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11 May 2020
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As countries grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic, indigenous and Afro-descendant communities are among the most vulnerable, with many facing poverty, poor health-care access and limited information. In Honduras, members... Read more
8 May 2020
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Even under normal conditions, a minority of pregnant women in Madagascar give birth with the help of skilled health personnel.
8 May 2020
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Health workers, already stretched to the limit by five years of grinding conflict, are sounding the alarm that the pandemic could spell catastrophe for the country.
5 May 2020
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Mobile health services bring information, health care to seasonal agricultural workers, many of whom are refugees.
4 May 2020
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Around the world, May is a time to celebrate mothers and the health workers who help them enter motherhood. But this month, as the COVID-19 pandemic sweeps through the world, these celebrations arrive on a sombre note.
28 April 2020
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A clear view of the toll of the COVID-19 pandemic is only beginning to take shape, but experts estimate the human cost could be extraordinary.
27 April 2020
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“We know the psychological effects of isolation can have multiple negative effects,” said Natasa Todorovic of the Red Cross of Serbia.
22 April 2020
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UNFPA is co-leading the COVID-19 surveillance effort and the coordination of contact tracing. Heroic contact tracers are risking their lives to contain the disease.
21 April 2020
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Women in prisons rely on hygiene items supplies delivered by relatives during visitation days – which have halted due to the global pandemic.
16 April 2020
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“During my visits, I saw a woman being beaten by her husband during the curfew,” a Syrian outreach worker said.

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