News on Sexual & reproductive health

8 Février 2008
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TAMBACOUNDA, Senegal — Mamadou Doumboya has an interesting way of spending his free time. Each week he ventures into the traffic-choked squares and intersections of his hometown, shouldering an array of sex education... Lire plus
14 Avril 2008
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PETÉN, Guatemala — On a late afternoon last fall, Marcelino Coc was cycling anxiously on a dirt road in Guatemala’s Petén province. He was trying to find someone who could help bring his wife, Maria (25), to the... Lire plus
6 Juin 2008
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UNITED NATIONS, New York – In conjunction with the 2008 high-level meeting on AIDS at the United Nations headquarters in New York on 10 - 11 June, UNFPA has launched a booklet documenting success stories in HIV... Lire plus
20 Juin 2008
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KAMPAL, Uganda --- In an instant, the life and well-being of an entire population can be threatened by a cyclone, a tsunami or the eruption of political violence. In the event of a crisis, immediate and appropriate... 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
1 Mars 2008
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UNITED NATIONS, New York — How does a health worker help a young couple decide which contraceptive is best suited to their needs? At what point during a problematic delivery does a clinic midwife decide to rush the... Lire plus
17 Avril 2008
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DEDZA, Malawi — Faustina, aged 40, lies swaddled in a thick blanket in the maternity ward of Dedza District Hospital, in Malawi. Although she has just lost a baby, delivered through Cesarean section, she considers... 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
19 Juin 2008
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ILESHE, Nigeria — Prophet Adebisi is an imposing man.  A middle-aged community leader here in Ileshe, a rural town in southern Nigeria, he has a deep voice and square build that seem to command authority. And he is... Lire plus
20 Mai 2008
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New York – In Afghanistan, where fertility and maternal death rates are among the highest in the world, restricted access to certain conflict areas makes it nearly impossible to deliver contraceptives to woman who would... Lire plus

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