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· April, 2008

Stories about Health from April, 2008

D.R. of Congo: Penis Theft

Saudi Blogger in Coma

Bahrain: Sleep Troubles

Ukraine: Chernobyl

Southeast Asia: Rice and food price crisis

The Southeast Asian region, home to several emerging and developing economies, is also struggling to cope with the global food price crisis. Bloggers discuss the impact of the crisis in...

Russia: “Chernobyl's Other Victims”

Japan: Suicide Phenomenon

Poland: Opposition to IVF

Israel: Modern Day Exodus, on African Refugees and their Right for Medical Care

Around 6,000 African refugees escaped the horrors in their countries, and seek refuge in Israel. Many of them live in harsh conditions and can be spotted shivering cold on the...

Mexico: Sales of Tobacco Products Fell After New Laws

Bulgaria: “Options for the Disabled”

Egypt: Handcuffed Patients

Malawian Bloggers Discuss The Zimbabwe Crisis

As bloggers from across Africa write about the elections crisis in Zimbabwe, Malawian bloggers join in the condemnation of the delay in releasing the election results, with at least one...

AIDS – A Taboo in the Arab World

AIDS, the deadly acquired immune deficiency syndrome, is a taboo word in the Arab world. But the scary word has managed to crop up in many blog posts this week...

Philippines: Medical scandal

Vietnam: Morning activities

Chilean Shorts: Micro and Mini Movies on the Web

From Chile, three examples of online video creation: first, a Chilean pre-candidate for the presidency takes advantage of online video tools to produce documentaries and interviews for web distribution, next,...

Pakistan: Food crisis

Singapore: Contagious disease

Cuba: New Freedoms

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