eastern Asia and Australia. The majority of infections occur in children and are subclinical or have features limited to transient fever and gastrointestinal symptoms. Inflammation of the brain, spinal cord, and meninges may occur and lead to transient or permanent neurologic deficits (including a POLIOMYELITIS-like presentation); SEIZURES; COMA; and death. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p751; Lancet 1998 Apr 11;351(9109):1094-7)
Infection of domestic and wild fowl and other BIRDS with INFLUENZA A VIRUS. Avian influenza usually does not sicken birds, but can be highly pathogenic and fatal in domestic POULTRY.
The collective name for the islands of the Pacific Ocean northeast of Australia, including NEW CALEDONIA; VANUATU; New Hebrides, Solomon Islands, Admiralty Islands, Bismarck Archipelago, FIJI, etc. Melanesia (from the Greek melas, black + nesos, island) is so called from the black color of the natives who are generally considered to be descended originally from the Negroid Papuans and the Polynesians or Malays. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p748 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p344)
The process of cumulative change at the level of DNA; RNA; and PROTEINS, over successive generations.
A species of gram-negative, aerobic bacteria that causes MELIOIDOSIS. It has been isolated from soil and water in tropical regions, particularly Southeast Asia.
A subtype of INFLUENZA A VIRUS comprised of the surface proteins hemagglutinin 5 and neuraminidase 1. The H5N1 subtype, frequently referred to as the bird flu virus, is endemic in wild birds and very contagious among both domestic (POULTRY) and wild birds. It does not usually infect humans, but some cases have been reported.
Sudden increase in the incidence of a disease. The concept includes EPIDEMICS and PANDEMICS.
A disease of humans and animals that resembles GLANDERS. It is caused by BURKHOLDERIA PSEUDOMALLEI and may range from a dormant infection to a condition that causes multiple abscesses, pneumonia, and bacteremia.
The total genetic information possessed by the reproductive members of a POPULATION of sexually reproducing organisms.
The interaction of persons or groups of persons representing various nations in the pursuit of a common goal or interest.
The genetic constitution of the individual, comprising the ALLELES present at each GENETIC LOCUS.
A species of FLAVIVIRUS, one of the Japanese encephalitis virus group (ENCEPHALITIS VIRUSES, JAPANESE), which is the etiological agent of Japanese encephalitis found in Asia, southeast Asia, and the Indian subcontinent.
Virus diseases caused by members of the ALPHAVIRUS genus of the family TOGAVIRIDAE.
The change in gene frequency in a population due to migration of gametes or individuals (ANIMAL MIGRATION) across population barriers. In contrast, in GENETIC DRIFT the cause of gene frequency changes are not a result of population or gamete movement.
Virulent bacteriophage and type species of the genus T4-like phages, in the family MYOVIRIDAE. It infects E. coli and is the best known of the T-even phages. Its virion contains linear double-stranded DNA, terminally redundant and circularly permuted.
A variety of simple repeat sequences that are distributed throughout the GENOME. They are characterized by a short repeat unit of 2-8 basepairs that is repeated up to 100 times. They are also known as short tandem repeats (STRs).
The process of cumulative change over successive generations through which organisms acquire their distinguishing morphological and physiological characteristics.
Family of the suborder HAPLORHINI (Anthropoidea) comprising bipedal primate MAMMALS. It includes modern man (HOMO SAPIENS) and the great apes: gorillas (GORILLA GORILLA), chimpanzees (PAN PANISCUS and PAN TROGLODYTES), and orangutans (PONGO PYGMAEUS).
The total number of cases of a given disease in a specified population at a designated time. It is differentiated from INCIDENCE, which refers to the number of new cases in the population at a given time.
An acute febrile disease transmitted by the bite of AEDES mosquitoes infected with DENGUE VIRUS. It is self-limiting and characterized by fever, myalgia, headache, and rash. SEVERE DENGUE is a more virulent form of dengue.

Vitamin D status in different subgroups of British Asians. (1/2333)

To assess the effect of religious dietary practices and social customs on the vitamin D status of Asian immigrants, we kept records of the dietary intake and time spent out of doors of 81 Ugandan Asian men, women, and girls (9-19 years old). Sera were analysed for 25-hydroxycholecalciferol (25-OHD3), and 28% of the subjects were found to have levels below the lower limit of normal. The (vegetarian) Hindus had the lowest dietary intakes, least time out of doors, and lowest serum 25-OHD3. The Goan (Roman Catholic) Asians, despite more pigmentation, had 25-OHD3 levels similar to those found among indigenous British people and had the most satisfactory vitamin D intakes. Among Asians, whose exposure to sunlight may be limited, dietary vitamin D becomes the major determinant of serum 25-OHD3.  (+info)

Novel endotheliotropic herpesviruses fatal for Asian and African elephants. (2/2333)

A highly fatal hemorrhagic disease has been identified in 10 young Asian and African elephants at North American zoos. In the affected animals there was ultrastructural evidence for herpesvirus-like particles in endothelial cells of the heart, liver, and tongue. Consensus primer polymerase chain reaction combined with sequencing yielded molecular evidence that confirmed the presence of two novel but related herpesviruses associated with the disease, one in Asian elephants and another in African elephants. Otherwise healthy African elephants with external herpetic lesions yielded herpesvirus sequences identical to that found in Asian elephants with endothelial disease. This finding suggests that the Asian elephant deaths were caused by cross-species infection with a herpesvirus that is naturally latent in, but normally not lethal to, African elephants. A reciprocal relationship may exist for the African elephant disease.  (+info)

Obstetric and neonatal outcome following chronic hypertension in pregnancy among different ethnic groups. (3/2333)

We retrospectively studied pre-eclampsia rate and obstetric outcome in a cohort of 436 pregnancies amongst 318 women of different ethnic backgrounds attending an antenatal hypertension clinic from 1980-1997, identifying 152 women (213 pregnancies) with chronic essential hypertension. The ethnic breakdown was: White, 64 (30.0%) pregnancies in 48 (31.5%) women; Black/Afro-Caribbean, 79 (37.1%) pregnancies in 56 (36.8%) women; and Indo-Asians, 70 (32.3%) pregnancies in 48 (31.6%) women. The prevalences of pre-eclampsia in White, Black and Indo-Asian women were 17.2%, 12.7% and 18.6%, respectively (p = 0.58). Pregnancies of Indo-Asian women were of shorter gestation, and babies in this group also had lower birth weight and ponderal index compared to those of White and Black women (all p < 0.05). The proportions of overall perinatal mortality were 1.6% for Whites (1/64), 3.8% for Blacks (3/79) and 10.0% for Indo-Asians (7/70), suggesting increased risk in the Indo-Asian group. Indo-Asian women with chronic essential hypertension need careful antenatal care and observation during pregnancy.  (+info)

Biochemical indices of osteomalacia in pregnant Asian immigrants in Britain. (4/2333)

Serum calcium, phosphate and alkaline phosphatase, and urinary calcium excretion were examined during the second trimester of uncomplicated normal pregnancy in Asian immigrants to Britain and in local Caucasians. The mean serum calcium was significantly lower in Asians than in Caucasians, and the mean serum alkaline phosphatase was significantly higher in Asians. The geometric mean of the urinary calcium excretion was highly significantly lower in Asians than in Caucasians. The variances of the serum calcium, serum alkaline phosphatase, and urine calcium excretion did not differ significantly in the two populations. This indicates that there is a shift in values of immigrant Asians as a group compared with Caucasians. A comparison with figures obtained on normal nonpregnant persons of both suggests that the shift is not an inherent feature of the Asian population.  (+info)

Biodiversity of Lactococcus garvieae strains isolated from fish in Europe, Asia, and Australia. (5/2333)

Lactococcus garvieae (junior synonym, Enterococcus seriolicida) is a major pathogen of fish, producing fatal septicemia among fish species living in very diverse environments. The phenotypic traits of L. garvieae strains collected from three different continents (Asia, Europe, and Australia) indicated phenotypic heterogeneity. On the basis of the acidification of D-tagatose and sucrose, three biotypes were defined. DNA relatedness values and a specific PCR assay showed that all the biotypes belonged to the same genospecies, L. garvieae. All of the L. garvieae strains were serotyped as Lancefield group N. Ribotyping proved that one clone was found both in Japan, where it probably originated, and in Italy, where it was probably imported. PCR of environmental samples did not reveal the source of the contamination of the fish in Italy. Specific clones (ribotypes) were found in outbreaks in Spain and in Italy. The L. garvieae reference strain, isolated in the United Kingdom from a cow, belonged to a unique ribotype. L. garvieae is a rising zoonotic agent. The biotyping scheme, the ribotyping analysis, and the PCR assay described in this work allowed the proper identification of L. garvieae and the description of the origin and of the source of contamination of strains involved in outbreaks or in sporadic cases.  (+info)

Ancestral Asian source(s) of new world Y-chromosome founder haplotypes. (6/2333)

Haplotypes constructed from Y-chromosome markers were used to trace the origins of Native Americans. Our sample consisted of 2,198 males from 60 global populations, including 19 Native American and 15 indigenous North Asian groups. A set of 12 biallelic polymorphisms gave rise to 14 unique Y-chromosome haplotypes that were unevenly distributed among the populations. Combining multiallelic variation at two Y-linked microsatellites (DYS19 and DXYS156Y) with the unique haplotypes results in a total of 95 combination haplotypes. Contra previous findings based on Y- chromosome data, our new results suggest the possibility of more than one Native American paternal founder haplotype. We postulate that, of the nine unique haplotypes found in Native Americans, haplotypes 1C and 1F are the best candidates for major New World founder haplotypes, whereas haplotypes 1B, 1I, and 1U may either be founder haplotypes and/or have arrived in the New World via recent admixture. Two of the other four haplotypes (YAP+ haplotypes 4 and 5) are probably present because of post-Columbian admixture, whereas haplotype 1G may have originated in the New World, and the Old World source of the final New World haplotype (1D) remains unresolved. The contrasting distribution patterns of the two major candidate founder haplotypes in Asia and the New World, as well as the results of a nested cladistic analysis, suggest the possibility of more than one paternal migration from the general region of Lake Baikal to the Americas.  (+info)

The transmyocardial laser revascularization international registry report. (7/2333)

AIMS: This report aimed to provide an analysis of the data submitted from Europe and Asia on transmyocardial laser revascularization. METHODS AND RESULTS: Prospective data was recorded on 967 patients with intractable angina not amenable to conventional revascularization in 21 European and Asian centres performing transmyocardial laser revascularization using the PLC Medical Systems CO2 laser. Patient characteristics, operative details and early complications following transmyocardial laser revascularization were recorded. The in-hospital death rate was 9.7% (95% confidence interval 7.8% to 11.6%). Other early complications were consistent with similar cardiothoracic surgical procedures. There was a decrease of two or more Canadian Cardiovascular Score angina classes in 47.3%, 45.4% and 34.0% of survivors at 3, 6 and 12 months follow-up, respectively (P=0.001 for each). Treadmill exercise time increased by 42 s at 3 months (P=0.008), 1 min 43 s at 6 months (P<0.001) and 1 min 50 s at 12 months (P<0.001) against pre-operative times of 6 min. CONCLUSION: Uncontrolled registry data suggest that transmyocardial laser revascularization may lead to a decrease in angina and improved exercise tolerance. It does, however, have a risk of peri-operative morbidity and mortality. Definitive results from randomized controlled trials are awaited.  (+info)

Molecular evolution of swine vesicular disease virus. (8/2333)

Phylogenetic analysis was used to examine the evolutionary relationships within a group of coxsackie B viruses that contained representatives of the major serotypes of this group and 45 isolates of swine vesicular disease virus (SVDV) from Asia and Europe. Separate analyses of sequence data from two regions of the viral genomes encoding the VP1 and 3BC genes both revealed that the SVDV belonged to a single monophyletic group which could be clearly distinguished from all other sampled coxsackieviruses. Regression analysis revealed that within the SVDV clade at least 80% of the synonymous variation in evolutionary divergence between isolates was explained by time, indicating the existence of an approximate molecular clock. Calibration of this clock according to synonymous substitutions per year indicated the date of occurrence of a common ancestor for the SVDV clade to be between 1945 and 1965.  (+info)

