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Australia welcomes Qatar action on invasive airport searches of women

November 01, 2020 1:25 PM

Women on 10 flights leaving Doha were forced to submit to the examinations

False ads, bad advice put China's mothers off breastfeeding

August 20, 2020 11:40 AM

BEIJING (AFP) - Unregulated, aggressive promotion of formula milk, poor medical advice, short maternity leave and workplaces hostile to nursing mothers mean that China has among the lowest breastfeeding rates in the world and is falling well short of its own targets, experts warn.

'Happy birthday, little angel': China remembers 1-year-old organ donor

August 15, 2020 11:12 PM

NANJING (XINHUA) - A one-year-old boy who was tragically declared "brain dead" after an accident has undergone surgery to have his organs donated that could save four lives.

India struggles to administer BCG vaccinations for babies during coronavirus pandemic

May 23, 2020 5:16 PM

BANGALORE - Indians may have been thrilled when American scientists suggested that populations who received BCG vaccines might be less vulnerable to Covid-19. Most infants born in India since 1985 have received these anti-tuberculosis shots.

Indonesia faces baby boom amid limited access to contraception

May 18, 2020 5:00 AM

Stay home and make babies? As condoms and other forms of birth control are unavailable to a growing number of Indonesians during the Covid-19 pandemic, the world's fourth-most populous nation may be facing a baby boom.

249 babies born with syphilis in Thailand this year: Public Health Ministry

May 19, 2019 9:50 PM

BANGKOK (THE NATION/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - As many 249 babies were born with syphilis in Thailand this year, according to the Public Health Ministry.

Hero dog finds and saves baby buried by mum in Thailand

May 19, 2019 5:00 AM

NAKHON RATCHASIMA • A disabled dog in a village in north-eastern Thailand has been hailed as a hero for rescuing a newborn who was buried in a field where he was left to die.

Disabled Thai dog hailed for rescuing newborn buried alive by teenage mom

May 18, 2019 3:56 PM

NAKHON RATCHASIMA - A disabled village dog in northeastern Thailand has been hailed a hero for rescuing a newborn who was buried in a field where he was left to die.

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