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· January, 2010

Stories about Health from January, 2010

Egypt: In our house.. H1N1

Egyptian blogger, Ahmed Shokeir, writes [Ar] his experience with his younger child's infection with H1N1 (swine flu), and how the family worked on combating it.

India: Rising Number Of Youngsters Dependent On Alcohol

TheBigThinkng at Indianblogger.com discusses the issue that rising number of youngsters in India are now dependent on alcohol.

Oman: Diet, Podcast, and the Higher Educational System

Omani bloggers are back in the blogging scene as they start the new year with big resolutions and plans, writes Riyadh Al Balushi.

Uganda: Obote knew about AIDS but kept quiet

Ugandan former president Milton Obote knew about HIV/AIDS but kept quite: “l happen to hail from Southern Uganda where HIV-AIDS was first discovered. Obote ll Government decided to sit on...

Trinidad & Tobago: Attillah in Manningland

“I am glad I came to see what is inside these walls. Being inside makes me feel even more of an outsider in this PNM black elite universe”: Thanks to...

Cow Urine For Power

Bombaylives!! posts a picture showing an old man buying cow urine (GoMutra) drink from a street vendor in Mumbai. “GoMutra is said to have some medicinal benefits as said in...

Myanmar: Shortage of prison doctors

The Irrawaddy reports that there is only one doctor available for every 7,314 prisoners in Myanmar. There are almost 250,000 prisoners in the country.

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