Preliminary observations on waterborne diseases in the Lao PDR and Viet Nam

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Statementreport by the Secretariat, Interim Committee for Coordination of Investigations of the Lower Mekong Basin (Lao People"s Democratic Republic, Kingdom of Thailand, and Socialist Republic of Viet Nam).
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1 Desk Review on Exposure of Humans to Wildlife and the Risk of Spread of Zoonotic Diseases with Pandemic Potential in Lao PDR Final Report Prepared by Ms.

Nancy Bourgeois Lüthi. risks, thus reducing waterborne disease and controlling an important transmission pathway. The objectives of the mission were to review the progress achieved by Hai Duong Water Supply Company, Viet Nam and Champasak WASA, Lao PDR, towards WSP implementation and to provide technical advice and information to resolve issues.

The. A report on the first environmental performance assessment (EPA) conducted in Lao PDR. The assessment covers eight environmental concerns: forest resources, water resources, fish resources, threats to biodiversity, land degradation, inadequate solid waste management, inadequate hazardous waste management, and climate change.

Water governance: a situational analysis of Cambodia, Lao PDR, and Viet Nam (Lao version). Oct 05,  · Lao PDR is also known as a transit country for ivory, rhino horn, and other wildlife products, but compared to Viet Nam, the Lao Customs Department has made far fewer wildlife seizures.

The first-ever recorded seizure of ivory in Lao PDR was made in September by Customs officers at Wattay International Airport in Vientiane. The Mekong region - consisting of Vietnam, Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR), and Cambodia - is frequently affected by natural disasters, such as floods, droughts, and typhoons.

With the vast majority of the population in the 3 countries largely relying on agriculture, people’s livelihoods are often damaged by recurrent hazards and irregular seasonal patterns.

Lao PDR has made notable progress in improving maternal and child health outcomes and is on-track to attain maternal and child health-related MDGs, which compares performance today.

Primary surveys in this report were conducted in Viet Nam (), Lao PDR () and Nepal (). In Viet Nam and Nepal the surveys were carried out with special emphasis on best practices and bottlenecks in the implementation of malaria control programs, while in Lao PDR, surveys were carried out on the integration of malaria control programs.

Cysticercosis in Cambodia, Lao PDR and Vietnam Article (PDF Available) in The Southeast Asian journal of tropical medicine and public health 35(suppl 1) · January with Reads.

Viet Nam is now faced with a critical window of opportunity to achieve the elimination of malaria as mandated in the National Strategy for Malaria Control and Elimination in the Period – and Orientation to Interim Assessment Report - Council Study Page 8 of 35 In terms of fatalities almost 90% occurred in Viet Nam and Cambodia while they also accounted for more than 80% of total regional economic damage and loss according to the estimates (Figure and ).

WATERBORNE DISEASES: A CRY OF A TRAPPED COMMUNITY Passmore Mudundulu, M.C.R.P. University of Nebraska, Advisor: Robert Kuzelka The purpose of this study was to understand the problem of attaining safe and clean water that has contributed to high incidence of water borne diseases and to investigate its.

of disease and is responsible for the deaths of million people every year. • It was estimated that 88% of that burden is attributable to unsafe water supply, sanitation and hygiene and is mostly concentrated on children in developing children in developing countries.

• Waterborne disease can be caused by protozoa, viruses. Among the countries that indicated high prevalence of such diseases are Lao PDR, Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, Indonesia, and the Philippines. Prevalence of taeniasis/cysticercosis (>10 %) was seen in countries like Cambodia, Indonesia, the Philippines, and Vietnam.

Schistosomiasis was found highest in Khong Island, Lao PDR ( %).Author: Zurainee Mohamed-Nor. Viet Nam 67 1’ Indonesia 65 2’ Myanmar 55 1’ Cambodia 62 1’ Lao PDR 58 1’ strong nationalist movement before and during World War II (when the country was occupied by the Japanese), France regained control over Laos.

In July Laos obtained. The disease is found worldwide, but it is most common in Japan, Southeast Asia, and the United States (Barker and Gangarosa, ). It is the most com­ mon cause of infective food poisoning in Japan, ac­ counting for 59 percent of 22, cases of iden­ tifiable cause in (Lambert, ).Author: Phillip E.

Greeson. ACD from Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Viet Nam appear together as ANNEX 6.

