Visually impaired students struggle in regular schools in Bhutan

Kuensel April 25, 2018 Visually impaired students struggle in regular schools Ever since Namgay Dema completed class VI from Muenselling Institute in Khaling, Trashigang it has been a challenge for her to cope with the lessons at her new school, Jigme Sherubling Central School’s middle campus. Namgay Dema is a low vision student. The 20-year-old,… Continue Reading Visually impaired students struggle in regular schools in Bhutan

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China to build birth defect database

china.org.cn 1st May 2018 China to build birth defect database Chinese authorities have confirmed the launch of a monitoring project designed to create a genetic birth defect list of at least 500,000 samples, reports the Beijing News. Officially launched on April 20, 2018, the state-funded programme involves 33 medical institutions and organizations from 17 cities… Continue Reading China to build birth defect database

Trust in the future?

A blog circulating on Chinese social media lists the various ways in which Chinese society today is “in a rush”. It mentions – among other things – having children through cesarean section, the race to the top in education,overuse of antibiotics and a preference for doing things through the “back door”. Few of these habits… Continue Reading Trust in the future?