News on Maternal health

20 Abril 2010
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RWAMAGANA, Rwanda — The health centre just on the outskirts of town seems to be a community hub: Near the main clinic men, women and children sit around the perimeter of a courtyard waiting to be seen by a health worker... Leer más
20 Abril 2010
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Many organizations are working to eliminate female genital mutilation/cutting in Africa. But the organization that has been most successful in this, Senegal's Tostan, was not originally focused on this particular... Leer más
25 Marzo 2010
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DHAKA, Bangladesh — Three out of five women giving birth in South Asia do so without a midwife or other skilled birth attendant on hand, a major reason some 44 per cent of maternal deaths worldwide occur in the... Leer más
17 Junio 2010
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UNITED NATIONS, New York—UNFPA has been gearing up to meet the humanitarian needs of those who have fled their homes in Kyrgyzstan as a result of the violence engulfing the country since 11 June. The Fund is... Leer más
9 Junio 2010
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WASHINGTON, D. C. — Throughout the Women Deliver conference, and the Symposium on Strengthening Midwifery that preceded it, the critical importance of midwives to meeting the safe motherhood challenge was emphasized.... Leer más
8 Junio 2010
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WASHINGTON, D.C.-- In a joint initiative between UNFPA and the White Ribbon Alliance for Safe motherhood, stories from 60 communities and nearly 30 communities have been collected for Stories of Mothers Saved. The... Leer más
30 Junio 2010
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NEW YORK — Being 15 years old – no longer a child but not quite an adult – is a challenge for girls everywhere. It’s a time when one’s body, emotions and capabilities are in flux, and when new tensions and demands often... Leer más
10 Junio 2010
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WASHINGTON, D.C. — When the Women Deliver II conference concluded this week, it had succeeded in bringing unprecedented attention to some of UNFPA’s most fundamental issues, including maternal and newborn health, family... Leer más
9 Junio 2010
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WASHINGTON, D. C. — UNFPA Executive Director Thoraya A. Obaid was presented an award for a lifetime of delivering for women at the close of an intense, three-day show of support for the women of the world. The award was... Leer más
7 Junio 2010
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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Some 200 midwives, policymakers, UN agencies and other donors came together last weekend to galvanize support for strengthening midwifery services and increasing the number of midwives in developing... Leer más

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