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Date: 04/11/2019
Source: Xinhua
Type: In the News
The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and South Sudan's Ministry of Health on Tuesday signed a five-million-U.S. dollar cooperation agreement aimed at strengthening the country's ailing health sector. Mary Otieno, UNFPA representative in South Sudan said the three-year work plan seeks to strength health sector through training of health workers and also facilitate procurement and...
Date: 04/10/2019
Source: India Spend
Type: FP2020 in the Media, In the News
New Delhi: India’s per capita gross domestic product (GDP) can rise an additional 13% by 2031 if family planning policies are actively prioritised, according to a new study. This can also prevent 2.9 million infant deaths and 1.2 million maternal deaths and save households Rs 77,600 crore (20%) of out-of-pocket health expenditure on childbirth and child hospitalisation, it added. Currently,...
Date: 03/28/2019
Source: African Prime News
Type: In the News
An official of the Gombe State Primary Health Care Development Agency, Northeast of the country says 40 per cent of women in the state subscribe to child spacing commodities Ibrahim Bako disclosed this in Bauchi at the opening of a three-day workshop for Gombe state Family Planning Advocacy Working Group on Advance Family Planning Smart Advocacy, organised by Pathfinder International. Bako said...
Date: 03/25/2019
Source: Guttmacher Institute
Type: In the News
Comprehensive Approach Needed to Improve Young Women’s Well-being Empowering adolescents to achieve sexual and reproductive health and rights—including preventing unintended pregnancy—is critical to their overall health and well-being. Yet new data from the Guttmacher Institute show that sexual and reproductive health services in Kenya fall short of meeting adolescents’ needs. For example, an...
Date: 03/25/2019
Source: Guttmacher Institute
Type: In the News
Access to modern contraceptives and maternal and newborn health care is essential for promoting the well-being of Nepali women and their children, but a new report published by the Guttmacher Institute and the Center for Research on Environment, Health and Population Activities (CREHPA) in Nepal shows that many women are not receiving the services they need. In Nepal, there are an estimated 539,...
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