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· March, 2012

Stories about Health from March, 2012

27 March 2012

Chile: Twitter Debates Therapeutic Abortion While the Senate Waits

While the senate continues to postpone the debate over the legalization of therapeutic abortion, the exchanging of opinions has continued unabated in Chilean cyberspace, most noticeably following two televised debates...

24 March 2012

India: How Many Lives More To Ignite A Movement?

India: Renewing the Pledge Against Tuberculosis on World TB Day

In India, where TB is one of the biggest health challenges, the World Tuberculosis (TB) Day was observed in various parts of the country. A nationwide communication campaign has recently...

20 March 2012

China: Shanghai International Adult Products Expo

Video: Surfers, Fishermen and Radiation in Post Earthquake Japan

Journalist Lisa Katayama and filmmaker Jason Wishnow are documenting the lives of people dealing with radiation in a post-earthquake Japan. In We Are All Radioactive, they are including 50% footage...

12 March 2012

Taiwan, U.S.A: Taiwanese Pig Farmers Protest American Beef Imports

China: Citizens Call for Public Monitoring of Organ Transplantation

After years of speculation, China's Ministry of Health has confirmed that executed prisoners are in fact harvested for organs. Now, netizens want to know: how are donors matched with patients,...

9 March 2012

Haiti: Criticizing the UN

Haiti: Nowhere to “Go”?

Puerto Rico: Online Campaign to Stop Unnecessary C-Sections

Unnecessary Caesarean is the name of the campaign launched on the first week of March in Puerto Rico, aiming to curb the very high percentage of caesarean births in the...