News on Family planning

11 Noviembre 2009
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Although the country lost much of its health personnel and infrastructure as a result of the genocide that shattered the country 15 years ago, Rwanda has brought its health care system back to life. The government has... Read more
3 Diciembre 2009
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NEW YORK – Maternal deaths in developing countries could be slashed by 70 per cent and newborn deaths cut nearly in half if the world doubled investment in family planning and pregnancy-related care, shows a new report... Read more
10 Diciembre 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
11 Febrero 2002
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Imams in Senegal's Tambacounda and Kolda regions have expressed support for the work of the United Nation Population Fund (UNFPA), especially for its $11.5 million country programme for 2002-06, which includes $8... Read more
11 Julio 2002
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For the past 13 years, countries around the world have been observing World Population Day on 11 July to raise public awareness and draw policy makers' attention to population issues such as poverty, reproductive health... Read more
15 Mayo 2002
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The number of abortions carried out in Russia has witnessed a sharp drop in recent years, thanks to a growing use of contraceptives prompted by a government family planning campaign. The number of terminated pregnancies... Read more
14 Octubre 2002
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When Jane Roberts of Redlands, California, sat down at her computer to express her outrage at the United States decision to withdraw $34 million from UNFPA, she had no idea that a campaign had been born. She was also... Read more
22 Mayo 2002
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A team of parliamentarians from the United Kingdom has returned from China with praise for the UN Population Fund's work there. The Parliamentarians recently visited China to investigate allegations that the Population... Read more
7 Abril 2003
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Meheba, in northwest Zambia, is home to more than 50,000 refugees – mainly from Angola and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, with smaller numbers coming from Rwanda, Burundi and other countries in the region. YMCA,... Read more
5 Marzo 2004
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MANIKGANJ, Bangladesh—This bustling farming community, 70 kilometres south of Dhaka, is a town of narrow dirt lanes, clogged with humanity and every conceivable form of transport, from rickshaws and bullock carts to... Read more

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