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· October, 2010

Stories about Health from October, 2010

Bangladesh: Participating In Global Hand Washing Day 2010

Haiti: Cholera Outbreak

Palestine: A Parting Gift from Gaza

Saudi: Female-only hospitals

Costa Rica: Young Professionals Work to Make San José Bike Friendly

Barbados: Make Your Mark

Jamaica: Farewell to the “Cool Ruler”

Jamaican reggae icon Gregory Isaacs, popularly known as the “Cool Ruler”, died this morning at this home in London, after a long battle with cancer. Possessing one of the most...

Barbados: A Nation Mourns

Barbados - along with the rest of the region - is in mourning following the untimely death of Barbadian Prime Minister David Thompson, who passed away yesterday from pancreatic cancer....

Haiti: Cholera!

D.R. of Congo: Mobile Phone Light Saves Life of a Mother

Cuba: Plea for Dr. Biscet

Zimbabwe: Gays and Lesbians of Zimbabwe Support Ministry of Health

Nigeria: Success story of polio vaccination

India: Village Health Issues

India: Twitter For Blood

Japan: Ancient anatomical illustrations

South Asia: Bloggers Discussing Water Issues

A number of South Asian bloggers have participated in the Blog Action Day 2010, which focuses on the theme 'water'. Let us look at what some of them are discussing...

Mexico: The Lerma River is Dying

The Lerma Santiago River is Mexico’s second longest river. It used to be a source of drinking water for the capital and the central part of the country, but today...

Honduras: The Lack of Clean Water

Video: How to keep water clean and use it wisely

From tips on reusing gray water or minimizing wasted water when we flush the toilet, to kids in the Valle del Colca in Peru explaining the importance of keeping community...

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