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· October, 2010

Stories about Health from October, 2010

25 October 2010

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...

24 October 2010

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....

22 October 2010

Haiti: Cholera!

16 October 2010

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...

15 October 2010

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...