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· November, 2009

Stories about Health from November, 2009

Namibia: A quick update from VSO volunteer

Ecuador: Teenagers in Unexpected Pregnancies in Guayaquil

Cuba: Ongoing HIV/AIDS Education Efforts

Even though Cuba has one of the lowest HIV/AIDS prevalence rates in the region, there are still ongoing education efforts to reduce the number of new infections, as well as...

India's tryst with e-health: A healthier future for its rural millions?

About 700km away from Bangalore, across a couple of remote villages in the Bidar district, a quiet revolution has been going on. No, not a political one, but a remarkable...

Bahrain: Vaccine Dangers

Video: End Violence Against Women Around the World

Today, November 25th is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, and through videos, many people and organizations around the world are expressing their need to end...

Bahamas: Enough Already

Trinidad & Tobago: On Sex

Turkmenistan: Influenzastan

Japan: Images of Minanamata Disease

Trinidad & Tobago: Loss of Mind?

Morocco: Peace Corps Community Honors So Youn Kim

The Peace Corps bloggers are mourning the loss of a fellow volunteer, 23-year-old So Youn Kim, who had worked at a youth center in the southern Moroccan village of Tamegrout....

Global Health: World Toilet Day Raises a Stink

While it may sound like a bad joke, today's World Toilet Day focuses on a not-so-funny issue impacting almost half the world's population -- a lack of toilets and sanitation.

China: Release Zhao Lianhai, the Father of the Kidney Stone Babies

Japan: Magazine for People Living wjith Facial Scars

Guyana: Vampire Snacks

Ukraine: News and Views Roundup

Japan: When an Employee Catches H1N1

Russia: Quarantine in Yekaterinburg

Ukraine: Updates on the Flu Epidemic

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