Results WC increased with age for both sexes, rising more steeply at the upper centiles after the age of 6 years. Overall, UK South Asian children, similar to indigenous South Asian populations, had higher WC values than the British WC references. However, compared with their UK white peers, UK South Asian children had significantly (p,0.001) lower mean WC (UK white SDS=0.74 and SDS=0.64 vs UK South Asian SDS=0.32 and SDS=0.21 for boys and girls, respectively). Obesity prevalence was greater using WC than BMI for both ethnicities. At the 90th centile, for UK South Asian children, prevalence was 21.5% vs 24.4% for boys and 17% vs 24.5% for girls based on BMI and WC, respectively. ...
Introduction Chronic HBV (cHBV) and HCV (cHCV) are frequent causes of cirrhosis and liver cancer. cHBV and cHCV are prevalent in subjects from South Asian countries and many infected individuals are unaware of their condition. A previous case finding pilot for HBV in the British-Chinese community of the NE of England found that 9% of subjects tested were HBsAg positive.1 Targeted screening for HBV and HCV is recommended by the AASLD2 and the European Liver Patients Association3 in subjects born in endemic areas (HBsAg prevalence ≥2%). However, there are no current UK guidelines. Our aim was to apply AASLD recommendations to British South Asian community of NE of England. ...
Alicia Morgans: Hi, Im excited to speak with you today about the Prostate Cancer Working Group criteria as a refresher for investigators who are treating men with prostate cancer on clinical trials. Today Ill be speaking with Dr. Michael Morris and Dr. Larry Schwartz about these criteria. Thank you for your time.So I know investigators who are treating men with prostate cancer have many questions, particularly as they are trying to understand imaging over the course of the trial. And the two of you are really here to give us some recommendations of how to think through things in a really, sort of, clear cut and easy way. So I think we want to just start with PSA as our first point. Can you tell me a little bit about how you think about monitoring PSA when you are caring for men on prostate cancer clinical trials per the Prostate Cancer Working Group criteria?Michael Morris: Sure. Well historically speaking, PSA used to be the primary indicator of disease progression and what would warrant a ...
INTRODUCTION: Low vitamin D status is prevalent among South Asians living in the UK. The relationship, however, between serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D level (25OHD), serum parathyroid level (PTH) and bone mass in this group of women is unknown. The aim of this study was to determine the association between serum PTH, 25OHD and bone mass in a population based sample of young UK South Asian women. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Names of South Asian women aged 18 to 36 years of Pakistani origin living in the Greater Manchester area were identified from primary care registers using validated computer software. Subjects were invited to attend for (i) a blood test for assessment of serum calcium (Ca), albumin, PTH and 25OHD and (ii) for bone mineral density (BMD) scanning using the following: areal BMD at the hip (femoral neck, total hip) and lumbar spine using dual X-ray absorptiometry (Hologic QDR 4500), and volumetric BMD at the distal radius using peripheral quantitative computed tomography (Norland Stratec XCT 2000).
Background The prevalence of coronary heart disease amongst South Asian population in the UK is higher compared to the general population. Objective This study sought to investigate beliefs and experiences of South Asian patients regarding coronary heart disease and medication taking behaviour. Setting A London Heart Attack Centre. Methods This mixed method study is part of an original pilot randomised study on 71 patients involving a pharmacy-led intervention to improve medication adherence in coronary heart disease patients. South Asian patients from the randomised study took part in qualitative semi-structured telephone interviews. Both South Asian and non-South Asian patients completed the questionnaire about adherence and beliefs regarding medicines using Morisky Scale and the Belief About Medicines Questionnaire-Specific at 2 weeks, 3 and 6 months. Outcome Patients beliefs about coronary heart disease and medication adherence. Results Seventeen South Asian patients and 54 non-South Asian ...
The need to reach out to the South Asian community is urgent. Hepatitis C has a prevalence of 2 - 4% in this community, 4 to 8 times that of the rest of the population. To face this challenge the Trusts South Asian outreach officer Shabana Begum leads awareness and testing events within the South Asian community at Melas, Mosques and other community centres in partnership with community leaders and local health authorities. The projects goal is to raise awareness of hepatitis C virus (HCV) in the South Asian community and to encourage people to come forward for testing and to reduce the incidence of liver disease.. The project uses oral swap testing. Its simplicity and speed make people much more willing to take the test. Those testing positive are referred into local services.. Shabana has a regular presence on South Asian radio stations, television and in newspapers telling her story, raising awareness and challenging stigma.. We are always looking for people from all communities to talk ...
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Buildinga collaborative group of thought leaders and visionaries who are committed to fighting breast cancer is essential to the overall efforts of Cancer Breakthroughs 2020, explained Patrick Soon-Shiong, M.D., founder and CEO of NantWorks and leader of the Cancer Breakthroughs 2020 program. I am thrilled that this group of experts have joined forces to work together to ensure that development of next generation diagnostics and combination immunotherapies will be accelerated to transform the way breast cancer is treated.. The Breast Cancer Working Group was chaired by William Gradishar, MD, Professor of Medicine and Deputy Chief of the Division of Hematology / Oncology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and Director of the Lurie Cancer Centers Maggie Daley Center for Womens Cancer Care, who will spearhead the teams efforts with regular meetings and development of protocols that announced at the American Society of Clinical Oncologys (ASCO) 2016 Annual Meeting.. The ...
Ahn, Jin Young; Boettiger, David; Law, Matthew; Kumarasamy, Nagalingeswaran; Yunihastuti, Evy; Chaiwarith, Romanee; Lee, Man Po; Sim, Benedict L. H.; Oka, Shinichi; Wong, Wingwai; Kamarulzaman, Adeeba; Kantipong, Pacharee; Phanuphak, Praphan; Ng, Oon Tek; Kiertiburanakul, Sasisopin; Zhang, Fujie; Pujari, Sanjay; Ditangco, Rossana; Ratanasuwan, Winai; Merati, Tuti Parwati; Saphonn, Vonthanak; Sohn, Annette H.; Choi, Jun Yong; on behalf of the TREAT Asia HIV Observational Databases (TAHOD) Less ...
Nearly half of all children in South Asia suffer from malnutrition. That alarming statistic is under discussion this week at the United Nations Special Session on Children in New York. The problem of child-malnutrition in South Asia is getting worse, and it is not simply a question of children not getting enough to eat. No baby likes to be poked and prodded, and weighed on a cold scale, but the doctor weighing little Ashu at the Unit Three clinic in the poor New Delhi neighborhood of Sangam Vihar is concerned about something she sees. Dr.
People in the UK from south Asian communities are about twice as likely to develop diabetes compared with people from white European backgrounds. South Asian people are also more likely to develop diabetes at a younger age.. Coronary heart disease (CHD) is also more common in south Asian people, as is the risk of dying early from CHD. Experts arent sure why this is the case, but it may be linked to diet, lifestyle and different ways of storing fat in the body. ...
The Working Group under Chairmanship of Prof PG Apte was constituted by the Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) of the Reserve Bank on Financial markets on 21 April 2015. The Working Group was tasked to comprehensively look into all relevant issues and give recommendations on the framework for introduction of Interest Rate Options in India.. At present, interest rate derivatives (IRD) in India exists only in the form of Interest Rate Swap (IRS) and Forward Rate Agreement (FRA) in the OTC segment and Interest Rate Futures (IRF) on the Exchanges. These were made available by the RBI in 1999.. IRS market has evolved over a period of time and is fairly liquid. Trading in IRF market has gradually increased with wider participation by different categories of participants. These IRDs can be used by the banks and other market participants to manage market risk effectively in their books.. However, the financial entities, including banks, do not have any instruments to manage the embedded options on their ...
Published by EH.NET (June 1, 2000). ?. David Ludden, An Agrarian History of South Asia. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999. xiii + 261 pp. $64.95 (cloth), ISBN 0-521-36424-8. Reviewed for EH.NET by Marcia Frost.. David Luddens An Agrarian History of South Asia is the fourth volume in The New Cambridge History of India, Part IV: The Evolution of Contemporary South Asia. Ludden is Professor of History and member of the graduate group in South Asia Regional Studies at the University of Pennsylvania, and perhaps the foremost contemporary authority on the historical development of agrarian institutions of the South Asian subcontinent. While his primary inscriptional and documentary research has focused on the southern Indian region of the Tamils, his publications range widely across time, the sub-continent and disciplines to explore the development of societies that have been and largely remain intimately tied to the land.. In this volume Ludden brings together research from historians, ...
Reducing sodium levels to those recommended by the SWG will reduce the number of strokes and heart attacks in Canada and save countless lives. A high consumption of sodium increases blood pressure, which is a major cause of, and a risk factor for heart disease, stroke and kidney disease. The three pronged strategy and subsequent recommendations presented today puts us on the right path for reducing heart disease and stroke, says Sally Brown, CEO, the Heart and Stroke Foundation. We urge the Minister of Health to respond to the report by the end of the year so that the implementation process may begin.. As a key member of the national SWG, comprised of scientists, health experts, and the food industry, the Foundation was involved in the development of the SWG Report. The Foundation has long advocated for nutrition policies and programs that support the SWG recommendations, including having signed onto the Blood Pressure Canada Policy Statement in 2007, which supported a reduction in daily ...
We promised that Inclusion in Action was not a one-time pro forma event. Rather, it was the beginning of a renewed effort to improve inclusion and build community at Smith. A dedicated working group met weekly over the summer to advance this effort. Led by the new vice president for equity and inclusion, Floyd Cheung, the group read through all of the survey data and reflected on what we heard. Thank you for entrusting us with your words and thoughts. We write now to share the themes that emerged from our analysis of the data and our plans for next steps. Five key themes emerged in our attempt to acknowledge the campus communitys existing inadequacies and capture the essence of our common aspirations: Identity/Representation, Education/Learning, Communication, Engagement, and Justice.. We invite all students, staff, and faculty to give us feedback on this working document. Are these the right areas of attention to focus on going forward? Whats missing?. After hearing from you, we will charge ...
This report provides new normative BP tables for children and adolescents, which now include height percentiles, age, and gender. The fifth Korotkoff sound is now used to define diastolic BP in children and adolescents. New charts have been developed to guide practicing clinicians in antihypertensiv …
As emphasized earlier breastfeeding has beneficial effects, but there are concerns that breastfeeding during maternal AED therapy may be harmful to the childs development in the long-term perspective. In 2010, Meador et al. published a report on the neurological development of children breastfed by mothers with epilepsy. Eighty four breastfed newborns were assessed for 3 to 24 months (average of 6 months) compared with 115 non-breastfed newborns. The results showed that at 3 years of age, the average IQ in the breastfed group was 99 compared to 98 in the non-breastfed group. The conclusion was that in the study assessing the intelligence quotient in children of mothers with epilepsy taking AEDs and breastfeeding their children, at the age of 3, no negative effects of drugs such as CBZ, LTG, PHT or VPA used during breastfeeding were found. Considering the fact that the intelligence quotient at the age of 6 allows better prediction of school results, the impact of the exposure to AED through ...
Inappropriate use and overuse of antibiotics are among the most important factors in resistance development, and effective antibiotic stewardship measures are needed to optimize outcomes.
The principal function of NILTs is to identify patients with high probability of having advanced fibrosis at the time of testing. Currently, decisions such as management in primary or secondary care or consideration for clinical trials are largely based on the results of these NILTs. As with any clinical test, there is a danger that if applied or interpreted inappropriately, wrong decisions can be made and, ultimately, harm may come to a patient. Despite the relatively small sample size, our data show that the sensitivity of commonly used NILTs is lower in patients of South Asian ethnicity suggesting that large numbers of South Asian patients may be inappropriately reassured that they do not have advanced disease. We recorded self-reported ethnicity and not first or subsequent generation immigration. Nevertheless, our data suggest that NASH may be more aggressive in South Asian patients who are almost a decade younger, have lower BMI and less severe BMI category than white patients with ...
