News on Maternal health

15 Avril 2010
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UNITED NATIONS — As the Commission on Population and Development addressed the overall theme of health, mortality, morbidity and development, a side panel organized by UNFPA looked at the contribution of reproductive... Lire plus
25 Mars 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... Lire plus
31 Mai 2010
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LIMA, Peru  — “At first, I did not understand why I was invited to this meeting. What do I have to do with maternal mortality?” said Josefina Duarte, a business leader from Paraguay. “Now I see the purpose: to engage... Lire plus
9 Mars 2010
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PORT-AU-PRINCE — “There was sadness, but also songs of joy and a strong commitment to rebuild Haiti,” said Thoraya Ahmed Obaid, Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, after attending an... Lire plus
7 Mai 2010
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This year, the month of June will be a time of celebration in Egypt. Parties will be thrown for young girls who have reached the age of 13 with their sexual organs uncut, having escaped the age-old practice of female... Lire plus
20 Avril 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... Lire plus
22 Juillet 2010
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ENTEBBE, Uganda — They are huddled together in a group in the midst of an animated discussion to which each has something to contribute. Eager to make her point is Barbara Kyomugisha. At just 24 years old, Barbara is a... Lire plus
4 Juin 2010
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KILINOCHCHI, Sri Lanka — Ramesha, a schoolteacher, waits patiently for a prenatal exam at a mobile clinic in this former battle zone. After being displaced 13 times in two years, she has finally returned home. She has... Lire plus
25 Juin 2010
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NEW YORK — Some 300,000 persons have been displaced within Kyrgyzstan while as many as 100,000 took refuge in Uzbekistan and are now returning home, where the situation remains uncertain. An emerging concern among... Lire plus
17 Juin 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... Lire plus

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