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· September, 2008

Stories about Health from September, 2008

Myanmar: Aid still needed

Five months after the devastating cyclone which killed and displaced at least a hundred thousand people, Myanmar is slowly recovering. Relief efforts may be improving but international aid is still...

Indonesia: Breastfeeding campaign

Sierra Leone: No money, no doctor

Japan: Hikikomori – Invisible Population

China: Infant Formula Scandal Highlights Decline in Breastfeeding

Health authorities in China reported this week that nearly 53,000 children have become sick after consuming tainted infant formula. As the effects of these contaminated dairy products become more widespread,...

Belarus: Making it in the sausage competition

Philippines: Contaminated milk from China

Armenia: Pro-Government Youth Group Formed

Singapore bans imported milk from China

Russia: Intravenous Drug Use Leading Cause of HIV/AIDS

While sub-Saharan Africa remains the region most heavily affected by HIV, a UNAIDS report says that some of the most worrisome increases in new infections are happening in other places,...

China: Milk Contamination to Catalyze Consumer Awareness

Japan: The Unhealthy Image of “Ladylike”

India: Anti-tobacco policy

China: Why Did I Publish The Name Sanlu?

Saudi Arabia: The need for Saudi nurses

Environment: Polluted Fish?

Japan: Healthy Diet

Young Egyptian Women Do Not Want to Work!

While some women are still struggling to prove themselves in the workplace, the young generation of Egyptian men and women seems to be taking different route. Marwa Rakha brings us...

Jamaica: Mining Woes

Belarus, Ukraine, Russia: Chernobyl Photo Essay

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