News on Maternal health

10 Juin 2005
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LISBON, Portugal—Portuguese actress and UNFPA Goodwill Ambassador, Catarina Furtado, has been awarded Portugal's "Ordem de Mérito – Comendador," as part of her country's national day celebrations in June. She was... Lire plus
31 Mars 2005
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SONG KLONG, Saravan Province, Lao People’s Democratic Republic—A medical officer from a travelling health team sits at a table outside a hut in this remote village and examines Ny Sirimatham and her infant son. He talks... Lire plus
22 Juillet 2005
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DARFUR, Sudan—With a faint voice and half-closed eyes, Hajja was able to briefly tell her story. Five months ago, when she was four months pregnant, she fled her village to seek refuge and security from the conflict... Lire plus
21 Juillet 2005
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Although all individuals have the right to reproductive health, exercising this right can be problematic. In Ecuador, user's committees have been formed to make sure both clients and providers understand the... Lire plus
26 Mars 2009
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What About My Baby? Concerns of a Pregnant Mother in War-Torn Sri Lanka
VAVUNIYA, Sri Lanka — The birth of a child should be a time of joy. But for Imanandi, who is pregnant and displaced in war-torn Sri Lanka, the danger and uncertainty all around obscures the hope that new life brings.... Lire plus
9 Février 2005
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UNITED NATIONS, New York, 9 February 2005—Winners of the 2004 International Poster Contest, organized by UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, for young artists worldwide, have been selected. International winners... Lire plus
11 Octobre 2005
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“One day, not so long ago, a woman showed up at the clinic showing signs of a complicated late-stage pregnancy. I asked her husband to let her come to the hospital for 10 days to deliver safely and get support, or she... Lire plus
22 Juillet 2005
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SOUTH DARFUR, Sudan—When she fled from violence a year ago, Fatima Hashem Ali had little idea that she would soon regain part of her previous life. She and her family were forced to leave their home village of Jabal... Lire plus
10 Février 2009
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Gaza, Occupied Palestinian Territory — The fighting in Gaza has ended, for the most part. But tens of thousands of Palestinians remain homeless, crammed into shelters or homes of friends or families, with little food or... Lire plus
14 Novembre 2005
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BRANCENI, Romania — It is just 10 a.m., but the reception hall of the Family Doctor Clinic in the village of Branceni – some 80 kilometers west of Bucharest in the Teleorman District – is filled with women and their... Lire plus

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