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12 May 2014
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Whatever you've decided will fill your current 24 hours, 800 women will die within that same hour from pregnancy or childbirth complications; that's 33 women dying every hour from conditions that... Read more
9 May 2014
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FIFTEEN Pacific Island nations including Papua New Guinea have reaffirmed their commitment to achieving universal access to reproductive health through continuing work with the United Nations... Read more
28 April 2014
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UNFPA Pacific, Suva (Fiji) April 24, 2014 - The management and staff of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Pacific Sub-Regional Office have been encouraged to apply concepts of social... Read more
24 April 2014
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The rising water level after three days of consistent heavy rainfall snuck up on Honiara families in the Solomon Islands from accounts of survivors, most of who remain in evacuation centres today... Read more
10 April 2014
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IN 2008, 1500 residents of Carteret Islands, a group of atolls of the Autonomous Region of Bougainville in Papua New Guinea (PNG), had to be relocated becoming the world's first community to be... Read more
27 March 2014
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UNFPA Pacific, March 27 (2014) Suva - COUNTRIES blessed with sizeable youth population bases, like most of our Pacific island nations whose young people comprise a third of their population, must... Read more
26 March 2014
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ONE of my favourite memories as far as contraceptives are concerned is joining a queue at a store for some condoms outside my university - while my girlfriend who is now my wife of 32 years waited... Read more
17 March 2014
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THIS month (April) marks an important milestone for the United Nations family - we have less than 1000 days to the deadline of achieving the eight millennium development goals or MDGs; all UN member... Read more
13 March 2014
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Household structures are changing and so are household compositions - this is one of the key findings of a global review of how United Nations member states, as signatories to the International... Read more
12 March 2014
Statement
Today, as we mark World AIDS Day, we can point to significant progress in the global response to the epidemic on the road to reaching the goals of zero new infections, zero discrimination and zero... Read more

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