When the South Asia Development Marketplace for innovative ideas to tackle stigma and discrimination relating to HIV/AIDS was launched in November 2007 by the HIV/AIDS Group in the South Asia Region of the World Bank and its partners, civil society groups across South Asia sent in almost a thousand proposals. People fear HIV/AIDS because of the association with sex, drugs, illness, and death. In South Asia, the epidemic is driven largely by high risk practices - buying and selling sex, injecting drugs, and unprotected sex among men having sex with men. This compounds the fear and stigma around HIV/AIDS, as sex workers, injecting drug users, and men having sex with men are already stigmatized.
The short answer is yes, although not immediately, and not inevitably. My reasons for an affirmative answer are partly demographic and partly economic. Asia has a large fraction of the worlds population, and their biggest economies are generally experiencing rapid growth as they narrow the gap in living standards with the West. To start with the demographics, about 4 billion persons, or almost 60% of the worlds population, live in Asia. India and China alone have about 2 ¬Ω billion individuals. Other Asian countries with populations in excess of 100 million are Japan, Indonesia, Pakistan and Bangladesh, while Vietnam and...
Ki67 Immunohistochemistry. Uncontrolled proliferation is a hallmark of cancer. In breast cancer, the most widely practiced method for comparing proliferation between tumor samples involves the immunohistochemical assessment of Ki67 antigen (also known as antigen identified by monoclonal antibody Ki-67 [MKI67]), a nuclear marker expressed in all phases of the cell cycle other than the G0 phase. Potential uses include prognosis, prediction of relative responsiveness or resistance to chemotherapy or endocrine therapy, estimation of residual risk in patients on standard therapy and as a dynamic biomarker of treatment efficacy in samples taken before, during, and after neoadjuvant therapy, particularly neoadjuvant endocrine therapy. Increasingly, Ki67 is measured in these scenarios for clinical research, including as a primary efficacy endpoint for clinical trials, and sometimes for clinical management.. Reference: Dowsett M, Nielsen TO, AHern R et al. Assessment of Ki67 in breast cancer: ...
The current study aimed to explore some important insights into the breast cancer mortality (BCM) trends and projections among four Asian countries by using five advanced stochastic mortality models. BCM data over 28 years from 1990-2017 with ages 20-84 were retrieved from the Global Burden of Disease (GBD) Study 2017 for four Asian countries, namely, China, India, Pakistan, and Thailand. Five stochastic mortality models with the family of generalized age-period-cohort were implemented to find the present and future BCM trends in these four Asian countries. Based on Cairns-Blake-Dowd (CBD) model and Lee-Carter model (LCM), overall, results revealed that BCM increased with the passage of time. Aging factor was the most influential factor of elevated BCM in each Asian country under consideration. Projection of BCM showed that mortality rates might continue to grow with time, especially in older ages in each Asian country under study. The highest forecasted BCM rates were observed in Pakistan as compared
Chokephaibulkit, Kulkanya; Kariminia, Azar; Oberdorfer, Peninnah; Nallusamy, Revathy; Bunupuradah, Torsak; Hansudewechakul, Rawiwan; Dung, Khu Thi Khanh; Saphonn, Vonthanak; Kumarasamy, Nagalingeswaran; Lumbiganon, Pagakrong; Viet, Do Chau; Kurniati, Nia; Yusoff, Nik Khairuddin Nik; Razali, Kamarul; Fong, Siew Moy; Khanh, Truong Huu; Wati, Dewi Kumara; Sohn, Annette H.; for the TREAT Asia Pediatric HIV Observational Database Less ...
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Malcolm Williams, a Rand Corp. health policy researcher, said another reason for the insurance gap could be the fear of revealing personal information to the government on health insurance applications if some family members are undocumented.. Asians, on the other hand, have had a smoother path to immigration over the decades. Many have been sponsored for immigration by relatives in the U.S., or have education, employment or investment ties here that eased their quest for American citizenship. As a result, theyve been able to start assimilating more quickly than many Latinos.. Henry Liem, a philosophy professor at San Jose City College and longtime observer of the South Bays Vietnamese emigre community, said that when many immigrants were growing up in Vietnam and other Asian countries, the only way to receive government services was to pay a bribe.. But in America, he said, Asians have learned to embrace government programs that they view as nondiscriminatory, low-cost and reliable. Liem also ...
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Fifty percent of patients with cardiovascular disease (CVD) in Asia failed to achieve treatment goals mainly because they did not stick to medication, according to the largest Pan-Asian survey CEPHEUS. Findings of the survey were released at 2009 Asia-Pacific CV Summit held here Saturday, which brought together medical professionals from the region in the field of CVD treatment. CEPHEUS, conducted by leading cardiologists in Asia, is to evaluate the current treatment status of hypercholesterolemia (high levels of cholesterol in blood). Elevated cholesterol level is a key risk factor for CVD. CEPHEUS surveyed over 7,000 patients and doctors in Asia Pacific region. Nearly 44.1 percent of patients said they sometimes forgot to take tablets, and one in four patients thought it is OK to miss medication. Jeong Euy Park, Professor of Medicine at Sungkyunkwan University, Republic of Korea, and Asian lead investigator for CEPHEUS, said Patients are not aware that sticking to medication is the best way ...
Khondker, B.H. & Rahman, M. M. (2017). Rapid Assessment of Hazaribagh and Savar Tanneries, Dhaka: SANEM Publications Nov 16th, 2017. An overarching goal of Bangladesh is to attain high income country status by… ...
Khondker, B.H. & Rahman, M. M. (2017). Rapid Assessment of Hazaribagh and Savar Tanneries, Dhaka: SANEM Publications Nov 16th, 2017. An overarching goal of Bangladesh is to attain high income country status by… ...
The world economy today presents itself as a diverse canvas full of challenges and opportunities. Advanced economies continue to struggle towards recovery, with the US on its way to tighten monetary policy as the economy picks up while a still weak Eurozone awaits quantitative easing to kick in. At the same time, plunging oil prices have set in motion significant real income shifts from exporters to importers of oil. Astonishingly, amidst all this turmoil, South Asia has emerged as the fastest growing region in the world over the second half of 2014. Led by a strong India, South Asia is set to further accelerate from 7 percent real growth in 2015 to 7.6 percent by 2017, leaving behind a slowing East Asia gradually landed in second spot by China ...
OTTAWA - Brampton Centre MP Ramesh Sangha has been kicked out of the Liberal caucus for allegedly levelling unsubstantiated accusations against fellow Liberal MPs.Government whip Mark Holland said in a statement Monday he was made aware late last week that Sangha had made baseless and dangerous accusations against a number of his caucus colleagues.Holland did not specify what those accusations entailed.But Sangha last week gave a Punjabi-language interview to Y Media, a streaming news channel for the South Asian community in Canada, in which he criticized Liberal MP Navdeep Bains and Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan, both of whom are Sikhs.In that interview, Sangha suggested Bains and Sajjan are both Khalistani extremists who support the creation of an independent Sikh homeland, known as Khalistan, in the Punjab region of India.
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Chinese-owned businesses are buying up real estate in Mandalay, and a backlash is growing. Myanmar and other Asian countries are attempting to resist Chinas widening economic and military influence.
To find manufacturers in China or any other Asian country to outsource any service or product needs proper evaluation of your new relations with your suppliers. Other important steps include proper communication, negotiation, various logistics, and other administrative procedures.
03. September 1999 - Facilitates Pathogen Identification of Infectious Diseases by 3-Parameter Differential WBC Counting and CRP Concentration Determination Being Capable of Simultaneously Achieving Blood Cell Counting and CRP Determination with One Single Sample the LC-170CRP Automated Hematology/Immunology Analyzer Now Is Launched in Japan and Exported to China and Other Asian Countries. [mehr]. ...
MsCaroline has no idea which, if any of these are true - her family, like most expats, flushes, and has had no problems. However, after almost 3 years back in Asia, she has seen any number of toilet arrangements throughout the region: squat toilets, toilets that include buckets of water next to them for manual flushing, toilets with no paper anywhere around them, toilets with overflowing paper bins (her least favorite) toilets with no doors, unisex toilets where one casually strolls past the gent standing at the urinal on ones way into the stall, toilets with hoses lying on the ground (presumably for both flushing and cleaning oneself.) On the other side of the coin, some of the public toilets she has run across in Asia are more luxurious than anything she will ever have in her home, and include things like automated air fresheners, privacy bells (masking sounds for the timid,) bidets, heated seats (not unlike the Ass-blaster 9000 in the Asia Vus first apartment), and lovely family ...
Belitung Nursing Journal (BNJ) is a refereed international publication that provides a venue for nursing scholarship with an Asian focus and perspectives from the region. We aim to highlight research on nursing science, nursing management and policy, education and practice in the Asia-Pacific region and among Asian communities around the world to a wide international audience. BNJ welcomes submissions of original research, review article, perspectives, letter to editor and guest editorial on a variety of clinical and professional topics.
Asya faunası (tr); Fauna Azije (hr); ආසියාවේ සත්ව ප්‍රජාව (si); Asiya faunası (az); Фауна Азії (uk); fauna of Asia (en); حيوانات آسيا (ar); Fauna Asia (id); ഏഷ്യയിലെ ജന്തുജാലങ്ങൾ (ml) native animals of Asia (en); hewan yang hidup di Asia serta pulau-pulau dan laut di sekitarnya (id) Asian fauna, Asian animals, animals of Asia (en); Ülkelere göre direy/Asya (tr); Azija, svijet divljine (hr ...
Left photo: (from left to right) ASIA CEO Elaine Tso, ASIA Co-founders May and CF Chen, Sam Deshazior, Director of Business Retention & Expansion for the City of Akron, ASIA Board members Dr. Margo Erme, Alyssa Naragon, and Dr. Amy Lee.. Right photo: (from left to right) Sam Deshazior, Director of Business Retention & Expansion for the City of Akron, ASIA Co-founders May and CF Chen.. Thank you to everyone who attended our Open House this past Monday!. A special thank you to ASIA co-Founder May Chen, Catey Breck, Economic Development Coordinator for Representative Tim Ryans Office, and Sam Deshazior, Director of Business Retention & Expansion for the City of Akron for attending and providing remarks.. Thank you to our dedicated staff and volunteers who helped make this Open House a success!. ...
After lots of online research and advice from friends, I thought I was as prepared for Asia as I could be. Here are some of the best hints and tips I would recommend for anyone thinking about travelling to Asia.. So…. DONT TRAVEL TO ASIA WITHOUT…. 1. Learning to squat (especially girls). I am not only recommending this one because am a bit of a fitness freak, but I actually think that if you build up a bit of leg strength before coming out to Asia, youll thank me for it after! Carrying a big heavy rucksack around in 30 degree heat is no easy task, climbing up 1000s of stairs at the temples in 30 degree heat, again, no easy task! Also in particular girls, as horrible as it is, when having to use some of the toilets out in Asia, you are going to want the be able to hold a squat!. 2. Learning to be blunt. Tuc-tuc drivers, taxi drivers, market stalls sellers, street food sellers are all out to try sell to you as you walk pass in the streets. If you show even the slightest hesitation before ...
The hominin record from southern Asia for the early Late Pleistocene epoch is scarce. Well-dated and well-preserved fossils older than ~45,000 years that can be unequivocally attributed to Homo sapiens are lacking. Here we present evidence from the newly excavated Fuyan Cave in Daoxian (southern China). This site has provided 47 human teeth dated to more than 80,000 years old, and with an inferred maximum age of 120,000 years. The morphological and metric assessment of this sample supports its unequivocal assignment to H. sapiens. The Daoxian sample is more derived than any other anatomically modern humans, resembling middle-to-late Late Pleistocene specimens and even contemporary humans. Our study shows that fully modern morphologies were present in southern China 30,000-70,000 years earlier than in the Levant and Europe. Our data fill a chronological and geographical gap that is relevant for understanding when H. sapiens first appeared in southern Asia. The Daoxian teeth also support the ...
Tom Augsten is a German student from greater Dresden area. He finished his Bachelors Degree of social science in Magdeburg. Before choosing his master and deciding about his future he travelled one year through South Asia and Australia. With improved English skills and an experience with South Asia he found all his interests combined in MAHASSA. Especially MAHASSAs internationality and networks provide excellent conditions. He is open-minded about his future, because he learned that things mostly turn out different than expected.. ...
Zalizan Jelas - Professor at the National University of Malaysia. To contact the team, please email Newsletter. The EENET Asia team produces a regular newsletter containing articles from around Asia. They are always looking for articles for their next newsletter. So if you are working on inclusive education in Asia, and think you could write a short article about your experiences, please contact the EENET Asia team - they are waiting to hear from you!. EENET Asia Newsletter No.1, June 2005 ...
