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· January, 2009

Stories about Health from 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...

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,...

Jamaica, Zimbabwe: Hunger Strike

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”

Bhutan: Becoming Liberal To Sex

Cuba: Political Prisoners

Barbados: Help Needed

Haiti, U.S.A.: Obama & Abortion

Bulgaria: School Access for Disabled Kids

Taiwan: Photos of industrial town

Brunei: Better pay for doctors

Indonesia: Psychological tests for police

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...

Cuba: Quelling the Rumours

Trinidad & Tobago, Bahamas: Start at Home

Iran: AIDS Doctors face prison

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