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· March, 2009

Stories about Health from March, 2009

12 March 2009

Medical checklist reduces surgical deaths

Brazil: On the Vatican's condemnation of raped-child's abortion

A 9-year-old girl several times raped and made pregnant by her stepfather was guaranteed the right to have an abortion legally in Brazil. After the operation, the Roman Catholic Church...

Angola: Where is clean water?

Puerto Rico: Limited Thinking

Haiti: Responding with Love

10 March 2009

From Bangladesh with Love

9 March 2009

Guatemala: Will the New Anti-Smoking Law be Enforced?

Russia: “Unsent Letter” on Health Care

Below is a partial translation of a post on health care in Russia - a caustic "unsent letter" to the Russian president, written by LJ user sobe-panek on Feb. 22....

4 March 2009

Blogging Positively: Live Chat about HIV/AIDS on March 6

Rising Voices and Global Voices are holding a live online chat for bloggers and activists on Friday March 6, 2009 (5 pm Nairobi time) on how to use blogging to...

3 March 2009

Bird Flu in Laos

1 March 2009

Bolivia: Health Official Demonstrates Lack of Knowledge About HIV/AIDS

Virus scare hits Southeast Asia

Rising cases of dengue fever, chikungunya, bird flu and ebola viruses were reported in several Southeast Asian countries in the past two months. Relax, there are no pandemic threats. Not...