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· October, 2008

Stories about Health from October, 2008

14 October 2008

China: Text Messages on Sanlu

10 October 2008

XDR-TB: Photographer Brings Emerging Disease Into Focus

In 2007 renowned war photographer and photojournalist James Nachtwey received a TED Prize, granting him $100,000 and one wish to change the world. Nachtwey's wish was to share a vital...

Cuba: Human Rights Activist Re-Arrested

7 October 2008

Israel: Yom Kippur Headache Pill Available

Bahrain: Published Papers

Iran: Two Leading HIV/Aids physicians remain in prison

Global Voices reported in August that Drs. Arash and Kamyar Alaei, two internationally renowned Iranian HIV/Aids specialists have been jailed in Tehran since June. Unfortunately, they are still in prison...

5 October 2008

Singapore: Breastmilk in ice cream

China milk scandal and Southeast Asia

Like the rest of the world, the China milk scandal has shocked Southeast Asian countries. China is the major trading partner of Southeast Asian nations. How did governments, consumers, and...

4 October 2008

Cameroonian Female Bloggers on the Go

"From education through health, fashion, art and culture to women’s empowerment, Cameroonian women are telling the stories of their lives on the web," writes our new author, the Dakar-based Cameroonian...