Health

Water Salinity and Women’s Health-related Vulnerabilities in the Coastal Areas, Bangladesh  

by Aziza Hena   Bangladesh, one of the lands most vulnerable to the impact of climate change, is experiencing a gradual sea-level rise each year. A study shows that the estimated sea-level rise on the Bangladeshi coast will jump up…

Milagros’ Three Angels: A Glimpse of the Significant Personalities Behind the De Castro Foundation Hospital, Inc.

It is rare to find three generations of doctors with the same name, Dr. Angel, serving and leading a foundation hospital for six decades and still counting. -The joy of cultural mapping by Dr. Genevieve Balance Kupang On August 23 up…

‘Toxic Toy Clinic’: BAN Toxics warns students about toxics in toys

QUEZON CITY, October 9, 2022 — Students at San Antonio Elementary School (SAES), along with their teachers and parents, had their toys checked for possible toxic chemical content during a ‘Toxic Toy Clinic’ initiated by the toxic watchdog group BAN…

EcoWaste Coalition Keeps Pressure on Online Trade of Mercury-Adulterated Skin Lightening Cosmetics

At Least 12 FDA-warned Skin Whiteners are Still Sold Online 9 October 2022, Quezon City.  As the 10.10 online shopping sale goes in full swing tomorrow amid the ongoing commemoration of the Consumer Welfare Month this October, the toxics watchdog…

Our energetic circuit and response centres

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

Rare diseases: “5 out of 10,000” exhibition comes to Madrid

Some of the illustrators who have donated their works for the exhibition ‘5 out of 10,000’. “Rare diseases can be lived with and, if research helps, cured or mitigated”, this is the slogan that has prompted some thirty illustrators –…

The impacts of mining on women affected by dams

Reports included conditions from skin diseases, anxiety, and depression to the loss of the will to live. Who are these women victims of mining, and how has the activity altered their ways of life and existence? By Jacqueline Melo e…

Groups Denounce WTE incinerator Legacy of Cebu City Mayor Rama

Cebu City, Philippines— A protest action from civil society organizations representing the youth, workers, and urban poor communities welcomed the first 100 days of Cebu City Mayor Mike Rama, as they denounce the mayor’s recent decision to enter into a…

UN Expert Committee Backed for Proposing Global Elimination of Two Highly Toxic Plastic Additives

1 October 2022, Quezon City.  A UN expert scientific review committee has evaluated two toxic chemical additives found in many common plastics and has concluded that the evidence of the substances’ harm to health and the environment qualifies them for…

The price of a life

From the ancient Greek philosophers and thinkers to modern humanist theories, passing through Christianity and all religious and non-religious systems, human life, its existence on earth, has tended to be protected, albeit rhetorically, above all other considerations (I will not…

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