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· February, 2009

Stories about Health from February, 2009

Israel: Battling Cancer

Bolivia: Donations Other than Ambulances

Trinidad & Tobago: Living for Carnival

Kyrgyzstan: Smoke Country

UAE: A great shame

Jordan: Smoking Ban?

Nepalese doctors in the Philippines

Japan: Alpha Blogger Awards 2008 (Part 1)

On the 20th of February, the 2008 Alpha Blogger Awards were held in Tokyo. Sponsored by Pringles Chips, the event this year was attended by close to 80 people (including...

Peru: Cholesterol Levels Rising for Lima Residents

Palestine: Attacks On Gaza Continue

Despite the announcement of unilateral ceasefires by both Israel and Hamas, attacks by the Israeli military on Gaza continue while Palestinian factions have been launching rockets into Israel. In this...

Morocco: On HIV/AIDS

Morocco: On Sex

Global Health: Mobile Phones to Boost Healthcare

Three foundations have joined forces in an effort to provide better healthcare through the use of cell phones and computer technology. In particular, these mobile technology initiatives are aimed at...

Libya: At the in-laws

Philippines: Ebola-Reston virus

Exposing Egypt's drug trade

Japan: Hay Fever Season is Here

If only it was just love that's in the air. Spring is slowly dawning, and pollen from Japanese cedars is starting to make its way around. Kafunsho (hay fever) season...

Pakistan: Water Pollution

Brazil: Blogging from riverside communities in the Amazon

Encouraged by the NGO Saúde e Alegria, youngters from 31 riverside communities in the Amazon are learning the benefits of blogging. Armed with media kits – sound equipment, editorial desks,...

South Korea: Suicides and Statistics

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