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· May, 2011

Stories about Health from May, 2011

Philippines: Online campaign to defeat Reproductive Health measure

Peru: Growing Debate Regarding Genetically Modified Farming

The official signing of Decree 003, which permits the import of genetically modified seeds into the country, continues to generate debate between those in favor of the widespread use of...

China: Old Woman Performed Self-surgery

Lebanon: Bras for a cause!

South Korea: Social Media Controversy Surrounds Sports Broadcaster's Death

The suicide on May 23, 2011, of national television channel MBC sports announcer, Song Ji-seon in South Korea has sparked considerable controversy regarding social media in the country. South Korea...

Cuba: Prisoner & Dissident Deaths

Bahamas: Fish Market Hazard

Japan: Aiding the Aid Workers

After more than two months from the earthquake around 110,000 people are still living in evacuation centers. Along with victims of the disaster, some of the volunteers, doctors and aid...

Chad: How Communities Are Rebuilding Lives

Malaysia: Tweets on the Acid Splasher

More than 20 cases of acid attacks have been reported already in Malaysia since March. Many residents are scared to walk in the streets. Netizens were quick to spread information...

St. Vincent & the Grenadines: Women & HIV

Macedonia: Report on Sexual & Health Rights of Marginalized Communities

Lebanon: Home Delivery Shisha

Singapore: Cancer treatment subsidy

Haiti: Taking Responsibility for Cholera

Italy: How technology can help manage emergencies

Dominican Republic: “Son” Singer Passes Away

Cuba: The Healer

Mali: First Edition of “HIV-Aids Foot” Soccer Event

Sub-Saharan Africa: Fighting Malaria, 2011 Report

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