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· July, 2008

Stories about Health from July, 2008

13 July 2008

Egypt: Collapsing Buildings

Headlines about collapsing buildings and pulling children's bodies from the rubble are common in Egypt. Ibn Al Dunya, writing in Fustat, briefs us about the latest tragedy which took away...

12 July 2008

Morocco's Changing Bodies

As in many developing countries, the food landscape in Morocco is rapidly changing. Obesity and body image, two rarely-discussed subjects, are becoming ever-present issues. Jillian York has the story.

Ukraine: “A Little Miracle”

9 July 2008

Japan: Bloggers on food crisis feast, G8 over Skype?

The G8 Summit at Toyako, Hokkaido, ended on June 9th after three days of meetings, leaving a bitter aftertaste for some bloggers in Japan. Many questioned the high cost of...

China: Great Wall of China now wheelchair-accessible

8 July 2008

Argentina: Students chain themselves demanding a better school

In the province of Rio Negro near the city of General Roca in Argentina, the students of the CEM 106 are asking the government to follow through with their promises...

Trinidad & Tobago: RIP Grace Dolsingh—The Fight Continues

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