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26 August 2011
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BUSAN, Republic of Korea (UNAIDS news release) – The AIDS epidemic in Asia and the Pacific is at a crossroads, according to a new report from the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS).... Read more
22 August 2011
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DHAKA – UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin pledged that the Fund will work to raise $70 million to support the country's next five-year (2012-16) plan to improve maternal and... Read more
16 August 2011
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KABUL (UNAMA news release) – Without sufficient access to health services and education, Afghan women have too many children too frequently exposing them and their families to dangers, the head of... Read more
15 August 2011
News
KABUL – UNFPA Executive Director Dr.  Babatunde Osotimehin chose Afghanistan and Bangladesh as the first developing countries in Asia to visit. Both are considered high priority for the global... Read more
13 August 2011
News
COLOMBO – The first nationwide youth led debate competition on adolescent sexual and reproductive health (ASRH) was recently held in the Sri Lankan capital in celebration of the International Year of... Read more
28 July 2011
Press Release
ISLAMABAD – One year after Pakistan’s worst flooding in decades, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, continues to deliver comprehensive reproductive health care services as part of its... Read more
21 July 2011
Press Release
BANGKOK (UNESCO/UNFPA news release) – Nearly 100 delegates from 18 Asia-Pacific countries met here this week to discuss how to provide more and better sexuality education for the region’s millions of... Read more
11 July 2011
Statement
This year, on October 31st, world population reaches 7 billion.  This milestone represents a challenge, an opportunity and a call to action. Today on World Population Day, I am launching a campaign... Read more
11 July 2011
Press Release
BANGKOK – As human numbers climb towards a new milestone, UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, is launching a global initiative to highlight the critical role population concerns will play in... Read more
8 July 2011
Press Release
DILI – The National Statistics Directorate, together with Prime Minister Xanana Gusmão, Finance Minister Emilia Pires and UNFPA Representative Pornchai Suchitta, launches the main results of the 2010... Read more

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