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27 July 2015
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As the United Nations intensifies its humanitarian efforts to respond to the ongoing crisis in Yemen, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, is working with partners to ensure safe birth for pregnant women and to... Read more
16 July 2015
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ADDIS ABABA—World leaders have agreed on measures to generate additional investments to tackle economic, social and environmental challenges at the United Nations Third International... Read more

29 May 2015
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NAY PYI TAW—A comprehensive profile of Myanmar’s 51.5 million people and how they live is available for the first time in three decades, after today’s release of the 2014 Population and Housing Census main results.
8 April 2015
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UNITED NATIONS, New York — Thoraya Ahmed Obaid, a former Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, and the African Population and Health Research Centre (APHRC), an African non-governmental... Read more
12 February 2015
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UNITED NATIONS, New York—More than $56 million is urgently needed to provide vital reproductive, maternal and newborn health services in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. This amount, according to UNFPA, the United... Read more
9 December 2014
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MANILA, Philippines – Two million people have been affected by Typhoon Hagupit (locally known as Ruby), according to the latest government figures in the Philippines. They include more than 30,000 pregnant women in... Read more
4 December 2014
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LONDON—A new report finds a staggering lack of basic sexual and reproductive health services in developing countries. The report, Adding It Up: The Costs and Benefits of Investing in Sexual and Reproductive Health 2014... Read more
17 November 2014
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UNITED NATIONS, New York—Developing countries with large youth populations could see their economies soar, provided they invest heavily in young people’s education and health and protect their rights, according to The... Read more
3 November 2014
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LONDON—Today, Family Planning 2020 (FP2020) released its second progress report detailing achievements since the landmark 2012 London Summit on Family Planning. The report, Partnership in Progress, shows the initiative... Read more
31 October 2014
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UNITED NATIONS, New York, 31 October 2014 -- Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, today concluded a mission to the Horn of Africa with the United Nations Secretary-... Read more

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