News on Maternal health

11 February 2011
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DRC/ LIBERIA/REPUBLIC OF CONGO -- It takes more than an operation to get fistula survivors on their feet. First there’s a recovery period, two weeks on average, so that the patients can heal after surgery. But it’s... Read more
2 March 2011
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Among the outstanding women selected to be part of the Women Deliver 100 is a pioneer in the field of obstetric fistula, Dr. Catherine Hamlin. The Australian obstetrician and gynaecologist was among the first people to... Read more
9 March 2011
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MONROVIA — Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has launched an ambitious five-year plan to reduce maternal and newborn deaths in the country. The plan was launched in Monrovia yesterday during ceremonies to mark... Read more
17 March 2011
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Tweet Half a year after the launch of the UN Secretary General’s Global Strategy on Women’s and Children’s Health, a high-level group of governments, private sector companies, civil society organizations, academic... Read more
9 February 2011
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DAR ES SALAM, Tanzania — UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, along with MDGFive.com, a network of global artists, have brought together a group of renowned American and Tanzanian artists to use music and songs in... Read more
11 February 2011
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OSLO — No woman should die giving life, yet almost 800 women die every day from pregnancy-related causes, 99 per cent of them in developing countries. This issue, considered the world’s major health discrepancy between... Read more
2 March 2011
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As Michelle Bachelet, Executive Director of the new agency, UNWomen, opened a panel on maternal mortality and morbidity and the empowerment of women during the Commission on the Status of Women yesterday, she stressed... Read more
16 March 2011
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NEW YORK – Adolescents represent a significant proportion of people affected by humanitarian emergencies. Many show up at camps without a parent or guardian – or their parents are distracted and distressed. Some are... Read more
14 January 2011
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MANILA -- Do poor people have a right to family planning? Family planning is widely practised in Asia, but it remains controversial in the Philippines. The Congress there is debating a bill that would make... Read more
29 November 2010
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HANOI, Viet Nam – One in three, or 34 per cent, of ever-married Vietnamese women report that they have suffered physical or sexual violence from their husbands at some time in their lives, according to the National... Read more

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