11 June 2020
GNÄBE BUGLÉ REGION, Panama – Carmen was two days into an excruciating labour when she was carried to the nearest health clinic – three hours away – in a hammock held aloft by community members. Her situation was life-... Read more
17 April 2015
UNITED NATIONS, New York/PANAMA CITY, Panama – Health leaders from around the world convened at United Nations Headquarters, in New York, on Wednesday to highlight the need to ensure human rights are integrated into... Read more
13 January 2010
PANAMA CITY, Panama — UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, extends solidarity and compassion to the people of Haiti who are suffering from the recent devastating earthquake. The earthquake that hit the country on... Read more
2 April 2007
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... Read more
30 July 2010
PANAMA CITY — Fourteen countries in Latin America and the Caribbean are carrying out population and housing censuses this year as part of the 2010 round, a global effort by governments to count their citizens, which... Read more

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