News on Maternal health

9 February 2005
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UNITED NATIONS, New York, 9 February 2005—Winners of the 2004 International Poster Contest, organized by UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, for young artists worldwide, have been selected. International winners... Read more
11 October 2005
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“One day, not so long ago, a woman showed up at the clinic showing signs of a complicated late-stage pregnancy. I asked her husband to let her come to the hospital for 10 days to deliver safely and get support, or she... Read more
22 July 2005
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SOUTH DARFUR, Sudan—When she fled from violence a year ago, Fatima Hashem Ali had little idea that she would soon regain part of her previous life. She and her family were forced to leave their home village of Jabal... Read more
10 June 2005
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LISBON, Portugal—Portuguese actress and UNFPA Goodwill Ambassador, Catarina Furtado, has been awarded Portugal's "Ordem de Mérito – Comendador," as part of her country's national day celebrations in June. She was... Read more
31 March 2005
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SONG KLONG, Saravan Province, Lao People’s Democratic Republic—A medical officer from a travelling health team sits at a table outside a hut in this remote village and examines Ny Sirimatham and her infant son. He talks... Read more
22 July 2005
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DARFUR, Sudan—With a faint voice and half-closed eyes, Hajja was able to briefly tell her story. Five months ago, when she was four months pregnant, she fled her village to seek refuge and security from the conflict... Read more
21 July 2005
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Although all individuals have the right to reproductive health, exercising this right can be problematic. In Ecuador, user's committees have been formed to make sure both clients and providers understand the... Read more
20 January 2009
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United Nations — In a visit to the Gaza Strip today, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon voiced shock and anger at the ‘heartbreaking’ devastation, according to Reuters. Israeli attacks reportedly killed 1,300 and made... Read more
19 December 2005
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AMMAN, Jordan — A year after her miscarriage, Sabah was overcome with fear and despair. She suddenly remembered the hospital she went to after having abdominal pains in the sixth month of her first pregnancy, and the... Read more
12 November 2008
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HAT YAI, Thailand– Nurama ‘Mee’ Jaedo is a young woman with a mischievous smile and no regrets, even though the baby she had at the age of 16 was not planned. “I was on the Pill, but sometimes I forgot to take it, so I... Read more

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