Meaning and definition of the name Asia. Learn the meaning of Asia, learn about the origin of the name Asia and find other information about the name Asia.
The Lakshmi Mittal South Asia Institute, Harvard University (LMSAI) engages faculty and students through interdisciplinary programs to advance and deepen the teaching and research on global issues relevant to South Asia.
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BACKGROUND: As the epidemic of Zika virus expands in the Americas, countries across Africa and the Asia-Pacific region are becoming increasingly susceptible to the importation and possible local spread of the virus. To support public health readiness, we aim to identify regions and times where the potential health, economic, and social effects from Zika virus are greatest, focusing on resource-limited countries in Africa and the Asia-Pacific region. METHODS: Our model combined transportation network analysis, ecological modelling of mosquito occurrences, and vector competence for flavivirus transmission, using data from the International Air Transport Association, entomological observations from Zikas primary vector species, and climate conditions using WorldClim. We overlaid monthly flows of airline travellers arriving to Africa and the Asia-Pacific region from areas of the Americas suitable for year-round transmission of Zika virus with monthly maps of climatic suitability for mosquito-borne
20 percent of the middle-aged UK South Asian population may have a very severe vitamin D deficiency, a new study in the British Journal of Nutrition reports. Such deficiency can lead to health problems such as osteomalacia (softening of the bones) and other chronic diseases.
TY - GEN. T1 - Working group report. T2 - Visual requirements for spatial orientation. AU - Pelli, Denis. PY - 1986. Y1 - 1986. M3 - Conference contribution. SP - 5.54-5.60. BT - Low Vision and Aging Workshop, Technology to Assist the Low Vision Elderly. Research Triangle Institute, Research Triangle Park, NC. ER - ...
On 22 July 2016, a side event, co-organized by FAO, the Asia-Pacific Network for Sustainable Forest Management and Rehabilitation (APFNet), the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and the World Resource Institute (WRI), was held during the 23rd Session of the Committee on Forestry (COFO 23) at FAO Headquarters to discuss the draft Strategy and Action Plan on Forest and Landscape Restoration (FLR) in the Asia-Pacific region.. This draft Strategy and Action Plan was developed by FAO, together with key partners and in close consultation with countries, agencies and experts in the region, based on the recommendations from the 26th session of the Asia-Pacific Forestry Commission (APFC) held in February 2016. The meeting was chaired by Mr. Marcial C. Amaro Jr., Assistant Secretary of Department of Environment and Natural Resources of the Philippines, and chair of the 26th APFC session.. APFNet and ASEAN-ROK Forest Cooperation (AFoCo), two active organizations in the region working on ...
The key findings of this analysis of RE-LY are that the effects of dabigatran against stroke and SE are similar in Asian and non-Asian patients for both doses of dabigatran compared with warfarin. The second key finding is that although Asian patients on warfarin had considerably more time below therapeutic range and were younger, there was a trend for more bleeding in Asian than in non-Asian patients. For total bleeding and for hemorrhagic stroke, the rates in Asian patients on warfarin were significantly higher than in non-Asians. Finally, for total bleeding there was a statistically significant interaction between treatment and region (Asian versus non-Asian) indicating that dabigatran reduced the risk of bleeding outcomes more in Asians than in non-Asians.. The rates of all bleeding outcomes (major, gastrointestinal major, life-threatening major, minor, total, intracranial, and hemorrhagic stroke) on warfarin were numerically higher in Asians than non-Asians (Tables 3 and 4). This may be ...
South Asian populations are the largest visible minority group in Canada; however, there is very little information on the mental health of these populations. The objective of this study was to determine the prevalence rates and characteristics of mental health outcomes for South Asian first-generation immigrant and second-generation Canadian-born populations. The Canadian Community Health Survey (CCHS) 2011 was used to calculate the estimated prevalence rates of the following mental health outcomes: mood disorders, anxiety disorders, fair-poor self-perceived mental health status, and extremely stressful life stress. The characteristics associated with these four mental health outcomes were determined through multivariate logistic regression analysis of merged CCHS 2007-2011 data. South Asian Canadian-born (3.5%, 95% CI 3.4-3.6%) and South Asian immigrant populations (3.5%, 95% CI 3.5-3.5%) did not vary significantly in estimated prevalence rates of mood disorders. However, South Asian immigrants
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Evidence-based recommendations on the cessation of smokeless tobacco (including misri, qimam, naswar and gutkha) for people of South Asian origin
Mr Chairman, excellencies, ladies and gentlemen. It gives me great pleasure to take part in this event. The theme, Achieving the MDGs in Asia-Pacific through Partnership is highly significant and timely as we approach the UN Summit on MDGs in September 2010.. Partnerships have been a cornerstone of strategies, policies and programmes adopted to achieve the MDGs. The global and regional partnerships enshrined in the MDG-8 call on developed countries, multilateral donors, and the private sector to assist developing countries through development finance, market access, technology, knowledge sharing, and other resources as they focus their policies on achieving MDG 1 to 7. In the dynamic Asia-Pacific region, these partnerships at the regional level have a great potential. With the increasing recognition of the regional interdependence first highlighted by the 1997 Asian financial crisis, numerous regional partnerships have been formed in the Asia-Pacific region and deepened. This is reflected in ...
The use of information and communication technologies (ICT) in commerce improves the commercial structure and economic capacity of a country. This study empirically assesses the impact of ICTs on international trade in 36 countries in Asia and the Pacific, at the sectoral level, between 2007 and 2018. The study evaluates whether ICTs improve international trade by hiring the gravity model of international trade and increasing it with the ICT variable. An ICT development indicator (IDI) is formed by joining seven different ICT variables that show ICT infrastructure, use, and skills. Using the Poisson pseudo-maximum likelihood (PPML) estimation technique, this study shows that ICTs improve trade by reducing transaction costs. The findings reveal that information and communication technology positively and significantly influence international trade in all sectors of the Asia-Pacific region, and that trade intensifies when both trading partners have a high endowment of information and ...
Our study provides the first description of trauma QI practices, gaps in existing practices, and barriers to QI in LMIC of the Asia-Pacific region. In this study we identified opportunities for addressing these challenges, and that work will be supported by APTQIN.
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1. Lawrentschuk N. Bladder cancer: working towards better outcomes. Minerva Urol Nefrol. 2016;68:105 2. Kakehi Y, Hirao Y, Kim W-J, Ozono S, Masumori N, Miyanaga N. et al. Bladder Cancer Working Group report. Jpn J Clin Oncol. 2010;40(Suppl 1):i57-64 3. Stenzl A. Bladder cancer: work in progress. Curr Opin Urol. 2009;19:486-7 4. Bassi PF, Bongiovanni L, Racioppi M, Volpe A, DAgostino D, Gardi M. et al. Postoperative nomogram for invasive bladder cancer: does it really work? A multicenter cohort study. Urol Oncol. 2011;29:698-702 5. Galsky MD, Scher HI. Bladder cancer adjuvant-lite: tastes great (works as well) and less filling (less toxic)?. J Clin Oncol. 2005;23:4823-6 6. Eccles SA, Welch DR. Metastasis: recent discoveries and novel treatment strategies. Lancet. 2007;369:1742-57 7. Thiery JP. Epithelial-mesenchymal transitions in tumour progression. Nat Rev Cancer. 2002;2:442-54 8. Thiery JP, Acloque H, Huang RYJ, Nieto MA. Epithelial-mesenchymal transitions in development and disease. Cell. ...
This study is an exploratory randomized controlled trial (RCT) of a group psychological intervention for postnatal depression in British mothers of south Asian origin. The aim is to evaluate the efficacy of a group psychological intervention (PHP) based on the principles of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy in treating depression in postpartum women. The hypothesis is that depressed British women of South Asian origin receiving the group intervention will show significant improvements in terms of severity of depression as compared to the treatment as usual (TAU) control group ...
A new study into the burden of Type II diabetes-related mortality in the Asia-Pacific region shows between 9 and 98 per cent of diabetes deaths could be prevented by tackling higher-than-optimal body mass index (BMI).
A new study into the burden of Type II diabetes-related mortality in the Asia-Pacific region shows between 9 and 98 per cent of diabetes deaths could be prevented by tackling higher-than-optimal body mass index (BMI).
Browse and download the latest HIV/AIDS data, policies, and interventions for countries and populations in the Asia-Pacific region.
Browse and download the latest HIV/AIDS data, policies, and interventions for countries and populations in the Asia-Pacific region.
The results of this phase III clinical trial indicate the superiority of ibrutinib over rituximab for the treatment of R/R CLL/SLL patients in the Asia-Pacific region.
On this edition of MASALA CANADA I talk to Anita Khanna, shes the project manager of a new web and arts initiative called the Brown Canada Project. Its a fascinating initiative from Torontos Council of Agencies Serving South Asians (CASSA). The project offers a website, scholarly research, poetry readings, a play and other activities. The goal is to share the diverse histories of the many different South Asian communities in Canadas most populous city of Toronto, as well as the province of Ontario - which is Canadas most populous province, and home to most of the South Asian community in Canada ...
The Asia-Pacific Journal of Ocean Law and Policy explores ocean law and policy issues in the most economically dynamic region in the world: the Asia-Pacific. These ocean spaces are crucial to international trade and are becoming increasingly important in terms of marine resources and services. Hotly contested, the region is subject to enhanced threats such as pollution, conflicting activities, over-exploitation and environmental degradation. Escalating ocean governance challenges coupled with mounting tensions in the region have made studies focusing on this area an especially pertinent topic for scholarly research and consideration in securing and maintaining peace in the Asia-Pacific region and beyond ...
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The document that reflects the U.S. Policy toward Asia The Truth Shall Set Thee Free *EPF404 05/07/98 TEXT: ROTH TESTIMONY ON U.S. SECURITY POLICY IN ASIA-PACIFIC (Asias security is prerequisite for Americas) (5330) Washington -- The United States is strongly committed to the security of the Asia-Pacific region as Asias stability is a fundamental prerequisite for Americas, according to Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs Stanley Roth. Americas presence in the region, and bilateral security alliances and relationships, and multilateral fora such as the ASEAN Regional Forum are key to maintaining this stability, Roth said in May 7 remarks before the House International Relations Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific. Roth stressed that the U.S.-Japan security treaty remains the foundation of U.S. engagement in Asia. The historic revision last year of the Cold War era Defense Guidelines and Secretary Albrights signing last week of the amendment to the Acquisition ...
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An ancient skull unearthed in Laos has reset the clock of human migration to southern Asia back 20,000 years. The discovery suggests that the first modern humans to leave Africa spread around the worl...
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Young environmentalist Ralyn Lilly Satidtarnasarn and the UN Secretary-Generals Special Envoy for the Ocean Ambassador Peter Thomson are among the high-level officials, experts, researchers and civil society representatives coming together in Bangkok on 8 November 2019 to draw attention on the urgent need in the region to take action on protecting our ocean.. The second Asia-Pacific Day for the Ocean, organized by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), aims to build a shared understanding on opportunities to protect the ocean and all forms of life below water through sustainable fisheries, sustainable shipping and elimination of marine pollution, including through enhanced regional collaboration.. Note to Editors: You or your representatives are cordially invited to attend the second Asia-Pacific Day for the Ocean.. What: Opening of the second Asia-Pacific Day for the ...
Background: People of South Asian origin are at high risk of chronic kidney disease. Some have suggested that the usual level of glomerular filtration rate (GFR) in South Asians may be lower than in populations of European origin. However, measured GFR in a general adult population of South Asian origin has not been studied. Design: Cross-sectional observational study. Setting & Participants: 530 Patients 40 years or older randomly selected from communities in Karachi, Pakistan, using multistage cluster sampling. Patients with both diabetes and hypertension were excluded. Predictor: Age, sex, diabetes, and hypertension. Outcome: Measured GFR using urinary clearance of inulin. Results: Mean age of participants was 49.7 +/- 9.5 (standard deviation [SD]) years, 51% were men, 34.9% had hypertension, and 30.5% had diabetes. Mean measured GFR was 94.1 +/- 28.6 mL/min/1.73 m(2). GFR was lower by 0.79 +/- 0.11 mL/min/1.73 m(2) for each 1-year older age. The 5-year age- and sex-specific mean GFR of the study
