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· March, 2009

Stories about Health from March, 2009

Azerbaijan: Like a virgin (reprise)

Latvia: Health Care Budget Cuts

Barbados: Moving On Up?

Azerbaijan: Corrupt Medicine

Cuba: Antúnez Surrounded

Libya: From Funerals to Weddings

From the death of a cousin after a lethal penicillin injection to discussing why Libyan men prefer marrying 'stupid' women over those who are educated, Fozia Mohamed sifts through posts...

Israel Boasts Top Researchers in Medical Marijuana

Ghana: mPedigree Fights Counterfeit Drugs Using SMS

Jordan: Psychological Problems

Russia: Demographics and Abortion

Barbados, Montserrat: Mountain Chickens

Israel: Israeli Innovations Light the Way in Africa

Bangladesh: Floating Hospital

Zimbabwe: Massive discrepancies in medical costs

Ukraine: Boy Dies of Cancer As Bank Wouldn’t Give Money Back

Ukraine, U.S.: Aid to Chernobyl-Affected Area Hospital

India: Steps to Prevent “Yoga Piracy”

India has organized a team of researchers and scientists to identify and record all ancient yoga positions (or asanas) in an attempt to prevent people living in other countries from...

Guatemala: Opposition to Mining Operations

A recent BBC story reported on skin infections showing up in several indigenous communities in Guatemala. Many from the community and other activists are placing blame on an open-pit mining...

Russia: Drug Abuse; Pancakes Recipe

Malawi: Using Mobile Technology In Healthcare

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