News on Maternal health

15 Janvier 2007
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ZINDER, Niger — Kouboura Moutari greets visitors to her home in the village of Madara with her fist raised in a power salute. Unlike most village girls, she is boldly confident when she speaks, with her head held high,... Lire plus
22 Mars 2007
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STUNG TRENG, Cambodia — To reduce the dangers of childbirth in remote rural areas, high-risk mothers here are being encouraged to stay in a safe and clean ‘waiting home’ before delivering in a health facility with... Lire plus
5 Avril 2007
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SAFEBAGAR, Accham District, Nepal —“May you live 100 years! You have given me my life back,” a beaming Guma Badela told the doctor and nurse examining her. She had come to a mobile health clinic for a post-surgery check... Lire plus
2 Mai 2007
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TSKALTUBO, Georgia — The former resort community of Tskaltubo is nestled in the rugged snow-clad foothills of the Caucasus Mountains in Western Georgia. Its streets are eerily empty. The health spas and hotels that once... Lire plus
9 Janvier 2007
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TBILISI, Georgia — Nestled in the rugged snow clad foothills of the Caucasus Mountains in Western Georgia, some 260 kilometres from Tbilisi, is the former resort community of Tskaltubo. Like most of the rest of the... Lire plus
18 Mai 2007
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ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — New facilities for treating obstetric fistula patients were inaugurated in April by UNFPA Executive Director Thoraya A. Obaid and the health ministers of Afghanistan and Pakistan. Both countries... Lire plus
30 Octobre 2007
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Hoa Binh, Viet Nam — The road to Hoa Binh City curls around a series of mountains and bamboo forests. At first glance, there is nothing extraordinary about this rural road. Motorbikes, bicycles and pedestrians meander... Lire plus
2 Avril 2007
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Infant and maternal mortality for indigenous groups tends to be far higher than in the general population of their countries. Deeply rooted cultural traditions and belief systems – as well as physical and social... Lire plus
23 Avril 2007
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GAMBEY, Senegal — A large black bag slung over his shoulder, Sillymane Ba pedals his rickety bicycle down a rocky, bumpy, red dirt road. He is heading from the local health centre to his village of Gambey, a community... Lire plus
26 Janvier 2006
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OTAVALO, Ecuador — Indigenous communities in Ecuador, as elsewhere in Latin America, tend to be impoverished and marginalized. Though Quechua-speaking natives represent 12 per cent of Ecuador’s 13.2 million people, all... Lire plus

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