Health

International Zero Waste Cities Conference 2023: Zero Waste to Zero Emission

One of the leading causes of climate change is unmanaged waste and at the recently held COP27 last November 2022, the continuing struggle to reach the Global Methane Pledge, which recognizes that reducing methane, a greenhouse gas over 80 times…

Stories of Truth and Success for International Zero Waste Month

GAIA Asia Pacific hosts digital and big screen film fest In a time when disinformation is the norm, it has become a rare opportunity to find points of truth. Global crises, especially waste management problems, are undeniably evident almost everywhere.…

The U.S. Blockade of Cuba Hurts Medical Patients in Both Countries

Scientists in Cuba believe that the breakthroughs they have made in the health care and technology sectors should be used to save and improve lives beyond the country’s borders. This is why the island nation has developed important scientific and…

Under the Microscope: GAIA Asia Pacific, Partners, Media Discuss Waste Colonialism

Exposing the truth behind the plastic crisis through a brand audit  The Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives (GAIA) Asia Pacific took a bold step forward in unveiling the truth behind the plastic pollution crisis through a waste assessment and brand…

Warning Out on Toxic Cadmium and Lead in Lucky Charms and Amulets

Group tells manufacturers to label their products and provide hazard warnings 18 January 2023, Quezon City.  As the Chinese Lunar New Year approaches, the toxics watchdog group EcoWaste Coalition cautioned luck seekers from purchasing charms and amulets containing highly hazardous…

The Inner Guide is something more than a psychological mechanism

From the Humanist Health News Network REHUNO Health we are launching a place of exchange where we find a new look at daily life based on experiential and existential psychology (the Psychology of New Humanism), and which gives some concrete…

97 Marea Blanca Madrileña: not a step backwards in the defence of Public Health Care

With the slogan, “2023 and Public Health without Solution, this Sunday 15th of January, the 97 Marea Blanca (97th White Tide) took place, called by the Mesa en Defensa de la Sanidad Pública de Madrid (MESAP)-Marea Blanca to denounce the…

Malawi endures worst cholera outbreak in decades

The cholera case reported by the district hospital in Malawi’s southern region on 3 March 2022 was the first of the 2021-2022 season, and a warning of what was to come: the worst cholera outbreak recorded in the African country…

Warning Out on Toxic Cadmium in New Year Lucky Charm Bracelets

EcoWaste Coalition pushes for chemical ingredient disclosure, insists consumers have the right to know. 10 January 2023, Quezon City.  The toxics watchdog group EcoWaste Coalition has detected high levels of cadmium, a hazardous chemical, in lucky charm bracelets being sold…

Affected communities ask the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) to divest from Davao’s Waste-to-Energy (WtE) facility

Farmers, Environmentalists, and Experts Stand Against Waste Incineration On January 9, 2023, the Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives (GAIA) Asia Pacific together with Ecowaste Coalition and the Interfacing Development Interventions for Sustianability (IDIS) – Davao and in partnership with Ecoteneo,…

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