News on Family planning

2 Septiembre 2005
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Introducing reproductive health in school curricula met with some initial resistance in a conservative town in the northwestern area of the Republic of Moldova. But careful dialogue with community leaders and parents... Read more
31 Marzo 2005
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SONG KLONG, Saravan Province, Lao People’s Democratic Republic—A medical officer from a travelling health team sits at a table outside a hut in this remote village and examines Ny Sirimatham and her infant son. He talks... Read more
9 Septiembre 2005
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OGAN KOMERING ILIR, South Sumatra, Indonesia—When Kawit’s third childbirth did not go smoothly, Yuniar, the midwife in Sukapulit village, realized the problem was obstructed labour and knew what to do. Yuniar took 150,... Read more
10 Junio 2005
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LISBON, Portugal—Portuguese actress and UNFPA Goodwill Ambassador, Catarina Furtado, has been awarded Portugal's "Ordem de Mérito – Comendador," as part of her country's national day celebrations in June. She was... Read more
14 Noviembre 2005
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BRANCENI, Romania — It is just 10 a.m., but the reception hall of the Family Doctor Clinic in the village of Branceni – some 80 kilometers west of Bucharest in the Teleorman District – is filled with women and their... Read more
14 Noviembre 2005
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BUCIUMENI, Romania — Just 30 kilometres outside Romania's picturesque capital, past quiet, leafy suburbs, lies a complete anomaly. Walking into the squatter settlement of Buciumeni – a ragtag collection of houses... Read more
15 Diciembre 2005
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CHANGJIANG, Hainan Province, China — Sixteen months after lifting birth-spacing rules for rural families, officials here say there are fewer abortions. They expect the new policy, coupled with advocacy and incentives to... Read more
23 Mayo 2007
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LISBON, Portugal — UNFPA’s Goodwill Ambassador in Portugal, Catarina Furtado, delivered an unprecedented €253,000 (more than $340,000) contribution to UNFPA through its Executive Director, Thoraya Ahmed Obaid, at a... Read more
19 Mayo 2006
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DHAKA, Bangladesh — On the third and final day of an official visit to Bangladesh, Thoraya Ahmed Obaid, the Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, promised computers to a group of young people... Read more
14 Octubre 2006
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MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan — When the earthquake struck on 8 October 2005, Larmirjan’s house collapsed. She was badly injured, and her 18-year-old son was killed. Throughout northern Pakistan, 73,000 died and 3.5 million... Read more

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