Status of implementation of the notification system for placement of cosmetic products by ASEAN Member States The Meeting noted that all Member States have implemented the notification of. Fisheries of Lao PDR Mekong Development Series No.

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6 May Cambodia. Lao PDR. Thailand. Viet Nam For ssaiae eeoe. i An Introduction to the Fisheries of Lao PDR Mekong Development Series No. 6 May ii Published in Phnom Penh, Cambodia in May by the Mekong River Commission. This document should be cited as.

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Geographically located in the heart of Southeast Asia, Lao Peoples' Democratic Republic (Lao PDR) is bordered by China, Thailand, Myanmar, Cambodia and Viet Nam. With a comparatively pristine natural environment and a small population of approximately million, the country is sometimes considered an undiscovered ‘treasure' in the region.

The meeting received feedback from Lao PDR, Malaysia, Philippines and Vietnam on the use of Hydrogen Peroxide between 6% to 35%. The feedback appears in Appendix 6.

Currently there is some discrepancy on the practice of the ACD implementation on teeth whitening where above 6% is considered as either medical devices or pharmaceuticals. The Nutritional Transition and Diet-Related Chronic Diseases in Asia: Implications for Prevention.

Chapter Lao PDR Viet Nam Cambodia Exploring national and regional opportunities to strengthen wetlands policy framework in the Lower Mekong region From Maygovernment officials from Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Thailand and Viet Nam gathered in Bangkok to discuss the status and progress of wetland policies in the region.

In contrast, Cryptosporidium was implicated in only 13% of enteric illness outbreaks associated with untreated recreational water during this time period; other implicated pathogens in untreated recreational water outbreaks included norovirus (21%). Oct 26,  · We searched PubMed for articles on food and waterborne zoonotic pathogens listed by the Each search term was used in combination with ‘Vietnam’ and ‘Viet Nam’.

Dorny P, Somers R, Cam Thi Dang T, Khong Nguyen V, Vercruysse J.

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Cysticercosis in Cambodia, Lao PDR and Vietnam. Southeast Asian Journal of Tropical Medicine and Public Cited by: The Mekong River is one of the world’s great rivers, flowing through six countries –PR China, Myanmar, Lao PDR, Thailand, Cambodia and Viet Nam.

It has unique and irreplaceable biodiversity, and is essential to the livelihoods of the approximately 60 million people living in the Lower Mekong Basin. FIN, FEATHER, SCALE AND SKIN: OBSERVATIONS ON THE WILDLIFE TRADE IN LAO PDRAND VIETNAM Lao PDR 1 [The focus of the study site has mainly been In southern Lao PDR] Background Laos, officially knowi as the Lao People's Democratic Republic, is Southeast Asia's only landlocked country, covering an area of square kilometers.

Water, Sanitation and Hygiene in. Primary Schools in South-East Asian Countries Realities, needs and recommendations t General education trends t WASH facilities status/ inventory t Enablin. DREF Operation Update Lao People south of the country in the last 35 years.

On 30 September, Typhoon Wutip hit Viet Nam and moved in over central Lao PDR. was. The immediate threat to the health status and the risk of waterborne and water-related disease for 2, families (10, beneficiaries) in the affected areas are reduced.

Lao PDR–Viet Nam border crossing point on NR12 in Khammouane Province. After the Third Thai-Lao Friendship Bridge was opened, transit traffic through Thailand, the Lao PDR, and Viet Nam, increased considerably.

The existing border- crossing facilities do not meet the requirements of the GMS CBTA. TBD NEDA Thailand— This work and any original materials produced and published by Open Development Mekong herein are licensed under a CC BY-SA News article summaries are extracted from their sources, as guided by fair-use principles and are copyrighted by their respective sources.

In this study, we first found P. paishuihoensis metacercariae in freshwater crabs, Potamon lipkei, in Hinheub District, Vientiane, Lao PDR, with a prevalence of % and the average intensity of (range ) metacercariae per by: 2.The first outbreak of a waterborne disease to be scientifically documented in modern Western society occurred in London, England, in This early epidemiology study by John Snow, a prominent local physician, determined that the consumption of water from a sewage-contaminated public well led to cholera (Snow, a,b).analyzed as waterborne disease outbreaks.7 Not all outbreaks are detected and investigated by the state or local public health jurisdiction or reported to the CDC.

This is another reason why the surveil-lance data from waterborne disease outbreaks do not provide a reliable estimate of all waterborne disease in the United States.