News on Maternal health

2 Août 2018
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Maria avec sa plus jeune fille. Elle a perdu du poids après chaque grossesse, ce qui a inquiété les médecins. © UNFPA Moldavie/Dan Gutu
CIMISLIA, the Republic of Moldavie – Maria* a accouché de son premier enfant à l'âge de 16 ans, tandis que la plupart de ses connaissances finissaient le lycée. Aujourd'hui, à 22 ans, elle a trois filles. « Les gens qui... Lire plus
6 Août 2018
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Dr. Bakjaje explique que certaines infections vaginales « peuvent devenir chroniques et entraîner des fausses couches et des accouchements prématurés. » © UNFPA Turquie/Usenabasi Esiet
SANLIURFA, Turkey – Les femmes et jeunes filles réfugiées font face a des difficultés colossales. Elles sont soumises à des risques de taille, souvent à des violences, et la plupart se retrouvent en situation de... Lire plus
24 Août 2018
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De nombreux récits de violence sexiste ont été largement rapportés. Un réfugié Rohingya se rend dans un espace de femmes, soutenu par l'UNFPA. © UNFPA / Allison Joyce
COX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh – Le 25 août marque le premier anniversaire de la crise des réfugiés qui connaît la croissance la plus rapide au monde. Au cours des douze derniers mois, plus de 720 000 Rohingya ont fui les... Lire plus
6 Septembre 2018
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For midwife Peter Door, spreading awareness about family planning is key to strengthening women's well-being and economic stability. Peter provides information on family planning to a mother in a Rumbek clinic. © UNFPA South Sudan
RUMBEK, South Sudan – More women in South Sudan die during pregnancy and childbirth than in nearly every other country in the world. Yet the vast majority of maternal deaths can be averted with proper antenatal,... Lire plus
27 Août 2018
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Identifying reproductive diseases early is essential for treating them. A couple visits a UNFPA-supported clinic for a free consultation and cervical cancer screening. ©UNFPA Turkmenistan/Ene Tuyliyev
AHAL/DASHOGUZ/MARY, Turkmenistan – Newlyweds Jahan and Dayanch sat in the waiting room of a small health clinic, about to do something extraordinary – they were about to receive a check-up of their reproductive health.... Lire plus
8 Août 2018
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A post-partum mother with her newborn at the Al Thawra Hospital ward. © UNFPA Yemen
HODEIDAH, Yemen – Escalating violence in Hodeidah, Yemen, threatens the city’s estimated 90,000 pregnant women and girls, UNFPA has announced. Some 14,000 of these women and girls are likely to encounter pregnancy-... Lire plus
26 Juillet 2018
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Pregnant child brides need extra attention, says Huda, a UNFPA midwife in the Hayati Harrani women's and girl's safe space. “But our hands are tied because so few come for care.” © UNFPA Turkey/Usenabasi Esiet
SANLIURFA, Turkey – “Even today, we saw a 17 year old who is pregnant and already has a child,” said midwife Neval, sitting in the Devtesti Centre, a women’s and girls’ safe space in Sanliurfa, Turkey.  Some 475,000... Lire plus
10 Juillet 2018
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Family health houses are helping midwives provide reproductive health care in far-flung parts of Afghanistan. © UNFPA Afghanistan
HERAT, Afghanistan – By midnight, Khurshid, 35, was in serious trouble. Five months pregnant and bleeding heavily, she had passed out at home. Her family carried her unconscious body to the nearest – and only – health... Lire plus
5 Juillet 2018
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Women and girls require security, health care and other services in the aftermath of the disaster. © UNFPA Guatemala/Carlos Sebastián
ESCUINTLA, Guatemala – Marta Leiva, 7 months pregnant, leaned against two bags of donated clothes in her shelter in Guatemala’s Escuintla Department. She lost everything when her house was destroyed during the eruption... Lire plus
2 Juillet 2018
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As the monsoon season hits Cox's Bazar, refugees at Kutapalong refugee camp and elsewhere fear they are vulnerable to landslides. © UNHCR/Adam Dean
COX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh – With monsoon rains unleashing floods and landslides in Bangladesh, UNFPA and partner agencies are urgently working to secure Rohingya refugee camps and settlements in Cox’s Bazar District.  “... Lire plus

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