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· August, 2010

Stories about Health from August, 2010

12 August 2010

India: Oil Spill Near Mumbai Threatens Beaches And Mangrove Forests

On 7th of August 2010, the container carrier MSC Chitra collided with MV Khalijia-III near Mumbai shore causing a massive oil spill. Bloggers fear that this will severely damage nearby...

11 August 2010

Global: e-Waste – Recycle or Reuse?

Today, numerous households and businesses are constantly creating great amounts of e-waste (discarded electronic devices), and this presents environmental and health threats. Elena Ignatova reviews recommendations on recycling and reuse...

Paraguay: Speculation on Succession

Taiwan: Dear Premier Wu, Please Stop Calling People “Idiot”

5 August 2010

Haiti: Saying “No” to Monsanto

Monsanto has been a controversial company for some years now, mainly because it is a major producer of genetically modified seed (reportedly selling as much as 90% of the genetically...

Jamaica: Managing Dengue

4 August 2010

Pakistan: Gang Rape Of Nurse Causes Outrage

The gang rape of a trainee nurse by a medical officer at a government hospital has caused outrage in Pakistan. Bloggers discuss the need for better implementation of the work...

Haiti: Preparing for Hurricanes

1 August 2010

China: Sex workers demand legalization, organizer detained

If prostitution doesn't violate contemporary cultural norms, sex activists argue, then why doesn't the law reflect as much? Just a few days after a group in central China took to...

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