News on Family planning

20 September 2011
News
September 20, 2011 marks the one-year anniversary of Every Woman, Every Child, a global effort to achieve country-led commitments to bring life-saving health care to millions of women and children in the developing... Read more
12 September 2011
News
UNITED NATIONS, New York — This Wednesday, UNFPA will sponsor a panel discussion on the challenges and opportunities of a world of 7 billion people -- a milestone that the world will reach on 31 October. Moderated by... Read more
14 September 2011
In the News
UNITED NATIONS — With the world’s population projected to top 7 billion next month, the United Nations today launched a global initiative – 7 Billion Actions – bringing together governments, businesses, the media and... Read more
14 September 2011
News
UNITED NATIONS – Participants at the launch of the 7 Billion Actions campaign here today cited the dynamism of young people, especially when connected through social media, as a cause for optimism in the face of the... Read more
13 September 2011
News
WASHINGTON, D.C. — “Advancing the needs and rights of women and girls not only enhances their well-being and productivity, but it improves prospects for generations to come,” said the U.S. Department of State Global... Read more
13 September 2011
In the News
NEW YORK — Empowering women and girls will have a profound impact on the survival and well-being of children, UNICEF said today, joining the United Nations Population Fund’s (UNFPA) global campaign to mark 7 billion... Read more
26 May 2011
News
Recent reports show that people in Viet Nam and Thailand are living longer and choosing smaller families. This good news means, however, that both countries are confronting substantial challenges as their demographic... Read more
3 December 2009
News
NEW YORK – Maternal deaths in developing countries could be slashed by 70 per cent and newborn deaths cut nearly in half if the world doubled investment in family planning and pregnancy-related care, shows a new report... Read more
11 November 2009
News
Although the country lost much of its health personnel and infrastructure as a result of the genocide that shattered the country 15 years ago, Rwanda has brought its health care system back to life. The government has... Read more
10 December 2001
News
The Organization for Service and Life (Organisation pour le Service et la Vie (OSV), a local non-governmental organization (NGO) in the Francophone West African country of Benin, has launched a collection of family... Read more

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