News on Obstetric fistula

22 May 2012
News
UNITED NATIONS, New York -- While commending the work of a United Nations commission trying to improve access to life-saving medicines, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today said that much remains to be done to save the... Read more
11 July 2012
In the News
Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) July 11, 2012 On World Population Day, two former UNFPA Executive Directors, Dr. Nafis Sadik and Thoraya Ahmed Obaid, released the following statement calling on the world to prioritize the work... Read more
25 July 2012
In the News
JUBA -- South Sudan has the worst reported maternal mortality rate in the world. "More women die in child birth, per capita, in South Sudan, than in any country in the world," says Caroline Delany, a health specialist... Read more
24 June 2012
News
MACCHA, Lebanon— Since the beginning of the crisis in Syria last year, nearly 80,000 people have sought refuge in neighbouring countries. Over 26,000 Syrian refugees have fled to Lebanon alone. Given that the vast... Read more
13 July 2012
News
Marking World Population Day at the London Summit on Family Planning, UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin committed UNFPA to helping nations ensure that every woman is free to exercise her right to access... Read more
17 April 2012
In the News
KARACHI --- It was personal experience that turned Gul Bano and her cleric husband, Ahmed Khan, into ambassadors against early marriage and its worst corollary – obstetric fistula which allows excretory matter to flow... Read more
12 December 2011
News
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone — A new programme is revolutionizing how women are identified and referred for fistula treatment in Sierra Leone. Since October, women from remote areas can call a toll-free phone number and talk... Read more
5 January 2012
News
It was a busy, successful year for UNFPA as it continued to work in 2011 with partners to address universal access to reproductive health, including maternal health, treatment for obstetric fistula and family planning,... Read more
18 September 2011
In the News
WASHINGTON, D. C. — Australian pop star Natalie Imbruglia doesn't mean to leave you with the wrong impression. She loves making music and has returned to acting, but the "Torn" singer with millions of record sales under... Read more
18 November 2011
News
DADAAB, Kenya -- Dr. Khisa Weston Wakasiaka, a fistula expert working with the African Medical and Research Foundation, recently returned from Garissa, a city in the North Eastern Province of Kenya, where he performed... Read more

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