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· January, 2009

Stories about Health from January, 2009

31 January 2009

Palestine: “They used our clothes as a toilet”

Bloggers in Gaza are gathering information about what happened during the recent Israeli attacks. In this update, we hear from families whose homes were looted and left covered with faeces...

30 January 2009

Indonesia: Fatwa against smoking, yoga, vasectomies….

Indonesian bloggers are reacting to the Fatwa issued by the Indonesian Ulema Council which included, among others, a ban on yoga that contain Hindu elements, a ban on vote abstention,...

R.E.S.C.A.T.A.R.: Dengue: Manu militari contra la irresponsabilidad

Ethiopia: What a Difference Water Makes

At the end of last year, five families decided that visiting Ethiopia with their daughters would be the best way for them to see what their donations to provide fresh,...

28 January 2009

Ukraine: Medical Center for Street Children

Israel: Where is Mahmoud al-Zahar?

Senior Hamas official Mahmood el-Zahar is no where to be seen. Gilad Lotan tunes into to the whispers making rounds on the blogs about his possible whereabouts.

Russia: “Economic Shock Therapy”

23 January 2009

Bolivia: Dealing With Dengue Fever

Heavy rains in the Bolivian Orient help create the breeding ground for mosquitos that spread the virus that causes dengue fever. There is also a much more severe form which...

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