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MasterCard has launched its MasterCard Integrated processing service in Asia-Pacific, the company said today. The payments processing platform enables issuers and acquirers to launch secure payments programs to their customers with greater speed and convenience, MasterCard said.. Through the service, MasterCard offers fully integrated processing services that support all payments brands. In todays world of rapid technology and regulatory changes, those in the payments ecosystem need to be nimbler in order to keep up. In order to do so, our customers-issuing and acquiring banks, and governments-seek best-in-class technology platforms and services that are reliable and more secure so they can focus on growth and providing greater value to their consumers, said Rama Sridhar, MasterCards senior vice president, network, processing and security solutions for the Asia-Pacific region.. Sridhar added: Our payments processing platforms have been deployed in multiple MasterCard data centres around ...
The report presents a detailed study of Window Alarms projects, and analyses the investment and return feasibility of these projects in the market. A detailed account of supply and demand chain of the Window Alarms Market, and an analysis of marketing channels, clients, and industry development trends, is also included in the report. The report covers the competitive landscape of the Asia-Pacific Window Alarms industry, with a specific focus on companies located in Asia-Pacific regions.
The results displayed on the NCBI dbGaP http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/projects/gap/cgi-bin/study.cgi?id=phs000007 include all autosomal SNPs, regardless of genotyping call rate, HWE p-value or MAF; adjustable filters for these factors are provided. In our manuscripts, we present results for SNPs that satisfy genotyping call rates ≥ 80%, HWE p-value ≥ 0.001, and MAF ≥ 10%. The proportion of SNPs satisfying a genotyping call rate of ≥80% is 97.4%; 91% of SNPs satisfied a call rate of ≥90%.. We expect only a small percentage of all tested SNPs to be truly associated with any phenotype. Therefore, to obtain an approximation of the null distribution of p-values, we examined the distribution of p-values for 415 phenotypes from the Metabolic Working Group and 14 CVD event phenotypes. If one assumes that only a few true associations exist for each phenotype, these p-value distributions approximate the null distribution, because only a few SNPs out of the large total number tested would be ...
Purchase this report (Price2980 USD for single user license) -https://www.marketreportsworld.com/purchase/13424219. Detailed TOC of Global Pepsin Enzyme Market Study 2019-2024. Part 1 Market Overview. 1.1 Market Definition. 1.2 Market Development. 1.3 By Type. 1.4 By Application. 1.5 By Region. Part 2 Global Market Status and Future Forecast. 2.1 Global Market by Region. 2.2 Global Market by Company. 2.3 Global Market by Type. 2.4 Global Market by Application. 2.5 Global Market by Forecast. Part 3 Asia-Pacific Market Status and Future Forecast. 3.1 Asia-Pacific Market by Company. 3.2 Asia-Pacific Market by Type. 3.3 Asia-Pacific Market by Application. 3.4 Asia-Pacific Market by Forecast. Part 4 Asia-Pacific Market by Geography. 4.1 China Market Status and Future Forecast. 4.1.1 China Market by Type. 4.1.2 China Market by Application. 4.1.3 China Market by Forecast. 4.2 Southeast Asia Market Status and Future Forecast. 4.2.1 Southeast Asia Market by Type. 4.2.2 Southeast Asia Market by ...
Purchase this report (Price2980 USD for single user license) -https://www.marketreportsworld.com/purchase/13424219. Detailed TOC of Global Pepsin Enzyme Market Study 2019-2024. Part 1 Market Overview. 1.1 Market Definition. 1.2 Market Development. 1.3 By Type. 1.4 By Application. 1.5 By Region. Part 2 Global Market Status and Future Forecast. 2.1 Global Market by Region. 2.2 Global Market by Company. 2.3 Global Market by Type. 2.4 Global Market by Application. 2.5 Global Market by Forecast. Part 3 Asia-Pacific Market Status and Future Forecast. 3.1 Asia-Pacific Market by Company. 3.2 Asia-Pacific Market by Type. 3.3 Asia-Pacific Market by Application. 3.4 Asia-Pacific Market by Forecast. Part 4 Asia-Pacific Market by Geography. 4.1 China Market Status and Future Forecast. 4.1.1 China Market by Type. 4.1.2 China Market by Application. 4.1.3 China Market by Forecast. 4.2 Southeast Asia Market Status and Future Forecast. 4.2.1 Southeast Asia Market by Type. 4.2.2 Southeast Asia Market by ...
A Broad and Complex Perspective of the Asian Region The architecture of the Asian region has gradually changed during the past three decades. From a region that was based on and influenced by bilateral alliances, it has become a multilateral region with an increasing number of institutions that play an important role in Asia. These institutions include Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), Korean Energy Development Organization (KEDO), ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF), Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), Six Party Talks, and others. The changing interactions in Asia raise important questions that this edited volume deals with: What is the vision of the changing face of Asia? What attitudes do the Asian nations have toward the new multilateral environment? How do they envision the role of the international organizations in the region, regionalism in Asia, and the Asian community, and what are their assumptions toward the U.S. role in Asia? These ...
Primordial prevention involves prevention of risk factors themselves. Across world regions, risk factors for HF vary greatly, with CAD most prevalent in Europe and North America, hypertension prevalence highest in Eastern and Central Europe and sub-Saharan Africa, and cardiomyopathy and rheumatic heart disease most common in Latin America, the Caribbean and sub-Saharan Africa,8 and therefore primordial prevention strategies for HF will vary greatly by region and ethnicity. High rates of diabetes and hypertension in South Asian communities at country or community level suggest that prevention might vary based on the ethnic diversity of the target population, necessitating context-specific research in ethnic minorities. In the Leicestershire study, the young age of South Asians undergoing ICD implant signals the need for greater primordial prevention. There is a complicated interplay between ethnicity and other social determinants of health, such as socioeconomic status and demographic factors. ...
Pardeep Mor earned a penalty corner in the 13th minute and Harmanpreet came up with a grounder to beat Ali on the latters right to give the 1-0 crucial lead.. India, having scored the opening goal, seemed to ease their nerves and they played smooth and fluent hockey thereafter. The way they did the build-up play through the back and midfield unsettled Pakistan and the latter ran out of patience.. It resulted in two quick field goals through Talwinder in the 21st and 24th minutes. The first one was a brilliant team goal, as a Mandeeps cut-back from the left byline to S.V. Sunil, stationed in front of the goal, saw him drive the ball to a waiting and unmarked Talwinder at the far post, who just had to tap it in. Three minutes later, Talwinder dinked past goalkeeper Ali from the right to make it 3-0.. Harmanpreets second goal, an unchallenged drag-flick three minutes after the half-time break, gave India a handsome 4-0 lead, putting the game beyond doubt.. Trailing by four goals, Pakistan showed ...
Other. There are 19 Chapters to deeply display the Asia-Pacific Thoracic Catheters market.. Chapter 1, to describe Thoracic Catheters Introduction, product type and application, market overview, market analysis by countries, market opportunities, market risk, market driving force;. Chapter 2, to analyze the manufacturers of Thoracic Catheters, with profile, main business, news, sales, price, revenue and market share in 2016 and 2017;. Chapter 3, to display the competitive situation among the top manufacturers, with sales, revenue and market share in 2016 and 2017;. Chapter 4, to show the Asia-Pacific market by countries, covering China, Japan, Korea, Southeast Asia, Taiwan, India and Australia, with sales, price, revenue and market share of Thoracic Catheters, for each country, from 2012 to 2017;. Chapter 5 and 6, to show the market by type and application, with sales, price, revenue, market share and growth rate by type, application, from 2012 to 2017;. Chapter 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 and 13 to ...
In the past decade, tensions in Asia have risen as Beijing has become more assertive in maritime disputes with its neighbors and the United States. Regional leaders have expressed concern that Chinese gray zone coercion threatens to destabilize the region by undermining the rules-based order and increasing the risk of conflict. Yet, despite the threat posed to regional security and prosperity, the United States and its allies and partners in East Asia have struggled to develop effective counters to maritime coercion. The inability of U.S. policymakers to deter coercive actions or to articulate a coherent gray zone strategy has raised questions about Washingtons ability to protect U.S. interests, to integrate China into the international order, and to maintain existing alliance commitments. As a result, experts in the United States and in East Asia are searching for new approaches to counter coercion in the East and South China Seas.. A new CSIS study, Countering Coercion in Maritime Asia: The ...
Low social position and South Asian ethnicity are both associated with increased risk of dying from coronary heart disease,1 2 but the impact of differential access to medical care on these inequalities remains uncertain. If access to coronary management matched coronary incidence, then low social position and South Asian ethnicity would be associated with higher rates of use. For social position, most studies,3-10 but not all,11-13 find the opposite-high social deprivation is associated with lower rates of coronary angiography and revascularisation. Several studies, mainly small and retrospective, report less aggressive treatment of South Asian people with coronary disease compared with white patients.14-22 Such potential healthcare disparities have stimulated calls in the United States and United Kingdom for remedial action.23 24. Three interrelated questions remain unanswered. Firstly, in a general population that exhibits social and ethnic differences in rates of coronary heart disease, do ...
Building on two decades of engagement with Southeast Asia, the OECD Southeast Asia Regional Programme aims to bring the relationship to a new and more strategic level, providing a whole-of-government approach to countries in the region. The Programme fosters the exchange of good practices and mutual learning among policy makers in OECD and Southeast Asian countries. The ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) Blueprint 2025, launched during the 27th ASEAN Summit in November 2015, specifically mentions the OECD as one of the institutions for strategic collaboration. It envisages a highly integrated, cohesive, competitive, innovative and dynamic Southeast Asia, with enhanced connectivity and integrated into the global economy. In addition, the Programme works with Southeast Asia in strong partnerships and complementarity with several regional organisations. These regional partners include the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), the Asian Development ...
Objectives: Coronary artery disease (CAD) is a leading cause of death globally with increasing burden in South Asians in the US. Specific genetic variants that influence CAD have not been fully assessed in South Asian Immigrants. The goal is to ident
Aerosol radiative effects and thermodynamic responses over South Asia are examined with the Weather Research and Forecasting model coupled with Chemistry (WRF-Chem) for March 2012. Model results of aerosol optical depths (AODs) and extinction profiles are analyzed and compared to satellite retrievals and two ground-based lidars located in northern India. The WRF-Chem model is found to heavily underestimate the AOD during the simulated pre-monsoon month and about 83 % of the models low bias is due to aerosol extinctions below ~2 km. Doubling the calculated aerosol extinctions below 850 hPa generates much better agreement with the observed AOD and extinction profiles averaged over South Asia. To separate the effect of absorption and scattering properties, two runs were conducted: in one run (Case I), the calculated scattering and absorption coefficients were increased proportionally, while in the second run (Case II) only the calculated aerosol scattering coefficient was increased. With the same ...
Fifteen years after the Millennium Development Goals were launched, Asias results for goals 4 and 5 - reducing child mortality and maternal health - are mixed. According to UN figures, the mortality rate for children under five in South-Eastern Asia dropped from 71 deaths per 1,000 live births in 1990 to 30 in 2012. And while maternal mortality has decreased in Asia, Southern Asia still accounted for 24% of all maternal deaths in 2013 and only 51% of deliveries in Eastern Asia were attended by health professionals.. These regional numbers obscure local differences. While Indonesia, for example, has earned praise for its successful birth control policies, maternal mortality has increased from 227 per 100,000 life births to 359 between 2007 and 2012. This rise is in part due to lack of funding and lack of health care services, which is hard to organize in an archipelago of more than 18,000 islands. Therefore, an integrated whole-country approach which addresses disparity between regions, ...
Not that there is nothing to celebrate about, with Cambodia, India, Myanmar and Thailand reducing their HIV infection rates significantly, and Cambodia being one of the just 8 countries of the world providing antiretroviral therapy to more than 80% of the people eligible for it. But still more than 60% of the people of this region who are eligible for treatment are unable to access it. Then again, although there is an estimated 15% decrease in new HIV infections among children, regional coverage of services to prevent new infections in children lags behind global averages, especially in South Asia ...
