News on Maternal health

27 Août 2008
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TBILISI, Georgia— With their houses burned and bulldozed, and their families torn and splintered, many mothers and their children here are still in a state of shock. “We fled out of the village and took a high road to... Lire plus
23 Septembre 2008
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Cabaret, Haiti—When Anna went to sleep one Saturday night just before Hurricane Ike hit, she did not imagine that a few hours later her home would be gone. As the powerful storm churned across her hometown, Cabaret,... Lire plus
14 Octobre 2008
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Slide Show: 'Oh My Darling, Goodbye', Washington Post UNITED NATIONS—On the heels of UNFPA’s recent efforts to promote maternal health at the High-level meeting on the Millennium Development Goals has come increased... Lire plus
25 Juillet 2008
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GABU, Guinea-Bissau --- Dressed in jeans and a t-shirt, one of Portugal’s best-known actresses and television personalities laid the first brick for the construction of a maternity surgical unit in this dusty town in... Lire plus
29 Août 2008
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UNFPA recently expanded its potential to deliver urgent and effective health care to women and families in the far-flung Pacific Islands. In collaboration with UNDP and UNICEF, the Fund has established the Joint Country... Lire plus
29 Septembre 2008
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United Nations-- In spite of financial storms wreaking havoc on the global economy and drawing wide media coverage last week, the High-level meeting on the Millennium Development Goals last week was a success for the... Lire plus
2 Avril 2008
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NEW YORK – Four years after a film producer first read about obstetric fistula, a documentary portraying the lives of its survivors is drawing wide audiences and winning major awards.  The film, “A Walk to Beautiful”,... Lire plus
22 Mai 2008
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WASHINGTON, D.C.—“Living with obstetric fistula is a life full of stigma,” said 32-year-old Sarah Omega of Kenya at a press conference on Capitol Hill this week. She suffered from this debilitating injury of... Lire plus
13 Mai 2008
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THIÈS, Senegal – It is considered bad luck in parts of Senegal to say precisely how many people live in a household. Counting aloud, it is believed, might invite misfortune to a member of the family. Here in Thiès,... Lire plus
2 Mai 2008
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PAPUA NEW GUINEA – When Athaliah Bagoi was only ten years old she thought her mother was going to die.“My mother delivered my third brother, and she started bleeding two weeks after delivery. She was nearly dead,” Bagoi... Lire plus

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