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· September, 2010

Stories about Health from September, 2010

17 September 2010

Thailand Medical Tourism Blog Contest

The Tourism Authority of Thailand has launched a new blog contest to promote medical tourism. The decision of tourism officials to embrace social media is appreciated by many bloggers but...

Barbados: PM's Ailment Confirmed

Ecuador: Twitter Campaign Against Car Accidents

#sitomasnomanejes [if you drink, don’t drive] is the recent Twitter campaign to reduce the number of deaths from traffic accidents in Ecuador. Twitter users have been hashtagging #sitomasnomanejes amidst the...

14 September 2010

India: The Silver Tsunami

China: A Law Professor for Sale…

"My name is Yang Zhizhu and I was originally an assistant professor at the China Youth University for Political Sciences. My wife got pregnant by accident and did not have...

13 September 2010

Global: If there is no water, there is no life

The Twentieth gathering for the World Water Week (WWW) took place in Sweden's Capital Stockholm from the 5th to the 11th of September 2010 with the theme The Water Quality...

Sri Lanka: Migrating Birds And Bird Flu

12 September 2010

Africa: HIV Positive Women Sterilized, Discriminated Against and Stigmatized

Forced sterilization of HIV positive women is alas still a reality in many African countries. Recent testimonies were shared by many through personal experiences and a few African bloggers weighed...

10 September 2010

Asia: Videos on Drug Abuse and Detention Centers

Drug abuse detention centers in Asia are in the spotlight. Although some Asian drug addicts go in voluntarily to kick their habit, in some places, this has led to routine...

Brazil: The Political Spectrum of Narcotics

9 September 2010

South Korea: Number One Suicide Country

Taiwan Without Petrochemical Industry…

What would have happened had petrochemical industry ceased to exist in Taiwan? The Industrial Development Bureau (IDB) under Taiwan's Ministry of Economical Affairs has tried hard to convince Taiwanese citizens...