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... and South-East Asia. The CPA Headquarters Secretariat is based in London. The CPA was founded as the Empire Parliamentary ... Asia; Australia; British Islands and Mediterranean; Canada; Caribbean, Americas and Atlantic; India; Pacific, ...
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North Asia (Siberia) Central Asia (The stans) Western Asia (The Middle East or Near East) South Asia (Indian subcontinent) ... Latin Asia and Greek Ἀσία appear to be the same word. Roman authors translated Ἀσία as Asia. The Romans named a province Asia, ... 1825 map of Asia by Sidney Edwards Morse. Map of western, southern, and central Asia in 1885 The map of Asia in 1796, which ... The history of Asia can be seen as the distinct histories of several peripheral coastal regions: East Asia, South Asia, ...
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North Asia borders East Asias north, Southeast Asia the south, South Asia the southwest, and Central Asia the west. To the ... Alternatively, the term "Asia Pacific Region" is often used in describing East Asia, Southeast Asia as well as Oceania. ... East Asia is the eastern region of Asia, which is defined in both geographical and ethno-cultural terms.[5][6] The region ... Americans in Eastern Asia (1922) online free. *Ebrey, Patricia Buckley, and Anne Walthall. East Asia: A cultural, social, and ...
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South Asia consists primarily of India, Bangladesh, and Pakistan. RAND research in the region is wide-ranging, focusing on ... South Asia. Featured. Bordered by the Himalayas in the north and Afghanistan in the west, South Asia consists primarily of ... cutting-edge research on critical policy challenges facing Asia and U.S.-Asia relations.Asia, which it calls the Islamic State of Khorasan, is larger than most recognize, boasting between several ...
More from Asia. Prosecution complex. South Koreas president wants to take politics out of prosecutions. ... This article appeared in the Asia section of the print edition under the headline Correction: India ...
What CDC is Doing in Central Asia. HIV and Tuberculosis HIV is a leading cause of death and a health threat to millions ... The Central Asia FETP was established in 2003 in partnership with the MOHs in the Central Asian region. Over the years, ... The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) established a Central Asia regional office at the U.S. consulate in ... CDC works in the Central Asia region with local, regional, and global public health organizations to support disease outbreak ...
Here are some key details about AIDS in Asia: * ASIA: -- In Asia an estimated 5 million people had HIV infections in 2007. -- ... New HIV infections are increasing steadily in Asia, although at a slower pace in countries with bigger populations including ... Here are some key details about AIDS in Asia:. * ASIA:. -- In Asia an estimated 5 million people had HIV infections in 2007.. ... EASTERN EUROPE AND CENTRAL ASIA:. -- The estimated number of people living with HIV in Eastern Europe and Central Asia rose to ...
Based on fieldwork and satellite analysis conducted between March and November 2017, Greenpeace East Asia has identified ...
... The intense biomass burning in Southeast Asia, ongoing for the last several months, has released high ... This true-color Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) image shows fires (red dots) in Southeast Asia on the ...
... Takatoshi Ito. NBER Working Paper No. 7134. Issued in May 1999. NBER Program(s):International Finance ... Capital Flows to East Asia. Lipsey, Feenstra, Hahn, and Hatsopoulos. The Role of Foreign Direct Investment in International ... Capital Flows in Asia. Ito, Dominguez, Qureshi, Shengman, and Yoshitomi. ... This paper characterizes the capital flows in Asia before and after the Asian currency crisis of 1997. Differences in foreign ...
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From the nomadic steppes of Kazakhstan to the frenetic streets of Hanoi, Asia is a continent so full of intrigue, adventure, ... Explore Asia holidays and discover the best time and places to visit. , ... Welcome to Asia. From the nomadic steppes of Kazakhstan to the frenetic streets of Hanoi, Asia is a continent so full of ... Asias ambitious civilisations ultimately gave rise to some of the worlds most revolutionary ideas and important technology. ...
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Many countries in the Southeast Asia Region face challenges with known risk factors for cholera outbreaks including poverty, ... In Southeast Asia and elsewhere, cholera is underreported and leads to an underestimation of the global burden of this disease ... The Southeast Asia Region, which includes Bangladesh and India, has the largest populations at risk for cholera. While reported ... Cases of cholera officially reported to WHO in Southeast Asia do not include an estimated 500,000-700,000 cases labeled as ...
Indeed, Laxman scored 1,088 runs in 13 innings in Asia, but a mere 776 runs in 26 innings (average of 29.84) away from Asia. ... In the first part of a two-part article, I want to look at test match batting over and under performance in Asia, with the ... These players all generated an average much higher in Asia than in other countries, and we can see that the vast majority (six ... I then compared this to their worldwide data in this time period and calculated a ratio of their batting average in Asia ...
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  • CYTO Asia 2017 will be the first major Cytometry meeting in Southeast Asia. (cytoasia.org)
  • North Asia borders East Asia's north, Southeast Asia the south, South Asia the southwest, and Central Asia the west. (wikipedia.org)
  • Developing economies, especially in Southeast Asia, were facing appreciated money and therefore further export troubles. (forbes.com)
  • This true-color Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) image shows fires (red dots) in Southeast Asia on the afternoon of March 18, 2003. (nasa.gov)
  • The intense biomass burning in Southeast Asia, ongoing for the last several months, has released high levels of carbon monoxide into the atmosphere over the region, as measured by the Terra MOPITT sensor from April 3-13, 2003. (nasa.gov)
  • This bibliography was compiled in order to provide zoologists, medical and paramedical investigators, and others with a single source of references for the land mammals of Southeast Asia. (worldcat.org)
  • Southeast Asia , vast region of Asia situated east of the Indian subcontinent and south of China. (britannica.com)
  • It consists of two dissimilar portions: a continental projection (commonly called mainland Southeast Asia) and a string of archipelagoes to the south and east of the mainland (insular Southeast Asia). (britannica.com)
  • Except for the small sultanate of Brunei (also on Borneo), the remainder of insular Southeast Asia consists of the archipelagic nations of Indonesia and the Philippines. (britannica.com)
  • Southeast Asia stretches some 4,000 miles at its greatest extent (roughly from northwest to southeast) and encompasses some 5,000,000 square miles (13,000,000 square kilometres) of land and sea, of which about 1,736,000 square miles is land. (britannica.com)
  • Mount Hkakabo in northern Myanmar on the border with China, at 19,295 feet (5,881 metres), is the highest peak of mainland Southeast Asia. (britannica.com)
  • All of Southeast Asia falls within the tropical and subtropical climatic zones, and much of it receives considerable annual precipitation. (britannica.com)
  • It also has been of great importance that Southeast Asia, which is the most easily accessible tropical region in the world, lies strategically astride the sea passage between East Asia and the Middle Eastern-Mediterranean world. (britannica.com)
  • Within this broad outline, Southeast Asia is perhaps the most diverse region on Earth. (britannica.com)
  • Under these circumstances, it often is difficult to keep in mind the region's underlying unity, and it is understandable that Southeast Asia should so often be treated as a miscellaneous collection of cultures that simply do not quite fit anywhere else. (britannica.com)
  • Yet from ancient times Southeast Asia has been considered by its neighbours to be a region in its own right and not merely an extension of their own lands. (britannica.com)
  • Despite inevitable variation among societies, common views of gender, family structure, and social hierarchy and mobility may be discerned throughout mainland and insular Southeast Asia, and a broadly common commercial and cultural inheritance has continued to affect the entire region for several millennia. (britannica.com)
  • The diffusion of Indian and Chinese civilizations to the Khmer Empire and Vietnam in Southeast Asia and to Japan, and in Korea will be overarching themes. (temple.edu)
  • PUBLIC Join us for a discussion with Jeffrey Wilson of Perth USAsia Centre, Wendy Cutler of Asia Society Policy Institute, and Mukund Narayanamurti of Austrade, on the challenges of geoeconomics and emerging supply chains in Southeast Asia. (asiasociety.org)
  • Back for the final episode, join us and SoFA Design Institute in exploring our rich culture of textiles and its link to our identity as peoples in our series Eyes on Southeast Asia: Textiles & Identity. (asiasociety.org)
  • Chinese junks delivered to the Chinese mainland, especially to ports in the Yangzi delta, and until the early eighteenth century to Southeast Asia , to places such as Tonkin and Ayutthaya. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Through this triangular trade, the VOC gained profits, which were used as capital for the pepper and spice trade in insular Southeast Asia . (encyclopedia.com)
  • Asia-both East Asia and Southeast Asia-has quickly and forcefully embarked upon a one-way, no-return trip to the future, mainly because it has no choice. (prweb.com)
  • EnviroLab Asia is a 5C initiative that seeks to advance scholarship on environmental issues in East and Southeast Asia. (google.com)
  • Pick almost any environmental topic, from urban pollution to deforestation, and Southeast Asia has a track record that is among the world's worst. (latimes.com)
  • Dengue fever has killed hundreds of people this year, mostly children, and stricken tens of thousands of others in Thailand and other countries in Southeast Asia, health officials said in Bangkok. (latimes.com)
  • The papers in Unearthing Southeast Asia's Past deal with the development of complex societies in Southeast Asia from the Neolithic until the later historic period. (jhu.edu)
  • The last 45 years have seen a rapid increase in archaeological activities in Southeast Asia. (jhu.edu)
  • The Daic or Kra-Dai (also Kadai, Tai-Kadai or Zhuàng-Dòng) languages cover a substantial region of East and Southeast Asia. (jhu.edu)
  • Northeast India geographically connects South Asia, East Asia and Southeast Asia as it lies in the junction of these three important broad regions of Asia. (jhu.edu)
  • Dating the Bronze Age of Southeast Asia is important if we are to understand mechanisms for the transfer of knowledge, and the impact of metallurgy on society. (jhu.edu)
  • In Southeast Asia, for example, the urban population has almost doubled in the past two decades. (shell.com)
  • This book presents studies on Chinese intellectuals in Southeast Asia and how they understand China and Chineseness in the 21st century. (springer.com)
  • Both Japan and India lately have also prioritized ties with democratic neighbors in South and Southeast Asia. (foreignpolicy.com)
  • When it comes to Southeast Asia, the Biden administration has thus far fallen short, but the future looks relatively bright with certain caveats. (rand.org)
  • 26 February 2019 - This report builds on national reviews of seven countries in Southeast Asia. (oecd.org)
  • Ever Clear Environmental Engineering, an expert in water management developing and implementing patented waste water reactors in Southeast Asia , the Middle East , Africa and Latin America , will present solutions catering to the current needs of Indian industries. (prnewswire.com)
  • Markets in Southeast Asia were little changed. (yahoo.com)
  • That has enabled HotelQuickly, a copycat smartphone app introduced in spring 2013 by-you guessed it-a group of Rocket Internet veterans to dominate pretty much all of Southeast Asia as well as Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan. (forbes.com)
  • In Southeast Asia in general, they're also always worried about ticking off Agoda, the OTA based in Bangkok that must sell a disproportionate share of the region's online bookings. (forbes.com)
  • Please join The Chatham Historical Society for an illustrated travel tour of Southeast Asia by Don Burr on Thursday, January 15, at 7 pm in the Community Room of the East Hampton Library (105 Main St.). The program is the first of four 'Cabin Fever Winter Talk Series' programs that are sponsored by the East Hampton Parks & Recreation Department. (courant.com)
  • Don Burr, a member of the Chatham Historical Society, traveled to Southeast Asia in May 2013 and visited Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Viet Nam, and had a brief stop in Dubai. (courant.com)
  • How has dengue spread in Southeast Asia? (medscape.com)
  • Cross-Strait (China and Taiwan) relations, Taiwanese investment in China and Southeast Asia, the geo-political impact of China's Belt and Road Initiative on Southeast Asian countries, Taiwan's New South bound policy and its social economic impact on the Southeast Asian countries, the role of Chinese labour in the global value chain. (nottingham.ac.uk)
  • China was a major economic power and attracted many to the east, and for many the legendary wealth and prosperity of the ancient culture of India personified Asia, attracting European commerce, exploration and colonialism. (wikipedia.org)
  • Bordered by the Himalayas in the north and Afghanistan in the west, South Asia consists primarily of India, Bangladesh, and Pakistan. (rand.org)
  • An important new piece in Foreign Affairs magazine by Asia Society President Kevin Rudd explains why a strategic dialogue between the U.S., Japan, India, and Australia 'is one of the most consequential challenges to Chinese ambitions in the years ahead. (asiasociety.org)
