Tag: UNFPA

 

Failing to Deliver on Family Planning? Funding in Crisis

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More than 5000 international personalities and technical experts are wrapping up the Women Deliver Conference in Copenhagen this week. The topic: how to empower women, reduce gender inequality, and improve the sexual and reproductive health of women and girls in low- and middle-income countries. Family planning and reproductive health commodities are central to this broader agenda. Yet according to our onsite sources, the conference has barely (if at all) remarked on the funding cuts that UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, has experienced since last year.

Combating Drug Resistance: Rachel Nugent

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Rachel Nugent Drug resistance, a neglected but increasingly urgent problem, receives some much-needed attention this week as the focus of this year’s World Health Day, also dubbed Antimicrobial Resistance Day, on Thursday, April 7.

Maternal Death Now Rare in Bangladesh

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In 2010, maternal death became a rare event in Bangladesh. The recently released results of the nationally representative Bangladesh Maternal Mortality and Health Care Survey 2010 tell the story: