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8 January 2002
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Just a handful of health conditions, including HIV/AIDS and unsafe pregnancy, are responsible for almost one third of all deaths in low- and middle-income countries, a leading group of economics and health experts has... Read more
28 December 2001
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Respecting developing countries’ religions and cultural values will promote the successful implementation of the Programme of Action of the 1994 Cairo International Conference on Population and Development by the United... Read more
10 December 2001
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The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has given new meaning to the life of a Portuguese film and theatre actress, Catarina Furtado, who recently made that revelation in an interview with a Portuguese magazine,... Read more
10 December 2001
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The Organization for Service and Life (Organisation pour le Service et la Vie (OSV), a local non-governmental organization (NGO) in the Francophone West African country of Benin, has launched a collection of family... Read more
30 November 2001
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World AIDS Day was marked across the globe on 30 November 2001. In New York, it was commemorated with a town hall meeting at United Nations Headquarters, with such participants as the Executive Director of the United... Read more
28 November 2001
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PRETORIA– The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) says countries that adhere to principles of good and sustainable governance have to regularly conduct a national population census in order to have reliable... Read more
19 November 2001
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Goodwill Ambassador of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), Mpule Kwelagobe, has received the Jonathan Mann Award for her work on HIV/AIDS, at a ceremony in Chicago in December.
13 November 2001
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BRATISLAVA—“Everyone knows women are victims of war, but they are never represented at the peace table,” Elisabeth Rehn, a United Nations advocate for women in wartime and post-war situations told an expert meeting that... Read more
12 November 2001
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Mombasa, Kenya - Kenya's Minister for Public Health, Hon. Sam K. Ongeri, today opened a workshop attended by health experts from all over Africa.
7 November 2001
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Unbalanced consumption harms the environment and environmental destruction has a disproportionate impact on the poor, said Thoraya Obaid, Executive Director of the UNFPA, as she launched The State of World Population... Read more

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