Support Global Voices

To stay independent, free, and sustainable, our community needs the help of friends and readers like you.

Donate now »

· January, 2011

Stories about Health from January, 2011

Venezuela: Cholera Cases on the Rise

During a wedding held in the Dominican Republic, a group of Venezuelans were diagnosed with symptoms of cholera after eating contaminated food. What were initially 13 cases has increased rapidly...

Cuba: Second Arrest for Fariñas

South Africa: Honor Madiba with your actions

North Koreans Reportedly Consume the Foot-and-Mouth Disease Infected Cattle.

India: Storytelling Program with Kids at Hospitals

Wanted: More Babies Needed in Singapore

Singapore’s total fertility rate has decreased to an all-time low at 1.16 percent. To increase population, the government proposes to increase the number of foreign workers and residents in the...

Cuba: Old Age in Cuba

Brazil: Chief of Police assaults man on a wheelchair

Armenia: Not so spiritual remedies abroad

Haiti: What About Aristide?

Guinea-Bissau: Construction Works meet Public Health

Singapore: Using social media to promote clean toilets

South Korea: During Foot-and-Mouth Disease Outbreak, A Female Official Died of Fatigue

Indonesia: Addressing the suicide problem

North Korea: Drugs Rampant, Even Among Teens

North Korean insiders and defectors have testified that drugs are widespread in North Korea. Most recent reports told that drugs are popular gifts among teens and even ordinary middle-class citizens...

Macedonia: Anti-Abortion Campaign

Floods Continue to Devastate Australia

Devastating floods on both the East and West coasts of Australia have caused a war of words over water as well as some high quality online crowdsourcing by our national...

Lebanon: Fighting Drugs

Cape Verde: Alcoholism and the Youth

Chile: Bloggers Discuss Therapeutic Abortion

Chilean bloggers are discussing a proposal to decriminalize therapeutic abortions, a procedure banned in 1989 that would allow the termination of a pregnancy if the mother is carrying a nonviable...

Love reading Global Voices?

Help us understand our readers by completing a quick survey »