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Washington — The World Bank Group's Board of Executive Directors today approved US$170.2 million for women and adolescent girls to expand their access to reproductive, child and maternal health...
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2014/12/19 11:19
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Yvette Raphael, 39, was diagnosed with HIV 15 years ago. She is now a rights activist. (Emily Judem/Screengrab) Editor’s note: This story is part of a Special Report produced by The GroundTruth...
2014/12/18 10:29
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By Prof. Adesegun Olayiwola Fatusi Text of the lecture by Prof. Adesegun Olayiwola Fatusi, Professor of Public Health and Community Medicine, College of Health Sciences, Obafemi Awolowo University...
2014/12/18 10:29
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Monrovia — Lovetta Kamara, 26, died last Saturday after she developed complications due to delay in receiving medical attention in Monrovia after delivery. The mother who left her three-day-old baby...
2014/12/18 00:49
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PETALING JAYA: Women’s groups are concerned with a report stating that 80,000 married women in Malaysia are still in their teens, saying that child marriage could be disastrous as it is detrimental to...
2014/12/17 22:42
2014/12/17 22:42
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A paper published in PLOS Medicine argues that despite improvements in health care, new mothers and newborns are still dying because a reliable supply of safe water, good hygiene practice and adequate...
2014/12/15 11:29
2014/12/15 11:29
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Monrovia — As part of efforts to ensure that drugs are supplied throughout Liberia, the United Nations Population Fund UNFPA, has presented two trucks that contain a refrigerator for cooling drugs,...
2014/12/15 08:06
2014/12/15 08:06
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UNDP's David McLachlan-Karr and Christian Aid's Jeanne Kamara at the UNDP headquarters in Freetown. In September 2000, some 189 nations met at the United Nations headquarters in New York and made an...
2014/12/14 11:08
2014/12/14 11:08
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New publication reports that a lack of safe water, sanitation and hygiene in birth settings is killing mothers and newborns in the developing world A matter of birth and death: Unsafe conditions...
2014/12/13 17:02
2014/12/13 17:02
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MANILA, Philippines - Still recovering from the onslaught of Typhoon Ruby last week, residents in Eastern Samar face possible widespread flooding due to an approaching low-pressure area that may dump...
2014/12/13 16:16
2014/12/13 16:16
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... will be no Christmas and New Year celebrations this year," said Palo Conteh, a former soldier who is the country's Defence Minister and the head of its Ebola response team. Photo /...
2014/12/13 06:45
2014/12/13 06:45
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AFTER RUBY. Filipino typhoon victims walk amongst debris in the typhoon hit town of Can-Avid, Samar island, Philippines, December 8, 2014. File photo by Francis R. Malasig/EPA This is a press release...
2014/12/13 00:15
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The National Economic and Social Development Board (NESDB) is exploring how to tackle problems associated with the country's ageing population. Board director Kosit Panpiemras said research shows the...
2014/12/12 10:29
2014/12/12 10:29
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SHE was barely 18-years-old when poverty forced her relatives to marry her off. The marriage did not work. At the age of 23, orphaned Tamara (not her real name) is yet again faced with prospects of...
2014/12/12 08:29
2014/12/12 08:29
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Men were critical partners in the fight against the abuse of women and children, Arts and Culture Deputy Minister Rejoice Mabudafhasi said at the closing event of 16 Days of Activism for No Violence...
2014/12/12 01:36
2014/12/12 01:36
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According to WHO, more than 5000 people have died from Ebola, including 240 health workers.1, 2 We are deeply concerned about the devastating effect of Ebola on reproductive health in Guinea, Liberia,...
2014/12/11 13:28
2014/12/11 13:28
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Volunteers carry another Ebola victim for burial in Waterloo, around 30 kilometers southeast of Freetown.(Getty) I was driving to work last week when a Christmas carol came on the radio. It was so...
2014/12/11 09:29
2014/12/11 09:29
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The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in collaboration with the government of Liberia and partners held a two-day forum to review programs of UNFPA during 2014 and plan for 2015. UNFPA-Liberia...
2014/12/10 09:29
2014/12/10 09:29
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Around 72 new HIV infections are recorded every day among Zambian youths and adolescents, which translates to three per hour, according to UNICEF. Andre Lesa, a consultant with UNICEF, quoted these...
2014/12/08 11:32
2014/12/08 11:32
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Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has urged people of Tapac sub-county in Moroto district to shun female genital mutilation/cutting and early marriages - calling them foreign practices. Speaking...
2014/12/20 14:29
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