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  • The Potential Impacts of Lignite Mining on the Environment and Local Livelihoods in Hongsa District, Sayabouli Province, Lao PDR.

    The main focuses of this research are the impacts of lignite mining on the environment and, local livelihoods, and how the local communities access information and their respons...

  • The toxic landscape: LURAS discussion paper

    The draft of this discussion paper generated a mixed response. While some experts – from both the government and development community – found the analysis persuasive, one or ...

  • National guidelines on complementary package of activities for referral hospital development from 2006 to 2010

    National Guidelines on Complementary Package of Activities for Referral Hospital is a standard for a referral district hospital, referring to facility, equipment, supplies, huma...

  • National Strategy on Rural Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene 2011-2025

    The aim of the Strategy is to define the water supply, sanitation and hygiene services to be made available to people in rural areas, the institutional arrangements aligning ...

  • Basic statistics 2015 (indicators of the Millennium Development Goals)

    Basic Statistics 2015 covers the indicators of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) such as the proportion of population living below $1.25 (PPP) a day, infant mortality rate...

  • Cluster of HIV infections attributed to unsafe injection practices — Cambodia, December 1, 2014–February 28, 2015

    In December 2014, local health authorities in Battambang province in northwest Cambodia reported 30 cases of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection in a rural commune (dis...

  • USAID Mekong ARCC climate change impact and adaptation study for the Lower Mekong Basin, socio-economics

    This socio-economic vulnerability report assesses the vulnerability to climate change of two critical sectors of household livelihood systems: health and rural infrastructure. T...

  • Asia in the ageing century: Part III, healthcare

    A report about Asian healthcare systems in the ageing century. The report first discusses the transition of health systems in Asia- from developing, to emerging and advanced. Th...

  • Viet Nam road traffic safety strategy 2010 and its proposal on future IRAP activities for Viet Nam

    A presentation about Vietnam’s road safety strategy and future International Road Assessment Programme (iRAP) activities in the country. The presenter describes the characterist...

  • Migrant labor context of Lao PDR (study on health status of Lao trafficking victims)

    A presentation of research findings on the health status of trafficking victims and other migrants returning to Laos, based on interviews with 623 returned migrants who sought m...

  • Morphological identification of foodborne pathogens colonizing rice grains in South Asia

    The aim of this study was to identify foodborne pathogens (mainly aspergillus) colonizing rice grains using cultural and microscopic methods. Four differential media were used f...

  • Country profiles for population and reproductive health: Policy developments and indicators 2005

    A series of Asia-Pacific country profiles providing data on population and reproductive health. Each profile includes a country overview and statistics on population, public hea...

  • Ethnobotanical investigation of 'wild' food plants used by rice farmers in Kalasin, Northeast Thailand

    Selected results from a study of wild food conducted in several villages in Northeast Thailand. Authors provide a complete botanical inventory of wild food plants from these com...

  • Ethnomedicinal plants used for digestive system disorders by the Karen of northern Thailand

    This study aimed at documenting the plants used to cure and prevent different types of digestive system disorders by Karen people of Chiang Mai Province, northern Thailand. Ethn...

  • Cambodian mental health survey (2012)

    This study reports on the first large-scale investigation of mental health in Cambodia. A randomized sample of 2690 adults from nine provinces was interviewed about mental healt...

  • The availability of mental health and psychosocial services for trafficked and exploited people in Cambodia: A qualitative study

    A qualitative study exploring the availability of mental health and psychosocial services for trafficked and exploited people in Cambodia. Authors discuss the prevalence of ment...

  • Catalyzing subnational development in Myanmar, balancing local preferences with national and sector policy

    This paper aims to extract lessons from development partners’ engagement in Myanmar to offer suggestions for improved subnational governance and balanced regional development. T...

  • MOU for joint action to reduce HIV vulnerability (GMS countries)

    A memorandum of understanding for joint action to reduce HIV vulnerability related to population movement in the Greater Mekong Subregion, signed by Cambodia, China, Lao, Myanma...

  • Fire safety guidelines: A tool to prevent accidents and catastrophic loss of life and property in factories

    These guidelines are designed to provide employers, managers, and workers with key information on the severe risks from fires at the workplace, as well as on fire prevention and...

  • Road safety in 10 countries: Cambodia baseline report

    The Road Safety in 10 Countries project aims to evaluate interventions for two identified road traffic incident risk factors: drink driving and lack of helmet use. The Cambodia...

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