100 Days On COVID-19 Emergency Response

100 days on, we must redouble our efforts to protect the world’s most vulnerable children. When we entered 2020, we had no idea that within days the world would be confronting a virus that would kill hundreds of thousands and put tens of millions of children at risk from the aftershocks of the crisis. As […]

COVID-19 Global Health Emergency Response – Asia-Pacific Region Situation Report (July 30, 2020)

As of July 2, 2020, here are some highlights in Asia Pacific response: Over 12,800,00 million people reached, including 5.7 million children More than 5 million people reached through the promotion of preventive behaviours Over 332,000 children supported with child protection programming US$16 million cash and voucher assistance distributed reaching more than 1 million people […]

Three Thai monks in Los Angeles infected with coronavirus

Three Thai monks in Los Angeles have been diagnosed with COVID-19. Two have been hospitalized, while the third is in quarantine at the temple, as his condition is not serious, according to the Thai Consular Office in LA. The temple’s abbot, Phra Maha Narin Narintho, and another monk, have been cleared of the disease and […]

Thailand Readies Human Trials of Homegrown Coronavirus Vaccine 

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA   – Thailand says it may be ready to begin human trials of a homegrown coronavirus vaccine by October, following promising results with mice and monkeys. “We anticipate that ideally it’s October, or within Q4 of this year,” said Kiat Ruxrungtham, head of the vaccine research center at Thailand’s Chulalongkorn University leading the […]