14 August 2018
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UNFPA has built six health facilities in hard-to-reach parts of Guinea-Bissau. Here, a monitoring team digs out of a waterlogged road on their way to a health facility rehabilitation project in Gã-Para. © UNFPA Guinea-Bissau
BISSAU, Guinea-Bissau – Until last month, when a woman needed an emergency Caesarean section on the island of Bubaque, in Guinea-Bissau, she had to take a five-hour boat ride to the capital city. And the boat ran only... Read more
25 July 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... Read more
7 December 2006
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GUINEA BISSAU — Last month, more than 80 youth representatives from 10 West African countries met here for the subregional meeting of the Youth Forum on young people’s involvement in meeting the Millennium Development... Read more
20 March 2007
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BISSAU, Guinea-Bissau — Bullet holes still pockmark the presidential palace in Bissau, although the country’s civil war was waged almost a decade ago. The fighting raged during 11 months in 1998-1999, destroying the... Read more