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· August, 2008

Stories about Health from August, 2008

28 August 2008

Cape Verde: Blogger takes picture of filthy hospital lavatory

Dubai: Nugget full of Bone

Kenya: Reproductive Rights Bill Sparks Abortion Debate

A bill proposed by Kenyan women's rights groups, which would make it easier to have an abortion, has re-sparked the debate about legalizing abortion. The procedure is currently illegal in...

Japan: Ministry study on biological roots of withdrawal and rage

Starting next year, a team of researchers recruited by the Japanese Ministry of Education will commit themselves to studying the connection between brain structure and sociability. Their aim will be...

25 August 2008

Cambodia: Sex workers, 100% condom use and human rights

Cambodian sex workers have taken to the internet to make their plight and fight for human rights better known. In Cambodia, a 100% condom use law which states that sexual...

19 August 2008

Lebanon: Waste water treatment

Egypt: Death of Three Arab Cultural Icons

The Arab world lost three of its cultural icons in the spam of a month. They are Egyptians philosopher Dr Abdelwahab El Mesery and film maker Yousef Chahine and Palestinian...

Bhutan: Reduced Maternity Leave?

China: Liu Xiang is after all still a hero

Costa Rica: Cancer Patient Update

18 August 2008

Trinidad & Tobago: Dengue Meggie?

Flooding in Phnom Penh

China: Liu Xiang is out and we are sad

The news that Liu Xiang has injured his foot and temporarily unable to compete shocked China over lunchtime Monday. He Caitou has reposted the fastest-rising thread at Baidu (first posted...

16 August 2008

AIDS 2008: Lifting the Travel Ban on HIV-Positive People

The XVII International AIDS Conference ended in Mexico City last week, leaving participants with much to focus on until the next conference, which takes place in Vienna in 2010. One...

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