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  • Rape and indecent assault

    A briefing paper on the treatment of rape and indecent assault cases by the justice system. The objective of this paper is to assist the courts and police in addressing the...

  • Special report, mental health and human rights in Cambodia

    A report applying human rights norms to the Cambodian mental health landscape. Sources include over 150 interviews. The report examines the lasting psychological impact of the...

  • Study on the perceptions of garment factory owners on nutrition and the feasibility for pursuing canteen services in the garment sector in Cambodia

    This study focused on a review of the perceptions of factory managers in the garment industry on health and nutrition. It attempts to understand the feasibility of setting up...

  • The new practice of prostitution

    This research investigates new trends in prostitution practices in Cambodia actions by the Royal Government of Cambodia to eliminate prostitution. The research was conducted in...

  • 2014 Summary report: Road crashes and casualties in Cambodia

    This report provides an analysis of data on road crashes and casualties in Cambodia. 4,645 crashes were reported in 2014, with on average more than 6 fatalities and almost 17...

  • Sociological analysis of road safety situation in Cambodia

    This study explored the conceptual understanding of road crashes as a social issue and the behavioral determinants of motorcycle helmet use in Cambodia. The authors found that...

  • Pension systems and old-age income support in East and Southeast Asia: Overview and reform direction

    This book examines the pension systems of eight countries in East and Southeast Asia (China, Indonesia, South Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam)...

  • The experience and the meaning of hypoglycemia to Cambodian diabetes patients: A qualitative study conducted in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

    This study examines the experience and the meaning of hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) to Cambodian diabetes patients in cooperation with a local NGO—MoPoTsyo— which provided...

  • A preventable fate: The failure of ART scale-up in Myanmar

    A report by Medecins Sans Frontieres documenting the dire lack of anti-retroviral treatment (ART) in Myanmar. The authors argue the situation for many people living with HIV in...

  • The gathering storm: Infectious diseases and human rights in Burma

    This report documents how decades of repressive rule, civil war, and poor governance in Myanmar have contributed to the spread of HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria, and other...

  • Catalyzing healthier labour migration, working on health and development in source communities in Cambodia and destinations in Thailand

    A report summarising the lessons learned from a project working on working on health and development in source communities in Cambodia and destinations in Thailand between...

  • Provider performance in treating poor patients, factors influencing prescribing practices in Lao PDR: a cross-sectional study

    A study examining the appropriateness and expenditure for treatment for poor patients by hospitals in three provinces of Laos. The authors conducted structured interviews with...

  • Asia in the ageing century: Part II, retirement income

    A research brief about retirement income systems across Asia. The report discusses the fiscal sustainability of pensions, considering structure, generosity, benefit access and...

  • Asia in the ageing century: Part I – population trends

    This research brief is the first in a three-part series that looks at Asia in the ageing century. This briefing sets the demographic context. With a focus on the countries of...

  • Ethnomedicinal plants used by traditional healers in Phatthalung Province, Peninsular Thailand

    The report of a project to collect ethnomedicinal data, medicinal plant tastes and relevant information from experienced Thailand’s traditional healers before they are lost....

  • Adolescents and youth in Viet Nam (reproductive health and education)

    A bilingual report aiming to give an overall picture of Vietnamese young persons with an additional focus on the reproductive health of youth ages 15-19. The report provides...

  • Legal preparedness for responding to disasters and communicable disease emergencies: study report, Lao PDR

    Report by the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies into legal issues in disaster preparedness for Laos. Research methods included analysis of...

  • UNECE Water Convention: Support to management of transboundary waters

    A presentation on the UNECE Water Convention and support to parties to manage transboundary waters. The presenter outlines obligations of parties, examples from various regions,...

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