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· November, 2013

Stories about Health from November, 2013

29 November 2013

Hospitals Paralyzed by Nationwide Walkout of Doctors in Indonesia

‘Stop Criminalizing Doctors!’ was the cry of doctors who conducted a walkout in Indonesia against a Supreme Court ruling which found three doctors guilty of malpractice.

20 November 2013

No One Found Guilty of ‘Prestige’ Oil Disaster in Spain

After 10 years of investigation and a nine-month trial, Galicia's High Court of Justice has acquitted the three defendants of all crimes against the environment.

Russian Social Conservatives & Economic Liberals Want to Cut Abortion Funding

RuNet Echo

Russians have consistently opposed measures aimed at restricting access to abortion. Despite this, there are indications the Russian government is moving to introduce restrictions on the practice.

14 November 2013

Russia's Potemkin Hospitals?

RuNet Echo

Are modern hospitals shown on television fakes rolled out to bamboozle VIPs like Prime Minister Medvedev?

6 November 2013

Ecuador: #Ruraleando, a Blog That Humanizes Medicine

#Ruraleando is Denisse Calle's blog, an Ecuadorian doctor who, thanks to the experiences of her year's rural placement, proposes solutions to the country's health system.

Sex Education, Chinese-Style

4 November 2013

On Abortion and Controlling Sex in Egypt

A blogger shares her experience of supporting her friend going through abortion in Egypt, the hurdles faced, and the larger implications.