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19 February 2002
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KABUL, AFGHANISTAN -- Dr. Sima Samar, Afghanistan’s interim Minister for Women’s Affairs, is a woman in a hurry.
19 February 2002
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KABUL, AFGHANISTAN -- The small surgery in the Khair Khana 52-Beds Hospital smells of blood. (Actually it is more a clinic than a hospital.).
19 February 2002
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KABUL, AFGHANISTAN -- “When we asked for help in reconstructing an office for our ministry, UNFPA really acted quickly,” says Dr. Sima Samar, Minster for Women’s Affairs in Afghanistan’s interim administration.
11 February 2002
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<p class="bodytext">Imams in Senegal's Tambacounda and Kolda regions have expressed support for the work of the United Nation Population Fund (UNFPA), especially for its $11.5 million country... Read more
2 February 2002
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"Today, perhaps for the first time in history, it is possible to launch a truly global response to the major infectious diseases that keep people in poverty."
1 February 2002
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The Mongolia Representative of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), Linda Demers, has received an honorary doctorate degree in Economic Science from the National University of Mongolia, the nation's oldest... Read more
29 January 2002
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<p class="bodytext">The implications of rapid population growth for development and the environment will be far-reaching, Thoraya Obaid, Executive Director of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA),... Read more
8 January 2002
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Just a handful of health conditions, including HIV/AIDS and unsafe pregnancy, are responsible for almost one third of all deaths in low- and middle-income countries, a leading group of economics and health experts has... Read more
28 December 2001
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Respecting developing countries’ religions and cultural values will promote the successful implementation of the Programme of Action of the 1994 Cairo International Conference on Population and Development by the United... Read more
10 December 2001
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The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has given new meaning to the life of a Portuguese film and theatre actress, Catarina Furtado, who recently made that revelation in an interview with a Portuguese magazine,... Read more

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