  • This week a new theory has been proposed on how India and Asia collided, geographically speaking, in the 'Cenozoic' era. (nature.com)
  • When promoting the second edition of SMART ASIA India , Mr. James Huang , Chairman of Taipei World Trade Centre, expressed his expectations of the event. (prnewswire.com)
  • The 2021 Microsoft Research Asia Fellowship application period closes on Wednesday, June 30, 2021, at 11:59 PM Beijing Time. (microsoft.com)
  • Thank you for attending CYTO Asia 2017. (cytoasia.org)
  • CYTO Asia 2017 will be an ideal meeting for those scientists and clinicians who are using cytometry to present their latest work, and network with their regional peers. (cytoasia.org)
  • CYTO Asia 2017 is a joint meeting of the International Society for Advancement of Cytometry (ISAC), the Australasian Cytometry Society (ACS), and the Singaporean Society for Immunology (SgSI). (cytoasia.org)
  • We look forward to seeing you at CYTO Asia 2017! (cytoasia.org)
  • Based on fieldwork and satellite analysis conducted between March and November 2017, Greenpeace East Asia has identified immediate threats to Jiangsu's wetlands, including to the habitat of the spoon-billed sandpiper. (greenpeace.org)
  • The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) established a Central Asia regional office at the U.S. consulate in Kazakhstan in 1995. (cdc.gov)
  • As a key implementer of the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), CDC works with the governments of the Central Asia region (primarily Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Tajikistan) to build sustainable, high-impact national HIV response programs with the goal of achieving epidemic control of HIV. (cdc.gov)
  • CDC works in the Central Asia region with local, regional, and global public health organizations to support disease outbreak response, surveillance, laboratory systems, and workforce development. (cdc.gov)
  • The Central Asia FETP was established in 2003 in partnership with the MOHs in the Central Asian region. (cdc.gov)
  • The estimated number of people living with HIV in Eastern Europe and Central Asia rose to 1.5 million in 2007. (reuters.com)
  • While scholars quibble over cultural and physical boundaries of Central Asia , culinary cultures of the region represent an intriguing mix of steppe and settlement, highlands and lowlands, Turkic and Iranian. (encyclopedia.com)
  • For all the ethnic and geographic variations in Central Asia , the food of the region exhibits more homogeneity than disparity. (encyclopedia.com)
  • The geographical limits of Central Asia , once called Turkistan, include the Soviet successor states ( Uzbekistan , Turkmenistan , Tajikistan , Kazakhstan , and Kyrgyzstan ), and Xinjiang in northwest China . (encyclopedia.com)
  • The spirited bazaars of Central Asia - part marketplace, part carnival, and part town square - capture the Silk Road mystique. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Some rivers in central Asia, such as those feeding the Aral Sea, are projected to gradually dry up 7 . (nature.com)
  • Central Asia , Tibet , and Mongolia formed a mixed zone dominated by nomadic pastoralists such as the Buryat Mongols and the Kyrgyz , while the lower plateaus and river valleys were sprinkled with agricultural districts settled by the Tajik s, Uighur s, Uzbek s, and other groups. (britannica.com)
  • By the mid-20th century, the Soviet Union and China had extended their economic and political control over Siberia and Central Asia, the former colonial lands of South Asia had achieved independent statehood, and the component territories of the old Ottoman Empire had been reshaped into the modern countries of Southwest Asia. (britannica.com)
  • In Central Asia, countries are already taking active steps across many sectors, with support from the World Bank. (worldbank.org)
  • Central Asia -- Is Change Imminent? (rferl.org)
  • Central Asia experts have recently voiced a consensus view: A leadership change in the region won't translate into real changes. (rferl.org)
  • And what happens there will affect the rest of Central Asia. (rferl.org)
  • The World Bank Group works with countries in Europe and Central Asia to eliminate poverty and boost shared prosperity through enabling markets, developing productive individuals and building solid foundations for resilience. (worldbank.org)
  • Growth in the emerging market and developing economies of Europe and Central Asia decelerated to 2.2 percent in 2019, reflecting weakness in the region's two largest economies, Turkey and the Russian Federation. (worldbank.org)
  • This note provides an overview of the social and economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Central Asia and of the measures being undertaken by governments in the region. (oecd.org)
  • The global COVID-19 pandemic is having a significant negative impact on the economies of Central Asia. (oecd.org)
  • Countries in Central Asia started to report their first COVID-19 cases in mid-March, with the exception of Afghanistan, which reported its first cases late February. (oecd.org)
  • Read about the work of IUCN's Members, Commissions and Regional Office in Eastern Europe and Central Asia. (iucn.org)
  • don't miss two IUCN publications now available in Russian and the opportunity to join our team as SOS Central Asia Officer! (iucn.org)
  • The Caucasus and Central Asia region has been severely impacted by climate change and land degradation. (iucn.org)
  • The Outlook for Medical Device Markets in Central Asia is published by Espicom Business Intelligence. (prnewswire.com)
  • Since 1975, the U.S. has resettled over 900,000 refugees from Europe and Central Asia. (state.gov)
  • In FY 2013, the U.S. admitted 650 refugees from 14 countries in Europe and Central Asia, including those under the Lautenberg Amendment in-country processing program. (state.gov)
  • Afghanistan was one of many countries in southern and central Asia suffering through extreme cold and snow in January 2008. (nasa.gov)
  • With Asia's unquestioned position as one of the world's most dynamic life sciences markets, World Vaccine Congress Asia is an invaluable platform for you to profile your offerings and to reach out to a targeted in the vaccine community. (terrapinn.com)
  • The .Asia TLD aims to serve Asian communities worldwide as avowed on their website: .asia is open to any individual, business and organization around the world, and is fast becoming the web address of choice by Asian personalities, international brands and local initiatives across the Asia-Pacific markets. (wikipedia.org)
  • According to Ridhwan Bakar, Frost & Sullivan's Asia-Pacific ICT industry analyst, while broadband subscriber growth has slowed in Korea and Japan--thanks to highly saturated markets--the level of broadband development in those countries is still advanced compared to other Asian nations. (zdnet.com)
  • and Asia is certainly part of this plan," but it hasn't yet entered any Asia-Pacific markets. (forbes.com)
  • Major religions in East Asia include Buddhism (mostly Mahayana [13] ), Confucianism and Neo-Confucianism , Taoism , Ancestral worship , and Chinese folk religion in Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan, Buddhism and Shintoism in Japan, and Christianity , Buddhism and Sindoism in Korea. (wikipedia.org)
  • Following behind are Singapore, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Australia," said Foong King Yew, ICT (infocomm technology) practice program director at Frost & Sullivan Asia-Pacific, during a telephone interview. (zdnet.com)
  • The Hong Kong and Shanghai Baniting Corporation, a major tsntisn bank in Asia, announced it was discussing the purchase of a "significant equity position" in Marine Midland Banks Inc., a Buffalo‐based holding company. (nytimes.com)
  • HONG KONG - As coal burns, wetlands disappear and climate becomes unpredictable, Asia is paying the price for years of economic expansion. (nationmultimedia.com)
  • How this growing sector will achieve this will be explored in a gathering of top Asia-Pacific aviation industry executives in Hong Kong tomorrow. (prweb.com)
  • The boundary between Asia and Africa is the Red Sea, the Gulf of Suez, and the Suez Canal. (wikipedia.org)
  • This makes Egypt a transcontinental country, with the Sinai peninsula in Asia and the remainder of the country in Africa. (wikipedia.org)
  • The threefold division of the Old World into Europe, Asia and Africa has been in use since the 6th century BC, due to Greek geographers such as Anaximander and Hecataeus. (wikipedia.org)
  • What's New in Africa and Asia? (google.com)
  • All these players have hugely struggled in Asia throughout their career and it is no surprise to see the list dominated by players from pace bowling orientated nations, such as England, Australia and South Africa). (google.com)
  • AIDS Epidemic Worsening, Agency Finds : Health: Sharp increases in infections in Asia and Africa cited in new study. (latimes.com)
  • Throughout the 1980s, as AIDS ravaged millions of lives from the Americas to Africa, a mysterious thing was happening in Asia. (latimes.com)
  • It will be held from October 25-27 at the Grand Copthorne Hotel in Singapore and this conference will serve as a showcase of new cytometry-related technologies and applications for scientists and clinicians who are using cytometry in Asia and Australasia. (cytoasia.org)
  • The DotAsia Organisation, operator of the .Asia TLD, is governed by a community of country-code-Top \-Level-Domains within the region including .CN (China), .IR (Iran), .JP (Japan), .KR, (South Korea), .PH (Philippines), .SG (Singapore) and pan-Asia Internet / Information Technology related groups such as APTLD and APNIC. (wikipedia.org)
  • newsmakers Singapore-based StreetDeal.sg bets on transparency and quality deals to win over consumers and aims to be among top 3 Web-buying sites in Asia within two years, French founders reveal. (zdnet.com)
  • MCH Group AG, the owner of Art Basel, is launching a new art fair in Singapore starting next year to take advantage of the growing wealth in Asia, which is minting millionaires faster than any other region in the world. (bworldonline.com)
  • LUGANO/SINGAPORE, 16 December 2015 - ESMO, the leading professional organisation for medical oncology, is pleased to announce the inaugural ESMO Asia 2015 Congress in Singapore. (eurekalert.org)
  • We are looking forward to welcoming you in Singapore or to help you with any inquiry about remote coverage of ESMO Asia 2015. (eurekalert.org)
  • Each winner has the opportunity to complete an internship, during which they participate in hands-on, advanced research at Microsoft Research Asia in Beijing, China. (microsoft.com)
  • Beijing -- An outbreak of African swine fever in China may spread to other parts of Asia, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization warned. (bworldonline.com)
  • Analysts say Obama's trip to Asia is being watched closely in Beijing. (cnbc.com)
  • You can also browse the collection for Asia Minor (Turkey) or search for Asia Minor (Turkey) in all documents . (tufts.edu)
  • Headquartered in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, Asia Commercial Joint Stock Bank (ACB) provides consumer and corporate banking and financial services, such as savings and checking accounts, loan packages, credit cards, consulting, trade financing and remittance services. (ibm.com)
  • 10. Asia Combat Duties Japanese Women Samurai (Tomoe The Trung Sisters (Hai Ba Trung) of Gozen) Vietnam & 80,000 fighters Martial Arts, Self-defense training Successful rebellion against Chinese in Rare cases of women combatants 39CE Possible reason: societal hierachy of men & women (e.g. (slideshare.net)
  • FAMILY-LED enterprises are common across Asia yet the Philippines takes such control to the extreme. (bworldonline.com)
  • The trip is part of four-nation Asia tour that includes South Korea, Malaysia and the Philippines. (cnbc.com)
  • Like many in our global community, Asia Society faces significant financial impact due to the coronavirus crisis. (asiasociety.org)
  • In 2013, there are more than 455,000 .asia domains registered across 155 countries. (wikipedia.org)
  • New HIV infections are increasing steadily in Asia, although at a slower pace in countries with bigger populations including China and Bangladesh. (reuters.com)
  • These players all generated an average much higher in Asia than in other countries, and we can see that the vast majority (six) of these players were Indian, with VVS Laxman leading the way, with a huge 1.75 average ratio in Asia compared to the rest of the world. (google.com)
  • 12. Difference between Asia and Europe/Middle East: Little non-combat/combat duties assigned (More passive roles during wartime) Statuses of women vary greatly across Asian countries (e.g. (slideshare.net)
  • The 2009-2014 Regional Programme for East Asia and the Pacific covers UNODC work in the region in the 34 countries and territories across East Asia. (unodc.org)
  • Japan and Korea currently lead the pack in broadband development across Asia, but developing countries in the region such as Malaysia and China, are stepping up efforts to close the gap. (zdnet.com)
  • In 2004, there were already 65.4 million broadband access services subscribers in the Asia-Pacific region, comprising 13 countries. (zdnet.com)
  • The VOC exported to South Asia . (encyclopedia.com)
  • A percent of the copper exported on Chinese junks was reexported by European private traders to South Asia . (encyclopedia.com)
  • In the 1710s, however, the VOC established a monopoly to deliver Japanese copper to South Asia. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Copper imported into South Asia was mainly smelted for minting by the VOC or by local Indian governments. (encyclopedia.com)
  • The VOC imported Japanese copper to South Asia and exported cotton textiles to Siam. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Political instability in the Dutch homeland in the 1790s and the final loss of the Dutch establishments in South Asia in the early nineteenth century led the Dutch business in South Asia to a crisis. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Although the suggestion that childhood is basically a modern concept is a useful one, it does not tell us much about the empirical history and cultural systems of children in South Asia , either in a premodern past or for those who are not wholly "modern" in the conventional sense today. (encyclopedia.com)
