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· August, 2011

Stories about Health from August, 2011

Costa Rica: Bloggers on Anti-Tobacco Law

Russia: HIV Activists Protest Against Medicine Shortages

Bangladesh: Medical Negligence Go Unpunished

Russia: Cigarettes Branded for Young Women Spark Controversy

A recent advertising campaign and carton redesign by one of Russia’s largest tobacco manufacturers has riled Russan bloggers and sparked a debate on responsible marketing and advertising. Ashley Cleek looks...

Guyana: Whole Lotta Love

Somalia: Food Security Emergency Spreads Despite Aid

As the Horn of Africa deals with what the Food and Agriculture Organization is calling the “most severe food security emergency in the world today,” experts warn that conditions in...

Ethiopia: A Woman Dedicated to Serve Her People

Russia: Intoxicating Economics

Trinidad & Tobago: Honouring Pat Bishop

India: The Root Cause Of Alcoholism

Bermuda: Who's Driving the Bus?

Lebanon: Smoking Banned

Ukraine: 47,000 Doctor Vacancies

Brunei: Promoting Health Consciousness Online

Russia: Alcohol Consumption Down

Guyana: Chemical Yellow

Philippines: Tokay Gecko Hunting Craze

In recent months, the hunting of Tokay Geckos has become a craze in the Philippines because of reports that online traders have been buying these lizards for a large amount...

Blogging in Portuguese on Special Education

Russia: A Psycho-Neurological Patient's Photo Stories

Pasha Kyshtymov, a lifelong psycho-neurological patient in Siberia, cannot communicate through speech, but had no problems learning to express himself through photography. On his blog, the Russian photographer Oleg Klimov...

Japan: “Plutonium is safe,” they say

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