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· September, 2010

Stories about Health from September, 2010

Nigeria: Why Should We Have Cholera in 2010?

“Why should we be having cholera outbreak in Nigeria in 2010?”, Chikwe Ihekweazu asks. He believes that cholera is a disease of poverty and a failed society.

Japan: Ancient medical woodblock prints

Pinktentacle published [en] some images of a health-themed woodblock prints collection that dates back to the 19th century. The series of 400 prints is maintained by the University of California,...

Pakistan: The Diaspora Power To Help Flood Victims

A. A. Khalid at Pak Tea House highlights the efforts and the importance of the Pakistani diaspora across the world in mobilizing collection of donations and helping the flood victims.

China: Tian Xi Deserves Happiness

23-year-old Tian Xi is an AIDS patient who was inflected with HIV in 1996 upon receiving a blood transmission in a hospital in Xincai county, Henan province.

Bermuda: 2010 Census

Response to the government's 2010 census has been poor, and it's no wonder, according to Vexed Bermoothes: “Simply put: many people do not trust our Government to have this much...

Cuba: The Mother's Experience

Isbel Diaz Torres, writing at Havana Times, says that “at the very moment the expecting mother enters the Cuban system of pregnancy attention, she ceases to be the principal figure...

Russia: “Inaccessible” Moscow Rally

LJ user drugoi published pictures [RUS] from the latest rally “Moscow. Access Granted” meant to illustrate accessibility problems that a person in a wheelchair can encounter in the city.

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