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5 May 2017
Feature Story
Midwife Nan Mya Phyu discusses family planning with Nan Aye Aye Han in Nam Khoke Village, Shan State, Myanmar
Ma Mar Mar Win listens carefully as the midwife explains about different contraceptive methods. All the time, she thinks about her family. Her husband works in a variety of jobs - farmhand, small-... Read more
5 May 2017
Statement
Statement by UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin for the International Day of the Midwife. UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, celebrates the heroic and life-saving work that... Read more
5 May 2017
Feature Story
Sri Lanka, with a free health care system has much to boast in the provision of reproductive health services. The country’s health indicators are often envied among its South Asian counterparts. This... Read more
3 May 2017
Statement
UNFPA Asia-Pacific Regional Director Yoriko Yasukawa's opening remarks at the First National Family Planning Conference in Lao PDR Don Chan Palace, Vientiane 3 May 2017 Your Excellency Deputy Prime... Read more
3 May 2017
Press Release
A LANDMARK EVENT, A BLUEPRINT FOR THE FUTURE: THE FIRST NATIONAL FAMILY PLANNING CONFERENCE IN LAO PEOPLE’S DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC Vientiane, May 3, 2017 – A landmark event is taking place in the Lao... Read more
27 April 2017
  With so many success stories, it might seem hard to believe that across Asia and the Pacific as a whole tens of thousands of mothers still die needlessly through pregnancy and childbirth every year... Read more
27 April 2017
Youth from across Asia and the Pacific will attend the Asia-Pacific Regional Consultation on Youth, Peace & Security, in Bangkok, Thailand from 16-19 May 2017. The consultation aims to build a... Read more
27 April 2017
Youth from across Asia and the Pacific will attend the Asia-Pacific Regional Consultation on Youth, Peace & Security, in Bangkok, Thailand from 16-19 May 2017. The consultation aims to build a... Read more
26 April 2017
Feature Story
  Ulaanbaatar - For as long as she can remember, Oyunchimeg wanted to be a health professional - specifically  She a midwife at the First Maternity Hospital, the top maternity facility in the... Read more
25 April 2017
Feature Story
Dhaka - Cyclone Roanu swept through Bangladesh in May 2016, causing floods and landslides, submerging hundreds of homes and affecting up to 3.7 million people across the country. In the immediate... Read more

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