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Official says Thai surrogacy clinic broke law
Health official says Bangkok clinic at centre of surrogacy scandal violated regulations of country's medical council.
Last updated: 07 Aug 2014 15:39 GMT
Missing medics test patience in rural India
Absenteeism among doctors at government hospitals is rife, prompting innovative efforts to ensure they turn up for work.
Last updated: 30 Jul 2014 12:18 GMT
Fatal new bird flu strain worries scientists
A new bird flu virus has jumped from birds to humans, as a regional ban on chicken sales continue.
Last updated: 05 Feb 2014 10:06 GMT
Hong Kong culls chickens amid bird flu fears
About 20,000 chickens to be killed, and imports of fresh poultry banned for 21 days, after discovery of H7N9 virus.
Last updated: 28 Jan 2014 19:00 GMT
Indonesia's innovative healthcare scheme
System is expected to be the world's largest with 247 million covered by 2019, but critics have their doubts.
Last updated: 16 Jan 2014 11:04 GMT
The Jungle Surgeon of Myanmar
One medic finds that moves towards political reform have not benefited his patients in Burma's remote border areas.
Last updated: 15 Jan 2014 11:13 GMT
Factbox: How the shutdown affects the US
The effects will be felt in various ways, some of them acute, others barely noticeable.
Last updated: 02 Oct 2013 00:01 GMT
Taking on a killer
Rabies is 100 percent fatal, but also 100 percent preventable. So, what will it take to eliminate this killer disease?
Last updated: 26 Sep 2013 15:53 GMT
Eliminating rabies, one island at a time
A look at how the health and agriculture departments in the Philippines have teamed up to eliminate the disease by 2020.
Last updated: 19 Sep 2013 08:17 GMT
Abortion reforms divide Ireland
Controversial new law, prompted by Indian woman's death after she was denied an abortion, has failed to satisfy anyone.
Last updated: 22 Jul 2013 13:58 GMT
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Gaza: Nowhere to hide
More than one-quarter of Gaza's population has been displaced, causing a humanitarian crisis.
Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
Are UK banks targeting Muslim charities?
Muslim charities claim discrimination after major UK banks began closing their accounts.
Migrants in Italy: Arrival and survival
Italy struggles to deal with growing flood of migrants willing to risk their lives to reach the nearest European shores.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
The 'Afghan Spring' turns into an 'Autumn of Discontent'
The ascent of Turkey's Ahmet Davutoglu
Are reproductive rights human rights?
Social liberalism: Hollande goes all in
Open letter to Chancellor Phyllis Wise
How a women-only beach split Turkish society
Riada Asimovic Akyol
In Pictures: Iraqi schools closed to students
Children are unable to begin classes as thousands of displaced Iraqis seek shelter in schools across the Kurdish region.
In Pictures: The Beslan massacre, 10 years on
The deadliest terror attack in modern Russia's history led to the deaths of 334 hostages, more than half children.
In Pictures: Kashmir's parkour generation
Inspired by Gaza's free runners and traceurs, parkour is making inroads in India-administered Kashmir.
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