  • In modern South Asia over the course of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, children have been seen as a problem in several ways. (encyclopedia.com)
  • An RSC in Vienna, Austria conducts processing for Iranian religious minorities (see Fact Sheet for Near East/South Asia for more details. (state.gov)
  • Her Excellency Retno Marsudi, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Indonesia, will deliver an address and join Asia Society President and CEO, the Hon. Kevin Rudd AC, for a conversation. (asiasociety.org)
  • Asia (/ˈeɪʒə, ˈeɪʃə/ (listen)) is Earth's largest and most populous continent, located primarily in the Eastern and Northern Hemispheres. (wikipedia.org)
  • From the nomadic steppes of Kazakhstan to the frenetic streets of Hanoi, Asia is a continent so full of intrigue, adventure, solace and spirituality that it has fixated and confounded travellers for centuries. (lonelyplanet.com)
  • The topic formulation intends to respond to the unique set of circumstances within the Church in Asia as well as to address the actual state of affairs affecting all the peoples and cultures on the Asian continent. (ewtn.com)
  • This four-part series shot in stunning 4K captures the history and culture of this extraordinary continent and reveals a spectacular view of Asia that has never been seen before. (channelnewsasia.com)
  • Asia is fast about becoming the world's showcase and continent-wide, open-air laboratory for robot-driven automation. (prweb.com)
  • Chalmers Johnson, 79, a renowned Asia scholar and expert on the economies of China and Japan who later became a fierce critic of the expanded role of the American military in U.S. foreign policy, died Nov. 20 at his home in Cardiff, Calif. He had complications from rheumatoid arthritis. (washingtonpost.com)
  • Although initial epidemics were located in urban areas, increased dengue spread has involved suburban and rural locales in Asia and Latin America. (medscape.com)
  • Newly launched February 6, 2016, Asian Robotics Review has over two decades of global as well as Asia-proven news gathering and editorial experience in robotics and automation technology. (prweb.com)
  • News on Asia Travel continually updated from thousands of sources around the net. (topix.com)
  • Please find below short summaries of the news that will be released in connection with the ESMO Asia 2015 Congress. (eurekalert.org)
  • Will East Asia win the pandemic? (japantimes.co.jp)
  • The post-pandemic world is no simple seesaw game in which East Asia rises and the West falls. (japantimes.co.jp)
  • In Asia in particular, democratic or quasi-democratic governments have taken advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic to strengthen their grips on power. (japantimes.co.jp)
  • But the late arrival of AIDS in Asia turned out to be a medical fluke. (latimes.com)
  • The registry has adopted the boundaries as defined by ICANN for the Asia / Australia / Pacific (AP) region as a basis for its scope of eligibility. (wikipedia.org)
  • Every .Asia domain must be associated with a Charter Eligibility Contact to be eligible and to help demonstrate that the .ASIA domain is associated with the Asia Pacific region. (wikipedia.org)
  • Since registration criteria is not based on address, this means that one does not necessary have to reside within Asia to own a .Asia domain (as long as the registrant satisfies the Charter Eligibility requirement), and indeed many individuals / entities outside the region have been able to register .Asia domains by selecting a proxy agent (sometimes provided by a registrar or agent). (wikipedia.org)
  • East Asia is the eastern region of Asia , which is defined in both geographical and ethno-cultural terms. (wikipedia.org)
  • [8] [9] For thousands of years, China largely influenced East Asia as it was principally the leading civilization in the region exerting its enormous prestige and influence on its neighbors. (wikipedia.org)
  • Asia is a region with a high burden of deadly infectious diseases, including tuberculosis and avian influenza. (cdc.gov)
  • The project "Consolidation and Enhancement of the Border Liaison Office Mechanism (BLO) in East Asia" aims to increase institutional capacity within the region to combat the trafficking of drugs and chemicals used in the manufacture of illicit drugs (precursors). (unodc.org)
  • Their broadband content industries are also much more developed compared to the rest of the Asia-Pacific region, he added. (zdnet.com)
  • The Microsoft Research Asia Fellowship Program aims to empower and encourage PhD students in the Asia-Pacific region to realize their potential in computer science-related research. (microsoft.com)
  • Since its inception in 1999, the program has attracted over one thousand PhD candidates from top universities in the Asia-Pacific region, and 441 outstanding PhD students have been awarded the Microsoft Research Asia Fellowship honor. (microsoft.com)
  • The rapid change in beer-drinking tastes is particularly stark in the Asia Pacific region, where in 2013 the American Brewers Association reports that shipments of American craft beers jumped by more than 70% compared to the previous year. (cnn.com)
  • The Asia-Pacific region as a whole is experiencing economic growth of around six percent each year. (shell.com)
  • At the same time, vital environmental indicators have unmistakably deteriorated in much of the region," he told China Daily Asia Weekly. (nationmultimedia.com)
  • The World Health Organisation (WHO) said the Asia-Pacific region had the largest air-pollution-related burden in 2012, with an estimated 3.3 million deaths linked to indoor air pollution and 2.6 million due to outdoor air pollution. (nationmultimedia.com)
  • Speaking in Brisbane at the keynote address for the kudos, which take place on Thursday night, Dodd said Hollywood continues to embrace the Asia-Pacific region and that the partnerships in the regional "are blossoming," citing Chinese co-prods "the Karate Kid" and kids pic "The Dragon Pearl" as examples. (variety.com)
  • Asia is the 'pivot' to Obama's foreign policy and his trip comes at a time of growing concern about the rise of Chinese power in the region. (cnbc.com)
  • Most of the significant achievements of the modern world had their infancy in Asia. (lonelyplanet.com)
  • Whilst we have established that individual batsmen from the subcontinent have thrived in their home arenas, and those from other parts of the world have struggled in Asia, the final area I want to look at is how the regular players for each country performed as a group. (google.com)
  • Your company gets to be the centre of attention in the midst of all the networking action at the World Vaccine Congress Asia! (terrapinn.com)
  • they enjoy long-term close engagement with Microsoft Research Asia, one of the leading computer science research labs in the world. (microsoft.com)
  • The International Union for Conservation of Nature has warned that wetlands that once covered tens of thousands of kilometers of shorelines are disappearing faster in Asia than anywhere else in the world. (nationmultimedia.com)
  • Will you allow EnviroLab Asia to obtain demographic information (gender, ethnic identity, etc.) from your home college? (google.com)
  • A similar pattern prevailed in Southwest Asia, which at that time was inhabited by Iranian, Arab, and Turkic peoples, with a scattering of minority ethnic groups. (britannica.com)
  • Winter settled heavily over Southwest Asia in January 2008. (nasa.gov)
  • The Guttmacher Institute's work in Asia has focused primarily on estimating the incidence of abortion and unintended pregnancy, documenting the health consequences of unsafe abortion and the conditions under which it occurs, and assessing the quality of postabortion care and counseling. (guttmacher.org)
  • The Asia Pacific Journal: Japan Focus announces the release of our second set of volume-length e-book compilations of essays on selected topics with explanatory introductions by scholars. (constantcontact.com)
  • If nothing else, the China-U.S. rivalry has forced Japan to become a genuine leader for Asia. (japantimes.co.jp)
  • However, Asia was the main consumer. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Last Friday, for example, Asia-Pacific's main equity gauge closed only 5 points below its record-high level reached over the last twelve months. (cnbc.com)
  • Asia varies greatly across and within its regions with regard to ethnic groups, cultures, environments, economics, historical ties and government systems. (wikipedia.org)
  • Major ethnic groups of East Asia include the Han , Yamato , and Koreans . (wikipedia.org)
  • Asia Society takes no institutional position on policy issues and has no affiliation with any government. (asiasociety.org)
  • Tokyo -- Asia stocks opened sharply lower on Thursday, joining a global sell-off on concerns over Turkey's financial crisis but later pared losses on. (bworldonline.com)
  • Stocks in Asia extended declines and the yuan slumped once again amid debate surrounding the impact of an escalating trade war and fear of. (bworldonline.com)
  • Asia has exhibited economic dynamism as well as robust population growth during the 20th century, but overall population growth has since fallen. (wikipedia.org)
  • By the 20th century, great changes had taken place in both the ethnic patterns and the associated lifestyles in Asia. (britannica.com)
  • The RAND Center for Asia Pacific Policy improves policy by providing decisionmakers and the public with rigorous, objective, cutting-edge research on critical policy challenges facing Asia and U.S.-Asia relations. (rand.org)
  • At the discretion of Microsoft Research Asia, advisors of fellows might be invited to participate in collaborative research projects and academic exchange events. (microsoft.com)
  • If you attend a startup event anywhere in Asia, you'll most likely hear mentors, advisors, and other judges using the ecosystem's universal jargon. (bworldonline.com)
  • In general terms, Asia is bounded on the east by the Pacific Ocean, on the south by the Indian Ocean, and on the north by the Arctic Ocean. (wikipedia.org)
  • The top-level domain asia is the officially designated regional domain in the Internet for Asia and the Pacific. (wikipedia.org)
  • We invite authors, publishers and directors to bring their books, films and events on East Asia and the Pacific to the attention of our readers. (constantcontact.com)
  • The Asia-Pacific Journal is freely available to all. (constantcontact.com)
  • The United States has already moved the bulk of its naval deployments towards the Asia-Pacific and the Indian Ocean, Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta has stated that future defense cuts won't be felt in Asia, and the Obama administration announced the other day that it is sending 2,500 Marines to a new base in Australia. (foreignpolicy.com)
  • The NCD Asia Pacific Alliance is dedicated to leading the regional fight against non-communicable diseases (NCDs) by facilitating and enhancing regional coordination of activities, multi-stakeholder engagement, and action across sectors at the local, national, regional, and global levels. (idealist.org)
  • Do you work for The NCD Asia Pacific Alliance? (idealist.org)
  • Asia Pacific Journal NEW Free Downloadable Course Readers! (constantcontact.com)
  • The volumes are downloadable from the Asia-Pacific Journal website as searchable PDFs. (constantcontact.com)
  • Coming from very different backgrounds, Obama, Abe, and Modi are converging around the idea of an Indo-Pacific alliance to manage China's rise and sustain the peace of Asia. (foreignpolicy.com)
  • Since 1990, developing Asia and the Pacific has more than tripled its living standard and reduced extreme poverty (people with expenditures below US$1.25 a day) from more than 50 per cent to about 20 per cent, according to Vinod Thomas, director general of independent evaluation at the ADB. (nationmultimedia.com)
  • Greener Skies 2009 brings together chief executives of Asia-Pacific airlines with aircraft and engine manufacturers and infrastructure providers. (prweb.com)
  • BRISBANE - Motion Picture Assn. of America topper Chris Dodd threw his weight behind the Asia Pacific biz, and the fledgling MPA APSA Academy Film Fund, which the U.S. film org launched last year in conjunction with the Asia-Pacific Screen Awards. (variety.com)
  • The Asia-Pacific Screen Awards, which are in their fifth year, take place on Nov. 24 on the Gold Coast. (variety.com)
  • This paper characterizes the capital flows in Asia before and after the Asian currency crisis of 1997. (nber.org)
  • This created a crisis for the VOC, which had constructed its own trading network in Asia and pocketed profits from the intra-Asian trade of the seventeenth century. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Based at the US CDC-Thailand office in Bangkok, the Asia Field Program in the Division of Global Migration and Quarantine (DGMQ) includes public health experts who oversee medical screening of US-bound immigrants and refugees in Asia. (cdc.gov)
  • Opened in January and modeled after the bright, cheerful design of Mikkeller & Friends bar in Copenhagen, Mikkeller Bangkok is the brand's first bar in Asia. (cnn.com)
  • citation needed] In Sweden, five years after Peter's death, in 1730 Philip Johan von Strahlenberg published a new atlas proposing the Ural Mountains as the border of Asia. (wikipedia.org)
  • Asia and its 3.5 billion people are undergoing profound change to industry, business and society now and especially so over the next twenty years. (prweb.com)
  • Morphological traits typical of Neanderthals began to appear in European hominids at least 400,000 years ago and about 150,000 years ago in western Asia. (scienceblogs.com)
  • East Asians comprise around 1.7 billion people, making up about 38% of the population in Continental Asia and 22% of the global population. (wikipedia.org)
  • A frenetic buzz surrounds urban Asia: the fashion, culture and business in the continent's metropolises easily challenge the biggest European and American cities for their status as global hubs. (lonelyplanet.com)
  • Asia produces about 40 per cent of global economic activity and two-thirds of global growth. (nationmultimedia.com)
  • Mischler, who is Swiss, has an MBA and worked briefly as a banker before spending a bit over a year in Asia with Rocket Internet's restaurant delivery startup, Foodpanda, where he was the global COO. (forbes.com)